How do you piss off the creator of a super hit game so much that he decides to remove all story modes and cutscenes from the game? You leak all of those!
Yes, that is what has apparently happened in the case of Super Smash Bros. next sequel where Masahiro Sakurai the creator has announced the game will not have any story modes, reports Kotaku.
Writing in his column in the Weekly Famitsu, Sakurai has informed that owing to the spoilers that regularly get leaked he has decided to remove all that content.
He explains further that the spoilers put to waste all the efforts made by developers to give users a sense of achievement when they see them during the game for the first time. So, there was no need for them – as simple as that.
He referred to the leaked content regarding Super Smash Bros. Brawls Subspace Emissary adventure when stating that:
“Unfortunately, the movie scenes we worked hard to create were uploaded onto the internet. You can only truly wow a player the first time he sees [a cutscene]. I felt if players saw the cutscenes outside of the game, they would no longer serve as rewards for playing the game, so I’ve decided against having them.”
Now isn’t that a little harsh reaction to something that happens all the time? Well, it is for him to decide. Nevertheless, Masahiro Sakurai does want to do what he can to keep the fans happy, I guess, so he has decided to make intro videos for the characters. Now even if the video gets leaked it won’t spoil he fun. Mission accomplished.
Other than this, the 3DS version will have a mode that is different from the standard versus mode, the handheld users and the console users will each experience different levels of progression and character appearances will be customizable.
Would you be upset for the lack of movie scenes or the prospect of having to play the latest version would do for you?