One of the biggest highlights at E3 2018 was Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Like the name infers, this game is the ultimate experience by providing every fighter in the entire franchise alongside newcomers and changes to the overall meta. This is the best Super Smash Bros. game today and delivers the same hectic gameplay the franchise is known for.

First off, dismiss any knowledge you had about the previous game. This isn’t a port of the Wii U game but an entirely new experience. Existing characters have been altered to compete against the new addition of Ridley and Inkling Girl/Boy. Changes to damage, attacks, and even ultimates have been included to ensure a much more balanced experience. All the changes included here.

Ridley is a formidable opponent if you can use him correctly. He requires specific timing to launch his attacks such as the fireball. But if done correctly can land massive amounts of damage. The Inkling characters are a lot easier to use. Covering your opponent in Ink to increase damage but requiring to recover ink to maintain your damage output. Unlike Ridley, the Inkling is much more forgiving.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will have a small quality of life changes added to the game. Characters are faster most likely due to the increased power of the Nintendo Switch and graphically better than any game in the series. 1v1 battles increase the damage, encouraging more tactical fighting. One of the more popular features being the Slow-Mo trigger that occurs when the final blow has been dealt

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate delivers the best experience in this popular franchise in one package. The entire experience feels new, fast, and most importantly fun. I didn’t care if I won or lost, just playing as my favorite character was more than enough to keep a smile on my face.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches December 6th for Nintendo Switch.