Released in 1999 for the Nintendo 64, this game became a staple for many gamers, along with games like Super Mario Kart and the Grand Theft Auto series.
Super Smash Bros. set the question “who would win in a fight between [insert names here]?” by featuring characters from Super Mario, Kirby, The Legend of Zelda, Super Metroid, Pokemon, and many other games. Even Sonic the Hedgehog got in on the action.
Everything from the music to the game stages were all inspired from the character’s universe and familiar to the gamer.
Each character had their own wacky moves that could cancel out a weapon attack.
Strangely, Kirby became everyone’s favorite, since he could swallow up any opponent and mimic their moves.
The comic book-style artwork was very well received, and showed it was a title not to be taken too seriously.
Although there was some skill in timing your attacks, the game relied heavily on weapons that fell from the sky and button mashing.
Super Smash Bros. was a critical and commercial success upon its release, and it continues to make many “Best Games of All-Time” lists.
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