Hardcore Gamer: The Super Smash Brothers series remains one of the most iconic properties in Nintendo’s franchise library, which is especially interesting because it’s a series encompassing multiple other series. It wasn’t the first to crossover different game universes (hell, Captain N was doing that back in 1989), but Nintendo sparked things up with a multiplayer frenzy in gameplay design and a stellar representation of so many classic gaming universes. But with these franchises always on Nintendo’s stage, what’s the fascination with the fighting game genre exclusively? There are clearly other ways to represent these varied mythologies and other genres to explore this crossover mentality with. Here are a few genres that the Smash Brothers Nintendo-crossover element could work impressively in.