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GregLombardi
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(08-18-2014, 04:40 PM)
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It isn't clear to me if this packaging is actual game packaging or if it is promotional packaging, but Konami is not listed as a character credit.

As Baron Von Loathsome pointed out, there is a list of 3rd party guests focused on the back, but Snake is not mentioned at all.

Thanks to Tripon for packaging.
Majestad
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(08-18-2014, 04:41 PM)
Good.
Phazon
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(08-18-2014, 04:42 PM)
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It wouldn't make a lot of sense if he's still in it.

Rather have Pacman, Megaman etc. At least those games are still on Nintendo platforms.
Zing
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(08-18-2014, 04:42 PM)
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Makes room for more relevant characters.

Side note: 2.1GB? That 4GB card included with the XL didn't last long. Also, I wish NA had these download vouchers in stores for all games. It would allow retailers to offer sales on digital games.
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Samurai_Heart
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(08-18-2014, 04:43 PM)
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People seriously believed Snake was still in? XD
NewVegasDog
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(08-18-2014, 04:43 PM)
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Not too surprised.
Marcus
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(08-18-2014, 04:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Majestad

Good.

how is that good? some people actually liked him in the game
Megalosaro
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(08-18-2014, 04:43 PM)
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It possibly indicates that Lucas and Ness are cut too
L~A
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Yeah, not gonna miss him to be honest. Don't really care actually.
GulAtiCa
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Not surprising at all.
BeatResetsTheWorld
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Originally Posted by Megalosaro

It possibly indicates that Lucas and Ness are cut too

Not really...all the characters aren't shown...
But there's literally no reason for Snake to be in it. Maybe PABR2 can have Snake now lol
emb
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(08-18-2014, 04:44 PM)
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Regardless of Snake speculation, it's cool that we're close enough to start seeing detailed packaging (even if only promotional). Japanese release is so soon. O.O
GregLombardi
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(08-18-2014, 04:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Megalosaro

It possibly indicates that Lucas and Ness are cut too

Creatures Inc. = Earthbound....no?
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(08-18-2014, 04:45 PM)
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I'm holding out till the bitter end. The bitter end, I tell you!
peanutbutterlatte
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Originally Posted by Marcus

how is that good? some people actually liked him in the game

I'm sure. I'm selfishly pleased though. Stuck out like a sore thumb.
jackissocool
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(08-18-2014, 04:45 PM)
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Well his inclusion made no sense in the first place, so it's not really a big deal.
sixteen-bit
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(08-18-2014, 04:46 PM)
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Sometimes the final roster isn't known until the game is out.
Megalosaro
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Originally Posted by GregLombardi

Creatures Inc. = Earthbound....no?

Creatures Inc = Pokemon

APE and Brownie Brown = Earthbound and Mother 3. Plus Itoi has always been represented in the Copyrights for these games
James Scott
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(08-18-2014, 04:46 PM)
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With MGS 5 skipping the Wii U, there's not much reason for him to be in the game.
Kouriozan
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I kinda expected it anyway.
AnkiRendan
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Best news!
Storm Kyleis
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I don't know if this proves anything. APE Inc. and Shigesato Itoi are absent too, so going by this logic Ness and Lucas are cut as well.

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Psycho_Mantis
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Solid snake is one of the greatest video game characters ever. That being said MGS isn't on WiiU or associated with Nintendo at all so its understandable.
Fbh
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I agree, I just doesn't make much sense for him to be in the game.

If there is one platform I don't associate Metal Gear with it's Wii/WiiU. He was more out of place than some of the Playstation All Stars Battle Royale characters
peanutbutterlatte
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Originally Posted by sixteen-bit

Sometimes the final roster isn't known until the game is out.

Did you even read the OP though? This is the final packaging.
wasn't he only in cuz Kojima's son wanted to see him in Smash?

kid got his wish.

good either way. fuck Kojima, man
Griss
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Delighted. He never fit in, and Brawl was worse for having him in it. I say that as a huge MGS fan. The original "Snake in Brawl" reveal was amazing, though.

No one should be surprised.
Morts
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(08-18-2014, 04:47 PM)

Originally Posted by James Scott

With MGS 5 skipping the Wii U, there's not much reason for him to be in the game.

By that logic he wouldn't have been in Brawl.

I enjoyed playing as Snake a lot. Very unique moveset.
GregLombardi
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(08-18-2014, 04:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Megalosaro

Creatures Inc = Pokemon

APE and Brownie Brown = Earthbound and Mother 3. Plus Itoi has always been represented in the Copyrights for these games

That's weird...Wiki credits Creatures with some Earthbound games:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creatures_Inc.
Diddy Kong
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Originally Posted by GregLombardi

Creatures Inc. = Earthbound....no?

