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

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

Is this correctness gone too far, or has Nintendo done the right thing by removing what has become a stereotypical - and offensive - portrayal of the Native American people?

During last weeks Super Smash Bros. Ultimate showed Mr Game & Watch don an insensitive Native American sprite. Reset Era noticed the move, which comes from the 1982 cowboy game Fire Attack. Ultimate after receiving overwhelmingly negative feedback from players around the depictions. Game & Watch's Native American outfit into a video game. "Game & Watch", claimed Nintendo in a statement.

We don't know which five characters are coming to Super Smash Bros. Game & Watch Gallery 4, known as Game & Watch Gallery Advance in Europe and Australia, was a re-release of six Game & Watch games. "Ultimate" an experience that is both welcoming and fun for everyone", the company continued.

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In the two English language posts on his Twitter, Sakurai confirms that the decision on who the characters will be is made by Nintendo, and then they set to work seeing how to adapt the character to Smash Bros.

We're exactly one month away from the arrival of Super Smash Bros.

This obviously doesn't make it okay that the company willingly released something so ugly at the time, but at least it's recognizing that, even in a nostalgia-fest like Smash Bros, there are some parts of the company history that no longer belong at this party. Ultimate Direct indirectly hinted that the Fighter picks for DLC were already decided, Sakurai has now come out directly to confirm that Ultimate's five DLC character lineup has already been decided. Ultimate? Are you excited about the game?

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