Super Smash Bros 4 News: Skull Kid From The Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask Announced as Assist Trophy (Picture)

Super Smash Bros 4 is bringing back the assist trophy feature that allows gamers to summon a special attack once collected. The trophy character introduced today was Skull Kid from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask for the Nintendo 64 in 2000.

"Pic of the day. Here's a new Assist Trophy--the Skull Kid! I repeat, it's an Assist Trophy, not a new fighter. The characters announced on the website are the fighters!" said game director, Masahiro Sakurai. See the posting and picture here.

One of the latest Super Smash Bros 4 'Pic of the Day' reveals an attack by one of the newest characters in the game, The Villager.

The Villager from Animal Crossing has not been in any of the other installments of the franchise so his move sets, and attacks are unknown up to this point, until now.

"The Villager's special attack, the Lloid Rocket, is a projectile weapon like no other--you can either launch it or ride on it. When you fire it off, keep pressing the button to hop aboard--you can even control its speed. It's more powerful when you're riding it," said game director Masahiro Sakurai in the Miiverse Pic of the Day. See the image of the villager here.

There are currently 18 characters announced for the game, Mario, Luigi, Link, Samus, Kirby, Fox, Pikachu, Bowser, Donkey Kong, Pit, Olimar, Toon Link, Princess Peach, Sonic the Hedgehog, MegaMan, Marth, the Female Wii Fit Trainer, and the Villager.

Super Smash Bros 4 is rumored to be arriving on April 8 2014 according to a GameStop listing. This will be the fourth game in the series and the first to also come to a handheld, the 3DS.