September 25, 2021

Smash Ultimate’s Final Fighter soon to be Revealed

Nintendo confirmed that the sixth and final Smash Ultimate fighter is being announced on October 5 with a special broadcast dedicated to this reveal. “The Final Mr. Sakurai Presents” is the name of this event, further announcing the end of an era. After two whole seasons of new content and characters, Smash Ultimate is by […]

September 2, 2021

Team Liquid Signs Smash Ultimate Player Atelier

Team Liquid just announced the signing of Towa “Atelier” Kuriyama, one of the best Japanese Smash Ultimate esports players. The community knows him most for his exceptional use of Pokemon Trainer. After playing competitive Smash for around eight years, 2021 was the breakthrough year for Atelier. His clever use of Pokemon Trainer put some of […]

August 30, 2021

Tweek Crowned Smash Ultimate Summit 3 Champion

Smash Ultimate Summit 3 just ended, with Gavin “Tweek” Dempsey’s Diddy Kong sweeping Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez’s Pyra and Mythra in the esports event’s grand finals. The Smash Ultimate esports community has waited nearly a year for this tournament. After a year of delays due to the pandemic, it was finally time for this showdown […]

July 20, 2021

Mang0 beats Zain to win Smash Summit 11

In one of the greatest sets to watch in Super Smash Bros Melee esports history, Cloud9 Joseph “Mang0” Marquez completed a stellar run from the losers bracket to defeat Zain “Zain” Naghmi in the Smash Summit 11 grand finals. Yesterday was huge. If you haven’t watched some of the #SmashSummit 11 VODs yet… you’re missing […]

July 16, 2021

Panda Releases Teams and Players in July Roster Changes

Esports brand Panda, one of the biggest names in grassroots esports and the fighting game community (FGC), shared today that it will part ways with multiple teams and players in its 2021 roster changes. We have lots of big things coming in the future at Panda. Unfortunately, that also means making some difficult choices. Today […]

July 2, 2021

Smash Summit 11 Melee Players So Far

Voting is currently live for fans to decide which Smash Melee esports players they want to see in Smash Summit 11 and only a few spots remain for Beyond the Summit’s tournament. HUGE SPIRIT BOMBS COMING OUT AND WE HAVE OUR FIRST TWO INVITES FROM THE VOTING PHASE!!!! 🤯 Congratulations @LSDSSBM and @LiquidHbox 👏🥳 We'll […]

May 28, 2021

Nintendo and PlayVS brings Smash Ultimate to high school

Nintendo announced a new and official partnership with PlayVS today that brings Smash Ultimate esports and Splatoon 2 to high schools as recognized varsity athletics. We’re excited to share an official partnership with @PlayVS that will make #SmashBrosUltimate & #Splatoon2 officially recognized varsity athletics at participating high schools beginning in Fall 2021! Learn more, including […]

May 8, 2021

Get On My Line 2021 Smash Major

Super Smash Bros Melee and Ultimate esports are back with the Get On My Line (GOML) Online 2021 major taking place next month.  Get On My Line 2021 Major Featuring events for both Melee and Ultimate, GOML Online 2021 brings players from North America and Europe. Competing in an online tournament with a $4 thousand […]

April 3, 2021

Golden Guardians sign n0ne, PPMD, Toph, and reveal Octagon 2

Esports organization Golden Guardians announced today that it signed multiple Smash players like Edgard “n0ne” Sheleby, Kevin “PPMD” Nanney, and Kris “Toph” Aldenderfer during GG Direct. On top of that, the org announced the Golden Guardians Smash Grassroots Fund, helping to fund tournaments, and Octagon 2, its own competition series.  n0ne, PPMD, and Toph […]

April 2, 2021

Nairo to start streaming Smash again

Former Smash esports player Nairoby “Nairo” Quezada announced today he plans to return to streaming after his lawsuit against Zack “Captain Zack” Lauth.  Nairo to Stream Again As one of the best players in the world, the community can’t wait to see his return. Nairo shared on social media this morning that he will […]