Release Dates and Characters for Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS

Super Smash Bros. Wii UI’m a big fan of the Super Smash Bros. series of games, having started out with the Nintendo 64 version of the game. This year, for the first time ever, they’re bringing Smash Bros. to mobile, with a release on the Nintendo 3DS in addition to the Wii U version.

And from the looks of things, this could be the best edition yet. They’re releasing the same game onto both of their platforms, within the same year. There will be differences in graphics, with the Wii U one obviously being next generation graphics. Both will also feature online play, but not cross console (probably because of some technical limitations in allowing that).

The one thing that I’ll miss from the Wii version of the game is the Subspace Emissary. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a huge game that you played through to unlock many of the characters in the game. I had a great time playing it, and will miss it this time around.

When can we get the game?

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U was released on November 21, 2014. – Order the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Bundle
Super Smash Bros. for 3DS was released on October 3, 2014.

I’ll update with exact release dates when I know them. Feel free to bookmark this entry and check back.

What characters are in the new Super Smash Bros. games?

Zero Suit Samus

We’ll start with the veterans:

25 rules for how to make people Care about your Characters

PixarMost of us want to write a book, a feature film, tv show, or comic book some day. However, there are many rules for writing that can keep us from moving forward, or even picking up a pen and paper to start writing. Reading through the rules provided here has the opposite effect. Keeping these things in mind can inspire you to actually give it a shot. To take a chance and dive in to your story, and to get to know your characters.

Former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats provided a glimpse into her own creative process via twitter, and I’ve listed 25 rules for story construction. I’m also including examples of how these rules can be applied, or were applied, in various movies. At least where I think it can add some value.

#1: You admire a character for trying more than for their successes.

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