Some Gamers Think Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Fire Attack Reference Is Racist

Is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Racist?

After some acute gamers, noticed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Mr. Game & Watch donning a Native American headdress and torching other characters using his Fire Attack, some people on the internet are accusing the game of being racist.

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Fire Attack is a reference to an old-school Game & Watch hardware game (shown below) called Fire Attack, which featured Native American chiefs and a cowboy Game & Watch battling them off to defend his fort.

Now, many gamers are asking for the move to be removed from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, called it a “racist stereotype” from the past. Others claim the game isn’t racist at all.

Here are some comments from Twitter:

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is set for release on December 7, 2019.