Super Smash Bros Series News


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS: The stages that didn't make it

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 03, 2014 11:00am PST

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS each have a robust representation of the series' best stages. So which ones didn't make the cut? Shacknews laments a few of those.


"Nobody commenting on a smash thing? For shame. I'm glad these didn't make it, but most of all ..."

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Shack Reels: 10 Super Smash Bros. characters we want

By Shack Staff, Nov 25, 2014 3:00pm PST

It's always fun to muse over which characters didn't make the Super Smash Bros. cut. For today's Shack Reels video, Greg Burke takes a look at ten characters that will hopefully one day find themselves on the roster.


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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Review: Crazy Eights

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 21, 2014 8:00am PST

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is out now and it's a full-blown celebration of all that is Nintendo. Our review.


"1 stock match, suicide off the side, 5 seconds per match. You can get up to 100 or whatever it ..."

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Challenger Approaching: A Super Smash Bros. timeline

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 20, 2014 12:00pm PST

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U arrives at midnight, so Shacknews is taking a look back at the past 15 years of smash-tastic action.


Where's our Super Smash Bros. for Wii U review?

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 19, 2014 9:00am PST

Right about now, reviews for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U should be hitting a number of gaming websites. So where's ours?


"Quite honestly, I'm enjoying the hell out of it. A huge step up from Brawl."

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Re-visiting Super Smash Bros. Brawl's 'Subspace Emissary' story mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 17, 2014 12:00pm PST

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will offer a lot of different features, but a story mode will not be among them. Today, Shacknews re-visits the Subspace Emissary story mode from Super Smash Bros. Brawl to remember just what made that tale so memorable.


Super Smash Bros. Brawl mod 'Project M' hits version 3.5

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2014 3:00pm PST

The Project M mod for Super Smash Bros. Brawl is carrying on, releasing a trailer for its 3.5 version.


Duck Hunt Smash Bros trailer heralds Duck Hunt Virtual Console release

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:28pm PST

Duck Hunt is not only joining the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros., but his classic game is about to see a re-release on the Wii U Virtual Console.


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U preview: elbow room

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Nintendo has a lot in store for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, so Shacknews got a brief taste of what's to come.


"Also, can I be the one to bring up that not only does this game look gorgeous, but it's running ..."

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: The Nintendo Direct recap

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 23, 2014 3:35pm PDT

Did you miss today's Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U? Shacknews hits the bulletpoints of what you missed.


"with a big middle finger to the fans. 50+ awesome things, and one middle finger. wtf nintendo?"

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Smash Bros for Wii U coming November 21 alongside Amiibo

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2014 6:35am PDT

Nintendo has outlined its rollout plans for Smash Bros on Wii U, along with the Amiibo and GameCube controller options.


"Just in time for me to play it all of my Thanksgiving and Christmas vacations. Uh...which ..."

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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS: the Shacknews post-mortem

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 03, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Now that Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is out in stores today, Andrew and I discuss the game as a whole, including its controls, new game modes, online play, and who we're busting heads with.


"I got to say, I was playing online for hours lag free, and then one guy with a slow connection ..."

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PSA: Conquest mode goes into Super Smash Bros. for 3DS tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2014 10:00pm PDT

The 1.0.2 patch for Super Smash Bros. is available now and sets the stage for the online Conquest mode, set to begin late Friday night.


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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS glitch super-sizes opponents in Multi-Man modes

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 29, 2014 10:55am PDT

There's a unique glitch that you can check out in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS right now and it's one that leaves your opponents even more giant than before.


Ice Climbers excluded from Super Smash Bros. due to 3DS hardware

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Series director Masahiro Sakurai explains why the Ice Climbers won't be in the new Smash Bros. The reason, as one might imagine, has nothing to do with the Wii U.


"I don't know. I'm sure if there was any way to get Ice Climbers in there, Sakurai would have put ..."

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