Smash Bros update: 7-25-14

To finalize the work week, Sakurai has given us the last Pic of the Day update for this week. In the center of spotlight today, for the first time ever, we get a chance to see the selection menu. It’s highlighted with the Smash Mode, Online, Challenge, and Smash Run. There’s also a Games & More button, leaving us wondering what actually it might contain. To the bottom left screen, a Streetpass and a Wii U icons can be spotted. Sakurai highlighted during E3 that the Wii U is used to transfer data between the two systems with the characther stats. And as for the Streetpass icon, can it possibly be a ghost data battle??? Here’s what Mr. Sakurai had to say today on Miiverse.

 

Pic of the day. For the first time ever, I present to you…the main menu for the 3DS version!! The icons are even animated. The design concept may look similar if you’ve played other games I’ve worked on. But we had a hard time making this one because…

 

In the comment section, Sakurai went on to explain the difficulty it brought to the UI team to brings, as it had to display simultaneous images in both the top and bottom screen. If you use the bottom screen, you can find out additional information about the mode. Here’s the picture and comment Sakurai gave.

 

Pic of the day. For the first time ever, I present to you…the main menu for the 3DS version!! The icons are even animated. The design concept may look similar if you’ve played other games I’ve worked on. But we had a hard time making this one because…

 

 

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