Super Smash Bros. Series News


E3 2018: New and Old Challengers Approach With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Gameplay

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 13, 2018 12:15pm PDT

Go to battle with your favorite characters with this look at awesome new Smash footage!


E3 2018: Everything We Know About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 12, 2018 11:00pm PDT

Missed Tuesday's Nintendo Direct? Here's everything you need to know about the next game in the Super Smash Bros. series coming to Nintendo Switch.


Here is the Full Roster of Characters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 12, 2018 8:30pm PDT

Who's in the new Super Smash Bros.? Everybody! Who exactly is everybody? Shacknews has the full list!


E3 2018: Gamecube Controller and Extensive Amiibo Support Coming to Super Smash Bros: Ultimate

By Chris Jarrard, Jun 12, 2018 10:07am PDT

Smash your foes with the one true controller!


"i think it still is very comfortable. intuitive... i dont know, cause im so used to it now. ..."

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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch Pre-E3 2018 Character Wishlist

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 08, 2018 12:30pm PDT

With E3 right around the corner, Shacknews starts thinking about which characters we hope make the Super Smash Bros. cut ahead of next week's Nintendo Direct and E3 Invitational.


"Cloud Strife, the symbol of Nintendo losing their dominance to Sony, is in Smash 4. All bets are ..."

- Serpico74 see all 11 comments

E3 2018: What to Expect from Nintendo

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 08, 2018 12:00pm PDT

With the first-party console makers about to hold their annual E3 press conferences, Shacknews is keeping track of what to watch out for, wrapping up with Nintendo.


"I am hoping to see more about the online service. Unfortunately, none of the games on this list ..."

- Tezcali see all 2 comments

Nintendo's New E3 Policies Include Tickets to Play Super Smash Bros. For Switch

By Brittany Vincent, May 16, 2018 6:00pm PDT

It'll be smashing, just you wait and see. 


"They want me to haul around my expensive Switch, at a giant conference full of people where it ..."

- Madwacker see all 4 comments

Walmart Canada Possibly Leaks Games To Be Shown At E3

By Charles Singletary, May 10, 2018 8:35am PDT

[Spoiler Alert] If you don't want to have the surprises ruined, look no further.


Super Smash Bros. E3 Invitational Lineup Includes Top Smash 4 & Melee Players

By Ozzie Mejia, May 09, 2018 10:45am PDT

Nintendo has revealed the eight competitors invited to compete in the first tournament for Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch, with four coming in from the Smash 4 pro scene and four others coming from the Melee scene.


Mew2King Wins Smash Summit 6 in Purest Display of Esports Joy

By Ozzie Mejia, May 06, 2018 9:53pm PDT

While Mew2King winning Smash Summit 6 is a story in itself, the pure look of shock on his face is an encapsulation of what makes esports so wonderful.


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."

- Zek see all 7 comments

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 ..."

- Serpico74 see all 4 comments

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.