Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Squad Strike, Smashdown and other modes

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Squad Strike, Smashdown and other modes

The axe, cross, and Holy Water from the original Castlevania are his specials, and his Final Smash is called Grand Cross. Of these, only Simon and King K. Rool are entirely new, as Richter, Chrom, and Dark Samus are all echo characters that are essentially clones of other fighters. Nintendo's United Kingdom twitter account even confirmed that Luigi is "okay", so there shouldn't be too much to worry about.

Nintendo of Europe tweeted out an announcement of the Smash Bros. More than 100 stages will be in the game, but because the popular Battlefield and Omega forms can also be selected for each stage, more than 300 total stages are available right from the start! While it disappointingly doesn't have those classic, goofy eyes, it does turn into a purple version of the fighter. Players will also be given the chance to morph into a 2nd character mid-battle. He got his first lead role in 2001's Luigi's Mansion on the Gamecube, and was played by John Leguizamo in the infamous Super Mario Bros movie.

The Limited Edition of the game comes in a big, wide box adorned with an image of dozens of fighters from the Smash Ultimate roster.

It has been a busy news day for Super Smash Bros. Today we got a glimpse at just a handful of them, and some of the more interesting ones include the Rage Blaster, which becomes more powerful as the user's damage percentage climbs, and Death's Scythe, which will immediately KO heavily damaged players.

Zero from Mega Man will be a heavy hitting assist trophy, as will Knuckles from the Sonic series. "As you can see, there's a mysterious mode here, but we can't talk about that just yet". Ultimate bundle that will arrive alongside the regular edition of the game. Richter Belmont, a descendant of Simon Belmont and the star of his own Castlevania games, also joins the Super Smash Bros. 34 Castlevania tracks are included out of a massive 800, which can be listened to on the go. In Stamina Battle, players will have to deplete the stamina of their opponents and the last one standing wins. Morphing stages - switching between two stages mid-fight - have also been added.

Huge Changes Coming To The Oscars
The Academy has a long reputation of snubbing hit films whose genres aren't usually considered Oscar material. It also announced that presentation would be aired at a much earlier date than expected, in February 2020.

A Squad Strike mode will allow players to do battle in 5 vs 5 or 3 vs 3 formats, and as always all game play options can be enjoyed on-the-go.

Watch the entire Smash Bros Nintendo Direct from August 8, 2018 below.

Many of you may be wondering why Ditto, an iconic Pokemon from the very first Pokemon games, wasn't included in previous Smash Bros. games.

Another welcome addition is the inclusion of a structured Tourney mode, so players in larger groups can spend less time making brackets and more time competing.

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