Briefly: At 9am AEDT on December 16 (2pm PT on December 15), the next Nintendo Direct will have Super Smash Bros. design god Masahiro Sakurai offering up more info about iconic Final Fantasy character Cloud and what's next for the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game. Nintendo's calling this the final presentation for Super Smash Bros.
The Next Nintendo Direct Will Talk About Super Smash Bros. And Cloud
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