Earlier this morning Nintendo held a special announcement with showcasing new characters for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Wii U and 3DS. Fans speculated all weekend who would be announced, and this morning they finally recieved confirmation on one of the biggest fan favorites returning.

Captain Falcon from the F-Zero series returns in the latest Smash game, and as one of the more popular characters in the franchise, it’s nice to finally have confirmation on his arrival. New characters Lucina and Robin from the Fire Emblem franchise also make their debut in the Smash Bros. series, which was a very unexpected reveal.

Nintendo seems to be thinking of everyone for the upcoming Smash game which is a very good thing. For a more detailed and competitive look at the announcements today, check back later for analysis from our Smash expert Dakota Lasky as he takes a look at the trailer and reveal and what it will mean for competitive Smash players.

Written by Shawn Long

Shawn Long

We call him Mr. Testosterone. He calls himself the reincarnation of Scary Larry. Watch his dance moves in his weekly video series, Week in Review.