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Waluigi Doesn’t Get Promoted To The Roster In New Super Smash Bros.

Sorry, Waluigi fans. Luigi’s lanky rival will return to the upcoming Wii U and 3DS Super Smash Bros. games, but only as an assist trophy.

Game director Masahiro Sakurai posted a screenshot of Waluigi’s assist trophy move on the Miiverse. He confirms that the purple-clad miscreant will not be included in the main roster.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS are on track for a 2014 release. For more, check out the reveals of Diddy Kong, the Mother Brain assist trophyLucarioZelda, the Skull KidMarthSonic, a redesigned Ray Gun, the 3DS Mii Plaza, and a male Wii Fit trainer.

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  • There's Waluigi fans?

  • As my personal favorite Nintendo franchise character, I feel that it's BS that Waluigi gets relegated to assist trophy status, while duds like Wii Fit Trainer and Animal Crossing dude get to be selectable characters. LAME!


  • Dang...I was hoping to play as him...well I hope for Shy Guy still as far as Mario characters go.


  • Smash Bros. just got a point lower in Dan's eventual review. . . :(

  • Just an assist trophy not a playable character, so that will be good.

  • WAA.

  • Uh oh...Dan's not gonna be happy...


  • Waluigi is the biggest piece of garbage Nintendo ever produced. Shut it down!

  • I finished making a cartoon about waluigi getting upset just a few days ago. How nice that it's now relevant.

    Here it is if you want to watch it


  • Good! Death to Waluigi!

  • NO im Waluigis biggest fan!!!

  • It's Sakurai's comment about Waluigi being a try hard that makes this news so awesome/mean. I wanted him to be playable actually because he was really cool/wacky as an assist trophy in Brawl.

  • This only makes me sad because I want to see more new characters added to the roster.

  • YES! Wait I mean oh no!

  • poor waluigi

  • so I'm guessing grayfox could go either way now...

  • I still don't get why Luigi is featured on the roster.