At Jason “RustyTrombone” Husisian’s first Super Smash Bros. tournament at a hotel in Easton, Pennsylvania, he was focused on out-maneuvering his opponent when a nearby attendee’s smell filled his nostrils. “I get a whiff and I legit start coughing,” Husisian recalled. “It smelled like he worked in a crematorium.”
This summer, Super Smash Bros. for Switch will be playable in Japan at several different events, like the World Hobby Fair and the Jump Victory Carnival in Osaka and Chiba. Check here for more details.
Cecilia D’Anastasio: So Nintendo invited a bunch of Super Smash Bros. pros to showcase Smash 5 at E3 this year! And among some of my favorites—Armada, Zero and Hungrybox—are exactly no women. I didn’t notice an outcry. Frankly, it was about as surprising as walking outside and noticing the sky, which was very much not…
Eight players from around the world will face off on the Nintendo Switch in a Super Smash Bros. tournament during the week of E3. Here are those eight.
Jason “Mew2King” is a legendary Super Smash Bros. Melee player with not one but two eras of dominance. His competitive results in 2007-2008 and 2013-2014 are a litany of first-place finishes, with some streaks stretching for months at a time. And while he has continued to be a regular sight in tournament play, these…
Masaya “aMSa” Chikamoto has been on a tear at this weekend’s Smash Summit 6, and yesterday he pulled off an upset on one of Melee’s best players.
Lock a crowd of Super Smash Bros. fans in a room and make them agree on what they want in the series’ next game and it’s likely that, when you open the door again, there will be blood.
Bayonetta might be too strong to live forever as a Super Smash Bros. character, but she’s been a fantastic addition to the cast for at least one reason: players have a ton of fun with her, sometimes even at their own expense.
Earlier this week, Kotaku announced the E3 2018 press conference schedule. At that time, Nintendo had yet to reveal its plans. Now it has.
In a dominating performance, Nairoby “Nairo” Quezada’s Zero Suit Samus had Leonardo “MkLeo” Perez’s Bayonetta on the edge, knocking him down to just one stock. Shortly after, Quezada finished the job by sending Perez flying immediately after respawning; he won the gold at the Battle for Vegas and now both he and Perez…
A super-dedicated Super Smash Bros. Melee player broke a 14-year record yesterday for the game’s “Break the Targets” mode.
Banjo and his partner Kazooie haven’t been in a Nintendo game since 2005’s Banjo-Pilot thanks to complicated intellectual property rigamarole that cropped up when Microsoft acquired Rare in 2002. With a new Smash Bros. coming to the Switch, there’s plenty of speculation about new fighters. Microsoft’s Executive Vice…
Super Smash Bros. is finally coming to the Switch and the announcement is blowing minds. We all knew it was inevitable, but still: Smash Bros.! On the Switch! The race to comb through footage for some clue about who will be in the game has begun.
Smash @ Xanadu has been one of the Super Smash Bros. most notable weeklies for years, but this weekend will be the end of an era. Xanadu will be closing its doors after its last hurrah: one more Smash Bros. tournament.
One of Super Smash Bros. For Wii U’s more controversial characters is in the spotlight again. Pros and casuals alike are debating whether to ban Bayonetta.
Today on Highlight Reel we have Dragon Ball FighterZ mods, Shadow of the Colossus acrobatics, Fortnite plays, and more!
Last night, Brian “Cosmos” Kalu won his first-ever trophy for Super Smash Bros. For Wii U, and then almost lost it.
Libertalia is a good board game about duelling pirates. It can also, with a bit of fiddling, be turned into a recreation of Super Smash Bros.
Nintendo’s upcoming grand experiment with cardboard is unexpected enough that people have reacted dramatically to the announcement. Largely, fans seem to fall into two camps: either they’re psyched to build their own contraptions, or they don’t understand why something like this exists at all.