• Super Smash. Bros Ultimate is not a port, Nintendo says: it's 'a brand new game built from the ground up'

    5 days ago - By Destructoid

    After the Smash Ultimate Direct aired, a lot of folks had already gotten over the hype and were accusing Nintendo of porting the Wii U edition, adding a few characters and stages, and calling it a day. But it seems like they did a lot more than just a port job.
    Speaking to USGamer , Nate Bihldorff, localization manager at Nintendo, confirmed that as well as "significant" texture updates, that it's a "new game built from the ground up." He shares that Nintendo doesn't think of the series as a bunch of sequels, but rather "new Smash Bros. games." Bihldorff explains that in order to really...
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  • It's Not Fair To Fans To Tease Them Repeatedly Over A Game, Says Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime

    It's Not Fair To Fans To Tease Them Repeatedly Over A Game, Says Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime

    5 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Nintendo didn't bring Metroid Prime 4 or Bayonetta 3 , two already announced Switch games that are hugely anticipated by fans, to its E3 show this year. While they already talked about why they chose not to do that in an earlier interview, Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime elaborated further on Nintendo's reasoning in an interview with Polygon .
    Fils-Aime said that he does not think it's fair to fans to repeatedly tease them over upcoming games- no doubt a swipe at competitors like Microsoft and Sony, who will often bring the same game to E3 and game shows for years on end, without announcing...
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