Nintendo will cut offensive Native American imagery from ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is at risk of offending some people, but Nintendo is taking steps to fix it before the game’s Dec. 7 launch.
Ultimate brings back Mr. Game & Watch as a playable fighter. The vintage character hails from Nintendo’s pre-NES days, when the company was best known for its handheld LCD video games. It’s actually a conglomeration of the multiple characters that starred in Nintendo’s early Game & Watch games.
These battery-powered portable devices were big in the ’80s, even predating the launch of the Game Boy. Each release consisted of a single game driven by simple rules and rudimentary monochrome graphics. Character animations consisted of no more than a handful of frames. The stone age of video games. Read more…