Meta Knight Confirmed as Playable Character in Super Smash Bros.

Dreamland’s fiercest warrior Meta Knight returns to the battlefield once again in the newest installment of Super Smash Brothers

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Confirmed today was the appearance of Meta Knight of the Kirby” series in Super Smash Brothers for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U. While the minuscule master swordsman retains many of his old traits, it was noted by series created Masahiro Sakurai that there were to be a few changes. Sakurai was quoted stating “Meta Knight’s Up Special Move, Shuttle Loop, changed quite a bit in this game. The glide is gone, and the attack slashes opponents twice while spinning in a large loop. This has turned into a highly technical and effective move.”

Will Meta Knight retain his top-tier position in the newest Super Smash Brothers titles? You can find out for yourself when the game is released on October 3rd!

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