Nintendo is at San Diego Comic-Con, where they’ve gathered 64 young children to battle for your amusement in the most kid-friendly competitive game possible. It’s basically My First Smash Bros. Tournament, and it’s darling. (Autoplay warning.)
YouTubers SoKrispyMedia show us why Smash Bros. with a VR headset in first person view would be problematic and hard to play.
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Super Smash Bros. is not a traditional fighting series. There are no health bars, no walled-in arenas, and no fatalities. But there are millions of fans. And while dozens of fighting franchises have a fanbase, there’s none quite like the competitive Smash community.
A "leaked video" showing Ubisoft's mascot character being selected in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U stirred rumors of suprise Nintendo DLC over the weekend, at least until YouTube's Artsy Omni posted a clip showing how he faked the whole thing.
We've seen how amazing Daniel "Abysswolf" Oliver is at demaking characters from any video game into colorful sprites. His latest project, to draw every Smash Bros. character in the style of classic 2D fighters, is a big one.
This morning's Nintendo Direct was chock full of new Amiibo toys and Amiibo-enable games. Here's how the colorful pieces of plastic will work in Nintendo's upcoming titles, including the one you might have to delete existing Smash Bros. Amiibo data to play.
Jesse Salazar's son wanted a Villager Amiibo figure from Nintendo for Christmas, but Jesse waited too long, and all the Villager Amiibo were gone. Then along came a helpful Redditor to save Christmas.
To an outsider the Super Smash Bros. series may seem like an unbalanced cacaphony of unrelated characters beating the snot out of each other. According to the latest episode of PBS's Game/Show, that's exactly why folks love it.
Following a tweet over the weekend from Canadian game store Video Games Plus indicating the Marth, Wii Fit Trainer and Animal Crossing Villager Amiibo figures had been discontinued, Nintendo tells Kotaku that some figures "likely will not return to the market" once their initial shipment sells out.
Go home, Ness — you're drunk.
The Amiibo toys launched this week alongside Super Smash Bros. Wii U, the colorful pieces of plastic adding a new dimension to Nintendo's brawler and several other titles. Want to see them in action?
"Not a single store in Georgia has any," a local GameStop employee told me over the phone as I called about looking for the GameCube controller released with Super Smash Bros. Wii U. That's explains why the cheapest one on Amazon is $89.99, and why eBay prices are going through the roof.
At a GameStop event in California earlier this month, a 10-year-old girl trashed pro-level opponents at a special Super Smash Bros. Wii U demo. Quickly proven fake, GameStop finally comes clean on how "Karissa the Destroyer" cleaned up.
In Brawl we had Snake's codec calls; today we have Palutena's Guidance.
Because the Skylanders and Disney Infinity figures weren't enough, the toy population of my desk has been increased by a dozen Nintendo icons. Let's meet the Amiibo!
Nintendo sent us an early copy of Super Smash Bros. Wii U this week, which means we get to share some footage with you in advance of the November 21 release date. Witness: EIGHT PLAYER SMASH.