New Video from Nintendo Spotlights Three Upcoming Super Smash Bros. Fighters

Bayonetta and Corrin Join the Fight, Plus Additional Details About Cloud

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In the final video presentation dedicated to the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games, creator Masahiro Sakurai provided many details about previously announced character Cloud from FINAL FANTASY VII, as well as introduced two new playable fighters to the franchise: Corrin from upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Fire Emblem Fates, and Bayonetta from the critically acclaimed Bayonetta games. Bayonetta was the overall top pick in the recent Fighter Ballot, which asked fans to nominate characters that they would love to see added to the Super Smash Bros. series. Bayonetta was the No. 1 pick in Europe and in the top five in North America. When factoring in the amount of votes, Bayonetta was the clear worldwide choice. read more

Street Fighter Icon Ryu Joins Roster of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo

New Update Also Brings Mii Fighter Costumes from Virtua Fighter and Tekken

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– During a special video presentation focused on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U, the game’s director, Masahiro Sakurai, unveiled a smashing amount of new content for the games, including two new playable characters: Ryu from the Street Fighter series and Roy from Fire Emblem. They both join Lucas from Mother 3 as new playable fighters, and are available for download now! This additional paid content lands alongside a major software update that launched today for both systems, which also includes three new stages and many new costumes for Mii Fighters, including outfits from classic fighting series Virtua Fighter and Tekken. With these new characters, stages and costumes, top fighting game franchises Super Smash Bros., Street Fighter®, Virtua Fighter and Tekken unite for the very first time. read more

See Photos from the Launch Event at Nintendo World

See the Photos from the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, amiibo and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Launch Event at Nintendo World

 –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo: In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, fans wait in line at Nintendo World in New York on Nov. 20, 2014, to be among the first in the U.S. to purchase Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, amiibo figures as well as Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Victor M. of New York, NY, is the first consumer to purchase Pokémon Alpha Sapphire for Nintendo 3DS at the launch celebration at Nintendo World in New York on Nov. 20, 2014. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire launched in the U.S. on Nov. 21, 2014. read more