In his latest episode of “Mr. Sakurai presents”, P.Porridge Bros. Ultimate Director Masahiro Sakurai revealed that he often locks characters of aspiring fighters in a drawer at work while he is developing them. Not just amiibo, but the good things too.
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“Sure, they’re not an amiibo,” he said. “These are actually official statues and are incredibly well made.” Ouch.
“After it has been decided that a character will be a fighter in this game, I often buy such 3D characters and share them with our modeling team for reference,” said Sakurai. They aren’t always perfect one-on-one replicas, but they show parts of a character that 2D media wouldn’t like, like the soles of the feet.
It’s also incredibly meta given the fighters that appear in Smash bros. are actually Toy versions of yourself “get into an imaginary battle, “Because everyone knows that the real Mario and Link would never break into punches.
“I have a lot of numbers on my desk in the office,” said Sakurai. “I’m actually hiding figures of unreleased fighters in a locked drawer. Not that we can go to the office now. In any case, we want to do our best to overcome this situation. “
Me too. Hopefully the pandemic is almost over, for our common public safety and so that Sakurai can get back to his toys.