Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the latest in the series and is the first appearance on the Nintendo Switch but will take many things from the Nintendo Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS, including its Amiibo support. Not only will the game have better graphics and faster better combos but its big selling point is that it has every playable character ever in its series, which is a first.
“Legendary game worlds and fighters collide in the ultimate showdown—a new entry in the Super Smash Bros. series for the Nintendo Switch system! New fighters, like Inkling from the Splatoon series and Ridley from the Metroid series, make their Super Smash Bros. series debut alongside every Super Smash Bros. fighter in the series…EVER! Faster combat, new items, new attacks, new defensive options, and more will keep the battle raging whether you’re at home or on the go”
To be honest, I bought this for Tigger as I was unsure whether he would like it, he tends to play adventure games, puzzles etc.. but hasn’t really got into fighting games (or shooting games), I have grown up on the likes of Streetfighter and Mortal Kombat etc. and again, to be honest, I have never been the biggest fan of Smash Bros since its N64 Days. However, with this featuring many of his favourite characters and not the level of blood and violence some of the other ones have, I thought its time or him to try one.
If you have never played the game before, the overall point is to knock the opponent of the platform/level, however, each character has the moves, abilities and jumping ability to make it back, they can fly out quite far but don’t panic, though abilities and jumps can often get you back. This game is huge! in the gaming world its an Esport, it gets massively hyped, massively played and highly anticipated.
Over time you get used to your characters, there is a single-player and you can unlock etc, however, most people will dive into the battle play, certainly with multiplayer and online play, don’t get me the neutral might get bored of the game, its essentially the same type levels and the same type of characters, but all fighting games are like that. You can get more using the ultimate fighter pass, which allows more stages, characters etc… The buttons are easy and you will get a feel for what type of character you like, the same for the controller, like many switch games you can use different controllers and some prefer certain ones.
“It is a fighting game about saving the world from Galeim, there are 3 modes in the game, the story mode online and local. On story mode you have to defeat fighters to release there are spirits, on some levels you have to defeat the fighter to make them join your team, on the local mode you have to train your fighters, on the online mode, you can play with other people”
Overall its a good game, and for many a great game that they want to play, Tigger tends to play this is short bursts, and he like others has started to favour towards certain characters. But then through the years, people do, and that’s why this version is one of the best with the pure amount of characters. Fighting games can be frowned upon but for me, this is still a little soft, there’s no death, blood etc. so you can have that competitiveness and different game but its good, for me its one of those must-buy games on the system for those older kids and adults