Super Smash Bros 4 News: Director Reveals Three New Changes (+Characters, Trailer)

January 24, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

The latest Super Smash Bros 4 news comes from director Masahiro Sakurai in one of his posts in Miiverse, the Nintendo community.

He posted a picture showing Mario trying to kick Link, who is hanging onto a ledge.

“There are many changes being made to attack and defense options for grabbing edges,” Sakurai said. “In this picture, Link is actually trumping Mario’s grab.”

Other changes include:

-Air time and accumulated damage will determine your period of invincibility while hanging on an edge.

-Grab controls will no longer be affected by whether you have above or below 100% damage.

The character list was also recently expanded to include King Dedede from the Kirby series.

The new game will feature many of the favorite characters, including Zelda, Marth, Pikachu, and Kirby.

Sonic, Peach, Luigi, Mario, Peach, Toon Link, Pikmin & Olimar, Donkey Kong, Samus, Link, Fox, Bowser, and Pit will also return.

There will be new characters:

-Mega Man

-Wii Fit Trainer

-Villager

-Rosalina & Luma

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