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This article was published on November 13, 2015

    FF7’s Cloud is coming to Super Smash Bros. Yes, THAT Cloud

    Natt Garun
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    Natt Garun

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    Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She previously wrote for Digital Trends, Business Insider, and Gizmodo. Facebook | Twitter | Google+

    In a game where Pikachu and Solid Snake can toss each other out of an arena and not feel that odd, Nintendo has managed to mix and match its character lineup ever further. Earlier this year, Nintendo asked fans to submit a character they’d most like to see added to ‘Super Smash Bros.’ and, well, ask and you shall receive.

    Introducing Cloud Strife of ‘Final Fantasy VII’ – equipped with his almighty Buster Sword and limit breaks.

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    Holy crap. I mean, look at those moves.

    cloud smash

    What the hell is even happening?

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    Announced during the Nintendo Direct presentation yesterday, the arrival of Cloud also brings a special Midgar stage and an outfit change for the soldier. Nintendo is expected create a Cloud Amiibo for super fans on the Wii U as well.

    So far, it looks like Cloud will be the only character from the Final Fantasy series to arrive on Smash, but you never know, maybe Aeris will eventually make her way there. Nintendo has proved that literally anything can happen.

    Nintendo Direct highlights strong holiday and early 2016 for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS [Nintendo]