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  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros.: Greninja, Charizard, And Three Others Revealed

    One of the biggest changes coming to the new Smash Bros. games on 3DS and Wii U announced at today's Nintendo Direct is that all of the fighters that transformed mid-fight have been changed. That means that Samus' Final Smash won't strip away her armor, Zelda won't transform into Sheik... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros.: Release Windows, Stages, Items, Assist Trophies

    Nintendo has revealed the release windows for Super Smash Bros. on 3DS and Wii U. The 3DS version will be coming in the summer. The home version will arrive this winter. On the 3DS, fighters will move at 60 frames per second in stereoscopic 3D. The assist trophies and items will only refresh at 30 frames... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct Coming Tuesday, April 8

    Nintendo has announced a Nintendo Direct focused exclusively on Super Smash Bros. Despite the regular flow of information, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the title. The most important detail we’re waiting for is the release date. Director Masahiro Sakurai previously expressed... More
  • Blog Post: Nester Joins Super Smash Bros. Roster [April Fools' Day]

    When Game Informer's news hound Mike Futter assigned me to this story, I questioned its legitimacy as an April Fools' Day prank. In my opinion, Nester joining Super Smash Bros' expanding roster makes more sense than Wii Fit Trainer. I'd also take him over King Dedede. This April Fools'... More
  • Blog Post: Today’s Super Smash Bros. Screenshot Hints At 3DS Single-Player Mode

    We know that Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai won’t be including a single player story mode in the upcoming Wii U and 3DS entries. Even though he’s soured a bit after Subspace Emissary cutscenes were shown online , he’s hinting at a solo offering for the 3DS version. The... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Meets Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back In New Animated Short

    YouTube animator James Farr has delivered the second and third parts in their animated Nintendo and Star Wars mash-up series. You can check out the first part by heading here , which covers Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope . Each video is about five minutes long, and hits all the major story beats... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Entire December 18 Nintendo Direct Here

    Did you miss this morning’s Nintendo Direct? We’ve the got the whole thing with a list of new game announcements and new details on upcoming titles. You can check out the announcements of Hyrule Warriors, Chibi-Robo Photo Finder, NES Remix, Dr. Luigi, and Kirby Triple Deluxe. Also, there... More
  • Blog Post: Smash Bros. Director Dashes Hopes For Spring 2014 Release On Wii U, 3DS

    Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has responded to rumors about the duo of upcoming titles in Nintendo’s brawler series. The man behind the mascots took to Twitter to set the record straight Sakurai suggests rumors of a spring release are false. He does reassure that the Wii U and 3DS... More
  • Blog Post: Smash Bros. Fans Want To See Reggie Fils-Aime As A Fighter

    Three new Super Smash Bros. fighters have been revealed. There is a good chance more are coming, and fans hope that one of them will be Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime. In a petition on Change.org , fans are rallying for Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai to add Reggie Fils-Aime... More
  • Blog Post: Cutscene Uploads Cause Super Smash Bros. Creator To Drop Story Mode

    You might recall that Super Smash Bros. Brawl had a story mode called The Subspace Emissary. In between levels, players were treated to cutscenes that were mashups of characters from different properties. It was pure fan service. And it's not happening again. Series creator Masahiro Sakurai recently... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Watch E-Sports?

    The eSports community likes to tout how much it grow every year. Are you one of the gamers who's jumped on board? If not, what would it take to make you watch other people play games? Super Smash Bros. Melee recently broke streaming records at this years EVO fighting tournament. Nintendo's premier... More
  • Blog Post: Wii Fit Trainer Added To The Super Smash Bros. Roster

    In a brief announcement video, Nintendo revealed that the Wii Fit trainer will be a fighter in the new Super Smash Bros. The video shown opened with Link and Mario doing yoga, and the Wii Fit trainer came in to start fighting, using yoga poses to attack. Her final smash is an army of Wii Fit trainers... More
  • Blog Post: The Next Smash Bros. Will Have A Trailer During Nintendo's E3 Direct Presentation

    We've known that the next Super Smash Bros. would at least be discussed next week at E3 , but a recent Tweet from series director Masahiro Sakurai confirms that we will see video of the game during Nintendo's E3 Direct presentation. You can check out the Tweet from Sakurai below, which roughly... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Kittens Combines Two Things The Internet Loves

    We thought that the Internet was done doing cute and interesting things with kittens on video. We thought wrong. YouTube user TyVerteLive took Nintendo's beloved fighter Super Smash Bros., and combined it with kittens, which are universally adorable. [via Reddit ] More
  • Blog Post: Fan Creates Super Smash Bros. With Game Boy Graphics

    Super Smash Land is a fan "de-make" of sorts of the ever popular Super Smash Bros. Check out the trailer below or download the game demo on your PC. Dan Fornace, designer and programmer of Super Smash Land, says the project has been in development since September. The game will feature Mario... More
  • Blog Post: Force Unleashed II Wii Multiplayer Resembles Super Smash Bros.

    We've heard from LucasArts that the Wii version of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II will feature 4-player multiplayer and Darth Vader as a playable character. We expect to here more details on the multiplayer offerings soon. Until then, check out the media gallery below for some screens to see Wii... More
  • Blog Post: Make Your Own Bowser Papercraft

    Philipp Stollenmayer is a papercraft wizard. To illustrate how easy papercraft is, Philipp created a life-size papercraft clone of himself. He's also assembled incredibly detailed papercraft of several video game icons. His latest masterpiece is Giga Bowser from Super Smash Bros. The fine folks at... More
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