Nintendo Direct Reveals Five New Characters for Smash Bros Wii U/3DS

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In a recent Nintendo Direct, solely focusing on the two upcoming
Super Smash Bros. titles for Wii U and 3DS, Lead Game Director, Masahiro Sakurai, revealed five characters set to appear in the forthcoming games. Firstly, it was confirmed that characters with multiple personas/move-sets, such as Princess Zelda/Sheik and Samus/Zero Suit Samus will now become two completely separate characters. With this announcement, Sheik and Zero Suit Samus were officially announced as returning characters. Also, another previous Smash Bros. character, Yoshi, was also confirmed to return. Towards the end of the direct announcement, Charizard (playable in the form of the Pokémon Trainer in Super Smash Bros. Brawl) and Greninja (A third-stage starter evolution from Pokémon X and Y) were also announced, leaving the current confirmed roster at twenty-nine playable characters. You can watch the entire Direct Announcement below.



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Source: Nintendo Direct
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