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1:15 PM on 04.17.2014

Super Smash Bros screenshot extravaganza: 130 new screens

Here is a blowout gallery of 130 new screenshots from the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., featuring new looks at new characters Zero Suit Samus, Yoshi, Sheik, Charizard, and Greninja. This comes hot off the Nintendo ...

Dale North




2:00 PM on 04.10.2014

The pros and cons of releasing Smash 3DS before Smash Wii U

When I first heard that the 3DS version of the next Smash Bros. was releasing months before the Wii U edition, my immediate feeling was confusion, which inspired the thought, "Nintendo, are you trying to kill the Wii U?" The ...

Jonathan Holmes




1:00 PM on 04.09.2014

I could spend an hour looking at all the new Smash Bros. screenshots

If you haven't yet been to the official Super Smash Bros. website following yesterday's infodump from the all-Smash Nintendo Direct presentation, you're going to want to do so sooner than later. I feel like I've said it many ...

Jordan Devore




5:40 PM on 04.08.2014

Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros.

Here are your new character reveals for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game on Wii U and 3DS -- Pokemon's Greninja and Charizard. Both of them seem to handle without the Pokemon Trainer in tow, and have their own unique...

Chris Carter




5:29 PM on 04.08.2014

Pokemon will get more attention in the new Super Smash Bros.

[Update: Greninja and Charizard have also been confirmed as fully playable characters.] Nintendo has given Pokemon a major focus in the new Smash Bros. games heading to the 3DS and Wii U this year, as Master Balls a...

Chris Carter




5:06 PM on 04.08.2014

Super Smash Bros. Wii U online modes detailed

The online modes for Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS have been revealed, and they sound like a massive step-up from Brawl. Nintendo notes that you can play online with friends and with random people -- but you want a "fas...

Chris Carter




5:05 PM on 04.08.2014

Super Smash Bros. 3DS out this summer, Wii U version out in winter

Nintendo has dropped a huge bomb on us at the start of the Smash Bros. flavored direct. The 3DS version will be released this summer, and the Wii U version will be released this winter. Yes, that's months after the 3DS i...

Chris Carter




4:45 PM on 04.08.2014

Let's watch the Super Smash Bros. Direct together!

[Update: It's over! You can watch the presentation again in the embedded video above.] We heard your guesses for what'll be announced at this afternoon's Super Smash Bros.-themed Nintendo Direct presentation and I liked what...

Jordan Devore




12:30 PM on 04.04.2014

Super Smash Bros. Direct set for Tuesday

We're always wanting Nintendo to divulge more Super Smash Bros. info during its presentations so why not just dedicate one of them to the game? Someone at the company had that same thought -- a Smash-centric Nintendo Direct i...

Jordan Devore




10:00 AM on 04.03.2014

'More than a few' new items in upcoming Smash Bros. will be Zelda themed

Super Smash Bros. director Sakurai has a Miiverse "pic of the day" series for the upcoming franchise entries on Wii U and 3DS, and recently he posted something all new. Evidently Smash will feature all new items fro...

Chris Carter




11:30 AM on 03.31.2014

Site tries to 'reveal' Nester for Smash Bros., nobody falls for it

Tomorrow is everybody's [least] favorite day on the Internet: April Fools' Day. It is the day where one cannot trust anything, and everybody would be better off just staying home and sleeping until it finishes. SmashBros.us d...

Darren Nakamura




9:00 AM on 03.26.2014

Sakurai shows off 3DS Smash Bros. with and without outlines

Super Smash Bros. director Sakurai has once again taken to the Miiverse to show off the 3DS version of the game. In his newest post, he displays both visual filters -- without outlines (on the left), and with outlines (on the...

Chris Carter




9:30 AM on 03.14.2014

Solid Snake probably won't appear in the next Super Smash Bros.

Solid Snake, one of two third-party characters from Super Smash Bros. Brawl, isn't likely to make an encore in the upcoming Wii U and 3DS Smash Bros. At least, that's according to his creator. As reported by Go...

