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ShirowShirow Be creative from Land of maple syrup Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
Be creative
Dec 7th 2018 at 1:21:30 AM

Joker is Xander Mobus's OC.

Edit: As Pagetoppers go...

Edited by ShirowShirow on Dec 7th 2018 at 4:21:44 AM

He'd want you do be doing something awesome right now.
Mizerous Fallen Maiden from Mistral Relationship Status: Brewing the love potion
Fallen Maiden
Dec 7th 2018 at 1:32:47 AM

How can they top this pick?

Dim Blaze
Dec 7th 2018 at 1:33:33 AM

Sora or Master Chief.

Dec 7th 2018 at 1:59:11 AM
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Deadbeatloser22 from Disappeared by Space Magic Relationship Status: Hoping Senpai notices me
Dec 7th 2018 at 2:32:32 AM

Well my copy of Ultimate arrived.

The controller I ordered and was told by Amazon would arrive today... didn't. And won't until Monday. Or possibly Sunday. Amazon can't agree with itself.

So I'm stuck unless I want to learn a whole new control scheme.

"Yup. That tasted purple."
Dec 7th 2018 at 2:54:04 AM

Honestly, I'm disappointed that Joker from Persona 5 made it into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as DLC of all characters. It just seems like Wolverine Publicity more than anything given P5's insane popularity in the west, especially since there are characters from more relevant JRPGs in Nintendo's history that are more deserving to be in Smash like Chrono from Chrono Trigger and Lloyd Irving from Tales of Symphonia.

SilentPartner He of the Late Arrivals from The Space Between Spaces Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
He of the Late Arrivals
Dec 7th 2018 at 3:15:16 AM

[up]To be fair, taken as someone who represents mainline SMT as well as Persona, Joker makes a lot more sense. Shin Megami Tensei has a very long and storied history on Nintendo systems, after all. I still would have rather seen Jack Frost, myself, but I can kinda see the logic to it.

Testing testing 123, is this the real life, is this just fantasy...
Zeromaeus Mighty No. 51345 from Neo Arcadia
Mighty No. 51345
Dec 7th 2018 at 3:19:06 AM

Crash Bandicoot or Banjo & Kazooie could probably match or exceed this, depending on who you ask. Waluigi being the last reveal would also be funny and get a loud reception.

Mega Man fanatic extraordinaire
Dec 7th 2018 at 3:26:09 AM

[up][up] Fair enough. I have nothing against Persona 5, the Persona series, Shin Megami Tensei, or even Joker himself. It's just that I felt his inclusion in Smash was off-putting for a few reasons.

But I guess a positive to his inclusion would be that he's the third JRPG character to be in next to Shulk and Cloud.

TheHeroHartmut Nerds nearly need needy nerdy nerds from a cave, according to my father Relationship Status: Owner of a lonely heart
Nerds nearly need needy nerdy nerds
Dec 7th 2018 at 4:28:08 AM

[up] You mean besides the Pokémon and the Fire Emblem characters? And Ness and Lucas?

Edited by TheHeroHartmut on Dec 7th 2018 at 12:28:30 PM

Another day passes.
32ndfreeze If you get yourself killed I will skin you alive from Australia Relationship Status: Dating Catwoman
If you get yourself killed I will skin you alive
Dec 7th 2018 at 4:42:27 AM

Had a fun night playing SSBU with friends.

I felt like my main Peach was a little awkward to play. Since the switch between air and land felt slower, which hurts the way I play her.

Of the characters I used, I really liked the new Zero Suit Samus. Especially her jumps felt super responsive and tight.

I'd also never played Cloud before, because I didn't have the DLC in 4, and he was a blast.

"But if that happened, Melia might actually be happy. We can't have that." - Handsome Rob
Demongodofchaos2 Best Dad from Reality Relationship Status: 700 wives and 300 concubines
Best Dad
Dec 7th 2018 at 4:57:07 AM

Cloud was OP as fuck in his initial state in the previous game.

I don't fight for good, and I don't fight for evil, I JUST FIGHT! Augus, Asura's Wrath
Deadbeatloser22 from Disappeared by Space Magic Relationship Status: Hoping Senpai notices me
Dec 7th 2018 at 4:58:55 AM

Well, it wouldn't be a Smash Bros game without stage hazards that the AI is completely unaffected by that utterly fuck over human players.

"Yup. That tasted purple."
Weirdguy149 The most dangerous salesman from Sega Headquarters Relationship Status: I'd jump in front of a train for ya!
The most dangerous salesman
Dec 7th 2018 at 5:00:37 AM

Alright, so I'm thinking these will be my four characters. Crash Bandicoot, Kratos, Porky, and Elma.

Dec 7th 2018 at 5:09:17 AM


There's a very specific definition of what a JRPG is nowadays and Pokemon and Mother aren't it even though they technically should be

Fire Emblem probably(???) is though so yeah I dunno

Edited by Hashil on Dec 7th 2018 at 6:09:44 AM

MightyMatilda Never Forget from New Jersey, USA
Never Forget
Dec 7th 2018 at 5:12:57 AM

I'm pretty sure that everyone considers those series to be RPGs.

De Romanīs, lingua Latina gloriosa non fuī.
Dec 7th 2018 at 5:20:59 AM

Yeah but nobody cares about Mother nowadays and Pokemon is kind of in its own weird super mainstream bubble so neither gets brought up when it comes to JRPGs specifically.

Dec 7th 2018 at 5:21:40 AM

Mother and Pokemon have some stylistic differences from most modern JRPGsnote , but they absolutely qualify literally and mechanically

fasoman1996 Sup. from Argentina (A.K.A. Naziland) Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
Dec 7th 2018 at 5:52:43 AM

Well, speculation is probably done until February when we might get both PP and Joker. Maybe then a tease to DLC #2.

Actually, have they ever said when is Piranha Plant dropping?

Hamster lives matter.
BadWolf21 The Fastest Man Alive
The Fastest Man Alive
Dec 7th 2018 at 5:57:07 AM

The amiibo comes out in February, so my guess is the character will be out in January. Then Joker in March, and DLC Packs 2-5 in May, July, September, and November respectively.

Edited by BadWolf21 on Dec 7th 2018 at 7:57:17 AM

TheHeroHartmut Nerds nearly need needy nerdy nerds from a cave, according to my father Relationship Status: Owner of a lonely heart
Nerds nearly need needy nerdy nerds
Dec 7th 2018 at 5:59:18 AM

nobody cares about Mother nowadays

Speak for yourself. I long for the day when they announce an official Western release of Mother 3.

Another day passes.
Dec 7th 2018 at 6:21:51 AM

I don't literally mean no one, but it couldn't be less relevant recently. Smash is the only thing keeping it most people's consciousness.

Dec 7th 2018 at 6:28:55 AM

I can agree Pokemon being a mon catching and battling game isn't quite what people think of for JRPGs mechanically, but Mother series definitely is. Just because it's not relevant to modern gaming since the series ended doesn't change what it is.

Also, I'm wanting a Runaway Five AT now. Not sure if they'd provide a musical buff to the summoner for a bit or if they'd all pop out and try and mob the other fighters for a bit...

Dec 7th 2018 at 6:32:03 AM

if you fight Rob they switch him off and you win instantly