Rumor: A Super Smash Bros.-Type Game For PS3?
Well, it's not exactly an official unveiling but we'll take it...with a frown of uncertainty.
Apparently, it's Sony's take on Super Smash Bros. Brawl. If you're familiar with the game, it's a 2D fighter that features most of the legendary Nintendo mascots. It offers ceaseless action, four-player fun, and the chance for Bowser to square off against Link (and a great many other combat possibilities). As you might expect, Sony will use their mascots for this new title, and the fighting will also take place on a 2D plane.
The source couldn't reveal the actual name of the game, but did give us a sampling of the combatant roster: Kratos, Sly Cooper, Nathan Drake, Fat Princess, Parappa the Rapper, Sweet Tooth, and Rico (Killzone). It seems the stages will be "vibrant and varied" and will include locations like Misty Island from Jak & Daxter and LittleBigPlanet. This is nice and all but until we see an official announcement, we're still calling it a rumor.
We also have no idea why a source would wait to "announce" a game when they're not allowed to reveal any pertinent information (developer, publisher, intended platforms, release date, percent complete, etc.). Furthermore, we don't know what designer would give a relatively unknown site such a scoop; things here aren't adding up. So we're skeptical.
10/31/2011 8:38:38 PM Ben Dutka