It's public knowledge at this point that the Ice Climbers were removed from Smash Bros. 3DS because of hardware limitations. Because Sakurai wanted complete character parity between the 3DS and Wii U, they were taken ou...more
I mean, yeah, what else would you expect? It's Super Smash Bros.
Nintendo's television spots for the 3DS game feature the tagline "Settle it in Smash," which is a good fit for the series, admittedly, but I'm far more interested in that Doc Louis cameo.more
Nintendo released a demo for Smash Bros. 4 on the 3DS to Club Nintendo Platinum members last week. Pandemonium in the Smash Bros. community ensued. It's a relatively small piece of the game -- five characters, one arena, two ...more
I'm satisfied with the Super Smash Bros. roster overall but sympathize with people whose favorite characters aren't returning. For instance, the Ice Climbers -- they're so precious!
Writing in Famitsu, game director Masahiro ...more
Originally, the "Pic of the Day" series that Super Smash Bros. producer Sakurai has been running on the Miiverse was only supposed to run for a few months. But due to overwhelming fan demand, the series continues, and wi...more
As we previously found out, the Japanese version of Super Smash Bros. 3DS is banning people for playing Peach online during competitive matches -- presumably because it mistook her turnip for an item hack.
Nintendo is no...more
According to a statement from Nintendo, Super Smash Bros. 3DS sold one million copies during its launch in Japan. It's great news that the series can still create such a buzz and sell that much product.
The only thing that bums me out is that by the time the New 3DS hits in the US, all of the people I know will make the switch over to Smash Wii U full-time.
Is Peach your main in Smash Bros.? Well in Japan, she appears to be encountering an issue while playing online -- she's getting banned constantly. Multiple Japanese players are reporting that they are getting 24 hour bans for...more
More fun Smash Bros. tidbits. It appears you can use your 3DS as a controller for the Wii U version of the game when it releases.
Kyle McLain tweeted this screen shot, followed by a tweet, "The text on the top scre...more
With all of the Super Smash Bros. reveals this week, I've gone from casual interest in the 3DS version to "I need this yesterday." But October 3 is so far away! Thankfully, we'll have the chance to play the demo soon -- Ninte...more
Are you in the mood for some ports and old games this week? No? Too bad!
This week sees the release of Teslagrad on the Wii U, as well as Adventure Island, KickBeat Special Edition. You'll also find a Wooden Sen'SeY demo...more
After a fairly enjoyable Mega Man August streak, we're back to the normal routine, and it isn't particularly exciting this week. On the Wii U we have Nobunaga's Ambition, Cubeman 2, and Ice Cream Surfer.
For the 3DS, we ...more
Today is a massive day for the Nintendo eShop -- one of the biggest in recent memory. On the Wii U we have Mega Man X3 on the Virtual Console, followed by Donkey Kong Jr. Math, SteamWorld Dig, and The Fall.