Nintendo Is Removing Racially Insensitive Content from 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'

08 November, 2018, 20:16 | Author: Sammy Rose
  • Nintendo's Mr. Game & Watch- Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Nintendo came out swiftly and firmly against the caricature, apologising for its inclusion and promising to remove the silhouette from the character's attacking abilities. "Ultimate an experience that is both welcoming and fun for everyone", Nintendo apologises that this change slipped by in its marketing material and plans to change it ahead of its 7th December release. Game & Watch donned in Native American garb. The vintage character hails from Nintendo's pre-NES days, when the company was best known for its handheld LCD video games.

For more on Super Smash Bros. Shortly after the live-stream made its rounds on the Internet, some fans were quick to express concerns over what they felt was a racist depiction of Native American culture. "Game & Watch", the company said in a statement to Eurogamer.

Some users on Twitter accused Nintendo of racism after the character was revealed, while left-wing gaming blogs, including Gawker's Kotaku, and Polygon, also criticized the "racist" depiction - prompting Nintendo to apologize and promise to modify the game to appease the journalists and social justice warriors. Ultimate that removes the feather from the silhouette of Mr.

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We're exactly one month away from the arrival of Super Smash Bros. Game & Watch's attacks referenced an offensive depiction of Native Americans.

On Monday, Sakurai confirmed in a tweet that the Smash Bros. Game & Watch, who first appeared on Nintendo LCD handhelds back in 1980 and morphs into numerous costumes for attacks in the Super Smash Bros. series. Ultimate, check out all of the new Amiibo coming out for the game, as well as a list of every character included in Ultimate's release roster.

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