Talking Point: 15 Years On, Should Super Smash Bros. Brawl’s Subspace Emissary Return?

In Smash Space, no one can hear you brawl.

Well blimey, Super Smash Bros. Brawl is celebrating its 15th anniversary in Japan today! That’s right, the third entry in what is one of the most iconic Nintendo franchises launched on 31st January 2008, and for many — even with how huge Melee was — this is what created some of the most iconic Smash things.

Final Smashes. Character introduction videos. Huge casts of fighters. Epic, sprawling musical scores and arrangements. Sonic. Snake. Super Smash Bros. Brawl was an event that capitalised on the success of its GameCube predecessor. It’s one of the best-selling games on the Wii for a reason.

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