We told you last week that Nintendo would be announcing a new character for Smash Bros today. Well Nintendo did not disappoint with not one, but three character reveals: one returning character and two new characters!
To start with the new characters announced are Lucina and Robin (the player character) from Fire Emblem: Awakening! Lucina is very popular and saw a lot of requests, so it’s unsurprising she got in; Robin, on the other hand is a little more unexpected though. Lucina seems to control similarly to Marth, focusing primarily on quick swordplay. Robin on the other hand, who can be played as either gender, splits his/her focus between both close range swordplay and ranged magic, although it seems each type of magic can only be used a limited number of times per match.
It seems that Chrom, also from Fire Emblem: Awakening, will play a part in the game as well. He doesn’t get to be his own character this time around, sadly, but simply appears as a part of Robin’s Final Smash. Which is better than nothing.
The returning character is none other than the incomparable Captain Falcon! Not much was revealed about him, aside from the trailer showing him fighting pretty evenly with Lucina, but it’s probably safe to assume that he’s the same as he always was, which is to say badass. The images released on the official site suggest that he’s keeping all of his old moves, including his Final Smash. It also looks like, similar to King Dedede, he will be a bit more expressive in this game than he was in Brawl.
What do you all think of this? Have these new reveals got you excited? Do you think any of these three will end up being your main character?
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