If you’re finding that the wait for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is getting a little too much to bear, fear not, as the internet has your back.
Nintendo has recently released a new Smash Bros. Ultimate commercial that is exciting and stylistically gorgeous, but has one quirk: it features little to no music throughout the entire one-minute runtime. The commercial features the Smash Bros. characters coming alive from the game’s hand-drawn character poster that features every fighter. During the commercial, the characters are shown fighting with the predictable sounds and flourishes that would accompany such a scene, but no music. You can watch it here:
However, the internet is now convinced that Nintendo did this on purpose to get them to “meme” the commercial. Several YouTubers have subbed different famous songs and movie and game themes into the trailer, and surprisingly some of them fit perfectly (and eerily so).
The internet rarely agrees on one thing, but it seems everyone is certain that the best of these is Queen‘s Don’t Stop Me Now. The song fits like a glove to specific moments on-screen, and even some of the lyrics seem to match up with the unfolding action between characters. It’s strange but very cool and now many can no longer watch the original version of the commercial as they see these “alternative takes” to be far more enticing to watch.
In other news, a new high-definition version of the Smash Bros. panoramic picture has been released by Nintendo for your viewing pleasure (you can see it here). The picture holds the final (as far as we know, and before DLC characters) character roster and it truly is a sight to behold. Surely Nintendo will release a poster of it that we fans can hang up and cherish forever, right? Right?
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releases for Nintendo Switch on December 7.
What do you think of the new character poster and Smash Bros. commercial? Let us know in the comments!
Anthony is into all things video games, television and film. He’s also a Star Wars and Marvel nerd and will jump at the chance to talk about either. Since the wee age of 3, when his Dad introduced him to his first computer game, Anthony has never stopped playing. He thanks Super Mario World and Super Mario Bros. 3 for making him the gamer he is today.