February 22, 2021

Smash World Tour 2021 back for Melee and Ultimate esports

VGBootCamp, the leading broadcaster in the Super Smash Bros scene, announced the Smash World Tour for 2021. The inaugural Smash World Tour was initially meant for last year March. However, SWT was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic that continues to affect the whole world. This exciting event allows players to compete in both Smash […]

February 17, 2021

Pyra and Mythra join Smash Ultimate fighters

In today’s Nintendo Direct, the newest characters to join the Super Smash Bros Ultimate fighter list were announced in Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2. A new DLC fighter for Super #SmashBrosUltimate has been announced! This fighter will release in March, so stay tuned for more information soon. pic.twitter.com/5yBSEMOyx9 — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) […]

February 10, 2021

Smash Melee pro MikeHaze retires over disinterest

This morning, one of the top players in the Super Smash Bros Melee esports scene, Michael “MikeHaze” Pulido, announced his retirement from the game due to a growing lack of interest. Retiring from Smash Read: https://t.co/DXkopWSdoY — mikehaze (@mikehaze) February 10, 2021 MikeHaze Retires The latest hit to the community comes as one of Smash […]

December 21, 2020

Cloud9’s Mang0 wins LACS 3 in Smash Melee

Cloud9’s Joseph “Mango” Marquez just won the Ludwig Ahgren Championship Series 3: Charity Edition. The LACS 3 Smash Melee esports tournament even raised a total of $261,668 for charity. Cloud9 Mang0 in Smash Melee Esports The tournament was announced shortly after the cancelation of The Big House Online in November. Nintendo had sent a cease […]

December 17, 2020

Smash Ultimate Sephiroth Challenge, Moves, and Release Date

Today, Nintendo Director Masahiro Sakurai helped present everything about the new DLC Smash Ultimate fighter Sephiroth, including the character’s moves, the Sephiroth Challenge, and his release date of December 22.  Sephiroth Details and Moves Announced at The Game Awards 2020, the addition of Sephiroth blew fans away. Known for his long sword, Masamune, the […]

December 11, 2020

Sephiroth announced as new Smash Ultimate character

At tonight’s The Game Awards 2020, Nintendo debuted the new character in the Super Smash Bros Ultimate lineup, Sephiroth from Final Fantasy. A new Super #SmashBrosUltimate fighter approaches! pic.twitter.com/xSYGDqeRtx — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) December 11, 2020 Sephiroth Joins the Fight In the new lineup of characters, Sephiroth showed off in the new trailer at […]

November 24, 2020

Nintendo’s Controversial Relationship with Smash and #FreeMelee

Nintendo recently sent a cease and desist order to The Big House, one of the longest-running esports tournaments. The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancelation of several fighting game community tournaments, including Big House’s original plans for a July event. The delayed Big House event was to take place online in December using Slippi, a […]

November 19, 2020

Nintendo cancels The Big House Online Smash 2020

The Big House, one of Smash Melee’s longest-running and most notable esports tournaments, received a request from Nintendo requesting that both the Ultimate and Melee event be canceled. pic.twitter.com/Pt90BNW0Jf — The Big House (@TheBigHouseSSB) November 19, 2020 The Big House Online Smash 2020 Usually held as an in-person event, this event needed to move online […]

November 13, 2020

Smash Ultimate Patch 9.0.2 updates Steve bugs

After the arrival of Steve into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a new update, Patch 9.0.2 is now live on servers, principally fixing bugs and weird behaviors about the new character. When introducing Steve, the developers also stated that they had to rethink and redesign all their current maps in order to fit the character. This […]

October 14, 2020

Smash Ultimate Patch 9.0.0 and Steve live for players

Nintendo released the latest update to Smash Ultimate yesterday, bringing Patch 9.0.0 to live servers. This Smash Ultimate patch lets players purchase Challenger Pack 7, which includes DLC fighter Minecraft Steve and Alex, many Mii Costumes for fighters, and balance updates to different characters. Steve & Alex from #Minecraft are now available as paid DLC […]