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Ralizah

@Feena Yeah, Fire Emblem is, far and away, the game I'm most excited for at the moment. Hope we hear more about it before May!

Ralizah

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Jaz007

@KratosMD ROY! We got another Roy fan up in here. I've missed him so much since melee. I almost forgot, but dang I remembered how much I want him just now. I'm so glad he's back.

Yeah, more Persona sales is always good. Depending on when it comes out (if it's more like 3 to 4 than 4 to 5 in how long it took to release), I could see Sony wanting to nab exclusivity for it though. It would be a system seller. But an excuse for Persona 5: Golden is always welcome. I need more Persona 5!

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KratosMD

@Jaz007 I've heard that the developers buffed Roy in this game which would be awesome. He could've definitely been better in some areas in Smash 4 so I hope that some positive changes have indeed been made.

Speaking of the characters, I retract my previous statement. Fox and Samus both feel so much better to play as compared to Smash 4. Fox feels much heavier and deals faster attacks, while Samus is faster and have different but more compelling attacks. I've also unlocked Ness and he feels pretty good to play as as well. I hope Lucas will feel much better to use too!

I managed to capture this amazing picture while playing a match:

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I love this game.

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Jaz007

@KratosMD That looks like the perfect apocalypse picture.

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Jaz007

@Octane Not in the main game, no. Maybe in some of the insulting DLC they had, but I took no part in that.

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Ralizah

I'm really liking King K. Rool so far. He might end up becoming one of my favorite heavyweight characters. Depends on whether Bowser is still as OP as he was in Smash 4.

Either way, though, he's a lot of fun to play as in his big, fat lizard glory.

Ralizah

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KratosMD

Well after playing for roughly 5 hours nonstop I can confirm that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a great game.

I also can't feel my legs anymore.

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Ralizah

PSA: If you got the game physically, be sure to register the game to get gold coins and so that Nintendo can email you the code to download the piranha plant.

Ralizah

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Knuckles-Fajita

So, Katamari.

Anyone?

No?

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Knuckles-Fajita

@Octane Well for us Europeans, this is a new game entirely XD

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JohnnyShoulder

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Not my pic, but pretty awesome all the same.

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McCroskey: Johnny, what can you make of this? [hands Johnny a map]
Johnny: This? Well, I can make a hat; I can make a brooch; I can make a pterodactyl!

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RogerRoger

@Knuckles-Fajita I am so bummed that it's exclusive to PC and Switch. Katamari is an experience that everybody should, er... well, experience. I'd have grabbed it in a heartbeat.

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KratosMD

Does anyone know if it's possible to add bots to online battle arenas in Smash? I really want to play 4 players but we're only 2-3.

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RR529

Picked up Smash while doing my grocery shopping at Wal-Mart this morning. Pretty fun as expected, though it's a bit stiffer difficulty wise than I thought it'd be (maybe I'm just a bit rusty).

Now I just need to figure out how to juggle my time between Switch & PS4 (still working on Yakuza Kiwami), lol.

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KratosMD

I have to admit that I'm liking so many characters in Smash right now. In Smash 4 I used to only play as Lucas, Roy and Cloud. Now in Ultimate I like playing as Samus, Fox, Ness, Pichu, Young Link, Roy, Lucas, Shulk, Corrin, Bayonetta, Ridley, King K. Rool and especially Simon/Richter.

Potential new mains are definitely Simon/Richter, Corrin, Pichu and Young Link. Simon/Richter have AMAZING special attacks, not to mention range with their smash attacks. And their down tilt is OP as hell. I love it. Moreover, I just unlocked Corrin and in fact, I never bought him/her as DLC in Smash 4 so he/she is completely new for me. And so far it feels pretty good to play as him/her. Further, Young Link is easily the best of the three Links. His recovery is incredible and he has barely any slowdown when performing e.g. his down air. Finally, Pichu is just so small and fast that he feels great to play as. I like him a lot.

I still need to play more as the rest in order to become more comfortable with them.

I'm really glad that they've made Lucas and Roy better in this game. Roy has a much better recovery now and his down air is way more powerful. He definitely feels more lethal in the air now. And Lucas has become really OP now with his PK Freeze. It can now easily send people flying off the screen when they're at a high percentage rate. It's amazing!

