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Okay I updated the rules because I'm already seeing "or" situations happening. It would be less confusing if they didn't happen but please let me know if you think another way to address "or" situations would be better:

If you choose to make an "or" prediction, such as "smash 7 or Mario Odyssey 5", then if one of them happens you will receive 5 points. If both happen you receive 10 points. If you want to make the full 20 points possible from them, then you must break the "or".



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Because it'll be amusing in hindsight, but I'm not competiting for the crown here :P Only for stuff we do not know the release date of at least.

1. Great Ace Attorney Collection gets announced (really likely due to Capcom's leak), release date is due to early Spring
2. New trailer for Hollow Knight : Silksong with a release window for Fall 2021
3. Bayonetta 3 gets it's true reveal here with a bombastic trailer. Bayonetta has a new hairstyle once again. Release for Summer 2021
4. Shin Megami Tensei V has a new trailer with the definitive date for it's release : May 28th 2021
5. Nintendo makes a "out of left field" announcement with a teaser for a new IP.
6. No announcement for an eventual MK9 or Mario Strikers
7. Good Feel showcases a new IP in a cutesy but action-packed trailer.
8. "One last thing" is a teaser for the upcoming 35th anniversary Direct for Zelda next week.
9. New Kirby spin-off in colab with From Software starring Meta Knight as the protagonist.
10. Early teaser for Monolith Soft new IP, people loses their shit on stream.
11. Metroid Prime Trilogy is not shown here.
12. 2D Metroid game gets revealed. People get outraged for it not being about MP4

13. The new character revealed for Smash Ultimate is ... BANDANA WADDLE DEE :D

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Mar1217 said:

Because it'll be amusing in hindsight, but I'm not competiting for the crown here :P Only for stuff we do not know the release date of at least.

1. Great Ace Attorney Collection gets announced (really likely due to Capcom's leak), release date is due to early Spring
2. New trailer for Hollow Knight : Silksong with a release window for Fall 2021
3. Bayonetta 3 gets it's true reveal here with a bombastic trailer. Bayonetta has a new hairstyle once again. Release for Summer 2021
4. Shin Megami Tensei V has a new trailer with the definitive date for it's release : May 28th 2021
5. Nintendo makes a "out of left field" announcement with a teaser for a new IP.
6. No announcement for an eventual MK9 or Mario Strikers
7. Good Feel showcases a new IP in a cutesy but action-packed trailer.
8. "One last thing" is a teaser for the upcoming 35th anniversary Direct for Zelda next week.
9. New Kirby spin-off in colab with From Software starring Meta Knight as the protagonist.
10. Early teaser for Monolith Soft new IP, people loses their shit on stream.
11. Metroid Prime Trilogy is not shown here.
12. 2D Metroid game gets revealed. People get outraged for it not being about MP4

Your number 9 is the craziest most left field thing I've ever freaking heard, but by god I hope it happens. 



JWeinCom said:

As much as I love Phoenix Wright I am fully against Phoenix Wright in Smash.

He's really not suited to fighting games, except for the role of a novelty character, where the whole point is that he's amusingly out of place. And, we already got him playing that role in MvC3, so we don't need it again. 

I'm not sure I get your idea of 'not suited to fighting games' when it comes to Smash Bros. in particular, since Smash Bros. is most certainly not your traditional fighting game.

When has being suited to fighting games ever stopped Sakurai with some of these outlandish picks? You really think characters like Pac-Man, Ice Climbers, Isabelle, Duck Hunt Dog, Wii Fit Trainer, Piranha Plant, R.O.B. and Mr. Game & Watch are suited to fighting games?

You're talking about a game where you can put a chubby green dinosaur up against a space bounty hunter. Or team monsters and demons up against talking animals with space laser guns and a metal man. Or a vampire hunter against a plant. Or an electric baby mouse alongside a fallen angel with one wing. In a roster as huge, diverse, and outstretched as Smash Ultimate, either every character is out of place or none of them are. That idea is absurd. If you told a group of college kids back in the late 90s-early 00s this would happen, they'd ask you what you were smoking and where could they get it. The whole concept of Smash Bros. is ridiculous and outlandish. That's what makes it Smash Bros.



