What Pros Have To Think About In Every Smash Bros. Match

Super Smash Bros. is the quintessential Nintendo game: it's incredibly fun, and easy for inexperienced players to enjoy thanks to its chaotic mixture of cartoon items and characters. But once you get a handle on how the high-level game works, things become far more interesting. It just takes some time to get there. » 12/22/14 2:30pm Monday 2:30pm

Even Smash Bros. Pros Accidentally Self-Destruct In Matches

One of the most hilariously clumsy things you can do in Super Smash Bros. is walk off the stage by accident. Or jump off. Or "Flare Blitz" off if you're Charizard. We've all been there. But it's particularly embarrassing when you trip and fall in the most Smash Bros. way possible during a tournament match. » 12/11/14 3:30pm 12/11/14 3:30pm

Smash Bros. Characters' Recovery Moves Put To The Test

When weighing the merits of fighters in the new Super Smash Bros., a crucial factor players consider is their unique "recovery" abilities. These are the special moves each character has to help them make it back to a stage after being knocked off. One player has come up with a clever way to experiment with them. » 12/10/14 1:00pm 12/10/14 1:00pm

Number of Smash Bros. 3DS Copies Sold

In addition to announcing the release date for Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Nintendo revealed official sales data for the 3DS version of the popular fighting game. After only a few days in the US and a couple of weeks in Japan, Smash Bros. 3DS has sold more than 2.8 million copies. Those aren't Call of Duty or Grand Theft… » 10/07/14 10:46am 10/07/14 10:46am

Where The World's Best Fighting Game Characters Come From

Thanks to a tradition that goes back as far as Street Fighter II, fighting game stories are usually presented as world tournaments. It's a convenient narrative device, as it allows the opportunity to display fighting styles from around the world to distinguish characters from one another. But which of these countries… » 8/27/14 4:45pm 8/27/14 4:45pm