Tag: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Watch the final pre-launch ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Nintendo Direct right here

With just over a month to go before the game launches, Nintendo is revealing everything else it has yet to announce about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate during a Nintendo Direct stream on Thursday morning. Set to run approximately 40 minutes, today’s Smash-centric Nintendo Direct will begin at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET. As […]

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Listen to Waluigi’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lament and bring a tissue

Waluigi is not playable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Instead, he is once again an Assist Trophy, the Smash Bros. equivalent of a cameo appearance. It caused the Washington Post to say that “Waluigi was robbed and humiliated by Nintendo,” which I’m sure caught the attention of the Pulitzer Prize committee. Fans of Luigi’s lanky […]

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Nintendo scored biggest with Super Smash Bros. on Twitter during E3

Nintendo won the social media war, as measured by Twitter, during last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game trade show in Los Angeles. Twitter announced in E3 recap post that Nintendo was the top of the list of topics that people tweeted about the most during the show. That was followed by Xbox (@Xbox), Super […]

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How Nintendo approached E3 2018: quality, esports, and immediate gratification

It was time that Nintendo held a big show at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and revealed a lot of new games. But this year, the company decided once again to forego its in-person press event, and it chose to focus mostly on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the big fighting game coming out on the […]

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Nintendo says ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ is a brand new game, so stop whining

Having spent more than half of its E3 presentation talking about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it’s clear the company has a lot riding on this highly anticipated sequel. But despite seeing around thirty minutes of footage during the Direct and then seeing the game in action on the Nintendo Treehouse live stream afterwards, fans were […]

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We need to talk about Snake’s butt in ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’

The in-depth look at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate during Nintendo’s E3 showcase gave the world a hell of a lot to look forward to and at least one huge letdown: Snake’s butt. Snake, who made his Smash debut in 2008’s Super Smash Bros. Brawl, is basically known for three things: being incredibly sneaky, killing bad […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate hands-on — It’s way more than a Smash 4 port

I thought that Super Smash Bros. for Wii U was pretty close to being the perfect Smash Bros. game. I wasn’t sure how Nintendo could improve it besides just adding more things like new characters and levels. And that’s part of the story for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch. But it’s more. Ultimate includes […]

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6 of the biggest announcements from the Nintendo Direct E3 2018 presentation

When Nintendo said that its E3 2018 Nintendo Direct stream would focus heavily on the new Super Smash Bros., it wasn’t joking. More than half of the 45-minute long presentation was dedicated to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which will be the biggest game in the series by a long shot. But that wasn’t all that […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate hits Nintendo Switch on December 7

Nintendo finished up its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Direct video event today by revealing that the next entry in its multiplayer fighting game series is dropping December 7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is hitting the Switch before the end of the year, and it is bringing along with it every character who has ever appeared […]

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