Super Smash Bros. Ultimate nominated for Best Console Nintendo Switch Game at gamescom 2018

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of three games that have been nominated by gamescom in the category of Best Console Game on Nintendo Switch. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, August 21 at 12 p.m. local time in the Konrad-Adenauer-Saal (Congress Centre North). To learn more about gamescom 2018, click here. Best Console … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate nominated for Best Console Nintendo Switch Game at gamescom 2018

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Video: The unrevealed music of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s character trailers

Set to launch on December 7 for Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will include every single fighter ever featured in the series’ nearly two-decade run, making it one of the biggest crossover events in gaming history. Fans can enjoy returning favorites like Pikachu, Pichu, Mewtwo and Pokémon Trainer, who fights by making commands to Squirtle, Ivysaur and Charizard. Alolan Raichu, Bewear, … Continue reading Video: The unrevealed music of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s character trailers

Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon reappear on the latest top 50 Japanese sales charts, August 6 to 12

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have reappeared near the very top of the latest software charts in Japan for another consecutive week. Pokkén Tournament DX manages to reappear as well. The latest Japanese sales charts are as follows: Media Create Sales: Week 32, 2018 (Aug 06 - Aug 12) 01./00. [PS4] Yakuza 3 (Sega) {2018.08.09} (¥3.990) - 26.047 / NEW 02./05. [NSW] Splatoon 2 … Continue reading Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon reappear on the latest top 50 Japanese sales charts, August 6 to 12

Official Super Smash Bros. Ultimate screenshot of Lucario appearing alongside Chrom, Fox and Wolf

Set to launch on December 7 for Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will include every single fighter ever featured in the series’ nearly two-decade run, making it one of the biggest crossover events in gaming history. Fans can enjoy returning favorites like Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Pichu Lucario and Pokémon Trainer, who fights by making commands to Squirtle, Ivysaur and Charizard. Alolan Raichu, Bewear, … Continue reading Official Super Smash Bros. Ultimate screenshot of Lucario appearing alongside Chrom, Fox and Wolf

Nintendo says Super Smash Bros. success isn’t due to a “happy accident”

The folks at Nintendo Life recently spoke to Nintendo's Bill Trinen about the Super Smash Bros. series. There's an opinion amongst certain members of the gaming community that Smash became popular almost due to a "happy accident" - a stance insinuating that Nintendo and series creator Masahiro Sakurai didn't really know what they were doing, … Continue reading Nintendo says Super Smash Bros. success isn’t due to a “happy accident”

Official Super Smash Bros. Ultimate screenshots showcase Abra using Teleport as a Poké Ball Pokémon

Set to launch on December 7 for Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will include every single fighter ever featured in the series’ nearly two-decade run, making it one of the biggest crossover events in gaming history. Fans can enjoy returning favorites like Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Pichu and Pokémon Trainer, who fights by making commands to Squirtle, Ivysaur and Charizard. Alolan Raichu, Bewear, Electrode, … Continue reading Official Super Smash Bros. Ultimate screenshots showcase Abra using Teleport as a Poké Ball Pokémon

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai explains the importance of presentations

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai recently posted a new column in one of the latest issues of Famitsu, where he goes in-depth on the topic of presentations and discusses how he went about the roughly 20-minute reveal of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at E3. He shares some tidbits as well, including the fact that … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai explains the importance of presentations

21st official Group Match Psydisaster Cup now underway in Pokkén Tournament DX, features Mewtwo and runs until August 20

Hot on the heels of the Deep Blue Monarch Cup, the 21st official Group Match is now underway Pokkén Tournament DX. The Psydisaster Cup is scheduled to run from August 12 to August 20 in the Team Battle and Fixed Battle Arena formats. To gain entry to this Group Match, you must have fired up your … Continue reading 21st official Group Match Psydisaster Cup now underway in Pokkén Tournament DX, features Mewtwo and runs until August 20

Video: First-ever Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct now officially available in Korean

In the first-ever Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it was revealed that Simon Belmont from the Castlevania series and King K. Rool, the main antagonist from the original Donkey Kong Country games, are both joining the game as playable fighters. The video presentation also shared additional information on Echo fighters, new stages, new modes … Continue reading Video: First-ever Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct now officially available in Korean

Nintendo details gamescom 2018 activities, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and first consumer hands-on with Super Mario Party

Visitors to Nintendo’s booth at gamescom in Cologne, Germany this year are in for a treat, as they’ll be the first to try some of the fun new minigames in Super Mario Party, as well as being able to go hands-on with other upcoming Nintendo Switch software, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and more. Coming … Continue reading Nintendo details gamescom 2018 activities, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and first consumer hands-on with Super Mario Party