Quantcast
Smash Bros. sequel a long way off, says director - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Smash Bros. sequel a long way off, says director


6:00 AM on 08.03.2011
Smash Bros. sequel a long way off, says director photo



If you're anything like me then you're eagerly anticipating the next two games in Nintendo's outrageously brilliant Smash Bros. series which are due to hit both the new Wii U console and the 3DS. Unfortunately a recent interview with Masahiro Sakurai, the games' director, reveals we're all in for a bit of a wait.

Talking to NowGamer, Sakurai explained that he's focusing on releasing his upcoming 3DS title, Kid Icarus: Uprising, and has yet to decide how to best utilize the Wii U's controller for the as of yet unnamed sequel to 2008's Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

"I will think about this once Kid Icarus is complete," Sakurai said, "but as it is a game of a competitive nature, I do not think that any one person should have an advantage." Of Brawl, Sakurai says that "there are many things that can be improved upon" and that we should set our expectations for the forthcoming game "once you see how well-made Kid Icarus is".

A big feature -- and for many, the key selling point -- of the Smash Bros. series is the expansive roster and fans are desperate to know who they'll get to smack around in the next game. But with almost every major Nintendo character already in the game, there may not be quite as many fresh faces as fans may hope. When asked who he would like to bring to the next game, Sakurai states "that is completely undecided," adding, "but it is true that Nintendo has not created many new characters lately."

While it's a shame that it will be a long time before we'll see a new Smash Bros., it's at least reassuring to hear that a developer is concentrating on perfecting one game at a time rather than rushing titles out as has become the fashion in recent years. Kid Icarus: Uprising is looking like it could be fairly good and if the previous games are anything to go by then the next Smash Bros. should be well worth the wait.

Wii U Uncovered [NowGamer]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






3DS

2:00 PM on 10.23.2014
Review: Pokémon Art Academy

Educational games that impart knowledge while remaining entertaining are certified rarities. Too often you're left with staggering amounts of informative material and meager side portions of "game" that contribute to a rather...more



10:30 AM on 10.23.2014
Nintendo Download: Bayonetta 1 and 2!

It's a rare day when a Nintendo Download week has me equally excited for the Wii U and 3DS, but here we are. The big-hitter on the Wii U is definitely Bayonetta 2, which, as a reminder, comes with the original Bayonetta ...more



10:00 AM on 10.23.2014
Review: Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

I've always thought that Shantae is a bit of an underrated series. While WayForward can be hit or miss these days, I can always rely on their ability to craft a good platformer. Shantae: Risky's Revenge for the DSi ...more



View all 3DS






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more