Source Gaming
Follow us:
Filed under: Industry People, Masahiro Sakurai, Super Bros. Smash For 3DS, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. Series

August 2016 Review

August 2016

August 2016 is over! This past month was a big milestone for Source Gaming! We made it through two years, and to celebrate we organized interviews with three of the Smash announcers! The livestream was also a lot of fun, and I hope to set up more in the future. If you haven’t read it, June 2016 Review is here.


As always you can follow Source Gaming, and support us on Patreon. Let us know which pieces you enjoyed/didn’t like in the comments below!

Videos and Podcasts (4):

SourceCast 19: The Future of amiibo– The SG Team provides their thoughts on the future of Nintendo’s amiibo.

Dean Harrington

Straight from the Source: Dean Harrington – PushDustIn and Spazzy_D interview Melee’s announcer, Dean Harrington!

Video of Birthday Livestream (Discussion with Special Guests) – Xander Mobus, Ash Paulsen, James Montagna, Artsy Omni, and the SG team discuss working on Smash.

Smash trivia (1)
Smash Trivia with Xander Mobus! – How many of these can you answer? Find out!

Translations (1):

Pokémon and Smash [Masuda x Sakurai]
– We provide a short translation of Sakurai and Masuda talking about Pokemon in Smash.

Articles (21):

Japan Isn’t That Weird…It’s the Internet – PushDustIn explains why Japan’s weirdness isn’t all that real.

BoxBoxBoy! – Review – Nantendo reviews this new puzzle game by HAL.

July 2016 Review – PushDustIn reviews July’s articles!

Sakurai Reading List

Quintessential Sakurai Reading List – PushDustIn provides a list of articles that everyone should read in order to better understand the director of Smash.

Bloc: Review – Wolfman_J reviews Bloc for the Wii U!

Straight from the Source: Matt Bloch Part 1
Straight from the Source: Matt Bloch Part 2 – PushDustIn interviews the first foreign owner of a video game bar in Japan!

SG Choice: SNES Mini – The SG Team writes what games they think are likely if Nintendo were to make a SNES Mini.

Kirby Cafe
Kirby Cafe Impressions – PushDustIn provides impressions from the Japan-only Kirby Cafe!

Straight from the Source: Amir Latif (Mario Artist Paint Studio/Sound Studio ) – The SG Team interviews Amir Latif, who worked on Creator and a bunch of other N64 titles!

2 years
Source Gaming is Two Years Old! – PushDustin reflects on starting Source Gaming and the past two years.

Favorite SG Article + Reflections – The team discusses their favorite articles.

Dream Roster – Fire Emblem Warriors – What would a Fire Emblem Warriors cast look like? Nantendo provides his thoughts.

Sources for Smash Trivia – PushDustIn provides the sources for Smash Trivia. Special thanks to IntelliHeath for his help with the questions!

Holism: the Ink of Splatoon – Wolfman_J discusses how Splatoon broke the mold of the FPS genre.

When Will the NX Be Announced Anyway? – SmashChu discusses possible times when the NX could be announced.

Pat Cashman
Straight from the Source: Pat Cashman (Brawl Announcer) – The SG Team interviews Pat Cashman, the announcer from Brawl!

The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts Review – PushDustIn provides a review of the new art book released in Japan.

5 Things: Donkey Kong – TheAnvil discusses 5 things Donkey Kong could use to improve.

SG Choice: Gameboy Mini – If Nintendo were to make the Gameboy Mini, what would it look like? The SG Team responds.

Straight from the Source: Michael and Matthew Taranto – PushDustIn interviews the creators behind Tadpole Treble, and Brawl in the Family.


Click on to the next page for guest posts and stats!

one comment
  1. I have just one thing to say… “wow =O!” this month was crazy, a lot of great articles, great interviews and the celebration of 2 years of hard work.
    Keep it up!! =D

    Rafael Mauna (@Fire_Voyager) on September 6 |