It’s been floating around the world of Nintendo news for quite some time that Nintendo might be porting Super Smash Bros. for Wii U to their upcoming console, the Nintendo Switch, and the now-infamous reporter Laura Kate Dale recently came forward to say that it is true.

This was one of the talking points on
the 82nd episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia. Check out the discussion video above for our full thoughts, or keep reading below for a brief, brief summary.

Yeah, yeah, I know this discussion happened a while ago, but the show has been on break for the winter holidays and without a new episode in this week leading up to the official Switch reveal this Thursday, we decided to come back to YouTube with clips that provoke interesting thoughts about what we might see on Thursday.

None of us are remotely surprised, and in fact we all think it’s most certainly happening. The big question in our minds is whether the port will include any new content, which gets a big giant “maybe.” It’d be hard to believe it wouldn’t, but you know what Alex says: “Nintendo gonna Nintendo.”

If it does, the most likely scenario we see is veteran fighters like Wolf, Ice Climbers, and maybe even more returning from their respective games. We also think it’s possible the Inklings may make an entrance to celebrate the recent success of
Splatoon and to leverage it even further for its release on Nintendo Switch. Of course there are questions abound regarding new and returning stages, including ones from Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, but time will tell how it all plays out.

If you like the video, you can
subscribe to Nintendo Week on iTunes, where we release new episodes every Sunday, or you could check out the full episode embedded below. If you don’t like long-form podcasts, you can subscribe to us on YouTube, where we upload highlight clips from the show throughout the week, and you can find tons more discussions on what kind of content we’d like to see in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch and why. If you like what you hear, we’d love it if you leave us a review on iTunes, where you can find episodes covering tons of other subjects, or send us your feedback! We’d love to know what you think of the show, and how you think we can improve it.

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Colin McIsaac
I first played Donkey Kong Country before even turning three years old, and have since grown into an avid gamer and passionate Nintendo fan. I started working at Zelda Informer in August 2012, and helped found Gamnesia, which launched on February 1, 2013. Outside of the journalism game, I'm an invested musician who loves arranging music from video games and other media. If you care to follow my endeavors, you can check out my channel here: http://youtube.com/user/pokemoneinstein I was rummaging through some things a while back and found my first grade report card. My teacher said, "Oddly enough, Colin doesn't like to write unless it's about computers or computer-type games. In his journal he likes to write about what level he is on in 'Mario Land,' but he doesn't often write about much else." I was pretty amused, given where I am today. Also I have a dog, and he's a pretty cool guy. I don't care for elephants much. I suppose they're okay. You've read plenty now; carry on.

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