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Super Smash Bros. (Wii)

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Description

Super Smash Bros. takes familiar Nintendo characters such as Mario, Kirby and Donkey Kong, and gets them to fight to the death. There are 8 fully-interactive landscapes, with one for each character, with noticeable links to their games. Controls are analogue-based, with different moves executed depending on the direction and how firmly the stick is pressed. Items like baseball bats, Bob-ombs, and healing items drop into the arenas at random, aiding any nearby characters than can make use of them. The game uses a fixed viewpoint which scrolls, although characters are rendered in 3D.

The one-player mode has 14 stages to work through. Up to 4 human players can do battle at once, with team play as well as all-against-all action. Hidden characters are thrown in for good measure, as are bonus rounds, and a battle to the end with a giant hand (you read right).

Playable characters include:

Screenshots

There are no Wii screenshots for this game.

There are 24 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "ニンテンドウオールスター!大乱闘スマッシュブラザーズ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "SSB" -- Common abbreviated name
  • "Nintendo All-Star! Dai-Rantou Smash Brothers" -- Japanese title
  • "Kakuto-Geemu Ryuoh" -- Japanese early working title

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The Press Says

Retro Gamer Jul, 2009 83 out of 100 83
IGN UK Feb 04, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Mag'64 Dec 12, 2010 7.25 out of 10 72
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 26, 2009 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Characters

This is the first time that a collection of Nintendo based characters have been brought together in one game (Mario, Samus, Link, etc.). Super Mario Kart was the first time a collection of Mario based characters was used.

Japanese Sound Differences

The Japanese version has different sound effects. For example, when attacking an opponent with punches and kicks, they sound like "thwaps". As another example, when attacking with the Beam Sword, it sounds a lot like the lightsaber from the Star Wars movies.

Information also contributed by Alexander Michel.

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gamewarrior (5065) added Super Smash Bros. (Wii) on Jan 21, 2009
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (10775)