I still have over 20 characters left to unlock but so far, the roster has been absolutely phenomenal. The new characters are so good and the returning ones have had excellent changes made to them.

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JohnnyShoulder

@KratosMD Do you think this would be good for someone like me that has never played a Smash game before, and has no interest in multiplayer?

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KratosMD

@JohnnyShoulder Absolutely. The main advantage you have, having not played a Smash game before, is that it may pleasantly surprise you and hook you because everything is new to you. I mean, I've played Brawl, Smash 4 and now Ultimate, and I'm still as captivated by this series as ever even though I've logged hundreds of hours into the previous games.

Even if you don't like multiplayer, there are three components that will keep you playing: 1) The amount of content, 2) nostalgia, and 3) the depth of the combat.

For starters there are tons of stuff to do in this game. The game has its own single-player adventure mode where you walk around on a world map, taking on challenges against "spirits" (characters from other games basically, there are 1300 of them in the game), collecting them, levelling them up and progressing through the world. It's basically a RPG, and it's really addicting. You can also collect spirits outside of adventure mode, and that's fun too.

Another fun thing to do is unlocking all the fighters, which also ties in with points 2 and 3. You only start out with 8 characters, and there are roughly 70 that you can unlock. There are multiple ways of unlocking them, the simplest one that I've found is to simply have regular Smash battles and I believe after 5-10 minutes, you'll encounter a new challenger. These fights are pretty hard so you need to constantly become better and if you experiment enough with a character, you might discover lots of different strategies and combos to perform with it. This is a good way of becoming better but also to indulge in your nostalgia and unlocking characters that you really want to play as.

You'll also receive gold coins after each regular Smash battle. These can be used in the in-game shop to unlock music tracks, Mii outfits and spirits. There are also over 100 in-game achievements if you're into that.

Finally, there's also 'Classic mode' which is tailored for each character. This mode consists of specialised battles, bonus stages and even boss fights. Tackling this mode with each of the 70 fighters will keep you busy for dozens of hours.

So basically, if you want to unlock all the fighters, all 1300 spirits, all achievements, music tracks, Mii outfits and do pretty much everything in the game, we could be talking about at least 100 hours of content here. That's not even counting the amount of time you could be spending with the upcoming 6 DLC characters. And even if you don't want to do everything, you'll still find something that will interest you for a long time, whether it is to only unlock all the fighters, or taking on an RPG adventure, or just going through Classic mode and see how each character's path differs from the others. There's definitely plenty to do besides multiplayer.

I apologise for the long response but I like to give people a clear picture of what to expect when getting into a new series. So I hope that you now have a fairly good idea of the game!

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Forum GOTY 2018 winners: 1) God of War 2) Marvel's Spider-Man 3) Red Dead Redemption II

Kidfried

@JohnnyShoulder I think @KratosMD's response is really well written and helpful too, but I still want to give another take on it. I'd take their words over mine, because I have only played Smash Ultimate briefly. I did log in more than thousand hours into the other Smash games, so that's mostly where I'm coming from here - just know I'm not claiming to be an authority on Ultimate or anything.

I wouldn't buy this game if you have no intent on playing the game in multiplayer. I think the same goes for Ultimate that goes for every fighter. These games were built and designed around multiplayer: people playing other people.

The combat in Smash Ultimate, despite it being a party game, is very deep and very satisfying to master. But playing against AI's will never have that same depth. I played Melee against my best friend in middle school pretty much every day. In the weekends I wanted to try and get better, but playing on my own didn't help me improve my skills at all. Instead I found myself competing in very same-y battles, because... that's just how AI is.

Of course, there's a big difference between Melee and now: we have online play now. So, even if you're not playing local multiplayer, I still think this game is an easy recommendation if you're interested in playing against other people on the net. Just a bit of multiplayer to get most out of the game.

Smash has a lot of content, but the game's single player side is bigger on breadth than depth. Eventually, playing Classic for every character, will feel like a grind if you're only playing single player. Just wanted to add that as a small disclaimer.

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