Welcome Back to the Super Smash Blog Weekly Roundup! We apologize for there being as long as a lull as there was, but we're back in full swing! Let's get started.
- Fighter: Ike
He might not be of royal blood, but he'll royally put you in your place in a battle royale.
- Fighter: King Dedede
"You buncha knuckleheads couldn't hit the ocean with a beach ball! Now hand me another bag o' them chips!"9/4
- Music: Fortress Boss (Super Mario Bros. 3)
- Stage: Final Destination
This Wednesday's double feature gives us a classic Mario remix to sink our teeth into. This time, the arrangement is handled by Akihiro Honda, who is perhaps most well known for his work on Metal Gear Solid 4 and Metal Gear Solid 5, as well as several arrangements of Castlevania songs from games such as The Dracula X Chronicles and Harmony of Despair.
And for Stages, we get a look at everyone's favorite Fox habitat, Final Destination! Final Destination has always had stellar backgrounds, and Ultimate is no exception, seemingly going for what can only be described as a "Heaven and Hell" spectacle. It will certainly lead to some exciting matchups!
- Item: Alolan Exeggutor
Towering over the competition is Exeggutor, in its Alolan form! It acts as a giant wall to obstruct fighters.
Up in the treetops, we spy the not-so elusive top tiers gazing out over the horizon, waiting patiently for their unsuspecting Skilled Roys...
Sadly, while we were likely to have something new the following day, the earthquake over in Japan had understandably given the Blog a pause. Regardless, keep your eyes peeled for what may come in the near future. See you all then!
Author's Note: Fenriraga is stoked to see what the Direct might hold. Be sure to let us know your predictions!