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  • Blog Post: Watch Every Super Smash Bros. Character Comically Save Themselves From Falling

    As you’ve been playing Super Smash Bros., you probably noticed that every character has an animation when too close to the edge of the stage. This little visual clue is subtle in context, but what happens when you just let it play? In a video from YouTube user "Master0fHyrule," the little... More
  • Blog Post: In The Darkest Timeline, This Is How Smash Bros. Characters Fight

    In our world, Super Smash Bros. is about Nintendo’s most beloved characters (and Wii Fit Trainer) beating each other mercilessly until all but one is left alive. In the darkest timeline (created by Buzzfeed), things are a little… messier. This video teaches us important things about Super... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Investigating System-Breaking Wii U Error Codes 160-0103 And 160-1710

    Recently, Wii U owners have been reporting problems following the latest Super Smash Bros. update. Error codes related to system memory have emerged leaving the game and consoles unusable. The two codes in question are 160-0103 and 160-1710. When reached for comment, Nintendo of America confirmed the... More
  • Blog Post: Can You Name Super Smash Bros. Characters Better Than These People?

    Super Smash Bros. for Wii U includes a huge roster of iconic characters, but it also includes some more obscure entries. Many of you could probably name each and every character without trouble, but what about random people on the street? YouTube channel P Diddy sent Jenki around with a binder full of... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros. For Wii U Sells Over 490,000 In First Three Days

    Nintendo is reporting strong sales for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. The publisher says that the game has sold over 490,000 units combined across physical and digital in the United States during the first three days of availability. This makes Super Smash Bros. for Wii U the fastest selling game for the... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – Did You Pick Up Any Amiibos?

    Amiibos are here, and if pictures on social media are any indication, they appear to be popular. Did you pick any up? I grabbed a Link because I am a big Zelda fan ( you can see my unboxing video here ), and I like the idea of unlocking Zelda stuff in other Nintendo games. I don't feel compelled... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Games Did You Pick Up This Week?

    This is the kind of week we live for (and for which our wallets weep). Retail and digital channels have been flooded with new releases, making us all wish for just a little bit more time to play them all. We’re curious what you’ve picked up and, if you’ve acquired multiple games this... More
  • Blog Post: You Won’t Miss Out On Mewtwo If You Don’t Buy Both Versions Of Smash

    Last month, Nintendo announced that Super Smash Bros. favorite Mewtwo will be returning after launch . We might need to wait until Spring 2015 for him, but if you register both the 3DS and Wii U versions of the game, he’s yours for free. If you are just planning on playing on one platform, you... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – Who Is The Best Super Smash Bros. Fighter?

    It's a question with a different answer for nearly everyone who has played a Smash Bros. game, but we want to know your answer. If you've watched any of our 8-player Super Smash Bros. videos (click the links for part 1 , 2 , 3 , and 4 ), you will know I personally favor Toon Link. He has all... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 11/14/2014

    While some editors are jumping into new titles like Far Cry 4 and Assassin's Creed Unity, others are still exploring the worlds of Shadow of Mordor and Destiny. If you are a Mario Kart 8 fan don't forget that the first DLC pack was released yesterday, featuring all new characters like Link from... More
  • Blog Post: October 2014 NPD: NBA 2K15 Catches Nothing But Net In Even Month

    This month's NPD report shows the industry leveling out year-over-year, with hardware gains making up for retail software losses. Console and handheld sales climbed to $273.5 million from $171.7 million over this month last year (a 59 percent jump). Software fell by 27 percent from 482.6 million... More
  • Blog Post: You Can Pre-Order Super Smash Bros. Right Now, Pre-Loads Next Week

    Nintendo has announced that Super Smash Bros. is ready for digital pre-order on the eShop. This is the first title eligible through the program, which will eventually grow to include the 3DS. For those that prefer not to enter their payment information into the console storefront, there is another option... More
  • Blog Post: Super Smash Bros. For Wii U Pre-Orders Boost Past Mario Kart 8

    Nintendo America president Reggie Fils-Aime says that the company's biggest fall release, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, is tracking ahead of even its strongest performer. The upcoming mascot fighter is bringing in pre-orders that surpass even Mario Kart 8. In its mid-year financial earnings report... More
  • Blog Post: Amiibo Figures Can Only Store Data From One Game At A Time

    Nintendo Japan's website for Amiibo figures reveals a new bit of information about the figures. They'll only be able to store data from a single compatible game at a time. The publisher has been touting Amiibos as having cross-game functionality, but that appears to be more limited than originally... More
  • Blog Post: Mega Man, Sonic, Bowser, And Eight More Get Amiibo Figures In 2015

    Update: Nintendo America has posted that the 11 new Amiibo figures announced last night will be coming to North America in February 2015. Original Story: Nintendo's Japanese Amiibo website has revealed 11 new figures in the product line coming in two waves early in 2015. This is in addition to the... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Teams With Loot Crate For An Amiibo Delivery Service

    Nintendo announced this morning that it has teamed with Loot Crate to delivery 10 pre-selected Amiibo figures by mail. Five of the figures have been named, with the remaining half to be revealed later. Mario, Yoshi, Pikachu, Donkey Kong, and Fox are included in the offer, which is not yet priced. The... More
  • Blog Post: Club Nintendo Offering Collection Of Super Smash Bros. Posters

    Nintendo has a special treat for Club Nintendo members who are also Super Smash Bros. fans. If you've hoarded at least 700 points by redeeming the codes contained in assorted Nintendo games, then the pack of posters above can be yours. You can see larger versions of the poster in the gallery below... More
  • Blog Post: Poster Artist Designs Print To Celebrate Super Smash Bros.

    We’ve featured artist Marinko Milosevski a number of times in the past. You might recall his Pokémon tourism posters or his take on Star Fox (if not, you might want to check those out). Now, Milosevski is back to celebrate Nintendo’s biggest title of the fall. Super Smash Bros. gets... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Watch Nintendo’s Big Super Smash Bros. Wii U Direct Here

    Nintendo is gearing up to tell us 50 new things about Super Smash Bros. Wii U. And you can catch all the fun right here. The show will start at 3 p.m. Pacific / 6 p.m. Eastern. Super Smash Bros. Wii U will be out on November 21. More
  • Blog Post: A Quick History Of The Super Smash Bros. Development

    Super Smash Bros. is super hot right now, but the four-player fighting game featuring most of Nintendo's biggest brands almost didn't feature a single recognizable character. Here's a quick recap of the development history of the series. Did you know that Super Smash Bros. was once called... More
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