Super Smash Bros. Melee features over 20 characters to choose from, many of which must be unlocked. Here is the complete list of playable characters:

Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Peach, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Captain Falcon, Fox, Ness, Ice Climbers, Kirby, Samus, Zelda / Sheik, Link, Pikachu, Marth, Pichu, Ganondorf, Jigglypuff, Dr. Mario, Falco, Mewtwo, Roy, Young Link, Mr. Game & Watch

In addition to new characters, Super Smash Bros. Melee also features all-new battle arenas, gameplay modes, options and stat tracking. A beefed-up single-player mode ensures that even solo brawlers will be entertained.