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35 Factors to Consider When Predicting Characters for DLC

(a minor special thanks to the Leaks Group on SmashBoards for forming some reasons)

After thinking about it for a while, I decided there was a need to share my way of thinking when it comes to predicting characters. 2,366 more words


Sakurai's Cat: Fukura

Meet Fukura!

Fukura is Masahiro Sakurai’s cat. Fukura is always written in hiragana, so the exact meaning of her name is unknown. When asked what her name means or what the inspiration was from, Sakurai stated that, “ 170 more words

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Masahiro Sakurai Talks About The "DLC Epidemic" 

Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai isn’t too happy about the “DLC epidemic” that were in right now. He says developers are actually providing us with an unfinished product at launch. 217 more words

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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

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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

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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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