Special edition of 'Smash Ultimate' comes with a GameCube controller

Special edition of 'Smash Ultimate' comes with a GameCube controller

Simon Belmont's signature weapon is, of course, his whip, with special attacks true to the Castlevania series, including the axe, cross, holy water and Grand Cross Final Smash.

The Smash Bros Nintendo Direct has the world pumped for the new characters, stages, and modes in the latest title for the Nintendo Switch. Dark Samus was also revealed as the echo fighter as normal Samus and Chrom is finally coming to Smash Ultimate as an echo fighter of his daughter Lucina from Fire Emblem Awakening. The fan-favorite Alucard will also appear as an Assist Trophy.

Stages and music will be grouped by franchise, so if you're playing on a Legend of Zelda-themed stage, you'll be able to pick any song from The Legend of Zelda franchise as your battle's backing track. Shovel Knight is only going to be an assist trophy.

Stages are now listed in the order they were added to the series, just like the characters.

Long has it been rumored that Nintendo is bringing back a Smash Bros campaign.


A Squad Strike mode will allow players to do battle in 5 vs 5 or 3 vs 3 formats, and as always all game play options can be enjoyed on-the-go.

"Donkey Kong Country" villain King K. Rool is joining the "Super Smash Bros".

Smashdown - Play through the entire Smash Bros.

The Smash Bros Nintendo direct opened up with a Simon from Castlevania announcement (and yeah, Luigi died, so there's that).

Previously it was suggested that despite including every character from the Super Smash Bros. While sometimes overshadowed by his more famous brother "Super" Mario Mario, the green-overalls wearing plumber has starred in tens of classic video games, and he's also been the subject of many popular memes. Though it's fairly simple, it's also quite a bit different from the other two standard modes, which focus on earning points through knock outs. Ultimate, a Nintendo GameCube Controller, and most importantly, a GameCube Controller Adapter. Training mode is even improved, featuring an exclusive stage that features a grid that helps determine the distance and trajectory of abilities and fighter knockback. Ultimate really is the definitive, ultimate version of the Smash Bros. games.

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