Super Smash Bros. Series News


Competitive Fortnite Coming to A-Kon OpTic Arena Battle Royale Event

By Kevin Tucker, Apr 04, 2018 2:20pm PDT

OpTic and NGAGE have announced the latest Fortnite competitive event hosted at this year's A-Kon.


Nairoby 'Nairo' Quezada Kicks Off Smash Masters League with Battle for Vegas Win

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2018 4:45pm PDT

The Smash Masters League is underway, as the Esports Arena Las Vegas played home to the Battle for Vegas. And Nairo christened the new venue by crushing any Bayonetta that stood in his way.


Masahiro Sakurai Will Return for Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 09, 2018 1:20pm PST

The longtime series director just can't seem to quit Super Smash Bros., no matter how much of a toll it has taken on him mentally and physically.


"Yes, though development was joint between his company and Bandai Namco."

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Nintendo Direct March 8 Recap: Super Smash Bros., Splatoon 2 3.0, and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2018 5:05pm PST

If you thought Mario Tennis was all Nintendo was bringing to today's Nintendo Direct, boy did YOU miss out! Fortunately, Shacknews is here to help catch everyone up.


"https://twitter.com/jordan_amano/status/971884932288020481 Splatoon's single player mode is ..."

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Super Smash Bros. Officially Teased for Nintendo Switch

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2018 2:40pm PST

Super Smash Bros. is indeed coming to Nintendo Switch and we're set to learn more later this year.


Super Smash Bros. May Be Headed To Switch This Year

By Blake Morse , Feb 21, 2018 12:13pm PST

Will Nintendo be hooking fans up with a new iteration of their flagship fighter this year?


"Fuck Konami for oh so many things but this one seriously takes the fucking cake."

- Dschinghis Khan see all 37 comments

The 5 Biggest Takeaways From Smash 4's 2GGC Championship

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 04, 2017 1:00pm PST

A 12-month circuit came to a close over the weekend. Shacknews watched almost every minute and here are our biggest takeaways from the 2GGC Championship.


MKLeo Wins 2GGC Championship for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 03, 2017 7:10pm PST

The 12-month Smash 4 circuit came to an end this weekend and there's a new Best in the World.


Red Bull eSports Releases 'A New Level' Documentary Series Ahead of DreamHack Montreal

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 08, 2017 9:40am PDT

With DreamHack Montreal kicking off on Friday, Red Bull eSports has released a three-part documentary spotlighting the Canadian Super Smash Bros. Melee esports scene.


EVO 2017 Preview: The 5 Storylines To Watch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 13, 2017 2:00pm PDT

The fighting game world's best are settling into Las Vegas for the weekend. Here's what to watch for from this year's Evo.


"I liked this. I don't really follow the tourneys during the year and now I have a loose idea of ..."

- Crabs Jarrard see all 10 comments

Bayonetta and Diddy Kong tied atop Panda Global Super Smash Bros. for Wii U character tier list

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 10, 2017 7:30pm PDT

Esports organization Panda Global have issued the latest character tier list for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and while Bayonetta hasn't been knocked off her perch, another character has joined her at the top.


Mother's Day Mang0: A Melee God Strikes Back at Royal Flush

By Ozzie Mejia, May 15, 2017 6:00am PDT

Adam 'Armada' Lindgren looked unstoppable heading into Royal Flush in Atlantic City, but the best player in the Super Smash Bros. Melee world hit a roadblock on Sunday. That's because Joseph 'Mang0' Marquez had a different winning streak going.


Stickless Super Smash Bros. Controller by Hitbox Declared Legal For Tournament Use

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 29, 2016 11:35am PST

Genesis 4 Super Smash Bros. will see the debut of the stickless SmashBox controller.


"Yeah, I looked it up. I probably should have just posted the link myself, sorry."

- Conan see all 6 comments

Super Smash Bros getting 1.1.6 update for Wii U and 3DS

By John Keefer, May 17, 2016 10:30am PDT

Expect it sometime this month.


Super Smash Bros. community rounds up 1.1.4 patch notes

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2016 8:25pm PST

Bayonetta and Corrin have heralded a new update for Super Smash Bros. and, once again, Nintendo has not included patch notes. For one last time, the community is doing the heavy lifting and rounding up the patch notes on its own.


"I wish they had a DLC package for just the add on characters. Don't care about stages or Mii ..."

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