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Fiktion
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(01-22-2014, 09:14 AM)
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I know what you're thinking. But we've already checked. The model does NOT appear to be from Kid Icarus Uprising, or the AR Card, or any other known existing source.

SuperSah even combed through every bit of released media we have to make sure that the background and the Mario components have not been ripped from existing screenshots. They appear to be completely original.

Originally Posted by SuperSah

Here's the roundup:

The Mario is NOT in any previous screen.
Her model is NOT from KI:U
The Background is 100% original.

I checked this twice through my whole 3DS collection, looking legit.

Try not to hype incase it's a good fake, lol.

If it's a fake, which it might still be, then this is some next level shit. They would have to fake the backgrounds, the Mario model, and the Palutena model with complete verisimilitude. Wouldn't make a thread otherwise.

UPDATE: Sakurai knows. He's trolling with the pic of the day.


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Richie
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(01-22-2014, 09:15 AM)
Appears to have been debunked by a fellow at Smashboards.

In the case it's the real deal, I wonder if Sakurai will react and unveil her before planned.

EDIT:

Originally Posted by C.Olimar788

Having just checked the idol in question, it's not. The animation is similar, but her hand is in a completely different position when she stretches out her staff, and the face on the Uprising model is extremely different from her face on the "leak" pictures. Also, her halo in the leak is significantly smaller than the one she has in Uprising.

If it's a fake, it wasn't made by superimposing Uprising models onto Smash 4 material, that much is for sure.

Oh man.

EDIT 2:

GooeyHeat's round-up of posts from the mega Smash thread

Oh man.

EDIT 3:

It seems that the staff is directly based on that of Brawl.
Last edited by Richie; 01-22-2014 at 09:48 AM.
CureVylash
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(01-22-2014, 09:16 AM)
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Wow, I honestly didn't see this coming if it's true
suppadoopa
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(01-22-2014, 09:16 AM)
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Pls Ali hills voice her again in this if real
KingHippo1967
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(01-22-2014, 09:17 AM)
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Well, that decelerated quickly.
Alienous
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(01-22-2014, 09:18 AM)
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Playable?

Why do you think that?
Fiktion
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(01-22-2014, 09:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by Richie

Appears to have been debunked by a fellow at Smashboards.

He doesn't seem to lay out an argument; we've already compared the model to the Uprising one and it doesn't match.

Originally Posted by Alienous

Playable?

Why do you think that?

Black outlines. Only for playable characters.
Speedy Blue Dude
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(01-22-2014, 09:19 AM)

Originally Posted by Fiktion

He doesn't seem to lay out an argument; we've already compared the model to the Uprising one and it doesn't match.


Black outlines. Only for playable characters.

Have we even seen what assist trophies look like this time? Or maybe she's just part of Pit's moveset/final smash?
FluxWaveZ
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(01-22-2014, 09:20 AM)
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Nope, can't be...
Twilightzoney
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(01-22-2014, 09:21 AM)
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We sure it isn't based off the Trophy Model from Brawl? And someone T-Posed the model and rigged it to look like that. Since it kinda reminds me of the Brawl Trophy to me.

Good fake though it if it is.
VegiHam
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(01-22-2014, 09:22 AM)
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This is, like, my most wanted non-impossible newcomer so I'm sorta hoping these aren't fakes but at the same time these things are always fake so I hope they get proven fake soon so I'm less disappointed...
Moonlight
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(01-22-2014, 09:23 AM)
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I am crossing my fingers like you wouldn't fucking believe. Uprising's re-imagining of Palutena is easily one of my favourite Nintendo characters in recent memory and I've been pulling for her in Smash 4 for a while now, and I'm absolutely convinced she has everything she needs to be moveset-complete and distinct. It just... looks real.