Yeah but Brawl had Shigesato Itoi / APE inc, even though APE is Creatures technically
Soulflarz
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:/ i loved using snake
insignia16
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This better not be true, I really enjoyed playing as Snake in Brawl and the silly codec easter eggs that came with it. Sakurai plz
Neiteio
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Game is worse off if Snake (or anyone) is cut, but I had already resigned myself to this possibility.

What a bummer. Snake was a fun character with a unique flavor, both mechanically and thematically.
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(08-18-2014, 04:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by Morts

By that logic he wouldn't have been in Brawl.

I enjoyed playing as Snake a lot. Very unique moveset.

MGS3: Snake Eater came out on the 3DS because of it though.
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(08-18-2014, 04:49 PM)
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Ubisoft isn't mentioned, so I guess Rayman hasn't already been announced as a trophy.
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(08-18-2014, 04:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Timeaisis

I'm holding out till the bitter end. The bitter end, I tell you!

What if his exclusion turns out to leave room foorrrr....

WhoaIsThatMars
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(08-18-2014, 04:50 PM)
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I was hoping for Raiden. Oh well
GregLombardi
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(08-18-2014, 04:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mr. Macintosh!!

Ubisoft isn't mentioned, so I guess Rayman hasn't already been announced as a trophy.

Well, there's speculation that its a Wii U exclusive Trophy, which sounds really silly to me too...but you know, speculation and all that.
Megalosaro
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(08-18-2014, 04:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by GregLombardi

That's weird...Wiki credits Creatures with some Earthbound games:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creatures_Inc.

I wouldn't take too much stock in that wiki though. It says at the top that they weren't established until 1995, yet is crediting them with games in the 80s
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(08-18-2014, 04:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Storm Kyleis

I don't know if this proves anything. "APE" is absent too, so going by this logic Ness and Lucas are cut as well.

It at least proves this is concrete evidence. Unless Creatures and APE are the same entity now (which I'm not sure).

I do know in previous Smash games APE / Itoi always appeared somewhere.

Originally Posted by Duane Cunningham

What if his exclusion turns out to leave room foorrrr....

Well, Inkling fits Smash infinitely better than Snake, but I doubt they'd ever put a character from an unreleased game. That being said, I want both. :)
James Scott
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(08-18-2014, 04:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Morts

By that logic he wouldn't have been in Brawl.

I enjoyed playing as Snake a lot. Very unique moveset.

They had that MGS: Twin snakes co-developed project I guess, even if it was for the GCN. Last thing a Nintendo system got was a bad port of MGS3 released after MGS HD collection at full price.
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(08-18-2014, 04:51 PM)
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More importantly though this means Bomberman is disconfirmed ;_;
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Originally Posted by zroid

More importantly though this means Bomberman is disconfirmed ;_;

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Originally Posted by Mr. Macintosh!!

Ubisoft isn't mentioned, so I guess Rayman hasn't already been announced as a trophy.

This. I mean, I don't think Snake is in the game as a playable character, but I wouldn't say the boxart 100% deconfirms it.

Also I was hoping they would put an unannounced character on the back of the box...
Phamit
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(08-18-2014, 04:52 PM)
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Well, why should they put a character in the game, that will probably never be on a Nintendo Platform again
H3XAntiStyle
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(08-18-2014, 04:53 PM)
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Mario looks like he has a totally different costume on. Alternate costumes for even more character confirmed?

Would love Light Suit or Fusion Suit Samus. :D
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Originally Posted by Timeaisis

It at least proves this is concrete evidence. Unless Creatures and APE are the same entity now (which I'm not sure).

I do know in previous Smash games APE / Itoi always appeared somewhere.

I don't know if Ape is still considered a separate company, but Itoi should be there.
Mariolee
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(08-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
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Definitely inconclusive evidence, but most likely true that Snake has been cut nonetheless.
StreetsAhead
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(08-18-2014, 04:54 PM)
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That looks like a download card.

More interesting is that the game is apparently 2.1GB, unless this was known already?
SpacePirate Ridley
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(08-18-2014, 04:56 PM)
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Good, good.
It made zero sense to be again on it. The only great thing were the codec calls and his reveal, and the joke was already done.

The bad thing is loosing a unique set. It's a pity becuase it could have been use as a more parody thing with Ray from Disaster, too bad the game sold like shit and america didnt even got it, because I loved it. Also main theme is great and would have loved to see a stage with all the disasters included as hazards.

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