Event 25: Gargantuans
Gargantuans is the 25th event match of the 51 event matches in Super Smash Bros. Melee. In this match, the player's character is Giant Bowser and the enemy is Giant Donkey Kong. The objective is to beat Giant Donkey Kong. Tiny Mario and tiny Peach also appear. However, they do not impose a threat, since they are usually KO'd by Donkey Kong's first attack. Donkey Kong will sometimes self-destruct between the two buildings on the right of the stage. Plus, the player can also survive at high damage (around 200%-999% damage) due to their size and knockback reduction modifiers when they are damaged by DK.
This event acts as a homage to monster films and the kaiju genre; the inclusion of Giant Donkey Kong is a reference to King Kong, a well-known American movie monster, and Giant Bowser acts as a reference to Godzilla (a movie monster hailing from Japan). As a result of these two appearing on Fourside, a large city environment like those seen in typical monster films, the entire Event Match is similar to the concept of the film King Kong vs. Godzilla. The inclusion of Tiny Mario and Tiny Peach emulates the frequent use of helpless civilians in such movies.
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