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By the seven stars!
The final Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS/Wii U happens today at 5pm ET. But, an update released last night for both titles has been data-mined revealing some new information, while keeping most surprises under wraps for Nintendo to reveal.   read
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How does save data loss affect your enjoyment of a game?

Ever since the invention of save games, losing your progress has always been a major issue. Way back then, it wasn't as much of a problem, simply because it was inevitable -- the battery in your cartridge is dead. Easy fix: replace the batt...   read

 
 
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Super Smash

The final Super Smash-centric Nintendo Direct is coming December 15

Before 2015 ends, Nintendo has another surprise in store for us -- another Nintendo Direct. As previously announced, this one will focus on Super Smash Bros., and will take place on December 15 at 5PM ET. So many fans have speculated as to ...   read

 
 
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Project M

Popular Smash Bros. mod Project M ceases development

The rise of the Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament scene has been almost impossible to ignore, even to casual players of the series. Even as of this year (year three of Luigi, mind you), Smash players travel all across the world with t...   read

 
 
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PSA: Ike and other rare amiibo are back at GameStop

GameStop has made good on its advertised Black Friday amiibo restock. Not only are stores packed with the promised Ike amiibo, but you can also find the other restocked figures through its website. As of writing, the reissued Greninja,...   read

 
 
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Deals

$249 Black Friday Wii U with Smash & Splatoon available at midnight

Update: Deal is now live but Walmart servers are being hammered. FYI, Target's similar deal is available in store only. For those unaware, Walmart will be selling the popular Black Friday Wii U Deluxe bundles with Super Smash Bros. and Spla...   read

 
 
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Cloud in Smash
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Everything we know about Cloud in Smash Bros. from both a Final Fantasy and Smash perspective

In the wake of last week's reveal of Final Fantasy's Cloud coming to Super Smash Bros., some people have managed to put together videos analyzing his introduction in great detail. We have two great examples for you. The first, by GameXplai...   read

 
 
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Smash Direct

Smash Bros. gets one more dedicated Direct, and it's happening next month

Last week's Nintendo Direct had a Smash-centric bombshell in the announcement of Final Fantasy VII's Cloud Strife coming to the game as DLC. That closed out the show, but the rest was dedicated to an array of other Nintendo titles. In Decem...   read

 
 
Smash Bros.
  Watch Video This is not a drill. Nintendo has announced the newest Smash Bros. character, and it’s only god damn Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII. The trailer up top shows both his FFVII and Advent Children costumes, as well as...   read

 
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Premier fighting game tourney EVO 2016 dated

Surprise, surprise, fighting game tournament EVO is coming back next year. Here's how EVO 2015 wrapped up. It was fun times, even for a casual. A new Street Fighter V character got announced, a guy got up in euphoric victory before his mat...   read

 
 
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Smash Bros.
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Smash Bros. pro Zero has finally had his 53 tournament win streak broken

You might remember back in May the news that a Smash Bros. player had a bounty put on their head. If anyone could beat Gonzale “Zero” Barrios in a Smash Bros. tournament, they’d be paid $500. At the time, he had won 34 tou...   read

 
 
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Buy the toy

PSA: Falco amiibo up for pre-order at Best Buy

As we noted earlier today, Best Buy confirmed it has the Falco amiibo exclusively. While Best Buy had a product page up for the Nintendo doll, you could not complete pre-orders. Now, you can go through with the pre-order process, and choose...   read

 
 
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Falco amiibo

Want a Falco amiibo? You'll likely have to go to Best Buy

[Update: Best Buy just confirmed Falco's exclusivity on the store's corporate website.] Legendary wingman Falco Lombardi has an amiibo flying to store shelves soon, but he's not landing just anywhere. There appears to be only one stop ...   read

 
 
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Can you dig it?

Nintendo lists Shovel Knight amiibo as compatible with Smash Bros.

For a brief period yesterday, Nintendo listed ye olde Shovel Knight amiibo as being compatible for training in battle in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, which seemed to suggest he is going to be a DLC character in the fighting game. Yacht...   read

 
 
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Super Smash Bros.

Hey, there's a bunch of new Smash Bros. content available

Hey Smash Bros. fans, guess what? A bunch of new content for Super Smash Bros. just dropped on Wii U and 3DS. The Wii U version of the game has had the pirate ship level from Brawl ($2 or £1.79) added to the mix, with the 3DS ve...   read

 
 
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Mario Maker Smash stage
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Super Mario Maker stage coming to Smash Bros.

A brand new stage based on Super Mario Maker is heading to Super Smash Bros. on September 30th, and it looks exactly as crazy and whimsical as you'd want it to be. Embracing the creative chaos of Mario Maker, the stage will be constructed d...   read

 
 
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Wii U game deal

Buy Mario Maker, save $20 on Splatoon, Smash, or Mario Kart

Best Buy is holding a deal that's great for Wii U owners looking to flesh out their library. If you order Super Mario Maker (which releases this Friday), you can save $20 on either Splatoon, Super Smash Bros., or Mario Kart 8. The deal is v...   read

 
 
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amiibo

Mii Fighter 3-pack, Mewtwo, and Falco amiibo dated

Nintendo has shared some news with us in regards to some upcoming amiibo dates, which is always great. The Mii Fighter 3-pack will arrive on November 1, priced at $34.99. Additionally, Mewtwo will launch on November 13, and Falco will hit o...   read

 
 
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Super Smash Con

Results from the Super Smash Con tournament

[Image via John Michaels] The inaugural Super Smash Con, a three-day event for all things Smash Bros., concluded today. The gathering included everything from panels and exhibits to a series of tournaments of all of the Smash Bros. games fe...   read

 
 
Super Smash Con
  Watch Video Today is the first major day for the first Super Smash Con, taking place in Virginia this weekend. While I covered the major happenings here as well as all the pertinent info you'll need for tournaments and streams, I also ha...   read
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Dtoid Smash Bros.

Results for the first ever Dtoid Smash Bros. tournament

Our first ever Super Smash Bros. for Wii U online tournament just ended and the results are in and we have a tie! Congratulations to Edgar (NNID MexiBoy51) and Jaydubious (NNID Jaydubious) both having 9 wins. Also an honorable mention goes ...   read

 
 
KING K. ROOL & KK SLIDER
  Watch Video The new update for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS is out in the wild now, bringing with it new stages, Mii costumes, tournament mode, and balance changes. Included for free in the update is a K. K. Slider costume for th...   read

 
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Super Smash Bros.

King K. Rool headed to Smash Bros. as a costume

Hah. A classic villain like Donkey Kong Country's King K. Rool would come to Super Smash Bros. as a costume for Mii Fighter, wouldn't he? Not like I wanted him on the roster or anything. Nintendo is rolling out a bunch of new content for th...   read

 
 
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Bestsellers

Mortal Kombat X is the best-selling game of 2015 so far

We’re now half-way through 2015. As time marches ever onward, quicker and quicker towards the screaming oblivion that is our graves, we shall hear that bell will soon ring and we will be taken into the void by the reaper, and our sins...   read

 
 
EVO recap
The final day of Evolution 2015 has concluded, and we are left with a slew of new champions. There were upsets and heart-breakers, but most importantly hundreds of hours of the highest-level fighting games. Games featured today were Ultra Street Fighter IV, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Mortal Kombat X, and Guilty Gear: Xrd -SIGN-.   read
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