For several years now, Nintendo has not included physical handbooks inside game cases. Nowadays you are lucky if you have one guidance sheet. The Japanese company has even gone as far as holes inside 3DS cases to make the general production cycle more environmentally friendly.
Although it makes a lot of sense to reduce any additional materials as we go into a digital future, there are plenty of people who are still interested in the modern video game that has a sweet memories of A highly descriptive and colorful game handbook that was used to be a norm.
With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Arriving later this week, one fan has taken issues in their own hands. Going through the Reddit OharaLibrarianArtur user name, the individual created a 52-page digital handbook for Smash Ultimate that can be printed. It uses existing assets from the official website of the game and information from previous Smash publications. The guide even includes character movement sets, which made the special notebook's creator at the live demo events for the game.
Here's a glimpse of the game handbook in all its glory:
You can view all pages on Imgur or download a copy to you by the original Reddit post.
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