Nintendo dropped a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate trailer on Nov. 8, featuring some of the series' iconic characters beating and…
Nintendo dropped a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate trailer on Nov. 8, featuring some of the series’ iconic characters beating and stomping and swording each other and, while it is undeniably great, the trailer was missing … something .
Its art style is wonderful, it showcases characters both old and new and it features Captain Falcon getting the absolute stuffing knocked out of him, praise be to Donkey Kong. Still, as wonderful as it is, there’s one thing a hype trailer needs that Nintendo’s version does not have.
A killer backing track.
Whether or not this was intentional on Nintendo’s behalf, leaving the backing track out of The trailer has sparked a movement where budding, clever Smash fans create their own versions of the trailer using songs like Queen’s “Do not Stop Me Now”, music fromand, of course, the DK Rap. We asked Nintendo if this was their intention, but are yet to receive a reply.
It’s surprising how well the trailer matches up with a whole range of pop and rock and hip hop tracks ̵
1; as well as music from the original games. Men, ikke bare ta min ord for det, her er noen af de fan-made trailere som jobber utrolig godt.
This one uses the original Smash Bros. Melee opening track and … well, it fits perfectly.
I’ve always wondered what a 2000s now-metal Smash Bros. would be like – and I need not wonder any more. Thanks, Linkin Park.
Music from Marvel’s Infinity War seems to work almost perfectly, too. There’s no Thanos in Smash, but someone will be making the case now, I’m sure.
Whatever you do, just do not put the DK Rap into th … oh. You’ve already done it.
But what happens if you have a good time and you do not want to stop at all? This is probably the version of the trailer that’s best for you. It’s also the perfect time to start my petition to get Freddie Mercury in Smash. I mean, why not? Let’s just put everyone in there, right?
Some were skeptical of the marketing tactics immediately – was this all a ploy to get the new trailer in front of everyone’s eyes on Twitter, with ridiculous backing tracks, for that sweet viral marketing ? Perhaps. I mean, if so, it’s some kind of genius. All I’ve seen on Twitter for the last five hours is New Smash Bros. commercials.
This should not work. Celine Dion and Smash Bros. should not go together. There’s nothing more to say, get that flute out and play me on, Celine.
Remember 1999? Me neither.
Originally Super Smash Bros.
But maybe the one that really takes the cake is this one, which uses the song from the original . trailer – you know, the one where Mario trips Yoshi and starts this whole mess? It’s a nice little call back that fits perfectly.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches on the Nintendo Switch Dec. 7. If you want to brush up on all things Ultimatethat details everything you need to know about the game, its playable characters, new modes and the pleas to get Waluigi in The game.
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