Super Smash Bros: An Idea of Responsorial Combat and Flow

Official screenshot of Ken and Luigi in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Arguably, the “Ultimate” moniker of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate — while being a marketing term to sell the amount of returning content the game offers — can more profoundly refer to the game’s major design focus of returning back to the core differentiating features of the Smash Bros. franchise. Masahiro Sakurai, the series’s creator, has stated that one of his goals with the series, from its…