Okay, for those who don't know, there had been another character release today. This time, THREE characters had been revealed and I shall talk about each one.
First off, Captain Falcon. Honestly, I am not too surprised that he is back but at the same time if he was cut, I wouldn't that shocked either. I mean you think that he would at least get a new F-Zero game after so long but no. Captain Falcon is still here even though he is part of an old franchise. Then again, Sakurai wouldn't do that because it would probably be the Nintendo version of not putting Megaman in Marvel VS Capcom 3. Being one of the original twelve help too. >__> <__< Though that excuse would obviously not fly for Jigglypuff.
Okay, next we have Lucina. OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG! YES! YES! YES! A character from my favourite Fire Emblem game (or rather the only one I played all of the way!) is here! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU, SAKURAI! AND the last character is ALSO from Fire Emblem Awakening! It is practically Christmas in July!
There, now THAT is out of the way, let's talk about Lucina. First off, I am surprised that she is in the game over Chrom due to that Gematsu leak. Then again, Sakurai knew that to by having Chrom on the ground defeated resorting to his daughter coming to his rescue. (I know that I am beating a dead horse here but THIS is how to troll your fans without disrespecting them, Capcom!)
I must admit though that I am a bit sceptical about Lucina's moveset. Most of her moves are based off of Marth. I mean I could get WHY their moves are similar because not also Marth is her ancestor but she also disguised herself as him in her game but still I am concerned that they would not be TOO many difference between the two. I mean I will give her the benefit of the doubt for now seeing that Sakurai should had heard people complain about clones but we'll just have to find out.
As for Robin, I am much more by his (or her) appearance. Mainly because he/she ISN'T a swordsman. Well, that would be a bit of a stretch but s/he seems to be favour using magic over close combat which is a welcome addition for a Fire Emblem character in Smash. Heck, his/her sword is a Levin Sword which in the game zapping enemies with electricity from a distance instead of running up to slash them.
I also loved that his/her moveset is based on the various tomes s/he could wield. Wind, fire, electricity and even darkness. O__o However, it seems that it will follow the classic Fire Emblem tradition of having the tomes become useless giving a certain number of times. This adds an interesting flaw and strategy on how to use him/her. Especially after seeing how powerful his/her spells are.
Also, one last thing. With the Gematsu leak obviously false, that means there may be a shot of Shulk and the Chorus boys from Rhythm Heaven wouldn't be that confirmed. Too bad. I am still rooting on Shulk to make it in because I love Xenoblade and while I wouldn't be that excited for the Chorus Boys, they have more than enough potential to become a great WTF character.
Reading: The Next Section of My Battle of the Luminaries
Watching: The Latest Super Smash Bros Character Reveal
Playing: New Super Mario Bros
Eating: Galaxy Cake Bars