Top 10 Reasons Why Super Smash Bros 4 Sucks


The Top Ten

1 Too many unwanted characters

Agreed that Bayonetta is way too sexy and inappropriate for this game, and her own games are overrated anyway. Yeah, I can just not buy her, but I still have to endure everyone else talking about her being in this game.

Bayonetta and Cloud are coming soon but I think Bayonetta is too sexy and inappropriate for a kid's game. And Cloud... I just don't like him for some reason. - PrincessKiana

Lots of these reasons are invalid. "not enough Mario characters? " they're plenty of Mario characters! "too many characters with swords? " what kind of a reason is that? Sorry, but I disagree with this list. - nintendofan126

Couldn't disagree more about Rosalina and Peach since they're actually my mains, but Corrin for the sole purpose of promoting his/her/its game and Bayonetta who shouldn't have been THAT popular with Smash's audience, definitely unwanted.

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2 Too many Fire Emblem characters

I don't think it's too many. It's fine the way it is. Besides, there hasn't been enough Fire Emblem representation in the older Super Smash Bros. games. Heck, there are even no FE trophies in Melee other than just the two playable characters. Also remember that this is a franchise that has TONS of characters, with an all-new cast introduced in every two games in the series.

Well Sue Me, because My Smash Main Is A Fire Emblem Character, - VideoGamefan5

6, 8 if you count the female versions of Robin and Corrin separately

Ok That Is True, But Still - VideoGamefan5

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3 Too many characters with swords

So... we're just going to forget one of the most important weapons in Video Games and military history? Look at who we'd lose if we did so:
Toon Link
Cloud Strife
The Female Fire Emblem Character whose name I forget
Pit and Dark Pit

These characters all use the sword differently as to warrant appearing. It would be like saying too many cartoony characters...

What? Swords are like the #1 weapon in video games. Well, maybe #2 since Call of Duty is so popular. But really. I personally do not have a problem with sword characters. - Matt0418

THIS is your reason? "too many characters with swords"? You're kidding, right? - Garythesnail

Nah, we need more fire emblem characters

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4 Many characters are over powered

So? , I Don't Have A Problem With That - VideoGamefan5

Not really... If they are, they can always get nerfed in a future patch or two. It happens, sometimes.

Little mac and KO punch steals games, cloud is OP, bayonetta can combo you again and again, etc.

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5 Too many non-Nintendo characters

I can forgive Sonic, Mega Man, Pac Man, Ryu, and Cloud due to their iconic status in the gaming world at large, but Bayonetta?

Sonic, Mega Man, Pac Man, Ryu, Cloud Strife and Bayonetta are the only ones I can think of who appear as playable fighters in the game. I don't think that's too many, as it is just enough. Keep in mind that any non-Nintendo character who appears are just 'guest characters' and these are common in a lot of games these days, so SSB isn't the only one.

So? Sonic, Mega Man, And Pac-Man Are Good, As For Cloud, Ryu, And Bayonetta, Well I Don't Have Them Yet, So... - VideoGamefan5

Yeah, cut pikachu

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6 No adventure mode

I gotta agree. I was so disappointed when I discovered there was no adventure mode. They should make it in the next one, along with 8 player smash. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

This is literally the only good item on the list! - nintendofan126

Only Good Item On This List, Still This Game Rules - VideoGamefan5

The journey is the adventure

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7 It doesn't teach you how to fight in-game

This is a blessing. I hate it when games force me to go through boring, dragged-out tutorials that prevent me from playing the actual game. I prefer learning as I play. - ShuhBanggg

At first when I got the game, I didn't know what to do but now I think I'm a fairly good player with certain characters like Little Mac and Rosalina. I just wish it did so new players won't be confuzzled. - PrincessKiana

It's the most simple fighting game out there just go to the practice mode and learn there moves - samanime

I don't even own the game, but I played this great game before, and this list has one correct item. - Therandom

Cause most people don't suck

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8 Too many Pokemon characters

I like Pokemon but I respect your opinion. Not all of them say their names and they only say their names in the anime series. In the games, they each have their own battle cry that sounds similar to a real animal's. Some Pokemon do use human speech, such as Mewtwo and Lucario, so not all of them say their names all the time.

