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Nintendo is ending 'Regular Tourney' support for Super Smash Bros. next month

If you happened to use the "Regular Tourney" mode in Super Smash Bros. well, regularly, it's going bye-bye soon. Nintendo has announced on their official Japanese site that they're ending service for the gametype (which hosted official...   read

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Redbull's second season of its eSports doc show kicks off with Smash

Redbull has been doing some great work with its eSports series, and this season is set to cover the Smash scene, starting with the infamous Leffen on August 31. Running for six episodes it'll go over just about every aspect of his life, as ...   read

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Luigi's color came from graphical limitations

While it took Nintendo years to catch on to the fact, gamers have known for a long time that Luigi is the true lord and savior of gaming. He may play second fiddle to his brother, but we all prefer the slim, handsome scaredy cat over the ty...   read


Sakurai had a ton of trouble gathering different Pokemon voices for Smash Bros.

Pokemon is such a massive property now, there are a ton of hoops to jump through. For one you have Nintendo and Game Freak, who both are part owners in The Pokemon Company entity. Then there's the localization problems given the worldw...   read

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Bayonetta gives dance lessons in Smash

YouTuber Master0fHyrule wants to show you what the rest of the Super Smash Bros. roster would look like if they learned how to dance like Bayonetta. The results range from silly to disturbing. The video shows most of the game's c...   read

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Super Smash Con grew quite a bit this year

The first ever Super Smash Con kicked off last year in Virginia, and it was a pretty relaxed, low-key affair, with a high tourney turnout and lots of energy. This year it's grown quite a bit though and they've not only expanded their space ...   read

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It's EVO 2016 weekend! Let's watch some fighting games

Gosh, it's already here. It's EVO 2016 weekend! The celebrated fighting game tournament began earlier today in Las Vegas, and I've been struggling all morning to tear myself away from watching Smash Bros. on the main stream. Let's get righ...   read

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You can take Smash Bros. to prom, apparently

High-schooler Chris Burwell went to prom with his "one true love" Super Smash Bros. Melee, and he has the pictures to prove it. I've seen some goofy, nerdy, unabashedly strange senior photos in my time, but this specific brand of silliness ...   read

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Project: B adds tripping to Super Smash Bros. Melee

A couple years ago, I wrote about why I like tripping in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, (reviewed here for Destructoid by Battleborn writer Aaron Linde), and people really seemed to care about what I had to say. The post apparently got so b...   read

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U mod hopes to make the game more competitive

For those of you into competitive Super Smash Bros. you're probably familiar with the Project M mod for Brawl that made the game a lot closer to the GameCube's Melee. Now there is a mod for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U th...   read


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Bayonetta might be the only character impacted by the latest Smash Bros. patch

Bayonetta remains a spot of contention among Super Smash Bros. players, and it seems like Nintendo is going to address it again in the new patch. According to a dataminer, the patch only alters Bayonetta, and no one else. The Smash Boa...   read

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Super Smash Bros.

Yet another Super Smash Bros. patch is on the way

The Smash team is done with DLC on Wii U and 3DS. Finito. Unless there's a secret NX version in the works (which is highly likely given their strategy with Zelda), we've gotten all we can get content-wise. But thankfully some skeleton crew ...   read

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Wii U modders get Goku in Super Smash Bros.

I'm glad people are still finding ways to have fun with their Wii U, whether that means modding dopey anime men into Super Smash Bros. by stretching his skin over Ryu's skeleton; making insane Super Mario Maker levels; or enjoying the new ...   read

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My wallet gently weeps: Nintendo to release amiibo dioramas

Although they haven't been announced in the west, Nintendo's Japanese site has been updated to provide a look at its official upcoming amiibo diorama line -- which, at present, consists of a Kirby and Super Smash Bros. model. They're b...   read

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Sorry love: Super Smash scene in Spain may ban Bayonetta

Even with her very small nerf in the recent balance patch, most Super Smash Bros. players agree that Bayonetta is at least formidable. Now, a community in Spain is looking to ban her outright from upcoming tournaments. A top player, Greward...   read

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Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros. just got a new balance patch

Super Smash Bros. may be done in terms of content, but it looks like the team is still going to push balance patches, at least in the near future. As of this week a new update has landed (1.1.5), which brings a few changes, mostly to newer ...   read

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[Recently over Discord, Lawman has been mulling over getting Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 for PS3 since he owns the Vita version. Despite any opinions about how a community is dead, we both agreed that as long as there are players, there wi...   read

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Sakurai says he wishes Geno was a fully fledged fighter in Super Smash Bros.

The last round of Smash DLC was a doozy. We got another Fire Emblem character that plays utterly different from the rest, and a completely unexpected new addition. But Masashiro Sakurai, famed producer of the series, wanted Geno is a f...   read

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Corrin Smash Impressions

Who's Corrin? A great Smash Bros. character, that's who!

I'm sure many of you shared my reaction to the initial announcement that Corrin, the upcoming player-character from Fire Emblem Fates, was going to be in Super Smash Bros. Who? Another Fire Emblem character? Oh... But, as soon as some ...   read

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Farewell, newest Super Smash Bros., you were the best

This is it for Super Smash Bros., it seems. All of the DLC has been released, the polls are over, and Sakurai has noted that there will be no more balance patches. It's time for the team to move onto Smash 5, or for Sakurai to finally ...   read

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Super Smash mods

Super Smash Bros. sure got a lot sexier with Bayonetta around

The Super Smash Bros. series has had its fair share of mods, but I think this just might be my favorite one yet. Modder Smb123w64gb has taken the liberty of swapping everyone on the Super Smash Bros. roster with Bayonetta's character model,...   read

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Bayonetta Impressions

Bayonetta is a showstopper in Super Smash Bros.

Here's the step-by-step experience I have had with Bayonetta's character in Super Smash Bros. First, take her into the training room and understand how her moves work. Then, play some matches against the CPU. Feel confident, then go on...   read

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Knuckles Smash

Oh, a weird-lookin' Knuckles Mii is coming to Smash too

This Wednesday's arrival of Bayonetta and Corrin as the final Super Smash Bros. DLC isn't quite the entirety of the last Smash DLC. Easily overlooked is the sixth wave of Mii Fighters, Nintendo's avatars dressed in silly costumes. It's obvi...   read

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The past week in gaming news: Detective DeVitachu, on the case!

I am very pleased to announce that this week is 100% bodily fluid-free. There’s no wee, no poo, no nothing. It’s been a totally wholesome, family-friendly week in gaming news! The most NSFW thing you'll find is the very existenc...   read

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Bayonetta and Corrin hit Smash Bros. next week

Bayonetta and Fire Emblem Fates protagonist Corrin will join the Super Smash Bros. roster on Wednesday, February 3 in North America and Thursday, February 4 across Europe and Japan, Nintendo announced today at the fighting game's Tokaigi 20...   read

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