Another cameo from the "Mario" franchise will be featured in "Super Smash Bros 4" for Wii U and 3DS. According to a report from Nintendo Everything on May 8, Bullet Bill is featured as an item in the software product. The character initially appeared in the very first "Super Mario Bros" video game, which was released in 1985 for the NES.
In the platforming games, Bullet Bill is usually shot out of a cannon. For "Super Smash Bros 4" for Wii U and 3DS, however, the enemy can actually be picked up as an item. Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed that, when used, the character is going to transform into Bullet Bill in order to attack the opposition at top speed.
The official "Super Smash Bros" Facebook page also revealed some of the special moves from Sheik. The Burst Grenade is a long range attack where the female character will throw a grenade at the enemy. It can be activated by using the side special move sequence. The down special attack, which was previously used to switch between Sheik and Zelda, was changed in "Super Smash Bros 4" for Wii U and 3DS. Pressing the same button sequence would activate the Bouncing Fish maneuver in which the fighter kicks her enemy.
Although Sheik has been a part of the series since "Super Smash Bros Melee," she can only be used as an alter ego to Zelda during matches. In "Super Smash Bros 4" for Wii U and 3DS, however, the two characters will be completely independent. A similar severance method were used for Charizard and Zero Suit Samus.
At next month's E3 2014, Nintendo will be holding a tournament in regards to "Super Smash Bros 4" for Wii U, which is coming out later this winter. Customers can get their hands on "Super Smash Bros 4" for 3DS much sooner as the handheld version is slated for a summer release. A screen showcasing the Bouncing Fish attack of Sheik from the aforementioned official Facebook page can be seen with the image located near the top of this article.