This past weekend’s EVO 2017 tournament included announcements from all of the major games on show – except for Super Smash Bros., because Nintendo.
Stepping up to fill that gap? Meet Icons: Combat Arena, a new game which looks… exactly like Smash.
The similarities are no coincidence. Icons is being developed by Wavedash Games, a group formed from Smash Bros. fans – including a few of the talented folk behind the popular Project M mod, plus team members with professional experience at Riot, Blizzard and BioWare.