Nintendo Leaks New 'Super Smash Bros.' Character

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Along with the new characters, Dracula's Castle will be a fresh level in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate information. In fact, make that a galleon load (hint hint). The fan-favorite Alucard will also appear as an Assist Trophy.

It's been less than two months since E3, but we're already getting another Nintendo Direct event!

The latest Nintendo Direct update hit at a unusual time for those of us on the West Coast, at 7 a.m. Read on to find out who they are!

As revealed at the very end of the presentation, you'll also be able to play as King K. Rool from the Donkey Kong Country games.

Of course, there will also be a Tourney mode in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, but most veterans probably expected that. As you may expect, they're based on Samus and Marth respectively, though unlike Richter their play styles and attacks vary slightly from their base characters. There's also a new Stage Morph option where you chose two stages so your match alternates between them during the fight.

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In Wednesday morning's "Direct" announcement, Sakurai revealed that Simon Belmont and Richter Belmont from the Castlevania series would be featured as playable characters. 3-on-3 or 5-on-5 battles will be available, with each player controlling an entire team. Music was previously tied to each stage, but now the selections are only tied to the franchise represented by the stage.

Nintendo is including a 3V3 and 5V5 elimination mode for tournaments.

Thanks to a listing on the Nintendo Japan eShop, we now know how much space you'd need for the game. Ultimate include Zero from the Mega Man X series, Knuckles from Sonic The Hedgehog, Krystal from Star Fox Adventures, Rathalos from the Monster Hunter series, Shovel Knight from, well, Shovel Knight and the evil Moon from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. The stage is going completely over-the-top with 34 music tracks, from across the Castlevania series. In Stamina Battle, players will have to deplete the stamina of their opponents and the last one standing wins.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is scheduled to hit store on December 7th just in time for the holidays season.

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