Tags » Masahiro Sakurai

DLC Econ 101: DLC and Diminishing Marginal Utility

With Nintendo adding DLC to the newest Smash Brothers game, I wanted to take some time and look at the economics behind this. This is the first in a series of article to explore DLC for Smash Bros and how economic theories affect the company’s decisions. 620 more words

Super Smash Brothers Series

Was DLC Planned for Smash 4?

Or does he?

DLC.  A three letter acronym that many gamers consider to be the dirtiest word a video game publisher can utter.   It’s no wonder really, as many companies ship incomplete piece meal titles to consumers only to charge them later for content that should have been included in the game to begin with.  2,079 more words

Super Smash Brothers Series

Smash Reader Response Page 20: More-Than-Four-Player Smash, Dream Land Lyrics, Roster Size, Mr. Saturn, and Samus' Voice

Greetings, everyone! Masked Man here, a.k.a. Kamennootoko, a.k.a. m@. PushDustin kindly invited me to help out with the translation and research effort at his lovely not-so-little site, and I immediately accepted! 1,788 more words

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Sakurai: "We plan to release Mewtwo pretty soon"

If you register both Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS with Club Nintendo by 3/31/15, you will receive the download code to play as Mewtwo via email.

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Sakurai Says the Mewtwo DLC for Super Smash Bros. is Releasing Soon

Back in October, Nintendo revealed that Mewtwo would be released as DLC for those who purchase both Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Super Smash Bros. 118 more words


Sakurai reveals Ike to be his favourite Smash Bros character

In a recent interview with Famitsu magazine, acclaimed video game designer Masahiro Sakurai has revealed Fire Emblem‘s Ike to be his favourite character in the… 84 more words

Why did Sakurai make rolls so good in SSB4?

A follow-up to this post: https://gameandlifeawareness.wordpress.com/2015/03/05/why-are-rolls-so-good-in-ssb4-and-why-is-sakurai-so-ignorant-about-it/. We now know that Sakurai has no idea how unfair spam rolling can be in his latest game; he hasn’t experienced it first hand. 634 more words