Sanctioned Pokémon Special Event for both VGC and TCG announced for Melbourne Esports Open

A sanctioned Pokémon Special Event for both VGC and TCG players will be featured at this year's Melbourne Esports Open (MEO 2018), which is set to take place on September 1 and September 2 in Melbourne, Victoria. In addition, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Melee will be on stage, where … Continue reading Sanctioned Pokémon Special Event for both VGC and TCG announced for Melbourne Esports Open

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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

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

Video: Every Super Smash Bros. for Wii U character trying to do the Fortnite dance

If you ever wanted to see Nintendo characters attempting the iconic Fortnite dance, you can now do just that. Check out the video below to witness every Super Smash Bros. for Wii U fighter trying to do the dance: You seen characters do taunts from other characters in Super Smash Bros with animation swaps... but … Continue reading Video: Every Super Smash Bros. for Wii U character trying to do the Fortnite dance

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reappear on Famitsu Most Wanted list for week ending August 1

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has reappeared on the Famitsu Most Wanted list for another consecutive week. Meanwhile, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee reappear on the list as well. The top most wanted Nintendo-related games from the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu are as follows: Dairantou Smash Bros. SPECIAL (Switch) - 544 Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth (3DS) - 307 Bayonetta … Continue reading Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reappear on Famitsu Most Wanted list for week ending August 1

Video: Analyzing and breaking down the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate main menu, dashboard, potential spirits and adventure mode

During the first-ever Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct, Nintendo gave fans a first look at the main menu and dashboard in the upcoming fighting game. It displays five different options, including Smash, Games & More, Vault and Online. The fifth option is a mystery that Nintendo isn't revealing just yet, but many are speculating that it will … Continue reading Video: Analyzing and breaking down the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate main menu, dashboard, potential spirits and adventure mode

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Limited Edition unveiled for Nintendo Switch

Releasing alongside the regular edition of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on December 7, 2018, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Limited Edition contains a physical copy of the game, a Nintendo GameCube Controller Super Smash Bros. edition and a Nintendo GameCube Controller adapter. This product has only been confirmed for release in Europe so far, but … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Limited Edition unveiled for Nintendo Switch