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Smash Bros Creator Talks About The Term “Hitstop” Used In Fighting Games

Super Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakurai recently took to his column in Japanese gaming publication Famitsu to discuss a fighting game mechanic known as “Hitstop”. Hitstop is when two characters are face to face and hit each other at precisely the same time causing both characters to momentarily freeze. 232 more words


Watch With Me Broadcast Special: Arashi Drama

Join me tomorrow afternoon when I’ll be having a 5-member drama marathon. I will watch one episode from a drama starring at least one member of Arashi. 101 more words


Let's Talk Super Smash Bros.

Hello my fellow gamers and welcome back to Spare Time Gamer.  I know, it’s been a while.  A long while.  But I am back to blog and blog I shall.  762 more words


Smash Bros 4 Update 1.1.0 released - Sakurai Goes Full Retard

You ask Sakurai for a game as good as Melee and he gives you roll spamming. And the finger.

You’d think that almost 10 months after the game was released he would have cut the bullshit already and got rid of roll spamming, 535 more words


Sakurai Remembers Satoru Iwata In his Weekly Famitsu Column

Super Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakura has written about former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata in his weekly column in Japanese gaming publication Famitsu. Sakura was extremely close to Mr Iwata and says that when he first heard the news of Iwata’s passing he said, “My mind went white and even now the reality hasn’t sunk in.” In his most recent column, Sakurai tried to describe Satoru Iwata in five ways. 319 more words


"Abilities Unlike Any Other" - Sakurai's Famitsu Column, Vol. 457

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Sakurai Considered Dropping Pac-Man From Smash If Couldn't Use Old-School Design

Sakurai was considering cutting Pac-Man from Smash altogether if Namco made him use the 'Ghostly Adventures' design. pic.twitter.com/RSM7Cj9p4b

— Tamaki (@Doctor_Cupcakes) June 27, 2015

Pac-man is an iconic video gaming character, but…

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