Corrin player Cosmos sends one of Super Smash Bros. For Wii U’s best, ZeRo, to the loser’s bracket with a 3-0. Top 32 matches at The Big House 7 started early this morning but didn’t let up on the upsets. You can catch the full match through the video here.
In the last block of the night at our “Can You Beat An Esports Champion?” event, Du “NuckleDu” Dang was the first pro to drop all day. Kevin “Die3mini0n” Landon, a professional Street Fighter player himself, took down NuckleDu in a tense mirror match-up.
It’s not often you see upsets like the one that happened today in Kyiv, Ukraine, where the lowest seed of the tournament not only pushed the top seed to a game three, but eliminated them altogether.
The snarky pup from Duck Hunt isn’t the most common competitor in Smash 4. Though he has his defenders, players like Raito have had to work to show that the dog’s D-tier ranking doesn’t prevent him from taking games off the best of the best. At CEO Dreamland, Raito and other Duck Hunt Dog players are having their day.
This weekend’s Frostbite 2017 is a tournament solely devoted to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. In the pools, anyone is fair game, as Elliot “Ally” Bastien Carroza-Oyarce learned after getting upset by a relatively unknown Kirby player.
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is now the highest rated video game in history... at least according to Game Rankings and its penchant for number crunching and outliers-inclusive averaging. It was a good run 1998's The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, don't let the door hit you in the ass.