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Get a glimpse of the Bayonetta amiibo

When Bayonetta was revealed as the final DLC character for Super Smash Bros. for Wii and 3DS, we were told she would be receiving an amiibo just like every other fighter in the game. Since that announcement, it's been all quiet on the amiib...   read


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


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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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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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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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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Super Smash Bros.
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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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Smash DLC

Bayonetta and Corrin are now playable in Super Smash Bros.

Late last night, Bayonetta and Corrin finally arrived in Super Smash Bros., signaling the end of the DLC era for the game as the final content drop. They came with a bunch of new Mii costumes, and a Bayonetta level. At this point the game h...   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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Smash Bros.
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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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Smash Bros.

Smash glitch lets you control eight characters at once

Super Smash Bros. on Wii U was a pretty polished game at launch, with very little in the way of bugs and glitches. Still, this has not stopped people digging around in the game seeing what corners and cracks they can find hidden in its dept...   read

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Super Smash Bros.
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Watch more Bayonetta and Corrin Super Smash Bros. footage

I'm still heartily enjoying Cloud in Super Smash Bros., but Corrin and Bayonetta look like awesome additions to the game in their own right. In fact, I'm replaying Bayonetta 2 as we speak because of the announcement, so they did their...   read

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Bayonetta in Smash almost raised the game's rating in Japan

In her debut character trailer for Super Smash Bros. Bayonetta is said to "get wicked," but apparently she was almost too wicked for Japan. Sakurai recently shared his thoughts on the upcoming Smash characters with Famitsu, which inclu...   read

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If this is really it for the new Super Smash Bros., what did you think of it?

Nintendo just had its "final" Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct, and it was a big one. In addition to the confirmation of Corrin, the launch of Cloud (and his Midgar stage), and the announcement of some Mii costumes, Bayonetta was unve...   read

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Famicom R.O.B., Ryu, and Roy amiibo coming in March

While a lot of fun news came out of the Smash-centric Nintendo Direct yesterday, the amiibo bits kind of slipped under the radar a bit. The publisher has confirmed that the Famicom R.O.B. (previously not available in the west), Ryu, and Roy...   read

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Smash art

Here are those great pieces of art from the Super Smash Bros. Direct

When Ryu released for Super Smash Bros. earlier this year, he brought with him a cool piece of art (though Wii Fit Trainer looks more like a bodybuilder than a yoga instructor in it). Thankfully, it was a tradition continued with the next s...   read

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Cloud available today for Smash Bros.

Cloud from Final Fantasy VII will be available in a few hours for both Super Smash Bros. for 3DS / Wii U along with his Midgar stage. The two new pieces of DLC come together at $5.99 per console or $6.99 for both versions. Cloud's...   read

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Bayonetta in Smash!
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Bayonetta is in Super Smash Bros.

Bayonetta, a character many fans have wanted in Super Smash Bros., has just been officially announced for the game! Bayonetta was the #1 choice in Europe's Smash ballot, and in the top five in North America. In fact, she was #1 worldw...   read

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By the seven stars!

The Smash Bros. update has been data-mined, Nintendo Direct spoilers inside

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 ...   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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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

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Smash Bros.
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Cloud Strife is the newest Smash Bros. character

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 plenty of raw ...   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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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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Super Smash Con

Super Smash Con starts today, Brawl finals are tonight

Man I love the Super Smash Bros. community. They've heard the phrase "Smash isn't a fighting game" for years on end (I used to argue on Smash 64's behalf in my middle school cafeteria), but they've remained one of the most passionate c...   read

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Rumor: GameStop holding amiibo event on 8/8 for Duck Hunt, Game and Watch, and R.O.B. (Update)

[Update: The beloved amiibo News Twitter account just posted a picture of a GameStop flyer advertising this event. We currently have no official confirmation from GameStop, but this looks fairly legitimate. It's worth noting a PowerUp Rewa...   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

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New update and DLC out for Super Smash Bros., preview it here

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 the Mii Gunner, w...   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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Smash Bros. glitch
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Strike a pose with this silly Smash Bros. glitch

Smash Bros. glitches are among the funniest. A new one, captured here by MasterOfHyrule, involves pushing the Home button before the match transitions to the result screen. While the bug varies from character to character, it generally cau...   read

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Smash Bros.

PSA: You can now pay $0.99 to use your 3DS to play Smash Bros. Wii U

Before this week, Super Smash Bros. players who wanted to use their 3DS to control the Wii U version of the game needed a full portable copy -- but not anymore. As of right now, you can go to the eShop and download the "Smash Controller" ap...   read

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Roy Smash
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Roy's not quite our same boy in the new Super Smash Bros.

When playing Super Smash Bros. Melee, I always tended to side with Marth. I dug his aesthetic, his animations, and his moveset over Roy. But with the release of his DLC incarnation in the new Super Smash Bros., Roy is now my boy.   read

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Smash Bros.

Lucas goes big and goes home in Super Smash Bros. 4

Lucas is one of those characters that people will play no matter how good or bad he is in a given Smash Bros. game. Mother/Earthbound fans are like that. Just look at the comments in the announcement post for Earthbound Beginnings. The love...   read

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Ryu Smash Impressions
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Ryu is gunning for top tier in the new Super Smash Bros.

Remember the first time you went online with Street Fighter IV with your favorite character, Hakan, and fought about 100 Ryus in a week? And they all spammed Hadoukens and always woke up with a Shoryuken? Wouldn't you like to relive those m...   read

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Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros. getting instant YouTube uploads

Every now and then in the Destructoid editors' chat room, Patrick Hancock will post an animated GIF he made of some impressive thing he did in Super Smash Bros. From now on, it'll be even easier for him to show off; he'll only need to paste...   read

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Street Fighter's Ryu and Fire Emblem's Roy leaked for Super Smash Bros.

[Update: Even more information has been extracted and leaked from the update file such as Ryu's alternate colors, Roy's alternate colors, Dreamland 64 stage for Wii U, pictures of each new character's special moves including Lucas, Ryu...   read

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It looks like Lucas and Mewtwo are also getting amiibo

[Update: Oops, looks like amiibo were confirmed a while ago. Still, the placeholders are new, indicating that something concrete may be imminent.] Nintendo's approach to the Smash Bros. line of amiibo has been simple: release a fi...   read

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Super Smash Bros.

Sakurai will host a Super Smash Bros. presentation on June 14

Nintendo has just sent us word that there will be a special Super Smash Bros. presentation on June 14, at the oddly specific time of 7:40AM PST (11:40AM EST). That's this Sunday, set directly before Bethesda's first E3 conference, which wil...   read

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Lucas will make his debut in Super Smash Bros. on June 14

Nintendo of Europe appears to be the gatekeeper of all Super Smash Bros. info, as it tends to announce everything first. Today, it has revealed that Lucas will make his way into Smash as 3DS and Wii U DLC on June 14. For those who...   read

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Smash Bros.

KK Slider coming to Smash Bros. in costume form

Super Smash Bros. just got its Mewtwo character update not too long ago, but Nintendo is gearing up for a whole lot more this year. In addition to Lucas, which is supposedly arriving this month (an E3 "at the event" surprise release?),...   read

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Smash Bros.
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Smash Bros. player is being bounty hunted

If you're a competitive Super Smash Bros. player, chances in in the last year you may have started hearing a lot about Gonzalo "Zero" Barrios. Appearing somewhat out of nowhere, he has come first in every single one-on-one Smash Bros. tourn...   read



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