The Best Part Of This Marriage Proposal Is The Commentating

Smash Bros. pro Tantalus proposed to his girlfriend at a recent tournament put on by Xanadu. Staying true to the setting, the romantic scene unfolded with some extremely hype shoutcasting. As in: one guy screaming, "OH MY GOD HE'S GETTING MARRIED" so loudly you might've thought Olimar just won the entire competition. » 1/08/15 5:40pm 1/08/15 5:40pm

The Best Musical Tributes To The New Super Smash Bros. (So Far)

Super Smash Bros. has incredible music, and plenty of it. It's no wonder, then, that the game's legions of fans have been playing around with it. There are countless remixes, covers, and chopped and screwed versions of Smash songs online already, with more undoubtedly to come. Here are some of our favorites. » 1/08/15 2:10pm 1/08/15 2:10pm

What 'Zoning' Means In Smash Bros., And Why It's So Important

One thing that separates Super Smash Bros. from other fighting games is the fact that you have to knock an opponent off a stage to get a knock-out. This makes it crucial to get a firm grasp on the physical space in a match as well as your relationship to an opponent. Key to doing so is a process known as "zoning." » 1/06/15 4:40pm 1/06/15 4:40pm

Why Hardcore Smash Bros. Players Can't Stand Diddy Kong Right Now

Earlier this month, Nintendo caused a stir in the Smash Bros. community when the series' creator, Masahiro Sakurai, said in an interview that he was all but done balancing the game. Amidst the grumblings of fans, I kept seeing one joke about what this meant: that Diddy Kong was "here to stay." » 12/30/14 11:15am 12/30/14 11:15am

What Are Your Favorite Made-Up Smash Bros. Mini-Games?

The advent of "Smashketball" showed that some of the best parts of this new Smash generation are the ones players create for themselves. Nintendo doesn't make it easy to share custom stages or rulesets with one another, so the best way to share stuff is by talking online. What are the best made-up games you've seen? » 12/26/14 4:00pm 12/26/14 4:00pm

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 12/22/14 2:30pm

10 Year-Old Smash Prodigy Dubbed "Karissa the Destroyer" *UPDATE*

For some Smash Bros is serious business. The competitive community that revolves around the series has been strong for years and is currently preparing itself for the newest title. Top tier Smash players, ones you see win at APEX and EVO, are usually male and range in age from early 20's to early 30's. That's why… » 11/09/14 12:17pm 11/09/14 12:17pm

Hacker Claims To Find Hint Of An 8-Player Mode For The New Smash Bros.

By necessity, Super Smash Bros. on the 3DS is a very different game from its predecessors. It's built for a smaller and differently structured system and doesn't have some of the stuff that previous Smash games had, like a tournament mode. But, what one person claims are newly discovered audio files hidden inside the… » 10/10/14 12:30pm 10/10/14 12:30pm