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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.

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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?),...

 
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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...

 
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Sexism and Super Smash at Press Start LAN

Neha Chhetri, better known as LiloNStitchface or Lilo for short, is a pro Super Smash Bros. Melee player that you may recognize from the Super Smash Bros. Invitational hosted by Nintendo at E3 last year. Lilo is no stranger to harassme...

 
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Nintendo is back to making a profit

Earlier this morning Nintendo released its results for the last financial year, ending May 31 2015, and we have good news. Nintendo is back to profitability! After several fiscal years of losses Nintendo is climbing back up again. Right, le...

 
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Nintendo's NPD sales report has lots of numbers

It doesn’t seem too long ago that Nintendo were struggling. With the slow sales of the Wii U that hit profits back in 2013 and the dwinding 3DS user base in 2014, It looked like the little (pfffft) company that could unfortunately jus...

 
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Could Street Fighter's Ryu be coming to Smash?

As many of you will be aware, Super Smash Bros. received a patch yesterday on both Wii U and 3DS adding Mewtwo to the game's already large roster and applying a number of smaller balance changes to the game. Far tech savvier people than I o...

 
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Mewtwo in Smash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS is on the juice

A new era of Smash Bros. has arrived. Speculation about who's going to be next icon to join the all-star roster can become a daily part of our lives again. Starting today with the original uber-Pokémon Mewtwo, the age of Smash Bros. ...

 
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Super Smash Bros. glitch sets Kirby permanently on fire

Oh boy, it's like the Syphon Filter taser all over again. If you want to give your Kirby a new look, try getting sucked off by another Kirby while you have your hammer readied and release your grip right when you start getting inhaled. The...

 
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Nintendo open to third-party Smash Bros. DLC votes

This past week there has been a lot of excitement around Nintendo accepting votes for which videogame character should be the next addition to Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS. While most of the talk has been around Nintendo first party ch...

 
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Xbox boss would like to see Banjo-Kazooie as Smash Bros. DLC

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer likes to talk about games. However, that doesn't mean that he restricts himself to only talking about titles that his company's working on. No, he'll discuss anything, even Nintendo properties. When a fan asked on ...

 
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Who would you elect to be the next Smash Bros. DLC character?

Nintendo's April Fools Nintendo Direct was no joke. While there wasn't a whole lot there that would interest people who aren't existing fans of the publisher, there was something for just about everyone who already enjoys Nintendo's brand o...

 
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Upcoming Smash Bros. update tweaks game and adds some skins

On April 15, Super Smash Bros. is getting a free update that does some tweaking and adds some customization. Nintendo announced at today's Direct that version 1.0.6 is coming in two weeks, and it's bringing some changes. According to t...

 
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Sakurai: Mewtwo DLC done, almost time for release

Masahiro Sakurai, better known as the director of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS / Wii U, has said that "With regard to (Mewtwo), the character is coming along just fine. In fact, it's pretty much done...basically it's almost time." Nintendo ann...

 
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Marth amiibo resurrects in April

Nintendo has announced that our lord and savior and one true amiibo, Marth, will be back in stores in late April. A little late for him and his friend Ike to join the fight in Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., which will have already been released in ...

 
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Rumor: Ness amiibo leaked, selling on Chinese auction site

A Ness amiibo has been spotted for sale on a Chinese auction site and appears to be in European packaging. Currently it sits at about $55, though I don't imagine that price will stay there for long. Comparing the images in the gallery to th...

 
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Nintendo lowers MSRP for three amiibo

In the first official amiibo price drop, Nintendo has lowered the MSRP of the Super Smash Bros. line Peach, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong to $9.99. The change can be seen on the official Nintendo amiibo website. All other figures in both announced...

 
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Last week's top stories, now in handy haiku form

This past weekend I was up late and feeling loopy, and some haikus about a Flash game nobody cares about fell out of that state. Struck with inspiration, I thought, "Why can't all news be digested 17 syllables at a time?" Thus, the video a...

 
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Rumor: Rayman might be coming to Smash Bros.

[Update: It's fake, as shown in the video above. While it's nice to have a detailed explanation on how this fake was made, what I really want is a detailed explanation on why it was made, preferably with sideline psychoanalysis from D...

 
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Everything's coming up tomatoes in this Smash Bros. glitch

Chris asked me to fill in for him this morning, if only for a single post, so I figured I'd do exactly that not with amiibo coverage, but with this Super Smash Bros. glitch in which tomatoes have run amok. Somehow, something is causing ite...

 
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U contains a ton of unused data

  Some people make it a hobby to find out everything they can about a game, inside and out, and these data miners have been poring over the code of Super Smash Bros. since release. Over the last couple of months, bits and pieces pointi...

 
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Majora's Mask 3D and New 3DS XL playable at PAX South

The New Nintendo 3DS XL is the current hot commodity for Nintendo fans, with special edition units selling out. For those who are not so keen on ordering one before playing, an opportunity to get some hands-on time is coming in just a few d...

 
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My daughter could probably beat you at Mario Kart 8

Last month, my family and I were at our local mall doing some holiday shopping. As we were walking through the mall, we noticed a large gathering of people who were playing video games. Upon closer inspection, it turns out that our mall (Wo...

 

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