'Super Smash Bros 4' Character Details: Mii Fighter Styles Decided By Your Mii's Height [SCREEN]

By Matthew Buzzi , Updated Jun 27, 2014 10:02 AM EDT
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The Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS details will keep coming from Nintendo ahead of the staggered release of both versions, even after all the excitement from E3.

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The title will be out for 3DS on October 3, as Nintendo announced at the gaming conference, and this holiday season on Wii U. A specific release date for the console version will likely be forthcoming as winter approaches, but Nintendo has plenty of time to make that announcement.

Several new characters and other details were revealed at E3 as expected, including the unveiling of Lady Palutena, Pac-man, Mr. Game & Watch, and the Mii Fighters. Even after these major announcements, though, series director Masahiro Sakurai will continue to give us comparatively smaller details through the official site in the form of a daily picture update.

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Today's post focuses on those Mii Fighters, revealing a detail about them we hadn't yet known. Here's Sakurai's description that accompanied the image above, explaining how the different sizes work:

"Some of the physical characteristics of Miis get carried over when you use them as Mii Fighters. The smaller ones become speed fighters and the bigger ones are more akin to power fighters."

The fact that the heights of your Miis will impact their fighting style is interesting, and probably not something we expected. There's already a good amount of customization available for the Mii Fighters with the fighter type and moveset options, so this adds another welcome layer to think about when creating a character.

Keep checking back for more Super Smash Bros. news each day, where we'll hopefully see new character reveals or a Wii U release date.

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