Super Smash Bros. Series News


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 ..."

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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."

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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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PSA: Bayonetta and Corrin officially wrap up Super Smash Bros. DLC at 6:30PM PT tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2016 4:15pm PST

After nearly 15 months, it's over. The Super Smash Bros. DLC train will end with Bayonetta and Corrin tonight.


Super Smash Bros. completes its roster with Bayonetta and Corrin next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2016 9:32pm PST

Nintendo was offering a vague February release date for Bayonetta and Corrin's Smash Bros. debuts up to this point. But now there looks to be a solid release date in place and it looks to be next week!


Super Smash Bros. final Mii Fighter Costumes revealed

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 2:26pm PST

Nintendo has revealed its final lineup of Mii Fighter costumes for Super Smash Bros.


Super Smash Bros.getting final video presentation next week to discuss Cloud

By Daniel Perez, Dec 09, 2015 6:50am PST

Cloud is coming to Super Smash Bros., so a final video presentation will feature him, and hopefully additional pieces of news for the game.


Super Smash Bros. fulfills fantasies with Cloud Strife

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2015 2:48pm PST

Today's Nintendo Direct concluded with a Super Smash Bros. announcement that nobody saw coming. At all.


"No reason it *can't*, but given the conspicuous absence of even a single XBO announcement out of ..."

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: Hands-on with the Super Mario Maker stage

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS got a notable piece of DLC earlier this week with the arrival of a Super Mario Maker stage. Given how much Super Mario Maker has consumed lives over the past month, this seemed like something worth trying out. So watch as eight Amiibos go ...