I think Smash Bros. is how all video games look to grandparents.
Polygon video producer Griffin McElroy showcasing the new features of Super Smash Bros. Wii U to Polygon managing editor Justin McElroy on Polygon’s Overview, time stamp 14:06:
JM: Griffin… do you ever look at Smash Bros., when you’re me, and think, “I bet this is how all video games look to my nani?”
GM: Ya, I think so. Ya, probably. Are you saying that because it’s just like really crazy and hectic and inscrutable? Or because it’s like, “Ahh! You gotta use the Pac-Man to eat the Marios!”
JM: Like both, I guess. I think Smash Bros. is how all video games look to grandparents.
GM: Probably. Maybe.
It’s not just grandparents:
Watching the Super Smash Bros. Wii U 50-Fact Extravaganza. My brain stopped comprehending at no 9. What the hell happened to video games?
— Kyle Starr (@_kylestarr) November 16, 2014
I’ve put in a few hours and I’m still not sure I know what I’m doing.