AM I right in thinking that the licensing costs alone for use of characters like this would make this an expensive game to make.
7.New Sony Playstation commercial vaguely foreshadowing our soon to be announced title - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=HBuK3EcY6vk
I don't understand the idea of it having to be known characters to be successful. This isn't a multi plat game, if you own a PS3 you'll instantly know at least a handful of characters, and with the amount of PS2s and PS1s sold, I can't imagine many people not knowing Jack or something. Throw in some third party faves, and you have a game
I didn't know 1/2 of the roster for SSBM, but I still enjoyed the hell out of that game.