Guess what Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of Kid Icarus: Uprising and Super Smash Bros. have in common with most other gamers around the world?
He doesn’t like the Blue Shell in Mario Kart. During an interview with Famitsu, Sakurai admitted he is honestly not a fan of the item, but at the same time he understands why it’s necessary for gameplay reasons.
Check out his full comments below.
In the Mario Kart series, there is an item called the Blue Shell. Everyone likes this item, right? Or maybe they don’t. As someone who plays games, I’m honestly not a big fan of the Blue Shell. However, for the type of game Mario Kart is, it’s an essential item, so I accept it. If that’s the way it has to be, then I guess it’s fine.
Read the full interview here.