Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – E3 2018 First Hands-on Direct Gameplay

Niche Gamer Plays is an ongoing video preview series where our staff take an in-depth and yet concise look at classic, current, and upcoming games across all current gaming platforms.

We got a first hands-on preview for the recently unveiled Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.

Featured above, you can view a round straight from the new crossover party fighting game. It’s worth pointing out we played a few sessions, but only have the included footage. We’ll talk about the game more in the next Niche Gamer-cast this week.

Here’s a rundown on the game:

A new Super Smash Bros. game with new fighters, stages, and more!

Legendary game worlds and fighters collide in the ultimate showdown—a new entry in the Super Smash Bros. series for the Nintendo Switch system! New fighters, like Inkling from the Splatoon series and Ridley from the Metroid series, make their Super Smash Bros. series debut alongside every Super Smash Bros. fighter in the series… EVER! Faster combat, new items, new attacks, new defensive options, and more will keep the battle raging whether you’re at home or on the go.

Key Features

  • New fighters, new stages, AND every fighter ever featured in the series…EVER!
  • Inkling from the Splatoon series join the roster.
  • Ridley from the Metroid series also joins the fight.
  • Returning fighters include Wolf, Ice Climbers, Pokemon Trainer and more.
  • Elevate the Super Smash Bros. experience to new heights with faster combat, new attacks, new items, and new defensive options.
  • Hold a 4-player free-for-all, or kick it up to 8-player battles.
  • All current Super Smash Bros. series amiibo figures are supported.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is launching December 7th for the Nintendo Switch.

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