It goes without saying that Super Smash Bros. is still one of the most popular games, with its impressive list of characters, simple yet addictive game play, and lasting appeal.  In PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, Sony is hoping to capitalize off this formula by offering the brands most popular heroes in smash, beat’em up fashion. Iconic figures like God of War’s Kratos, Twisted Metal’s Sweet Tooth, and Nathan Drake from Uncharted, result in a game that despite needing some additional heroes with only 12 playable characters, is filled with stars.

With a layout and feel that will be familiar to fans of Smash Bros., Battle Royale is taking the imitation as flattery route, which from all indications is shaping up to be a great strategy.  Different maps feature locations unique to some of the characters in the game, such as level resembling the Hades battle in God of War III.  The playable character list, surely to be expanded with DLC, is already decorated with some of the most successful characters in the PlayStation library.  From the range of playable characters, to the memorable map locations, this game is going to appeal to fans across series and genres.  After checking out the video, are you excited for this new fighting game?  Which characters would you like to see added to the game?









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