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  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Sales Are Peachy With Over 1 Million Sold In Japan

    Nintendo has announced that the first week of Super Smash Bros. 3DS sales have been, well, smashing. The publisher says that over 1 million copies of the handheld version have been sold in Japan. This number represents sales to consumers, including digital copies of the game. Super Smash Bros. 3DS won’t... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Are You Picking Up Super Smash Bros. 3DS? Or Holding Out For Wii U?

    Are you planning on playing Super Smash Bros. 3DS? Wii U? Or Both? It's a question we asked in a recent poll, but now you have a chance to share more of your personal reasoning. Super Smash Bros. Wii U's release date may still be a mystery, but until we hear otherwise, the game is planned for... More
  • Blog Post: Report: 3DS Can Be Used As Wii Controller In Smash Bros.

    A gamer in Japan has posted a picture which indicates that the 3DS can be used as Wii U controller for Smash Bros. Kyle McLain posted the image below, along with the tweet : " Am I crazy, or does this say that if you connect your 3DS with your Wii U, that you can use your 3DS as a controller?"... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Smashing Sale Enters Week 2 With Zelda, Fire Emblem, And More

    Nintendo’s second week of its Smashing Sale is underway, with a sizeable roster of combatants featured. Whether you’re looking for something new, or a burst of nostalgia, you might find something of interest on discount. The Legend of Zelda crew (Link, Toon Link, Zelda, and Sheik) are represented... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Super Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date Will Not Be Revealed Friday

    Update: A representative from Nintendo has reached out to let us know that the report is false and the release date will not be revealed on Friday. The release date for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. will not be unveiled on Friday during the stream, but more information about the game will be... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Hosting 8 Hour Live Stream With Super Smash Bros. 3DS And Other Games

    Update: Nintendo has set a time for its live stream. The stream begins Friday, September 12 at 10 AM PT. Nintendo is promising to feature Super Smash Bros. on 3DS as well as other mystery titles. So happy you’re excited for Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ The Treehouse! The live stream of upcoming holiday... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Is Holding A Smashing Sale, Brothers (And Sisters)

    We’re just one month away from Super Smash Bros. on 3DS. In preparation, Nintendo wants to walk you down memory lane so we can remember just why these characters have earned a coveted spot on the Smash roster. The Super Smashing Sale kicks off with discounts on games featuring Mario, Bowser, Peach... More
  • Blog Post: Xenoblade Chronicles Shulk Confirmed For Smash Bros.

    Earlier in the week, a rumor circulated that Xenoblade Chronicles’ Shulk and Super Mario Bros.’ Bowser Jr. would be joining the Super Smash Bros. roster. At least one of those characters is now confirmed. Shulk brings his sward, the Monado, into battle and will use it to hit his foes with... More
  • Blog Post: Looking At The Past, Present, And Future Of The Wii U

    Need a quick reminder about why you have a Wii U? Check out this Nintendo video that gives a brief overview of the some of the best games to release this last last year along with a quick look at some exciting upcoming titles. Take a glance at some of these Wii U's hottest recent releases, and then... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Rumor: Super Smash Bros. Videos Reveal Two Unannounced Characters

    Update #2: Nintendo has issued copyright claims on the videos showing the two characters in action. Update #1: Nintendo has responded to our request for comment on the leaked character videos. "We have nothing to announce at this time," a representative told us via email. "For the list... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Smashes Into PAX With Upcoming 3DS And Wii U Titles

    PAX is next weekend in Seattle, and Nintendo has announced what it’s bringing for fans. You’ll be able to get hands-on time with both versions of Super Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors, and more. Nintendo will also be touring Seattle with the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. Locations will be... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Wants To Bring Smash Bros. To Wherever You Are At SDCC

    Nintendo is turning itself into the Uber of video games this week, with a new promotion at San Diego Comic Con. If you want a chance to try out Super Smash Bros. on 3DS, you might be one of the lucky people to summon a Nintendo entourage. Nintendo will send out “Bring Me Smash” notifications... More
  • Blog Post: Smash Bros.' Lucina Isn't A Marth Clone, But She Comes Close

    After the reveal of Lucina and Robin yesterday as playable characters in Super Smash Bros., we were left to speculate as to how exactly the newcomers will play. Today, director Masahiro Sakurai clarified Lucina's role and her similarities to another fighter, Marth. Lucina is clearly a sword-wielding... More
  • Blog Post: Fire Emblem: Awakening's Lucina And Robin Confirmed For Smash Bros.

    Update: This morning's reveal was a double dose of new fighter action, with Lucina and Robin from Fire Emblem: Awakening confirmed for the roster. And those of you who prefer the female version of Robin can rest easy. She's included, too. The action-packed three-minute trailer included the return... More
  • Blog Post: Rayman Comes To Super Smash Bros. In Trophy Form

    Later today, Nintendo will be revealing a new fighter for the upcoming pair of Super Smash Bros. titles. Before that happens at 10 a.m. Eastern though, director Masahiro Sakurai is teasing us with a new collectible trophy. Ubisoft’s limbless hero, Rayman, is getting his due in Nintendo’s... More
  • Blog Post: Next Super Smash Bros. Character Reveal Scheduled For July 14

    A new challenger approaches next week. The Super Smash Bros. roster isn’t yet full, and Nintendo is giving us our first look at another character in just a few days’ time. A live video will be available at 7:00 a.m. Pacific/10:00 a.m. Eastern on Monday, July 14. You can tune in on the official... More
  • Blog Post: Mario's A Yankee Doodle Dandy In Super Smash Bros. Alternate Costume

    Mario might be Italian by way of Japan, but his heart is in the good old U.S. of A., and this new alternative Super Smash Bros. costume proves it. The Japanese Super Smash Bros. Twitter account posted this picture of Mario standing next to Samus in star-and-stripes bib overalls. It's a nice look... More
  • Blog Post: Here's The Super Smash Bros. Theme Played Entirely With Kazoos

    I can't say I was ever curious what the Super Smash Bros. theme would sound like played with a chorus of kazoos, but now that it's here, I can't help but give it a listen. The video comes from YouTube channel Tsuko G. , who posted the video with the simple description, "I couldn't... More
  • Blog Post: GameCube Controller Adapter And Special Smash Bros. Controller Arriving In Time For Release

    Briefly shown during a recent announcement, Nintendo has a price and a special bundle for using the GameCube controller on Wii U. The adapter, which allows you to use up to four GameCube controllers or Wavebirds, will be available for $19.99. A special Super Smash Bros. marked GameCube controller will... More
  • Blog Post: Miis Entering The Super Smash Bros. Battle

    At Nintendo’s E3 Nintendo Direct, the company announced that it was bringing its popular Mii characters to Super Smash Bros. as playable characters. The avatars, which are known for their customization, have more than a few fighting tricks up their sleeves, too. In addition to bringing their avatars... More
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