Masahiro Sakurai Archive

We have nothing to worry about regarding Smash Bros. Wii U

Earlier this year, Masahiro Sakurai stated that he was suffering from Repetitive Strain Injury and that he was unsure of how this would affect the progress of Super Smash Bros. Wii U. This seems to have created a wave of fear about the upcoming Wii U game but Sakurai has tweeted some assurance about the […]

Super Smash Bros. series to “change direction”

With the development of Kid Icarus over with,  Masahiru Sakurai can finally focus on the development of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS. The connection between the two games seems like it is going to be a key feature. Last year he teased some ideas on how the two versions of the game could […]

Sakurai ready to begin work on Smash Bros. Wii U

Super Smash Bros. was announced for the Wii U and 3DS back at E3 2011. Since then, it has become one of the most anticipated games coming to the Wii U even though development hadn’t even started. It now seems that Masahiro Sakurai is finally ready to get to work on the titles. Over the months […]

Sakurai on Super Smash Bros. 4: “Patience will be rewarded.”

The last issue of Nintendo Power featured an interview with Masahiro Sakurai, in which he gave us an idea of Super Smash Bros. 4‘s progress. To put it bluntly, he still hasn’t put a development team together. But Sakurai assures us that the wait will be well worth it. I can’t really say anything until things […]

Sakurai’s response to the Super Smash Bros. Universe “leak”

Sakurai indirectly responded to the “leaked” Super Smash Bros. Universe information from a couple of days ago with a tweet, making it very clear that he’s still busy wrapping up Kid Icarus: Uprising, and that characters for the next Smash Bros. are far from decided yet. I’m currently concentrating on one title, Kid Icarus. Until this wraps […]

Rumour: Leaked ‘Super Smash Bros. Universe’ fact sheet

An image has been making its rounds on the Internet, which is purported to be a leaked fact sheet for the next Super Smash Bros. game – or Super Smash Bros. Universe, as it is titled in the document.

How the different Super Smash Bros versions might connect

One of the most anticipated titles coming to the Wii U is a new Super Smash Bros game. It was announced at E3 that a Super Smash Bros game would be coming to both the Wii U and the 3DS. Iwata also mentioned that the two versions would also connect with each other in some way. Masahiro […]

Super Smash Bros. 4 may feature a Capcom character

Speaking to IGN in an interview, Masahiro Sakurai had a couple of interesting things to say about Super Smash Bros. When asked about the possibility of a Capcom character or two making it into the game’s Wii U and 3DS installment, he replied: I can’t say that it’s entirely out of the realm of possibility […]

Masahiro Sakurai wants to make an HD game

The creator of Kirby and Super Smash Bros. has spoken: he wants to make a game with highly detailed HD visuals.