Two days until the launch of Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS and you know what that means? A background on all the Super Smash Bros. Brawl characters that you’ll see in the game this Friday!
Also known as Kid Icarus, Pit is a member of Palutena’s Army, a bow and arrow handling, evil fighting, flightless angel.
First Game Appearance: Kid Icarus (1986)
Complete list of games with Pit:
Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters
Kid Icarus: Uprising
A cartoon version of Link, Hero of Hyrule.
First Game Appearance: The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords (2002)
Complete list of games with Toon Link:
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
The best buddy of Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong is a peanut popgun shooting, jetpack-flying chimpanzee who wears an awesome Nintendo hat.
First Game Appearance: Donkey Kong Country (1994)
Complete list of games with Diddy Kong:
Could be a friend or foe to Kirby depending on his mood. He is a mask wearing, Halberd flying, Dimensional Cape using swordsman.
First Game Appearance: Kirby’s Adventure (1993)
Complete list of games with Meta Knight:
The self-proclaimed king of Dream Land, King Dedede is Kirby’s arch-enemy but an ally at times. He is a mechanical hammer swinging, Waddle Dee throwing, robe wearing penguin like thing.
First Game Appearance: Kirby’s Dream Land (1992)
Complete list of games with King Dedede:
Originally controlled by the combatant Pokémon Trainer, Charizard this game is no longer being oppressed but can now battle freely. Charizard is a fire breathing, mega evolving, flying not dragon.
First Game Appearance: Pokémon Red and Blue (1996)
Complete List of games with Charizard:
First introduced in the fourth generation of Pokemon, Lucario, the Aura Pokémon, is a fighting/steel type Pokémon who is a punching, mega evolving, aura blasting dog that gets more powerful as you beat him up.
First Game Appearance: Pokémon Diamond and Pearl (2006)
Complete list of games with Lucario:
The same as Charizard minus anything before Pokémon Diamond and Pearl
From the Fire Emblem series, Ike, leader of the Greil Mercenaries, is the Ragnell wielding, Aether using swordsman from Gallia.
First Game Appearance: Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance (2005)
Complete list of games with Ike:
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Fire Emblem: Awakening
Olimar & Pikmin
Olimar, Captain of the S. S. Dolphin, crash landed on an unknown world inhabited by the Pikmin. While trying to repair his ship he got the help from the Pikmin by telling them what to do. Pikmin are little aliens who will do anything Olimar asks of them, even die for him.
First Game Appearance: Pikmin (2001)
Complete list of games with Olimar and Pikmin:
Zero Suit Samus
This is Samus Aran out of her Power Suit and in a nice pair of space heels.
First Game Appearance: Metroid: Zero Mission (2004)
Full list of games with Zero Suit Samus:
Metroid: Zero Mission
Metroid Prime Hunters
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Metroid: Other M
One of the first non-Nintendo characters to make it into Super Smash Bros., Sonic, from Sega, is a super sonic speed running, chilidog eating, animal saving, spring bouncing, chaos emerald collecting, blue hedgehog. Remember Sonic does what Nintendon’t.
First Game Appearance: Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)
Complete list of games with Sonic:
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