The lights are on
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 trophy, Lucario, Zelda, the Skull Kid, Marth, Sonic, a redesigned Ray Gun, the 3DS Mii Plaza, and a male Wii Fit trainer.
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.
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!
so I'm guessing grayfox could go either way now...
I still don't get why Luigi is featured on the roster.