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Smash Bros. fans start campaign for terminal cancer patient

A campaign has begun to bring early access to a terminal cancer patient who may miss the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Published Mon, Sep 17 2018 1:00 AM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:18 PM CDT

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releases this December and as every other fighter that is keen for its release prepares, one humble person may miss its debut. Chris Taylor, a fan of the Smash Bros. series is unfortunately a terminal cancer patient and has voiced his concerns about potentially missing the games release.

Taylor has taken to his Twitter account to shed some light on his terrible situation. After he saw the reveal for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate he said "Im really scared i won't be able to play ultimate" and "I know its childish to despair over a video game but smash means a lot to me and when ultimate looks soo good it breaks my heart."

Community members for Super Smash Bros. have picked up Taylors Tweets and have shown their support, tweeting towards Nintendo Canada, Nintendo VS and Nintendo America for Taylor to get exclusive early access to the game before he passes. As this is such a heartfelt innocent story, I personally believe that everyone in the Super Smash Bros. community should get behind Taylors wishes. Lets show our support towards granting him early access to Ultimate by tweeting as many official Nintendo accounts as possible, retelling his story. Let's give back to the community and bring some happiness towards what I could only imagine be some pretty grim thoughts.

Smash Bros. fans start campaign for terminal cancer patient |

Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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