Super Smash Bros. Anew is a game for the Wii U exclusively.
The characters that are available at the start of the game are:
Mario, Donkey Kong, Princess Peach, Wario, Bowser, Rosalina, Waluigi, Yoshi, Kirby, Meta Knight, King DeDeDe, Bandana Waddle Dee, Sword and Blade, Link, Toon link, Zelda, Sheik, Toon Zelda, Gannondorf, Samus, Ridley, Zero suit samus, Marth, Ike, Lucina, Robin, Captain Falcon, Tech captain falcon, Pikachu, Pokemon Trainer, Greninja, Villager, Mayor, Mega man, Protoman, Duck Hunt Duck, PAC-Man, Mrs. PAC-Man, Pit, Paletana, Dark Pit, Wii Fit Trainer, Mr. Game and Watch, Sonic, Tails, Snake, Raiden, Oilmar, Mega pikmin, Fox, Falco, Crystal.
Bowser Jr., Mewtwo, Blaziken, Mecha Ridley, Wolf, Ice Climbers, Knuckles, Shadow, Duck Hunt Dog, Pandora, R.O.B., Zero(mega man).
The plot of story mode is that Master Hand is fighting against Crazy Hand because he(crazy hand) wants to turn the characters back into trophies. You team up with Master Hand to stop him. You travel through the worlds: 1. Pop star 2. Ozone Layer 3. Underworld 4. Dark Peach's Castle 5. Lost Hex 6. Casino Zone 7. Dark Star 8. Final Destination 9. The great Maze 10. Evil Core
It turns out in the end that master core was behind it all. The story ends just like it did in SSBB.
Bosses1. Whispy Woods
2. Mega Raquaza 3. Hades4. Dark Bowser
5. Dr. Eggman 6. Metal Sonic 7. Dark Matter 8. Crazy Hand 9. Tabuu 10. Master Core
You get to fight against every boss in the game, plus a few extra.
There is horde of waddle dee, horde of Beedrill, Horde of Mii Fighters, and Dr. Wily.
You have a choice to go against certain fighters, like in SSB4. You also fight a horde of whatever character you pick, and a horde of Mii fighters. The final boss is Master Hand and Crazy Hand, or Tabuu if the difficulty setting is above 5.1.
You have the option to do any of the stadium mini games, plus smash tour, and online play. The online play is just like it was in SSB4. The vault is back, with movies from the storyline cutscenes, commercials, and there is the horde, along with masterpieces and Records. You can still make custom characters, along with Mii fighters.
Temple, Battlefield, Final Destination, Rainbow Road, Fountain of Wishes, Halberd, New Leaf, DK country, N's Castle, Kalos Pokemon League, Bridge of Eldin, Boxing Ring, PAC Land, Mario Bros. Donkey Kong, Gigas. Custom stages are still available.
Duck Hunt, Flat Zone, Flat Zone 2, Flat Zone X, Flat Zone Y, Wrecking Crew, Dreamland, Onett, Palutena's Temple, Skyloft, Colisieum, Garden of Hope, Gamer, Pyrosphere.
All of the items from SSB4 are in this game. The trophies are the same. The assist trophies are mostly the same, minus elecman and shadow, plus 3DS and Silver.
This game was the first smash game to be on the same system as another smash title.