Masterpieces are a small feature in Brawl. These are essentially short demos of the games that many of the characters in-game originate from. These are timed and give you the ability to do many things in the game to give you the feel, but prevent you from playing through it all, essentially to give you a taster of possible games to download

 Donkey Kong
Released: 1981
Console: Arcade/NES/Famicom
Time Limit: 0:30
Controllers Useable: Wii Remote, Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Have the game log over 10 hours of gameplay

Details:
The first masterpiece in chronological order is Donkey Kong. In what can be classed as a crossover, the level you play in the Masterpiece is the same level that the stage 75m was based on.

Donkey Kong
 Ice Climber
Released: 1985
Console: NES/Famicom
Time Limit: 0:40
Controllers Useable: Wii Remote, Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start

Details:
The next Masterpiece, and the first you'll see in the game is the first level of Ice Climber. Essentially you have to climb to the top of the mountain. However, you only have 40 seconds in which to do this before the timer runs out

Ice Climber
 Super Mario Bros.
Released: 1985
Console: NES/Famicom
Time Limit: 1:00
Controllers Useable: Wii Remote, Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start

Details:
The first Mario Bros. platform game makes an appearance in the Masterpiece section. With 1 minute to complete it, you have to get through as much as you can. An expert gamer can get through levels 1-1 and 1-2 in this time. Both of which are seen in the stage: Mushroomy Kingdom in their new glory

Super Mario Bros.
 The Legend of Zelda
Released: 1986
Console: NES/Famicom
Time Limit: 2:00
Controllers Useable: Wii Remote, Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start

Details:
The first Zelda game makes an appearance from the get-go. A short 2 minute demo of this game allows you to, at the start of the game, walk around Hyrule, killing bad guys. Thats essentially all there is to this demo

The Legend of Zelda
 Kid Icarus
Released: 1987
Console: NES/Famicom
Time Limit: 1:30
Controllers Useable: Wii Remote, Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start

Details:
The only Kid Icarus game, which features Pit, has you start up from the ground and climb up the ruins of Olypus to try and reach Palutena. This gives you a minute and a half to get as high as possible

Kid Icarus
 Super Mario Bros. 2
Released: 1988
Console: NES/Famicom
Time Limit: 1:30
Controllers Useable: Wii Remote, Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Win 5 matches with Peach

Details:
Originally not a Mario game and named Doki Doki Panic, Mario Bros. 2 was originally a western only game that got transported of to Japan. Int his masterpiece version, you play as peach on the first level within Subcon

Super Mario Bros. 2
 Super Mario World
Released: 1990
Console: SNES/Super Famicom
Time Limit: 2:00
Controllers Useable: Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Play 3 Matches on the Melee Yoshi's Island Stage

Details:
The flagship title for the SNES appears in Brawl. On what caused the basis for the Melee Stage of Yoshi's Island, you control Mario riding Yoshi through the 2nd level of the first world. Get to learn Yoshi's roots here!

Super Mario World
 F-Zero
Released: 1990
Console: SNES/Super Famicom
Time Limit: 0:40
Controllers Useable: Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Get Captain Falcon to join you in Subspace Emissary

Details:
The first of the F-Zero titles appears here. In this, you take control of Captain Falcon's Blue Falcon racer as he races through the original Port Town. This only gives you 40 seconds for a quick race but you should be able to make a lap within this time

F-Zero
 Kirby's Adventure
Released: 1993
Console: NES/Famicom
Time Limit: 2:00
Controllers Useable: Wii Remote, Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start

Details:
The Kirby game in the masterpieces section is the first console adventure Kirby had, one of the swan songs on the NES and has you as Kirby go across one of the early levels, defeating Waddle Dees and Waddle Doos to get to the end of the level

Kirby's Adventure
 Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem Japan Only
Released: 1994
Console: Super Famicom
Time Limit: 3:00
Controllers Useable: Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start of Japanese Game

Details:
As Fire Emblem became a late player in the Western market, the Masterpiece version of the game only exists in the Japanese version. This game has you play the SNES Fire Emblem entry Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem for three minutes allowing you to get the lay of the land and to even go into combat

Fire Emblem
 Super Metroid
Released: 1994
Console: SNES/Super Famicom
Time Limit: 3:00
Controllers Useable: Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start

Details:
The Metroid game is not the first nor second game in the series but rather the last 2D one before the franchise got rejuvinated in the 2000's. This game gives you two possible game files in which to play from. One where you start off at the beginning of the game, and another where you are near the end of the game. The first one will give you a feel for the start of the game while the second gives you all the items. You can even fight Ridley in what will make you think back to one of the Boss fights in the Subspace Emissary

Super Metroid
 Earthbound Japan Only
Released: 1994
Console: SNES/Super Famicom
Time Limit: 5:00
Controllers Useable: Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start of Japanese Game

Details:
Despite it coming out to western audiences, the second Mother game, otherwise known as Earthbound, is only available on japanese versions of Brawl. This is a long demo and allows you to roam around Onett and look around, to get a decent feel for the game

Fire Emblem
 Starfox 64
Released: 1997
Console: Nintendo 64
Time Limit: 3:00
Controllers Useable: Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Available from Start

Details:
The second Starfox game, and the first N64 game in the Masterpieces has you taking control of Fox in his Arwing during the first level on Corneria. It's an on-rails level so it should take up all of the three minutes. However, this will give you a decent understanding of the Starfox series

Fire Emblem
 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Released: 1998
Console: Nintendo 64
Time Limit: 5:00
Controllers Useable: Classic Controller, Gamecube Controller
Unlocked by: Use Toon Link in 10 Brawls

Details:
The game that many argue is the greatest game of all time also makes its appearance as the final Masterpiece in the game. Like Super Metroid, this masterpiece features two seperate save files. The first has you as you're starting off in the Kokiri Forest as Young Link. The second file has you as Adult Link in Hyrule Field. You have the ability to call upon Epona and ride around the field and try and make it to the various areas within the game

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
 
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