They’re BASICALLY the same thing.
Image: Marvel Studios, Nintendo

Well, Marvel did ask the world to name a more ambitious crossover event in history. It’s only fair that Nintendo replies.

Nintendo just unveiled a ton of new information about the latest entry in its iconic crossover fighting game series, Super Smash Bros.. New characters, new modes, and a ton of other delights that you can read about at our sister site, Kotaku—but one of the most exciting things was the reveal of a new story mode for the game called “World of Light,” revealed through an animated trailer that is...well, it’s basically Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4 but with video game characters.

No, really. Hear us out!

First up, we have our gathered heroes of various franchises coming together as a united front in the face of unfathomable odds:

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Said unfathomable odds are fronted by a megalomaniac villain with a penchant for gloves:

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The gloves unleash an ultimate attack that not even the gathered strength of our heroes can overcome...

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Literally turning them to dust.

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Like, all your faves? They’re gone. Dead. Hell Smash Bros. didn’t even bother with the “half of the universe” thing, it went whole hog. EVERYTHING is gone.

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But there is hope, just as there was at the end of Infinity War. Hope in a hero from the stars.

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One final hope, who comes crashing down to earth.

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And now has to damn well avenge it.

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Avengers 4 won’t hit theaters until April 2019. But if you want basically the same thing, Smash Bros. Ultimate hits the Nintendo Switch this December.