Actually, it is Nintendo's 2nd biggest franchise, so it should have at least 20% of the roster in my opinion

Well all the Pokemon characters are awesome exept jigglypuff - Nateawesomeness

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9 Because Melee fans are stuck in the past

The reason why Super Smash Bros. Melee is better in my opinion is because like, back in brawl the graphics were great how Mario has jean patterns on his overalls and in Smash 4, he has plain blue overalls. I like melee graphics better than Smash 4's graphics. I like how there is not a single non-Nintendo character in this game (So did the first one). Jigglypuff is so ruined in Super Smash 4. Jigglypuff's eyes and mouth is ruined. Melee Jigglypuff is way cuter. Enough said... - bugger

This is the reason people think it sucks. Everybody whines about the ONE problem with Brawl(occasional tripping), and they want 5,000 new DLC characters in Smash 4, while they don't even notice that both those games have 10 times more material(and better overall material). - Garythesnail

Melee fans have nothing to do with this... - nintendofan126

Hey wait, I know Melee fanboys are annoying, but what does this have to do with Sm4sh? I bet this person's a Melee fanboy. Uh, I mean girl. - TrueBlueHeroes

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10 Online spammers

Well You Can't Blame The Game (It Rhymes, lol), Its Other People Who Are Playing It Too - VideoGamefan5

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The Contenders

11 Not enough Mario characters

It actually has plenty of Mario characters and as a matter of fact, being Nintendo's flagship series, there are more Mario reps than anything else. Even Bowser Jr. has all seven Koopalings as his alternate costumes. I'm sure if there's a new character in a future game that ends up being popular, like how Rosalina is today, it will end up to be a fighter in a future Super Smash Bros., but we'll see.

It's actually good they don't have too many. Wouldn't it get kinda boring if there were only Mario characters?

Peter Griffin: Oh My God!, Who The HELL Cares?! - VideoGamefan5

Eh, I wanted Waluigi in the game but it is what it is, people chose what they want and it's not my choice, you know, you can't get mad because things can't go your way, Kiana. - TeenTitansGoSucks

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12 Too many clone characters

Sometimes clones can be changed or improved. Luigi used to be a Mario clone, but now he has a few different moves that distinguish him from his own brother.

I agree, clone characters are annoying. Dr. Mario is almost identical to Mario, Dark Pit is almost identical to Pit, *flame shield* Toon Link is nearly identical to Link. - Garythesnail

There only 3 clones Melee had like 7 it doesn't have too many clones.

This is my #1 reason to lower my overall opinion of Smash 4. There are characters that are in this game that should just be alternate costumes. Merge Lucina and Marth (4 costumes each), get rid of Dark Pit and Dr. Mario, give us back Wolf (he was the most different of the 3 SF characters) and add Bomberman and Ice Climbers. People complain about too many characters per franchise like the Pokemon, but at least they all fight completely different. Would be fine with Ivysaur and Squirtle back too. More variety please. Not quantity; quality.

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13 Awful music re-arrangements

There's not that many Smash 4 exclusive remixes, but a ton of them are far inferior to the original songs. I'm looking at you In The Space Pirate Ship and Xenoblade Chronicles Medley.

I don't agree to any of those. Many remixes are awesome! (An Obstacle in Our Path is a great example).

The music is okay but it could be better. - TeenTitansGoSucks

Music Is Good, But Brawl Music Is Better - VideoGamefan5

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14 The big Smash Ballot

A.k.a. why that overhyped stripper is in this game now and we're probably stuck with her in future installments

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15 Shadow isn't playable

SO?!, I Mean I Like Shadow, But Who Cares? - VideoGamefan5

That's pretty much hating sm4sh because Waluigi isn't playable. Yes, I know this list is about Sm4sh, but still, there's always Sm5sh. (Do it Nintendo! ) - TrueBlueHeroes

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16 It's hard trying to use the final smash attack

It takes practice. It may be hard at first but once you get better, it will be a lot easier.

Except for some of the characters who you just move around and kill people. Koff koff Sonic koff koff.

And Yoshi. IN what game does he get wings and fire breath! Well that could be said with Link and Mario too... - sdgeek2003

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17 Removal of good characters

The Ice Climbers were this close to actually being in the Wii U version, but no can't have characters exclusive to one version or the other despite having some modes, trophies, and stages be console-exclusive.

Snake is explainable, but WOLF? Wolf was actually unique and not a clone. and why isn't Waluigi in the game? Wii Fit Trainer should be a assist trophy instead. and shouldn't Lucina be a costume for Marth? and shouldn't Dark Pit be a costume for Pit? cause THOSE TWO are clones. Wolf actually had a twist and after all was one of the main antagonists of his series.

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18 Salty players

Same Thing I Said About "Online Spammers", Its Other People Not The Game, You Dumb Dumbs - VideoGamefan5

Every time you go on for glory they're is that one salty player that rages at you calling you a scrub or U.SUCK it's just a game after if you win or lose to someone get over it! and then there trolls that do anything to make you salty such as crouch spamming or taunt spam.

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19 No Break the Target

Well I Actually Enjoyed Break The Target, But Still - VideoGamefan5

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