As gamers have been battling it out on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with Terry, the original game in the franchise is being celebrated. \n \nTwenty years ago, today, Super Smash Bros. was released in Europe. Earlier this year, North America and Japan both celebrated their twentieth anniversary, but since Europe had to wait a little longer to get the game, their celebration was delayed. \n \nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/NintendoEurope\/status\/1196805521984172032 \n \nSuper Smash Bros. on Nintendo 64 was amazing, pure and simple. The cross-over characters were so well picked, the game mechanics were smooth, and the maps were functional and aesthetic. \n \nThe characters in Super Smash Bros. were the biggest names in their selective franchises. \nGamers started with the eight original Super Smash Bros. characters, Mario, Kirby, Yoshi, Samus, Fox, Pikachu, Donkey Kong, and Link. As they completed the story mode and challenges, four characters were unlocked, Ness, Luigi, Captain Falcon, and Jigglypuff. \n \nThe story mode was a great time, battling foes through stages to ultimately take on the Master Hand. \n \nThere were also different single-player stages that didn’t involve fighting. \n \nBreak the Targets featured ten targets, and the object was to break as many within the time limit while trying to not fall into the abyss. \n \nBoard the Platforms challenged players to jump onto as many of the ten platforms as they could, as they were scattered around the stage. \n \nThere was also Race to the Finish, which players had to race against the clock for the exit. As they were running, they had to deal with multiple objects aimed to slow them down. \n \nThe best part of the game, however, was the multiplayer battles. A gamer and up to three friends would fight it out with their favorite characters on beloved maps. \n \nThere were eight original maps in Super Smash Bros. 64, including Hyrule Castle, Peach’s Castle, Congo Jungle, Planet Zebes, Saffron City, Sector Z, Dream Land, Yoshi’s Island, along with one unlockable map, Mushroom Kingdom. \n \nEach playable character had a stage to represent them, besides Ness and Captain Falcon. They received stages in the first sequel, Super Smash Bros. Melee. \n \nSuper Smash Bros. was truly a ground-breaking Nintendo game and was so much fun to play. \n \nThe success of the original has led to twenty years of Super Smash Bros. across multiple platforms. \n \nThere have been four sequels since the original, including Super Smash Bros. Melee for the GameCube, Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and the current installment, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.