Super Smash Bros. got a big update today, adding something that fans of Nintendo’s colorful mash-up fighting game have been eagerly awaiting: an online tournament mode. Once they started to get their hands on the update, though, many weren’t thrilled to see what had become of it. »
Nintendo put out its version 1.1.0 update for the 3DS and Wii U Super Smash Bros. games today. Along with adding new stages, costumes for Mii players, and nifty-sounding features like tournament modes and YouTube replays, the patch came with a ton of balance tweaks. Specifically, a ton of buffs. »
Smash Bros. is getting two familiar-looking Mii Fighter costumes—the left one’s based on Chrom from Fire Emblem: Awakening, and the one on the right is based on Donkey Kong big bad King K. Rool. They (and the Smash Hoodie in the middle) will be available as Premium DLC for both the 3DS and Wii U versions this Friday.
If you talk to Smash Bros. players right now, they’ll tell you there’s a war going on over the Wii U game’s custom moves. The next front will be waged this weekend at EVO, because it’s the first major fighting game tournament that’s made them legal. »
This weekend, Smash Bros. got a free Miiverse stage that imports posts created by players. You probably see where this is going, don’t you?
This past year has been something for Nintendo. Not only did we get the greatest iteration of their biggest franchises, we also got fresh takes and unlikely second chances for existing characters. Nintendo even graced us with a few fresh IPs. Their latest, Splatoon, has become a classic overnight, with fans drooling… »
Nintendo just released a ton of mostly paid downloadable content for Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. Here’s what it’ll cost you, if you’re enticed. »
If the footage floating around right now is legit, it looks like both a Fire Emblem favorite and one of the most iconic fighting game characters in the world might be joining the Smash Bros. roster soon.
Apparently, some Smash Bros. players out there are frustrated at the strength of characters like Kirby and Pit – both characters from franchises that director Masahiro Sakurai created. Because if Kirby beat you, it’s obviously the creator’s fault.
Lucas from Earthbound is headed to Super Smash Bros. on June 14 at 8 a.m. PDT, according to Nintendo. Maybe they’ll make another joke about Mother 3 at E3 soon, too. »
Gonzalo “Zero” Barrios is on a hot streak. Since November 2014, he’s come in first for every Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournament he’s participated in. That makes a whopping 34 consecutive first place wins for the 1v1 category. It’s absurd. »