Last Friday, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS was released, featuring a vast array of Nintendo characters settling it with their fists (and swords, hammers, guns, missiles, bombs, etc.). The game features Samus and Zero Suit Samus as playable characters. Other Metroid elements include:
- Brinstar, from Super Smash Bros. Melee, returns as a stage;
- Dark Samus and Mother Brain join Metroid as assist trophies;
- Metroids, Zoomers, Rios and Ki-Hunters, among others, appear as enemies in the new mode Smash Run; and
- Custom Mii characters can be of the Gunner class, which feature an arm cannon very similar to Samus’.
Additionally, abilities such as Boost Ball, Power Bomb and, yes, Shinespark are now available as custom moves for Samus.
In Smash-related news, our webmaster Darren Kerwin has released the third album under the Shinesparkers brand, titled Harmony of Heroes, which features 101 tracks covering various themes present in the Super Smash Bros. series.
Harmony of Heroes is available now as a free download over at harmonyofheroes.com!