Nintendo Announces Smash Bros. Direct This Thursday

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

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Smash Bros Direct

Well guys, we officially have something even more potentially exciting than Halloween this week. Nintendo has posted on various places online, including the Nintendo Versus twitter, that there’s a Smash Bros. Ultimate focused Direct happening this Thursday. That’s exciting, because every time we’ve had an Ultimate focused Direct, it’s generally been pretty incredible. Hell, the last time one happened, it revealed a whole host of new stuff, including the Belmonts, Dark Samus, Chrom and King K. Rool.

Smash Bros | K. Rool reveal

Honestly I’m still recovering from that one, and I’m not totally sure I’ll survive another that jam packed with content. But my body is always ready for new Smash related coverage, especially as we get closer to the December release date. For those eager to see firsthand what surprises Sakurai has in store, you can tune in this coming Thursday, November 1st, at 7 AM P.T. / 10 AM E.T, respectively. It’s slated to last 40 minutes, and Sakurai can reveal a lot of fun stuff in that amount of time. I’m personally hoping he’ll at least confirm what that other mode he hinted at is, and perhaps another playable character (or hopefully more). Either way, tune into oprainfall afterwards for our coverage of the Direct, and stay tuned for our review of Smash Bros. Ultimate after it releases!


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Josh is a passionate gamer, finding time to clock in around 30-40 hours of gaming a week. He discovered Operation Rainfall while avidly following the localization of the Big 3 Wii RPGs. He enjoys SHMUPS, Platformers, RPGs, Roguelikes and the occasional Fighter. He’s also an unashamedly giant Mega Man fan, having played the series since he was eight. As Head Editor and Review Manager, he spends far too much time editing reviews and random articles. In his limited spare time he devours indies whole and anticipates the release of quirky, unpredictable and innovative games.