It's time to get smashed. Nintendo has heard the cries of gamers and released the highly anticipated "Super Smash Bros. Brawl." In collaboration with Japanese game makers Game Arts and Sora Ltd., Nintendo has come up with yet another reason to buy a Wii (if you can find one). This game features an updated roster, improved fighting system, a bucket load of more content than its Nintendo 64 and GameCube predecessors and a fully-fleshed out single-player mode with online play.
Gamers and fans of the "Smash Bros." games who are worried about too much change in this game can rest assured; the game you loved on the 64 and GameCube is very much back but with a polished facelift and a lot more layers. The game looks and sounds like its predecessors, and yet it provides a completely different visual and audio experience.
"Brawl" lets you play up to four players or you can play online through Nintendo's Wi-Fi connection. Most of Nintendo's online games have had issues and "Brawl" is no exception. Keep in mind that the online feature is still pretty new for Nintendo, so this should improve over time. But with all that said, "Super Smash Bros. Brawl" is a blast to play competitively online with friends or just for something to do. It's just fun.