Why do so many people say that Super Smash bros isn't a fighting game?

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3 years ago#1
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3 years ago#2
Because it isn't.
3 years ago#3
Hitagi posted...
Because it isn't.


lol no.
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3 years ago#4
Because they have a very narrow definition of what a "fighting game" is supposed to be, thus comfortably limiting themselves to a small number of games they can readily recognize.

Similar to debates over previous games (ex: Is Mass Effect an RPG or a third-person shooter?)
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3 years ago#5
Because they're so mad.
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3 years ago#6
I don't understand it either. Almost every definition of a fighting game is present yet people claim its not. Is it because you can play oy 4-1, items?
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3 years ago#7
Even if it wasn't, why would it matter? It's still an awesome series, regardless of what trolls say.
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3 years ago#8
_Falstaff posted...
Because they have a very narrow definition of what a "fighting game" is supposed to be, thus comfortably limiting themselves to a small number of games they can readily recognize.

Similar to debates over previous games (ex: Is Mass Effect an RPG or a third-person shooter?)


Why do you automatically assume that this topic title is correct? You just go straight on speculating and grasping for answers.

I have never met a single person online or offline who has ever thought that SSB was not a fighter. There might be a few out there, but its really not many.
3 years ago#9
It is a fighting game, but it can also be a party game.
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3 years ago#10
Because it's not like SF, SC, MK, Tekken, DoA, KoF, MVC, etc.
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