Masahiro Sakurai
Sakurai discusses gaming philosophy and procedure for revealing game announcements
By on March 16th, 2016 0
Recently, Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai contributed his 500th column on Famitsu's magazine, and celebrated by doing a livestream in which he played games and answered...
Sakurai wanted a playable Geno in Super Smash Bros.
By on February 28th, 2016 3
All Nintendo fans know by now there was a fan ballot for downloadable characters to make the fighter roster for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. Fans of the game felt this was...
Sakurai unsure about new Smash Bros. title, says Smash DLC ending soon
By on December 18th, 2015 4
On a special interview concerning the Fire Emblem series, titled Making of Fire Emblem: 25 Years of Development Secrets, Masahiro Sakurai unveiled some info regarding the next...
Sakurai upset about fans complaining over extra features
By on August 12th, 2015 28
"Don't need this, don't need that." How many times have you told yourself the above sentence when playing a game? How many times have you solved this problem by simply not using...
The original Hyrule Castle stage is coming to Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U
By on June 14th, 2015 7
Kicking off the week of E3 2015, Masahiro Sakurai, director of the Super Smash Bros. series, unveiled numerous details pertaining to upcoming characters and stages for Super Smash...
Masahiro Sakurai hosting a Smash Bros. presentation on June 14
By on June 8th, 2015 0
Nintendo of America has announced that Masahiro Sakurai will be hosting a Super Smash Bros. presentation on June 14 at 7:40 PDT. The information provided to the press stated that...
Sakurai states he pours body and soul into projects in an interview with Game Informer
By on December 3rd, 2014 10
Game Informer magazine recently sat down with the director of the flagship Nintendo franchise Super Smash Bros. in order to ask him a series of questions about the development...
Sakurai has no plans for future Super Smash Bros. DLC after Mewtwo
By on November 20th, 2014 10
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U creator Masuhiro Sakurai recently sat down for an interview with Brett Phipps of VideoGamer. With the game about to launch, there were a few...
Sakurai explains his third party character picks
By on October 7th, 2014 22
Nintendo Life recently sat down with Masahiro Sakurai, lead developer for the Smash Bros. series, asking him a few questions regarding his insanely popular game...
The answer as to why Sheik and Zelda are separate characters in new Smash title
By on October 1st, 2014 35
As someone who "mained" Princess Zelda in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, I was very intrigued when it was announced that Sheik and Zelda would now be separate characters in the newest...
Smash screen round-up: Inside Master Hand’s glove, Mii hats and new “Gamer” stage
By on September 26th, 2014 4
Super Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai is still busy teasing the upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles on Miiverse, giving us a new screenshot and a little insight every day....
Smash pics reveal Ghirahim Assist Trophy, Spirit Tracks music, Classic mode and more
By on August 25th, 2014 5
There are only three weeks left until Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS launches in Japan, so series director Masahiro Sakurai has been cranking out the heavy details in his "Pic...
Director Masahiro Sakurai reveals the main menu screen for Super Smash Bros. 3DS
By on July 27th, 2014 6
In his latest "pic of the day" screenshots for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. titles on Miiverse, series director Masahiro Sakurai revealed the main menu screen for the 3DS...
Smash Bros. trailer and screenshots: Lucina, Robin, and Captain Falcon revealed
By on July 19th, 2014 9
The most recent official Smash Bros. trailer announced that Robin and Lucina (from the 3DS' Fire Emblem Awakening) will be newcomers. The video also confirmed the return of...
Link sports his Skyward Sword get-up in this Super Smash Bros. for Wii U screenshot
By on June 25th, 2014 12
In this "pic of the day" from series director Masahiro Sakurai, Link sports his regular clothes from Skyward Sword as one of his alternate outfits in the upcoming installments...