Super Smash Bros. player Raito showed the importance of never giving up in a recent friendly match with Ryu master Takera. After falling far off the stage, he made use of Duck Hunt’s own projectile to damage himself, regain use of his flight move, and reach the opposite side of the platform.
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.
Pearl and Marina showed up at this year’s Niconico Tokaigi Smash Bros. tournament in Japan for the latest in a series of hologram concerts dating back to the first Splatoon.
The same day as he was revealed as the top ranked player in the Panda Global rankings, Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios announced he would no longer be competing in Super Smash Bros. For Wii U... for now.
After skipping 2016, long-running Super Smash Bros. tournament series Tipped Off is set to return to the state of Georgia this weekend for its twelfth installment. But while the weeks leading up an event of this caliber are typically a time to promote the upcoming competition, the festivities have taken on a dour tone…
What makes a Super Smash Bros. character annoying? It’s a very specific cocktail of repetitive, invulnerabile, low-effort or spammy moves that, together, make you want to throw your controller at the television.
Last weekend’s Super Smash Bros. for Wii U competition at DreamHack Montreal came down to a nail-biting grand finals match between Larry “Larry Lurr” Holland and Eric “ESAM” Lew. With his tournament hopes on the line, Holland scored a clutch counter against Lew to reset the bracket, which was made only more impressive…
Zack “CaptainZack” Lauth is usually known for his dancing outside of Super Smash Bros. For The Wii U, but in today’s doubles finals at Low Tier City 5, he ended a match with a little in-game flair too.
Some of the world’s best Smash Bros. players say they are owed thousands of dollars for their performances in a tournament called BEAST 7 held in Sweden last February.
When Jason “ANTi” Bates won the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournament at Smash community major Get On My Level this past weekend, he exercised his rights as champion to celebrate his accomplishment. That said, he may have gotten a little too hype (if such a thing is even possible) when his victory lap spread to a…
Sometimes, downloadable content is okay. Other times, DLC is anything but. Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai explains the difference.
Last weekend, a Smash Bros. event called Shockwave 11 went down. And during a Grand Final match with two impressive players, we saw what is probably a master class in swagger.
The latest Smash Bros. came out on the 3DS in Japan on September 13th, 3 weeks before its release in the West. The Wii U version came out in the US last week. It won't be out in Japan for another week. What gives?
Smash Bros. for Wii U has a "World Status" mode, which lets you watch a ticker of random statistics collected from players. These include total number of hours played, total number of Kos people have gotten, and the total distance the Sandbag has been launched in home run contest. All of this is show on a nice global…
Good at fighting? Yes. Good at swimming? Nope. Not at all.
According to the numbers, the champ boxer may not be as good as some believe.
Ridley to the rescue! In this Super Smash Bros for Wii U clip, one of us uses the famous Metroid villain to our advantage. Ridley only shows up on the Pyrosphere level and attacks everyone until one player smashes him enough to make him an ally. As Nintendo showed, you don't actually control Ridley.
That's a long time, but maybe just wait until the Wii U version comes out in a few weeks?
Director Masahiro Sakurai reflects on his workload on the latest Super Smash Bros., and holy hell, what a workload it is.