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News: Masahiro Sakurai Reportedly Promises That Mewtwo Super Smash Bros. DLC is Coming "Pretty Soon"

Masahiro Sakurai Reportedly Promises That Mewtwo Super Smash Bros. DLC is Coming "Pretty Soon"

Huzzah!

Though the wait of a few months may have tempered expectations for a while, it's easy to forget that Super Smash Bros. isn't yet complete - the Wii U version is yet to receive Tournies, while Mewtwo DLC is also hotly anticipated. That DLC fighter will be free to those who register both versions on Club Nintendo by 31st May, before later...

Live: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Invitational Tournament - MCM Birmingham

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Invitational Tournament - MCM Birmingham

Battling at the tech show

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has been around for a good few months, but it's still very much a go-to game for plenty of Wii U owners. It's a big-draw at expos and events, too, and Nintendo UK is streaming a special Invitational tournament from the massive MCM Comic Con event in Birmingham today. Kicking off at 7am Pacific /...

News: Nintendo to Host Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournaments in Japan, but for amiibo Only

Nintendo to Host Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournaments in Japan, but for amiibo Only

Leave your pads at home...

Starting this Saturday (14th March), Nintendo is holding a series of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournaments across Japan, with the first wave of matches being held in video game and toy stores in the Chiba prefecture, Osaka, and Ibaraki prefecture. However, Nintendo has thrown a spanner in the works, for these...

News: Modder Makes Chrom Playable in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Modder Makes Chrom Playable in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Just because...

We recall a character reveal for the latest Super Smash Bros. titles last year that caused some confusion, as a brief appearance of Chrom and a dodgy live feed made some - including this writer - mistake him for a 'new challenger'. He wasn't of course, but was rather just part of Robin's Final Smash move - one of the lead characters...

Rumour: South African Retailer Lists Greninja, Jigglypuff and Splatoon amiibo for May Release

South African Retailer Lists Greninja, Jigglypuff and Splatoon amiibo for May Release

Prepare a bucket of salt

It's pretty obvious that Nintendo's keen to make the most of amiibo, through including NFC support in the New Nintendo 3DS and lining up a host of figures for future arrivals in stores. With that in mind a rumour started by a South African retailer listing is plausible, albeit we urge caution due to the somewhat random...

Video: Many Crates Were Harmed in the Making of This Little Mac KO Punch Video

Many Crates Were Harmed in the Making of This Little Mac KO Punch Video

Ain't no boxes high enough

It's obvious you don't want to be on the receiving end of Little Mac's KO punch in Super Smash Bros., but not everyone has had a chance to see how determined the glove can be to hit its mark. Probably because not everyone creates scenarios as ridiculous as this. YouTube account Master0fHyrule took to training mode in the...

News: Super Smash Bros. Pros Explain Competitive Theories in Reading, Zoning and the "Neutral Game" 

Super Smash Bros. Pros Explain Competitive Theories in Reading, Zoning and the "Neutral Game" 

If you fancy brawling with the best, watch this

Your humble writer, like many in the Nintendo Life team, likes Super Smash Bros. a lot, with the latest entries on Wii U and 3DS pushing our buttons. While some of us in the broader community may be decent players that can compete well in occasional online matches, competitive pro players are naturally...

News: Sonic and Mega Man amiibo Available Again from Nintendo UK Store, But Reports of Cancelled Shulk Pre-Orders Also Surface

Sonic and Mega Man amiibo Available Again from Nintendo UK Store, But Reports of Cancelled Shulk Pre-Orders Also Surface

Pre-order customers aren't all feeling it

Update: Nintendo UK has provided us with the following statement on the issue of cancelled Shulk amiibo pre-orders. Nintendo UK can confirm that the Nintendo Official UK Store has had to cancel a very limited number of pre-orders for the Shulk amiibo. Nintendo is in the process of contacting those...

News: Pre-orders Now Open at GameStop for the Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter

Pre-orders Now Open at GameStop for the Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter

Comes with purchase of Gamecube Controller

Fans of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U were doubtlessly celebrating when the GameCube adapter was announced alongside the Super Smash Bros. Invitational for this year's E3; many say that the GameCube controller offers up the best control scheme for the fighting game. Nintendo clearly underestimated its...

Rumour: Rayman Could be Planned as DLC in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Rayman Could be Planned as DLC in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Apparent screens and video appear on the web

UPDATE: The video below has now been revealed by the creator to be a very elaborate hoax made using editing software; that's another Smash Bros. rumour down for now. ORIGINAL STORY: It seems like the Super Smash Bros. hype train just never stops rolling. Prior to the release of Super Smash Bros. for...

News: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Apex Champion Calls For Unity in Competitive Smash Scene

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Apex Champion Calls For Unity in Competitive Smash Scene

"It will take time, but it’s possible"

It's clear that eSports have evolved and grown on a significant scale when calls for it to be considered an Olympic sport are, for the first time, not entirely unreasonable. With sports such as shooting, archery et al - which are arguably reliant on skill and co-ordination rather than athleticism - are...

Video: Did You Know Gaming Tackles Super Smash Bros. Once Again

Did You Know Gaming Tackles Super Smash Bros. Once Again

Mostly focused on Wii U and 3DS entries

Super Smash Bros. on both Wii U and 3DS were two of the biggest hits in 2014, representing the first portable and HD arrivals in the franchise. They're still serving up new contents and updates, with recent additions including additional 8-player Smash stages on Wii U and data sharing + amiibo support on 3DS...

News: Super Smash Bros. 3DS amiibo Update Drops Tomorrow

Super Smash Bros. 3DS amiibo Update Drops Tomorrow

Just in time for the New Nintendo 3DS launch

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U was the game which unleashed the power of amiibo on the world, but it's easy to forget that the title was preceded by its 3DS sibling - which still doesn't have support for Nintendo's interactive figures. However, that is set to change tomorrow as Nintendo is releasing a free...

Weirdness: There’s A Tomato In My Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

There’s A Tomato In My Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

Tomatoes, tomatoes everywhere!

The Super Smash Bros. series has had its fair share of glitches over the years, but this latest one might take the cake, or should we say tomato. Presenting – the Maxim Tomato glitch. This freshly ripened error allegedly morphs all items in any mode into tomatoes whilst maintaining the primary functions. Character...

News: ​Sakurai Considered Having All Fighters Unlocked In Super Smash Bros. For Wii U

​Sakurai Considered Having All Fighters Unlocked In Super Smash Bros. For Wii U

Nothing of value comes easily

Masahiro Sakurai has published a new "Smash Bros. Diaries" entry in the latest issue of Game Informer, and one question in particular struck a chord with Smash fans: had he ever considered allowing the fighter unlocks in the 3DS version to transfer over to the Wii U version? Although Sakurai's answer started with a...