Nintendo has released 3 new characters for us in Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. After having a some time to play through with them, I want to share some thoughts on these new challengers. Also will give a brief history of the characters as well. No spoilers will be given for these games.
Today’s video game commercials are very straightforward. Generally they will depict some gameplay video, show some screenshots or other in-game assets, and then call it a day. In ancient times though, during the age when a game featuring being able to move in 8 directions was an impressive feat, TV ads had to be a…
Bravely Default has everything I ever wanted from an RPG, an intricate and yet simple battle system, solid writing, an incredible soundtrack (especially for a 3DS game), and with a lot of very nice details and extras that are the icing on the cake.
Nintendo has definately realized what they’ve stumbled upon. The gears have shifted, and wave after wave of first party titles are feeling a lot more acceptable to both genders, not by changing how the games are made or play, but simply by including more accessable and relatable female characters, and by not being afraid to include more traditionally feminine and cute imagery.