Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Nickelodeon Characters Star in This “Ultimate” Mash-Up
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighters and Nickelodeon characters combine in this crazy awesome mashup poster by Spongebob storyboard artist.
To celebrate Nickelodeon Animations’ internal annual Super Smash Bros. tournament, SpongeBob Squarepants storyboard artist Kurt Snyder decided a super crossover poster was in order. The most excellent results of which he posted on his official Twitter account:
I worked on this years Smash Ultimate Tournament for Nick! Wish I had more time to add more character mashups, it was a lot of fun! pic.twitter.com/qgKxBokRR5
— Kurt Snyder (@kurtmsnyder) August 19, 2019
And here’s the full version of the poster:
It’s fun to try and spot all the characters featured in this poster and who they represent. You think you can name them all?
According to one of his other tweets, Tim Prendergast (in charge of FX and character animation) helped him out greatly with the poster design. You can check out his Instagram here.
And if you’re curious to see what the Nickelodeon’s Super Smash Bros. tourney scene is like, they posted a handy overview video of the whole shebang on their Youtube account:
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate now holds the record for the highest peak viewership for any game in EVO history. According to esports expert Rod BreslauIt, it had over 279,000 viewers on Twitch at its peak. It had the most competitors registered and headlined the entire tournament.
And in other great news, The University of California, Irvine has announced a pilot scholarship for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players during their 2019-2020 school year. This has been made possible thanks to a $50,000 donation from Street Media, which publishes LA Weekly and Irvine Weekly.
Late last month Dragon Quest‘s Hero released as the latest DLC fighter for the title. Nintendo released a new 22 minute video featuring Ultimate designer and director Masahiro Sakurai as he delved into into the moveset of Hero.
The Nintendo Switch itself, meanwhile, has been swapped out with a newer version with much better battery life. Nintendo claimed that it would bolster 4.5 to 9 hours of battery and it nearly doubles the playtime for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. You can purchase the new Switch version here and buy Super Smash Bros. Ultimate here.