Opinions: Smash Speculation – Echo Fighters

Just so you know, LVLS is going to be really geared around Smash Bros. Ultimate (as if that wasn’t obvious already) as the game nears its release, and I’ve got another speculation article on tap all about Echo Fighters — namely one potential Echo for everyone who hasn’t received one yet or is an Echo…

Opinion: Smash Bros. Ultimate Speculations Post-Direct

As promised, I have thoughts. Lots of thoughts. So here’s a list of where I think Ultimate can go from here. This supersedes all previous speculation. Pacing I believe we have another Smash Direct towards the game’s release. This will go into everything we had not covered, such as trophies and other Vault items, other…

Opinion: My Idealized N64 Mini and the Cold Splash of Reality

So, Nintendo has been trademarking stuff related to the Nintendo 64 lately, including a controller graphic in line with the NES and SNES Classic mini consoles. So it’s pretty likely that a N64 Mini is on the way. Of course, what would I want on it? Well, here’s an extravagant list of 30 titles that…

Opinion: We Know Five of the Fifteen* Sega Ages titles…what do I want to see?

Sega’s Switch exclusive Ages line has five titles confirmed coming down the pike: Sonic the Hedgehog, Phantasy Star, Thunder Force IV, Gain Ground and Alex Kidd in Miracle World. Each will see significant bonuses courtesy of M2’s expertise in modernizing classic titles while retaining everything that made the original game great, and Sega’s gone so…

Opinions: Smash Bros. Third Party Additions (if I had any say)

All right, let’s finally wrap up this article series and discuss 6 characters from third parties I’d like to see come into the world of Smash. I don’t expect any of them to make it save maybe Shovel Knight, but that’s fine. This is all for fun. This has been trimmed a tad from the…

Opinions: If I could design a NES Classic 2…

Nintendo plans to re-release the NES Classic next year, but that’s sort of old hat. If Nintendo came over to me to generate a NES Classic 2 (modeled after the late second model of the console) with the same number of games, this would be what I would supply. Now in this case I’m giving…