In Smash Brothers Ultimate, Pokemon are not just rivals fighters, but something unknowable, untouchable and even god-like with their terrifying ability to weaponise the sun or literally turn a world on its head, regardless of one’s skill.
The original dozen characters in the first Smash Brothers game were a revelation in just how many played almost exactly as if they were an actual standalone Kirby, Yoshi or 2D Legend of Zelda game.
Unlike humans, genres arguably never die. But much like us, they do get older, adapting in unique ways to the rigours of time, while stubbornly sticking to other things they maybe should have let go. Out of this, greatness is sometimes haphazardly realised
By Neil Merrett Transformer Devastation on Playstation 4 – released 2015, Platinum Games It was once common practice within video gaming magazines to judge and rate a new title, in […]