Oh man.
JCX
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(01-22-2014, 09:23 AM)
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If true, this may lend credibility to that spoiler list that went around after the Ashley AT reveal.
Thoraxes
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(01-22-2014, 09:23 AM)
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This will be fun to watch, especially considering that one list.
nbnt
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(01-22-2014, 09:23 AM)
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Her face looks weird. I'm gonna say fake.
Spinluck
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(01-22-2014, 09:23 AM)
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damn, if that's a fake then wow.

the smash community is full of tryhards though.
Mushroomer25
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(01-22-2014, 09:24 AM)
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Even if this is real, how do we know it's playable? It could easily just be an Assist Trophy.
Mihael Mello Keehl
(01-22-2014, 09:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mushroomer25

Even if this is real, how do we know it's playable? It could easily just be an Assist Trophy.

Outlines
drgambit
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(01-22-2014, 09:26 AM)
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That looks terribly photoshopped
Pop-O-Matic
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(01-22-2014, 09:26 AM)
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The fact that it's an off-screen shot screams "fake" to me. Those are almost always used by fake leaks to make them seem more realistic and to better hide the Photoshop errors. Besides, I'd imagine whoever was leaking it (if it be a member of the development team, a member of the press or such) would probably have access to actual 3DS capture hardware.
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(01-22-2014, 09:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mushroomer25

Even if this is real, how do we know it's playable? It could easily just be an Assist Trophy.

I understand that playable characters get outlines but I don't know what assist trophies on 3ds look like
Choppasmith
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(01-22-2014, 09:27 AM)
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When i first saw this, I thought the best way to tell is to see her face, because it's likely someone using her Brawl model with the really dull face, but no that's definitely different and closer to Uprising.

If it's a fake, it's a pretty damn good one.

Also happy if true
Oni Link 666
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(01-22-2014, 09:27 AM)
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Looks fake to me.

It actually looks like a white XL now that I compared it to other pictures. Anyone could shop something like this out of already release media of the game and Kid Icarus.
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Moonlight
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(01-22-2014, 09:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by drgambit

That looks terribly photoshopped

You'd have to explain yourself further. It's resisted a ton of scrutiny thus far and there's literally nothing that's been dug up yet that it could have been shopped from.

No, really, if you've noticed something, say it. There is a war of hope and skepticism inside of me.
The Grim Heaper
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(01-22-2014, 09:27 AM)
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Awesome if true.

Probably not true.
Whiskeymatt
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(01-22-2014, 09:28 AM)
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Staff weirdness, along with the lack of a HUD and her face, makes me think it's fake.

It's a damn good one, though.
dan2026
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(01-22-2014, 09:29 AM)
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Nintendo isn't cool enough to put Palutena in this,

Fake.
Mushroomer25
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(01-22-2014, 09:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mihael Mello Keehl

Outlines

Ah. Still, I have zero faith in any Smash-related rumors. The community is just so eager for new info, and it's so tempting for enterprising trolls.

It's possible, though I'm not sure how I would feel about two Uprising reps.
Phire Phox
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(01-22-2014, 09:31 AM)
Wouldn't be surprised. The KI series had only one representative last game.
L~A
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(01-22-2014, 09:32 AM)
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I dunno, there's something real wrong in that pic. And the outline doesn't prove anything, anyone somewhat knowledgeable with Photoshop could just add it.

And who would've taken that pic, huh?

Until it's confirmed by Sakurai himself, I'll consider that a fake.
Aostia
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(01-22-2014, 09:32 AM)
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I'd be happy about this.
maybe they'll reveal her when they'll announce Kid Icarus HD for Wii U ;p
Choppasmith
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(01-22-2014, 09:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by dan2026

Nintendo isn't cool enough to put Hades in this,

Fake.

Fixed. Fake or not I think Palutena has the best chance.
Hours Left
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(01-22-2014, 09:34 AM)
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I kinda hope it's fake. Not because I don't want Palutena included (I do, quite a lot actually), but because her face looks totally off.

Rather that, or just fix her face.
Pikma
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(01-22-2014, 09:34 AM)
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Wouldn't surprise me if true, Like 40% of the Smash roster is compromised of characters from games Sakurai has worked on.
The12thGripper
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(01-22-2014, 09:34 AM)
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Sakurai removing Palutena as we speak.
Fiktion
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(01-22-2014, 09:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by Oni Link 666

Anyone could shop something like this out of already release media of the game and Kid Icarus.

