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Super Smash Ultimate: Is Goku Actually a Possibility? Like Is it Really IMPOSSIBLE?

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Medisti said:
Until a non-game character is put in, I’m going to say yes, it’s impossible.

But there have been a loose fanny worth Dragonball games now. 



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Azzanation said:
I dont see the issue with Goku in Smash. He has his own video games which to me proves a point. Its not like his a anime character only now.

Well Harry Potter could be in it then. He has several as well.



Won't happen, if do that then everything can added, people will ask for batman, marvel characters, luffy or whatever. It will be a nightmare.



KLXVER said:
Azzanation said:
I dont see the issue with Goku in Smash. He has his own video games which to me proves a point. Its not like his a anime character only now.

Well Harry Potter could be in it then. He has several as well.

Okay point proven Haha 



burninmylight said:
alternine said:
There still isn't a good counter argument for why it would be SO INSANELY RIDICULOUS IMPOSSIBLE for Goku to be in
Smash. Just people saying you personally don't want him there isn't an argument lol. I think he should be. It would certainly give the game more attention and attract a shit ton of players.

What this guy ^ said . Years ago, when the Wii was hot and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 was announced, I was on an IGN board. The idea came up that the Wii version should have Nintendo characters like Link and Samus as hidden unlockables to help give the Wii version tons more value in the vein of Link being in Soul Calibur 2. Most people in the forum shitted all over the idea, talking about how Nintendo characters had no place in a Marvel game because they aren't comic book characters and aren't canon to the game. I'm like, "What the hell about this game strikes you as canon? What, is Marvel vs. Capcom canon to the comics and nobody told me?!"

Seriously, what is this sacred cow of gaming that makes people think certain characters can't cross over? Where is this hidden rulebook of gaming, or if these are unwritten rules, can we please start writing them down?

Because the idea of Marvel games is that they involve Marvel characters, duh, as well as the idea of Smash is that it involves videogame characters. Once you start allowing other stuff in, the game's core identity changes.



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mZuzek said:
burninmylight said:

What this guy ^ said . Years ago, when the Wii was hot and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 was announced, I was on an IGN board. The idea came up that the Wii version should have Nintendo characters like Link and Samus as hidden unlockables to help give the Wii version tons more value in the vein of Link being in Soul Calibur 2. Most people in the forum shitted all over the idea, talking about how Nintendo characters had no place in a Marvel game because they aren't comic book characters and aren't canon to the game. I'm like, "What the hell about this game strikes you as canon? What, is Marvel vs. Capcom canon to the comics and nobody told me?!"

Seriously, what is this sacred cow of gaming that makes people think certain characters can't cross over? Where is this hidden rulebook of gaming, or if these are unwritten rules, can we please start writing them down?

Because the idea of Marvel games is that they involve Marvel characters, duh, as well as the idea of Smash is that it involves videogame characters. Once you start allowing other stuff in, the game's core identity changes.

The idea of Mario Kart games is that they involve Mario characters, duh. Did Link and the Inklings change that? It's still called MARIO Kart, right? You still see MARIO characters front and center on the cover. The "core identity" didn't change a bit.

DId Link, Heihachi, Spawn, the female Spartan, Yoda, Darth Vader, Starkiller, Lloyd Irving,  Ezio, or Devil Jin change the identity of Soul Calibur? Three of those characters are from comics and film.

Did the xenomorph, the predator, Jason Vorhees, Freddy Kruger, Leatherface or Kratos change the identity of Mortal Kombat? Not a single one of those guest characters are from fighting games... and outside of Kratos, games in general.

Lol at you guys really thinking one character on a roster of 70+ is going to suddenly make the game go from "Super Smash Brothers" to "Goku and the Pips."



burninmylight said:
mZuzek said:

Because the idea of Marvel games is that they involve Marvel characters, duh, as well as the idea of Smash is that it involves videogame characters. Once you start allowing other stuff in, the game's core identity changes.

The idea of Mario Kart games is that they involve Mario characters, duh. Did Link and the Inklings change that? It's still called MARIO Kart, right? You still see MARIO characters front and center on the cover. The "core identity" didn't change a bit.

DId Link, Heihachi, Spawn, the female Spartan, Yoda, Darth Vader, Starkiller, Lloyd Irving,  Ezio, or Devil Jin change the identity of Soul Calibur? Three of those characters are from comics and film.

Did the xenomorph, the predator, Jason Vorhees, Freddy Kruger, Leatherface or Kratos change the identity of Mortal Kombat? Not a single one of those guest characters are from fighting games... and outside of Kratos, games in general.

Actually, yes they did.

But in the case of Mario Kart at least, it was a good change in my opinion. Many people wanted it. The others, ehh... no.



I for one want Raven Baxter from That's So Raven. With 3 exclusive Nintendo games on her belt, she deserves a spot.



           

mZuzek said:
burninmylight said:

The idea of Mario Kart games is that they involve Mario characters, duh. Did Link and the Inklings change that? It's still called MARIO Kart, right? You still see MARIO characters front and center on the cover. The "core identity" didn't change a bit.

DId Link, Heihachi, Spawn, the female Spartan, Yoda, Darth Vader, Starkiller, Lloyd Irving,  Ezio, or Devil Jin change the identity of Soul Calibur? Three of those characters are from comics and film.

Did the xenomorph, the predator, Jason Vorhees, Freddy Kruger, Leatherface or Kratos change the identity of Mortal Kombat? Not a single one of those guest characters are from fighting games... and outside of Kratos, games in general.

Actually, yes they did.

But in the case of Mario Kart at least, it was a good change in my opinion. Many people wanted it. The others, ehh... no.

You're going to have to explain to me how then. And many people wanted Link in Soul Calibur, seeing as how that was one of the few third party GameCube games that outsold its PS2 and Xbox counterparts.