Brett Makedonski




8:00 AM on 02.27.2014

WAAAAH! IT'S WALUIGI (ASSIST) TIME IN SMASH BROS!

Some part of me hoped that Waluigi would make a triumphant entrance in the new Smash Bros. as a playable character. But alas, it isn't to be, as he has been confirmed as an assist trophy (again) by director Masahiro...

Chris Carter




1:00 AM on 02.21.2014

Diddy Kong joins the battle in Super Smash Bros.

Last week it was Little Mac, this week it's Diddy Kong joining the roster in Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS. He was in the Wii version, and it looks like he'll be bringing his barrel jetpack and peanut blaster again....

Hamza CTZ Aziz




9:10 AM on 02.16.2014

Little Mac may be the fastest Super Smash Bros. fighter

With the announcement of Little Mac, of Punch-Out!! fame, coming to the upcoming Wii U/3DS edition of Super Smash Bros., many (myself included) have been wondering just how well the pint-sized puncher is going to fare agains...

Wesley Ruscher




4:05 PM on 02.13.2014

Little Mac added to the Super Smash Bros. roster!

Most everyone asked for him, and he's finally here! No longer just an assist trophy, Little Mac from the Punch-Out! series has finally joined the newest installment of Super Smash Bros.!

Patrick Hancock




10:30 AM on 02.07.2014

Metroid's Mother Brain is in Smash Bros. as an assist

The newest Smash Bros. Assist Trophy has been revealed, and it's none other than Samus' nemesis Mother Brain. It'll sport a "Laser Brain Attack" move, which you can see in the screenshot above. In his introduction, game direc...

Chris Carter




10:00 AM on 01.31.2014

Lucario joins the cast of the new Smash Bros.

Popular Pokemon Lucario has been confirmed for the new Smash Bros. by Masahiro Sakurai. He'll come with some changes in tow, including an "increased influence of aura," which further buffs his fighting prowess when damag...

Chris Carter




1:30 PM on 01.22.2014

'Edge-hogging' mechanics of new Smash Bros. are different

In both Super Smash Bros. Melee and Brawl, there's a popular mechanic commonly referred to as "edge-hogging." Since only one character can be on an edge at a time, when a character is knocked off of the stage, their oppo...

Patrick Hancock




12:30 PM on 01.20.2014

Take a look at single-player in Smash Bros. for 3DS

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has taken another opportunity to remind us that the upcoming Wii U and 3DS title will, for better or worse, not have a story mode like The Subspace Emissary. The reasoning -- that p...

Jordan Devore




1:30 PM on 01.15.2014

WarioWare's Ashley is the latest Assist in Smash Bros.

While she won't be a playable character in Super Smash Bros., the fact that Ashley of WarioWare fame is included in the game at all warms my heart. She's going to be an Assist Trophy. We've only got the one screenshot to go o...

Jordan Devore




10:00 AM on 01.10.2014

King Dedede joins the Super Smash Bros. cast

The newest Super Smash Bros. 2014 cast member has been confirmed -- and it's none other than Kirby's rival King Dedede. He'll sport his signature hammer once again, and there's plenty of screens showing him in action, as...

Chris Carter




6:00 PM on 01.06.2014

Smash Bros. will have different trophies for Wii U, 3DS

In an update posted on Miiverse, Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai talked a bit about trophies, noting that both versions "will boast different types and models. The 3DS trophies will be mainly from handhelds and t...

Jordan Devore




9:50 AM on 12.26.2013

Zelda confirmed for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Look at how great Zelda looks in her debut Super Smash Bros. for Wii U screenshots. She even looks great in that one 3DS screenshot. Twilight Princess Zelda forever! What do you think?

