Persona V’s Joker Joins Super Smash Bros Roster as DLC Fighter

Nintendo recently revealed the first DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate during the Games Awards 2018. In a surprising turn of events, the first fighter to be revealed is Joker, the main protagonist of Persona V. For those who are not aware, Persona V is the fifth main title in the Persona series that was released for the Playstation 3 and Playstation 4 in 2016 in Japan. The game later launched worldwide on the Playstation 4 in early 2017. Joker along with his associated stage and songs will be available as a single release priced at $5.99. He will also be apart of…

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Final Super Smash Bros Ultimate Direct Streamed

Nintendo has recently held their final Nintendo Direct presentation that focuses on Super Smash Bros Ultimate. The direct featured a high amount of content including new character reveals, details about the modes, and more. For those who are interested in viewing the direct can do so with the video embedded below. First, Masahiro Sakurai revealed the final two main characters that will be apart of the main roster. The first character Sakurai revealed was Ken, who will be an echo fighter to Ryu. Incineroar will be the final brand new fighter to the game, which will bring the…

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August 2018 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct Streamed

Masahiro Sakurai recently hosted a new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct earlier this morning, which reveals new details for the game. The direct revealed several new characters as well as various other details for the game. First, the direct revealed that both Simon Belmont and Richter Belmont from the Castlevania video game series are joining the roster. Simon Belmont will feature various moves based on his various abilities in the Castlevania game series and Richter Belmont will be his Echo Character.   Next, the direct took a look at the Dracula’s Castle Stage based one of the famous locations in the Castlevania game series. The…

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E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Revealed

The official Nintendo Youtube channel has updated with the E3 2018 Nintendo Direct reveal trailer for the next installment in the Super Smash Brothers game series.  The latest game is titled, “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,” and is set to be the biggest game in the series yet. During the presentation Masahiro Sakurai revealed that the game will feature the return of every fighter in the Super Smash Bros. series and also revealed two characters.  The latest fighters to join the roster are Daisy, who is an “echo fighter,” and Ridley from the Metroid game series. The presentation also took a look at the previously revealed…

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Illumination Entertainment to Produce Super Mario Film

Last November it was revealed that Illumination Entertainment was in talks to produce a film based on the Super Mario franchise.  Today Nintendo announced that they have partnered up with the company and the producers for the film will be Chris Meledandri, founder of Illumination Entertainment, and Shigeru Miyamato.   The film will be distributed worldwide by Universal Pictures and will be co-funding by the company and Nintendo. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Source: Gematsu, Nintendo

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Build-A-Bear Super Mario Promotion Announced

Build-A-Bear has announced that they will be releasing new plush based on the Super Mario franchise.  Currently they have confirmed four different types of plush and several costumes as well as various accessories. The confirmed plush include: Toad: $10.50 Yoshi: $25.50 Mario Bear: $28 Bowser (Online Exclusive): $35 The confirmed accessories and costumes include: Super Mario 5-1 Sound Box: $7 Bowser 5-1 Sound Box: $7 Super Mario Wrist Accessory Set: $8.50 Red Super Mario Hoodie: $10 Princess Peach Costume: $16 Luigi Costume $16 The plush will be available at physical locations this weekend,…

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Nintendo In Talks With Illumination Entertainment To Produce Super Mario Brothers Film

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment are currently in the works to bring the Super Mario Bros. back to the big screen. The original film that starred the Mario Brothers premiered in theaters in 1993. The film starred Bob Hoskins as Mario and John Leguizamo as Luigi. Unlike the first film, which was a live-action adaptation, the new potential film is going to be animated. The Super Mario Bros. game series made its debut in 1985, which featured the titular hero, Mario, and his brother Luigi as they try and save Peach from the clutches of the…

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RRPG Two-Cents: Is Super Mario Odyssey Overrated?

This game has been getting crazy, and raving reviews since its release! Yet, there are those who consider the game to be largely overrated. The game I am speaking of is Super Mario Odyssey, then one can obvious see that it is from the title. Today, I am to solve the debate question of is Super Mario Odyssey overrated, or do players actually get what they wanted? That “wanted” I am referring to is a true successor to Super Mario 64; at least that is what I have been told…

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Nintendo Direct 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey. The latest trailer was featured during today’s Nintendo Direct and showcases several of the worlds featured in the game. The locations inclu: Metro Kingdom: New Donk City Sand Kingdom: Tostarena Luncheon Kingdom: Mount Volbono Wooded Kingdom: Steam Gardens Cap Kingdom: Bonneton Snow Kingdom: Shiveria Seaside Kingdom: Bubblaine Next, it has been revealed that the cap shape ship that Mario will be using to travel within the game is called the Odyssey. The Odyssey will be able to be powered up with the help of…

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E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Trailer Streamed

On Tuesday, Nintendo updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey. The trailer was first shown during the E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight presentation.  The latest trailer features a deeper look at the game’s mechanics and reveals that Mario will be able to use his hat to control enemies and more. Super Mario Odyssey will be released for the Nintendo Switch this Holiday season. Source: Herotaku, Nintendo

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