If Mario Galaxy is a celebration of everything that makes the bounding plumber special, then Smash Bros. Brawl takes it one step further: a celebration of everything that makes Nintendo special. Name any Nintendo franchise and the likelihood is that you can play as a character from it or at least yank out some element from the game to help smash a foe%26rsquo;s face off.
The concept is as simple as ever- damage your opponent to the extent that you can blast them from the fighting arena. Now bundle layer upon layer of retro nods and familiar faces and you have a game to be reckoned with. Now add in the kind of online experience that only Halo 3 has previously offered and you%26rsquo;ve got a game that few others in 2008 would dare stand against. These fighters may be portly, pink, fluffy and, er, a giant monkey, but they%26rsquo;re a powerful bunch. If you%26rsquo;ve got a Wii in your living room, this is the game that 2008 was invented for%26hellip;
Making their Smash debut%26hellip;