Dale North




8:34 AM on 12.18.2013

Super Mario Galaxy's Rosalina joins Smash Bros. roster

Super Mario Galaxy's Rosalina is joining the roster of playable characters in Super Smash Bros. The celestial princess will fight alongside star-like creature Luma in the upcoming 3DS and Wii U fighter.

Kyle MacGregor




5:00 PM on 12.12.2013

This may be one of the best Smash Bros. screenshots yet

It's frigid outside. We're in the midst of a slow period for game news. I've only just now realized I'm out of milk now that cereal is on my mind. On days like this, it's the little things that matter most, such as this daily...

Jordan Devore




11:00 AM on 12.06.2013

Majora's Mask's Skull Kid to be an Assist in Smash Bros.

Smash Bros. lead Sakurai had a surprise for us this morning, as he tweeted out a brand new pic of the day. Skull Kid from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask will be an Assist Trophy! The fan favorite Zelda game is n...

Chris Carter




12:30 PM on 11.15.2013

There's a Super Mario Galaxy stage in Smash Bros.

All of this talk about Super Mario Galaxy, and now Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has revealed a stage based on that beloved game. Life is good. Providing just a bit more to get our imaginations going, Sakurai no...

Jordan Devore




3:15 PM on 10.18.2013

Pokemon Xerneas pops up in Super Smash Bros. Wii U screen

Pokemon X cover monster Xernas popped up in a new Super Smash Bros. screenshot beside a smug Pikachu. Well, Xernas' crazy rainbow antlers did, anyway. The back of its head, too. Hmm. Why are Pikachu and Xernas standing back t...

Steven Hansen




3:00 PM on 10.01.2013

Sonic's gotta go fast in these Smash 4 screens

Sorry, I got a little carried away earlier today. Let's try again, shall we? *AHEM* Sonic is returning to the Smash series and will be trading blows with Mario as well as the other blue boy, Mega Man. Sonic vs. Mega Man... f...

Tony Ponce




9:16 AM on 10.01.2013

Sonic vs. Mega Man in Smash Bros. 4!!!

IN THIS WOOOOOOOORLD, WHERE LIFE IS STROOOOOOOONG!IN THIS WOOOOOOOORLD, LIFE'S AN OPEN BOOK!IN THIS WOOOOOOOORLD, WHERE COMPROMISE DOES NOT EXIST!IN THIS WORLD OF WORLDS, EVERY STEP MEETS THE REST! Sonic in Smash 4, everyone! My dream of Sonic vs. Mega Man will happen!

Tony Ponce




7:30 AM on 09.26.2013

Toon Link is returning for the new Smash Bros. games

The official Super Smash Bros. website has been updated, and a new challenger has appeared -- Toon Link! That brings the total cast so far for the Wii U and 3DS games up to 16 combatants, coming off the recent reveal of Princ...

Chris Carter




9:00 AM on 09.12.2013

Princess Peach confirmed for Wii U/3DS Smash Bros.

Finally! Princess Peach has been officially confirmed for the new Smash Bros. games. Enjoy Peach's many butt-bumps and beatdowns in the gallery below, which is filled with Wii U shots, as well as a pair of 3DS screens. Peach ...

Chris Carter




8:00 AM on 08.26.2013

New Super Smash Bros gets a Metroid stage

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai revealed another of the upcoming Wii U/3DS game's stages on the Miiverse, not to be confused with the Dafoeverse. This time, it's the Pyrosphere from Metroid: Other M. The past game...

Steven Hansen




6:00 PM on 08.22.2013

You can remove the outlines in Smash Bros. 3DS

Two major things distinguish the 3DS and Wii U versions of Smash 4: the levels, of which there will be a different set for each platform, and the bold outlines on the 3DS character models. The logic behind the latter design c...

Tony Ponce




11:00 PM on 08.14.2013

Super Smash Bros.' Pilotwings stage up close

The first screenshot of the Pilotwings stage in Super Smash Bros. was so zoomed out that I wasn't even sure it was a stage. This new image from director Masahiro Sakurai, on the other hand, is much easier to make out. At the ...