PAOerfulone said:
JWeinCom said:

As much as I love Phoenix Wright I am fully against Phoenix Wright in Smash.

He's really not suited to fighting games, except for the role of a novelty character, where the whole point is that he's amusingly out of place. And, we already got him playing that role in MvC3, so we don't need it again. 

I'm not sure I get your idea of 'not suited to fighting games' when it comes to Smash Bros. in particular, since Smash Bros. is most certainly not your traditional fighting game.

When has being suited to fighting games ever stopped Sakurai with some of these outlandish picks? You really think characters like Pac-Man, Ice Climbers, Isabelle, Duck Hunt Dog, Wii Fit Trainer, Piranha Plant, R.O.B. and Mr. Game & Watch are suited to fighting games?

You're talking about a game where you can put a chubby green dinosaur up against a space bounty hunter. Or team monsters and demons up against talking animals with space laser guns and a metal man. Or a vampire hunter against a plant. Or an electric baby mouse alongside a fallen angel with one wing. In a roster as huge, diverse, and outstretched as Smash Ultimate, either every character is out of place or none of them are. That idea is absurd. If you told a group of college kids back in the late 90s-early 00s this would happen, they'd ask you what you were smoking and where could they get it. The whole concept of Smash Bros. is ridiculous and outlandish. That's what makes it Smash Bros.

What I mean is does the character lend themselves to a moveset that would be fun to use. 

Like with Pikachu, you can understand how it would be intrinsically satisfying to go around zapping people. Ice Climbers have hammers that can smack people around.  With Phoenix wright, it's hard to see immediately how he'd be fun to use. He's a lawyer... he walks around and does normal lawyer stuff. Even in UMvC3, which is I think the best you can do with him, I don't find him especially fun to play as, beyond the novelty of putting Dr. Doom on trial.

Basically, I just don't think Phoenix would be fun to play as. With a character like Mega Man you can imagine all of the abilities and powers he could use, so it's easy to see why people wanted him in the game. With Phoenix Wright, I just don't anticipate him being really fun to use in Smash. I could be proven wrong, but I'm not seeing it.



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Sounds fun. I'll play:

1) Not just one, but two Smash characters will be announced in the direct.
2) One of those two characters will be Crash.
3) A Mario Golf game will be announced
4) A new Mario/rabbids game will be announced
5) A game from a Microsoft studio will be announced
6) DLC for Age of Calamity will be announced.
7) Splatoon 3 will be announced
8) Another Mario Party game will be coming to the Switch
9) Gameboy games will be coming to Switch Online
10) A Nintendo exclusive Sonic game
11) NES remix 1 and 2 will be ported to the Switch from the Wii U
12) They will acknowledge the 35th anniversary of Zelda, but will mention they will have more information on it in the future (ie a Zelda direct)
13) A new Joy-Con design will be announced
14) A new Donkey Kong Country game will be announced
15) The second ARMS game will be announced.



Systems I own: Switch, Wii U, Wii, N64, Retron 5 for my Ness, SNES, Genesis, Gameboy line games, Dreamcast, PS2, New 3DS.

Alright here i go :

1- Breath of the Wild 2 will totally make an appearance. No title, 2021
2- There will be the reveal of Zelda's collection (oot, tp, ww HD)
3- Urbosa makes it in smash
4- Updates on AC's Mario update in March
5- Nintendo Switch online revamp announced, coming in April
6- Kirby game in 3D, most ambitious kirby game yet
7- Apex legends gameplay
8- Silksong trailer
9- DLC for aged of calamity coming the 21st on anniversary
10- Teaser of a Metroid 2D game, coming Fall 2021



Sure, I'll play

  1. New Smash character is from Shin Megami Tensei
  2. 2D Metroid from Mercury Steam
  3. New Splatoon spinoff. Will still be multiplayer. 
  4. Mario Golf
  5. ARMS 2
  6. A new Kirby title. Will still be 2D. 
  7. BoTW 2 will get a trailer. Will just give a date of 2021
  8. SMTV will get a release date
  9. Genshin Impact will get a date for Switch
  10. No mention of Bayonetta 3 or anything from Platinum

Hopefully these are specific enough. Expect they'll all be wrong. 



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