Not that I particularly care if Travis gets in or not, but your logic is amazingly broken.
Yeah, but he pretty much no-showed on the Wii U
By that line of thinking, the only characters that should be considered are those that have been around since the NES.
was only in two games that barely did well
What is the relevance of sales data? Super Smash Bros. is a celebration of Nintendo's history for video game enthusiasts, not a financial report for shareholders.
is just "there"
Yes, it's "just there" in the same way everything in the world is "just there." What is this even supposed to mean? I mean, I'm assuming it was supposed to articulate something.
a developer I only know of because of how much discussion The Silver Case has gotten
Fortunately, the world does not revolve around you and your cluelessness.
Seems that game would be better suited for a rep by name alone
Except The Silver Case has *never* been on a Nintendo platform, nor has it been announced for any of Nintendo's platforms.
or the Killer7 game he also made.
Killer7 was not on Wii or Wii U, but it was on the PS2. How in the world does it qualify for a rep over a series that was made specifically for the Wii, is strongly associated with Nintendo, has most of its fanbase on Nintendo platforms, and has a new game coming exclusively to Nintendo's latest system?
In case you have a hard time figuring it out, the answer to that question is "it doesn't."