Read the first post. No they couldn't.
Jacobbles
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(01-22-2014, 09:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Oni Link 666

Looks fake to me.

It actually looks like a white XL now that I compared it to other pictures. Anyone could shop something like this out of already release media of the game and Kid Icarus.

Looks like a standard white 3DS to me. It's all about the lighting.

If this is a fake, it's an incredibly well done one. People saying it looks "badly Photoshopped" need to explain themselves because if it's a Photoshop job then it's a really damn good one.
Emitan
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(01-22-2014, 09:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by Whiskeymatt

Staff weirdness, along with the lack of a HUD and her face, makes me think it's fake.



It's a damn good one, though.

its almost like its a picture of a game still in development
MasterBalls
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(01-22-2014, 09:36 AM)
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Meh. Would lose my shit for Hades.
TheBatman
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(01-22-2014, 09:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by The Grim Heaper

Awesome if true.

Probably not true.

Sadly this :(
TheCongressman1
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(01-22-2014, 09:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jacobbles

If this is a fake, it's an incredibly well done one. People saying it looks "badly Photoshopped" need to explain themselves because if it's a Photoshop job then it's a really damn good one.

Seriously. I don't think they know what they are talking about.
FSLink
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(01-22-2014, 09:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Jacobbles

Looks like a standard white 3DS to me. It's all about the lighting.

If this is a fake, it's an incredibly well done one. People saying it looks "badly Photoshopped" need to explain themselves because if it's a Photoshop job then it's a really damn good one.

Wouldn't it be pretty easy to photoshop it before hand, and then load up the picture in the 3DS browser/Picture gallery, and take a picture of that?
Richie
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(01-22-2014, 09:43 AM)

Originally Posted by FSLink

Wouldn't it be pretty easy to photoshop it before hand, and then load up the picture in the 3DS browser, and take a picture of that?

The thing is, what are they photoshopping, if there's no other Palutena model like this in any other appearance of hers? Are we to assume someone took the time to make a model of their own?
Poltergust
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(01-22-2014, 09:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by FSLink

Wouldn't it be pretty easy to photoshop it before hand, and then load up the picture in the 3DS browser, and take a picture of that?

Where did they get the Palutena model and Battlefield background, though? Are you saying they created both of them from scratch?
OrangeGrayBlue
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(01-22-2014, 09:43 AM)
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This just in: Sakurai to remove playable characters from Smash completely because, "People will see them on the internet."
drgambit
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(01-22-2014, 09:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Moonlight

You'd have to explain yourself further. It's resisted a ton of scrutiny thus far and there's literally nothing that's been dug up yet that it could have been shopped from.

No, really, if you've noticed something, say it. There is a war of hope and skepticism inside of me.

There always seems to be a defining black outline around any character in the 3DS version.
Jacobbles
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(01-22-2014, 09:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by FSLink

Wouldn't it be pretty easy to photoshop it before hand, and then load up the picture in the 3DS browser, and take a picture of that?

It would be easy yeah, if the Palutena model in the screens was lifted from KI:U or something, but seeing as it's confirmed to be a model nobody has seen before it's a bit different.

I'm not saying it can't be Photoshopped, just that if it was, then it's mighty impressive regardless of how it was done.

Off-topic edit: Holy crap, I'm not a Junior Member any more!
theprodigy
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(01-22-2014, 09:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by SpinDasher

damn, if that's a fake then wow.

the smash community is full of tryhards though.

Green Slime
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(01-22-2014, 09:45 AM)
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Seems like a reasonable addition to the game, honestly, so I wouldn't be surprised if it's real.
Poltergust
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(01-22-2014, 09:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by drgambit

There always seems to be a defining black outline around any character in the 3DS version.

Uh, she does have a black outline around her. And even if she didn't, that's not enough to disprove it since the outlines can be adjusted.

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