Opinion: Composers I Wished Were in Smash Part 1

Last weekend I stumbled upon the following video: It’s a delightfully moody spin on Final Fantasy’s iconic chocobo theme done by Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka, one of my absolute favorites in the medium. While listening I realized that he hadn’t been invited (or at least committed) to join the roster for the Super Smash…

Opinion: Thoughts on Min Min joining Smash

ARMS joins the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate battle with Min Min! I’ve spent a few hours playing as her, so here’s my quick overview. Min Min is both straightforward and incredibly technical. She’s pretty to the point in terms of her loadout: she has her long ARMS at the ready at all times, with her…

Opinions: Min Min from ARMS is the 6th Smash Ultimate DLC Fighter!

It’s official — Min Min is the ARMS candidate making the leap to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! I had wished for Twintelle in my speculation post, but Min Min is definitely the second strongest design from the game AND adds a woman of color to the roster (even if, alas, she does fall into some…

Opinions: ARMS in my Smash?

So Nintendo’s magical Mini Direct tour took us to many stops — highlights of which I discussed yesterday — but I saved the most frequent posting subject on this blog for today! ARMS was confirmed to be joining Smash Bros. Ultimate with a real fighter! That makes me 1/6 already (as I successfully guessed ARMS…

Opinion: RANKED: Smash Ultimate’s Fighter Pass #1

With Byleth now available, Fighter’s Pass #1 is complete for Smash Ultimate! I thought it might be fun to do a RANKED on the characters on a few perimeters, so let’s get right into it! Character – Representation of Franchise Terry >  Hero > Banjo-Kazooie > Byleth > Joker In terms of how much a…