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Source Gaming: February Review

Translation (9):

Linkle’s Story [From the Hyrule Warriors: Legends Artbook] – The SG team brings up this translation from the Hyrule Warriors: Legends official artbook. Find out the details about Linkle’s Adventure before the game is released in English (first level spoilers).
Sakurai’s Famitsu Column Vol. 499: Exhaustion and Excitement – Soma and the rest of the SG Translation team translated this column. In this, Sakurai discusses how he makes Smash unique despite the formula staying relatively the same.

Foreword
News Flash!! Smash Bros. Dojo: Foreword (Smash 64 Site Translation) – Soma is responsible for this translation! In this piece, Sakurai introduces the Smash 64 site for both beginners and for advanced players!
News Flash! Smash Bros. Dojo: Use the L/R Triggers! (Melee Site Translation) – Soma translated this piece! In this article, Sakurai discusses the importances of the L/R triggers in Melee.
Nintendo Dream Interview with Sakurai: Part 1
Nintendo Dream Interview with Sakurai: Part 2
Nintendo Dream Interview with Sakurai: Part 3

Nintendo Dream Part 2

Soma was the primary translator, with SutaMan, Soma and PushDustIn providing assistance. This interview was over 17 pages long, and Source Gaming provided the entire translation. A must read for all Smash fans!

News Flash! Smash Bros. Dojo: New Systems (Melee Site Translation) – Translated by Soma. Sakurai discusses the newest additions to Melee.
News Flash! Smash Bros. Dojo: Techniques You Should Know Parts 1 & 2 (Melee Site Translation) – Translated by Soma. Sakurai introduces the characters in time for Spaceworld ‘99.

Articles (28):

Source Gaming — January 2016 Review – PushDustIn reviews January for Source Gaming.
Review: Hyrule Warriors: Legends – PushDustIn reviews the newest portable Hyrule Warriors game! What’s the verdict? Find out!

DLC price
DLC Fighter Pricing Comparison (Smash 4, SF4, MKX, GG Xrd, KI) – Soma compares the cost of DLC for various fighting games. How does Smash 4 stack up?
Wolf in Memoriam
– Spazzy_D honors Wolf in this epic ode to Fox’s rival.
Nintendo’s Holiday Slump – SmashChu describes the lackluster holiday sales for Nintendo.
February DLC Review – The SG Team reviews the final Smash DLC.
Case for Gex – Spazzy_D makes a case for the fan favorite (?), Gex.
Dream Roster: Konami – TheAnvil, Nantendo, and Spazzy_D outlines what they think a Konami Brawler would look like.
Dream Smasher – Chibi-Robo – Nantendo describes how he thinks Chibi-Robo would play in Smash.
Case for Smash for NX: Part 1

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Case for Smash for NX: Part 2
Soma and PushDustIn discuss what they think a Smash for NX would look like by breaking down the history of Smash and incorporating various rumors.
Smash NX: Sooner than Later – SmashChu describes why the next Smash needs to come out sooner.
Super Mario Advance 4 Wii U Review – Spazzy_D and Wolfman_J give their review for the Virtual Console release of Super Mario Advance 4.
capcom top15
Top 15 Capcom Characters for Smash Bros
– TheAnvil, Wolfman and Spazzy_D describe what characters they would like to see from Capcom in Smash.
Straight from the Source: Super Smash Bros. Crusade Developer Interview – PushDustIn interviews the developers behind Crusade to get the inside scoop!
Straight from the Source: LuigiBlood – PushDustIn interviews LuigiBlood, one of the people working on N64DD emulation!
We Love Smash – PushDustIn takes in contributions from the community to show why everyone loves Smash!
Smash Stage Analysis: Reset Bomb Forest – Frostwraith breaks down the design of Reset Bomb Forest in Smash for 3DS.
SG Choice #16 – Favorite Nintendo Couple – The SourceGaming team describes their favorite Nintendo couple! (Special guest, Oliver!)
The 5 Things That Goes into Translations – PushDustIn describes what must go into every translation.
Case for Sora – Spazzy_D makes an appeal for Sora’s inclusion in Smash.
Smash Stage Analysis: Arena Ferox – Frostwraith breaks down the design of Arena Ferox in time for Fire Emblem: Fates.
Series Analysis: Fire Emblem – SmashChu reviews sales data and just how healthy the Fire Emblem series is.
Zelda Clones
Attack of the Clones (Zelda – NES)
– Spazzy_D describes games that were inspired from The Legend of Zelda (NES).
Majora’s Mask — The Perfect Game – PushDustIn makes a case for why Majora’s Mask is the best game of time. (Originally written for N64 Memories)

End of the ballot reflections

End of the Ballot Reflections – The Source Gaming team reflects on the Smash ballot.
The Forgotten, the Maligned: Pokemon Colosseum – Wolfman_J describes the cold reception of Pokémon Colosseum. Was it warranted?
History Repeats Itself: The Post-Smash Salt Storm from Brawl to Wii U – Delzethin and LIQUID12A remind Smashers of the salt from Brawl and compare to the present.

Site Related(4):

DLC February

Smash for 3DS/Wii U DLC is Released – A quick announcement that the last round of DLC was available.
Announcement: Smash Tournament Sunday! – A tournament was held this month by Source Gaming. We had a lot of fun, thanks for joining us!
Artsy Omni Joins the Next SourceCast – Quick announcement for questions.
Patreon Update: February – An update on the projects we are working on!


Featured Content (15):

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All of the featured comments from this month! Did you get featured?

Know Your Moves: Captain Falcon – RelaxAlax breaks down Captain Falcon’s moves! Show me your moves!
Bayonetta’s Neat Easter Egg – Bayonetta has an interesting easter egg in her moveset. Find out more!
Pokkén Tournament Roster Predictions – Delzethin breaks down his thoughts on what Pokkén Tournament’s final roster might look like.
Dream Smashers – Hades – How would Hades play in Smash? Jamesster and Nantendo describe their thoughts!
You’re Star Foxing Wrong: A Game Design Rant – A discussion on why Star Fox isn’t just an on-rails shooter.
Nintendo vs. Video Game Rentals – The newest episode by the Video Game Historian. A great history lesson for Nintendo fans!
Factor 5’s Unseen Pilotwings Game – Liam Robertson tells the history behind Factor 5’s ambitious Pilotwings game. 

BriHard’s Videos:

We at Source Gaming really dig BriHard’s videos. They come out once a week on Sunday, so make sure to subscribe to his channel.
The Cause of Localization
Brand Loyalty is a Religion
How Controversy Sells Games

Stats for February 2016

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Most Viewed Articles:
1. Nintendo Dream Interview with Sakurai: Part 2
2. Sakurai’s Famitsu Column Vol. 499: Exhaustion and Excitement
3. DLC Fighter Pricing Comparison (Smash 4, SF4, MKX, GG Xrd, KI)
4. Nintendo Dream Interview with Sakurai: Part 1
5.  Nintendo Dream Interview with Sakurai: Part 3


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  2. Nintendo Dream Interview with Sakurai: Part 2 (41 comments)
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