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Smash Bros. Pros Are Finally Feeling The Love From Nintendo

LOS ANGELES—Paper streamers fluttered down on Smash champion Gonzalo “Zero” Barrios in the red light of a former burlesque theater in downtown Los Angeles. Barrios, the world’s best Super Smash Bros. Wii U player, winked at the camera and flashed a peace sign. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Everything We Know About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. has traditionally cast a wide net across a divided audience who demand contradictory things from the blockbuster platform fighter. For its party-game fan contingent, Smash rains down Bob-ombs and Party Balls. For its fiercely competitive fan contingent, it flattens stages and removes platforms. In…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Smash Bros Fans Have Spent A Decade Begging For Ridley, And Now It’s Actually Happening

Samus is no longer the only playable Metroid character in Smash. She’s now joined by Ridley, a menacing space dragon who refuses to die no matter how many times he gets owned. To the casual observer, this is just a neat little thing. To Smash diehards, though, it’s the culmination of years of requests. And […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Will Star Every Character From Every Smash

The upcoming Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch will be called Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and, miraculously, include “absolutely every Super Smash Bros. fighter ever… whether they were original, DLC or only appeared once in the past,” said game director Masahiro Sakurai today.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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I Hope They Don’t Bring Back Smash 4’s Stupidest Mode

On the eve of a new Super Smash Bros. game, it’s time to reflect on the sins of past Smashes. We can quibble over whether Bayonetta should have been in Smash 4. We can beef about Super Smash Bros. Brawl’s infuriating tripping mechanic. Or we could explore some less-trod Smash territory, something so idiosyncratic and…Read […]

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Smash Players Plead With Each Other To Please, For The Love Of God, Stop Smelling So Bad

At Jason “RustyTrombone” Husisian’s first Super Smash Bros. tournament at a hotel in Easton, Pennsylvania, he was focused on out-maneuvering his opponent when a nearby attendee’s smell filled his nostrils. “I get a whiff and I legit start coughing,” Husisian recalled. “It smelled like he worked in a crematorium.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What Stops Women From Going Pro In Esports

Cecilia D’Anastasio: So Nintendo invited a bunch of Super Smash Bros. pros to showcase Smash 5 at E3 this year! And among some of my favorites—Armada, Zero and Hungrybox—are exactly no women. I didn’t notice an outcry. Frankly, it was about as surprising as walking outside and noticing the sky, which was very much not…Read […]

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The Smash Masters League Is The Latest And Greatest Attempt At Organizing Competitive Smash

In a dominating performance, Nairoby “Nairo” Quezada’s Zero Suit Samus had Leonardo “MkLeo” Perez’s Bayonetta on the edge, knocking him down to just one stock. Shortly after, Quezada finished the job by sending Perez flying immediately after respawning; he won the gold at the Battle for Vegas and now both he and Perez…Read more… Continue […]

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Evo 2018 will allow Super Smash Bros competitors to play using the Smash Box, a controversial altern

Evo 2018 will allow Super Smash Bros competitors to play using the Smash Box, a controversial alternative to the aging Gamecube controller. Evo’s decision marks the pinnacle in an ongoing debate among Smash tournament hosts about controller rules.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Microsoft Executive Is Open To Putting Banjo In The New Smash Bros

Banjo and his partner Kazooie haven’t been in a Nintendo game since 2005’s Banjo-Pilot thanks to complicated intellectual property rigamarole that cropped up when Microsoft acquired Rare in 2002. With a new Smash Bros. coming to the Switch, there’s plenty of speculation about new fighters. Microsoft’s Executive Vice…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Internet Reacts To Smash Bros. For Switch

Super Smash Bros. is finally coming to the Switch and the announcement is blowing minds. We all knew it was inevitable, but still: Smash Bros.! On the Switch! The race to comb through footage for some clue about who will be in the game has begun.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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