110°
Submitted by MrDarkPhoenix 509d ago | news

Harada takes Smash Bros. seriously... shouldn't you?

We’ve all been in the same fighting game community haven’t we? So were all aware of the many fighting games that have been coming to us as of late: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Skullgirls, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Dead or Alive 5 and of course Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition but with those games where does Smash Bros. fit into you ask? Some gamers can debate forever on the very subject, some believe it’s not a real fighting game for a reason for the lack of combos or hit stun decay after moves. I think and believe Smash to be a very vital part of the community and its own fanbase and Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada agrees with me and considers Smash to be a contender for the Fighting Game Community. Something else Harada and i agree on is the tastes of certain gamers and the communities for the games they are passionate about since one group doesn’t think Smash is something they play doesn’t mean that the whole series has to change, some gamers prefer A,B,C combo systems rather than Super Street Fighter’s engine which has a higher learning curve a quote regarding Harada and Smash let’s us know where he stands on the subject:

“It seems that the motivation behind the players in those core groups is not as different as I initially thought. I came to this conclusion after seeing them in tournaments, and also after playing Smash Bros. more myself and also looking at YouTube videos — I began to see a lot of similarities. So I think if each community surrounding Tekken, Street Fighter and Smash Bros. could look more open-minded at each other’s games, you might find that there’s a lot more similarities and a lot that you’d enjoy about the game, and that can be said for all sides.”

Masahrio Sakurai creator of Smash is still very much involved with the development with Namco Bandai in making the next game and who knows who will make an appearance in the final build and what changes they can bring but with Bandai in the room we can all rest assured that a great game is coming to us. Sakurai and Harada do the fusion dance and bring us something like… Sakurada! (Nintendo, Super Smash Bros., Wii, Wii U)

BiggCMan  +   509d ago
Perhaps make the summary a little shorter, and actually a summary instead of the entire article haha. I must say I haven't seen that before, quite humorous.
HebrewHammer  +   509d ago
Definitely a first...
selenabryan62   509d ago | Spam
HebrewHammer  +   509d ago
Thanks for your input
kesvalk  +   509d ago
it's better than when the "article" is 4 lines long...
WeAreLegion  +   509d ago
If they make it a legitimately good fighter, I'll take it seriously. Until then, it's just a fun little weekend party with friends. That's why I enjoy All-Stars so much. It's something that fighting veterans can really sink time into.
DoreenWinn   509d ago | Spam
RockmanII7  +   509d ago
I consider SSB more of a modern day Beat 'em up than a fighting game.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

Score Attack: Mark of the Ninja

24m ago - Posted by Colm Ahern Score Attack is all about completing a challenge that is set by the oppos... | Xbox 360
20°

How to Dodge 200 Lightning Bolts in Final Fantasy X

24m ago - A video with commentary to assist you with getting the Lightning Dancer Trophy in Final Fantasy X... | PS3
20°

Kinoko Girly: the weirdest time-waster you’ll play all day

24m ago - If you’re struggling with the fact that it’s still only Tuesday and the weekend is but a dot on t... | iPhone
10°

Cross Server Tournament Announced For League Of Angels

25m ago - Reality Squared Games today announced the second ever cross-server PvP tournament for the adrenal... | PC
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
10°

Blade & Soul China: New World Boss Wind Poison Dragon Coming within This Month

25m ago - Blade & Soul China will introduce the new world boss called Wind Poison Dragon at the end of Apri... | PC
Related content from friends