Jordan Devore




9:25 AM on 08.07.2013

Luigi confirmed for Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS

In today's Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata was proud to announce yet another development in the "Year of Luigi" campaign -- Luigi is confirmed for the 3DS and Wii U Smash Bros. game that's currently in development. Considering ...

Chris Carter




6:00 PM on 08.06.2013

What the? There's a Pilotwings stage in Smash Bros.?

This screenshot from the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. was taken by director Masahiro Sakurai and uploaded to the game's official site today. Does it look familiar? That's the island from Lesson 3 of Pilotwings for the S...

Jordan Devore




1:00 PM on 07.25.2013

Smash Bros. lacks cutscenes because they'll end up online

Anyone eager to see their favorite Nintendo characters interact with one another in a cinematic capacity in the new Super Smash Bros. should begin preparing for disappointment right now. CG cutscenes won't be includ...

Brett Makedonski




11:00 PM on 07.19.2013

Super Smash Bros. has some of the best screenshots

Don't get me wrong, I'm far from immune to the charms of Super Smash Bros. and seem to always get giddy when booting up the latest title for the first time, but the lead up to each new installment is where it's really at for ...

Jordan Devore




10:00 AM on 07.12.2013

Olimar officially confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS

Nintendo has confirmed that Captain Olimar will join the cast of the new Smash Bros. game, set to launch next year on the Wii U and 3DS. Not a whole lot of information was given outside of that fact other than a slew of scree...

Chris Carter




9:30 PM on 06.24.2013

Super Smash Bros. lacks full cast due to time constraints

The Super Smash Bros. series has featured a lot of characters across its three titles, but they won't all return for the next iteration. They simply can't according to designer Masahiro Sakurai -- there just isn't enough...

Brett Makedonski




3:30 PM on 06.19.2013

Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin'

The fourth Smash Bros. was only announced last week, but fans the world over have already contributed a wealth of art based on the three new characters. However, Japanese art community pixiv has taken a particularly big shine...

Tony Ponce




2:00 PM on 06.18.2013

Smash Bros. director talks stress of character selection

Speaking to Polygon about what it's like to choose which characters make the cut for Nintendo's popular fighting franchise, Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai said that "The amount of stress I feel, it's almost to th...

Jordan Devore




4:30 PM on 06.14.2013

Tripping is not in the new Smash Bros, no plans for DLC

In an interview with IGN, Masahiro Sakurai told them that tripping has been removed from the upcoming Super Smash Bros. title. For the uninitiated, in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, your character had a small chance to trip an...

Patrick Hancock




2:00 PM on 06.14.2013

Smash Bros. will not feature 3DS and Wii U cross-play

Despite the fact that many people were anticipating the feature, it looks like there won't be any cross-platform play between the 3DS and Wii U versions of the upcoming Smash Bros.game. Even though there is probably a lot mor...

Chris Carter




4:15 PM on 06.12.2013

Sakurai details new Smash characters in developer video

In a new developer video, director of Super Smash Bros. Masahiro Sakurai goes over a lot of juicy details, including the differences between the 3DS and Wii U versions as well as the new characters. The 3DS version and ...

Patrick Hancock




2:09 PM on 06.11.2013

The Wii Fit Trainer joins the next Smash Bros. roster

[Update: watch the above video starting at 6:00! This is crazy!] Live from the E3 showfloor, Nintendo has revealed a third new Smash Bros. character in addition to the Animal Crossing villager and Mega Man -- the Wii Fit tra...

Chris Carter




10:05 AM on 06.11.2013

Mega Man kicks some ass in new Smash Bros. trailer

[Update: Mega Man's character bio is up on the official Smash Bros. website.] No doubt many of you have heard that Mega Man is invading the Smash Bros. universe in the next Super Smash Bros. game for the Wii U and 3DS. As yo...

Chris Carter








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