Well worth the wait

Super Smash Bros 3DS is an unconventional twist on a classic video game.

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Super Smash Bros 3DS is an unconventional twist on a classic video game.

Cameron Stapleton, Staff Reporter

Super Smash Bros. is one of the most well known games licensed by Nintendo. Fans have been eagerly awaiting this installment for more than 4 years. The wait was well worth it.

This new installment, released now for 3DS and later in the year for the Wii U system, is far better than it first looked. The game was hyped to death and the demo did not feel all that great compared to the real thing. Fortunately, the mass amounts of content released with the game make up for that. Not only does the game sport a revamped classic smash mode, it also has custom fight capabilities, countless games and challenges and more than 40 different well-known Nintendo characters.

Graphics are what people can expect from Nintendo products. Nothing flashy or over the top, but modern and sleek enough to hold a player’s attention. Like the other Smash Bros. games, there really is no story besides the fact that everyone is fighting one another. There is a mode that could be called the “story,” but it isn’t very captivating and is only worth paying when wanting a change of pace from the regular smash mode.

Gameplay is awesome and nothing short of what a Smash Bros. game should be. The game works surprisingly well with the DS circle pad, but players will notice that the system is just short of being able to handle the game’s need of high sensitivity in some places. That being said, the game is still optimized very well and handles great. It is recommended for every 3DS owner.