Nintendo has released the latest Direct focused on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with revered director Masahiro Sakurai discussing lots of the new features and additions coming to the beloved series.

Five new characters make an appearance, including Castlevania's Simon Belmont and Richter Belmont. Alucard joins the game as an assist trophy with a new Dracula’s Castle stage also being added. Things also take a dark turn for poor Luigi and his under-powered vacuum cleaner during the presentation.

Masahiro Sakurai announced more stages, bringing the total up to a whopping 103 stages. The game is really living up to it's "Ultimate" name with the incredible amount of content packed in.

A new mode was also teased and blurred out. I'm hoping this will be the return of story mode, but that could be wishful thinking. We'll just have to be patient and wait for more details.

Walugi fans are still left out in the cold as there's still no sign of him making an appearance as a fighter. Just give us Waluigi already please Nintendo.

Check out the full Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct below and let me know what you think!

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