In a similar move to several companies porting their old games from the PlayStation 3 to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo have decided to upgrade popular titles from the Wii U such as Mario Kart 8 for release on the Nintendo Switch. If recent evidence is to believed, it seems that…
2015 has been a great year for Smash, with the ever-increasing popularity of Melee and the influx of new fans to the community with the release of Smash 4, resulting in a big tournament almost every month and the continued growth of the competitive scene. It's not even 2016 yet…
In a miraculous Direct which has caused any equal amount of salt and excitement, the final two characters for Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS are Corrin from the new Fire Emblem Fates and Bayonetta from the Bayonetta series. Very similar to how Roy was revealed in the…
The hype train is fuelled with hundreds of Shovel Knight amiibo and it’s on course for its final destination, so let’s speculate on 5 things to expect from tomorrow’s final Direct dedicated to Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. This list will be a mix of pretty standard…
In an announcement that came to the shock of many, the highly successful Brawl mod Project M, has ceased development according to a statement released on their official website this morning. A reason for the halting of the development is not quite clear. Some of the PM developers have gone…
Whoops. In an early tweet by GAME Brighton today, the long standing rumour of a Shovel Knight amiibo has finally been confirmed by the UK games retailer. This amiibo will unlock exclusive content in the Wii U and 3DS versions of Shovel Knight and is probably the 'megaton' announcement that…
Over this summer, I've thrown myself into the Smash Bros competitive scene. Naturally, this involves going to a lot of tournaments and spending a lot of time in cramped venues with a lot of other sweaty people. While they are a hell of a lot of fun, tournaments can be…
So, we’ve covered traditional fighting games like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat, now onto Smash Bros. Smash isn’t your typical fighting game, as the focus is not on taking down an enemy’s lifebar but by racking up enough damage onto an enemy to send them flying off stage. Due to…
Well, leaks are bound to happen before E3! Due to the Lucas update being released early for Japanese Wii Us, some lucky hackers have been able to datamine the update, revealing that the rumoured characters, Roy and Ryu are hopefully coming to Super Smash Bros in tomorrow's patch. Along with…
Coinciding with the release of Lucas that day, Nintendo have announced that they are holding a Smash Bros exclusive Direct at 3:40 GMT on Sunday the 14th of June. Masahiro Sakurai, the game's director will be holding the Direct and it will no doubt map out future content releases for…
After his absence from Super Smash Bros Brawl and the initial line up of the Wii U and 3DS versions of Super Smash Bros, it was thought that Mewtwo would not be returning to the crossover fighting series. These fears were laid to rest in a Nintendo Direct last year,…
Just when we all thought we were off Mr Sakurai's Wild Ride, a leak from a supposed industry representative has appeared on the /v/ board of 4chan, showing screenshots of Super Smash Bros for Wii U that contain Rayman as part of the playable roster. As well as Rayman supposedly…
In what has been a stressful few hours for fighting game fans, the Smash Bros centric tournament, Apex 2015, is set to switch venues after a disastrous opening day at their original venue. After somebody accidentally set off a fire alarm this morning, fire marshals were called into the venue…
In news many people in the FGC have been desperately awaiting, the 9 game lineup for this year's Evolution Championship has finally been announced by Joey 'Mr Wizard' Cuellar. The old reliable Ultra Street Fighter IV is there, along with old guard Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, with Marvel possibly…
In news many fans have been waiting to hear, the Project M Back Room have finally released version 3.5 of the popular Brawl mod out to the public. This version adds new costumes for most fighters, a fully fleshed out Debug Mode where you can check hitboxes, frame data, advantages…
Continuing the Super Smash Bros. eShop sale that launched last week, Nintendo have revealed their next batch of deals. This weeks sales will run from today until August 28th, and will feature the Veteran Fighters of the Super Smash Bros. series. Somewhat disappointingly, no Zelda games have made the cut,…
In a leak coming out of 4chan tonight, supposed screens of the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros from the ESRB have been released, showing off what could be the final roster for the new Smash Bros. Veterans like Jigglypuff, Ness and surprisingly Dr Mario appear on the roster, as…
To celebrate to release of Super Smash Bros., and to keep their fans busy while they wait for the launch in October, Nintendo have announced a massive eShop sale featuring characters from the game. The sale will be split over two weeks, to give recognition to both the newcomers and the…
Yesterday, Veteran fighter "Meta Knight" has been announced to make a return in the new Super Smash Bros Wii U/3DS. Super Smash Bros Director, Masahiro Sakurai posted on Miiverse "Pic of the day. ‘Looks like there was an impostor in the earlier posts, so I introduced him to my sword!’…
The results of the tournament are in! CT ZeRo was crowned as the first Smash 4 grand champion, using the character Zero Suit Samus, after a super tight match against Hungrybox using Kirby. Also, PPMD "Dr PeePee" was crowned 'Fan Favourite' Champion using the returning character Fox. It was a…
The release dates for both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the new Super Smash Bros have been revealed. For the portable fans, you can expect to see it arrive on October 3rd 2014, and for console owners, you will be able fight sometime around Christmas. Let us know what you…