October 1, 2020

Minecraft Steve is the new Smash Ultimate DLC Fighter

It is always a highlight of the year when Nintendo reveals new Smash characters. More so, the Japanese company shocked the Smash Ultimate community by announcing that Minecraft Steve would be the next playable fighter. Players were disappointed by the previous announcement. Min Min from ARMS was not at the top of everyone’s wish list […]

September 30, 2020

New Smash Ultimate DLC Fighter revealed tomorrow

This morning, Nintendo of America announced that the new character for the Smash Ultimate DLC fighter pass will be announced tomorrow. The three-minute video presentation will air on Nintendo’s YouTube channel at 7 AM PST. The next #SmashBrosUltimate DLC fighter will be revealed tomorrow at 7am PT! The video presentation will be roughly 3 minutes […]

September 25, 2020

Smash Ultimate DLC Fighter 7 approaches soon

The next Super Smash Bros Ultimate character from DLC Fighter 7 may soon join the roster according to recent hints. Surprisingly, this information comes from the timing of a 7-Eleven advertisement. Smash Ultimate DLC Character 7 Nintendo’s marketing teams tend to release Japanese advertisements around the time new characters are announced. Knowing this, the Smash […]

August 5, 2020

Smash Ultimate Patch 8.1.0 adds Small Battlefield stage

Nintendo dropped a big surprise with the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Patch 8.1.0. Between the new player cap in Elite Smash and a new stage, Small Battlefield, players will have new things to try. There are no balance changes for characters, indicating that Nintendo is keeping those for a future update. Players can check the […]

August 1, 2020

Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable announce new FGC content

Company representatives from Capcom, SNK, Bandai Namco and others converged for the Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable. Held in Japan, this developers’ conference aimed to discuss the state of the fighting game genre. Tekken 7 and Soul Caliber VI, along with Guilty Gear Strive, were prominently featured. Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable The conference served […]

July 31, 2020

The Box: Lunch Box #2 Smash Ultimate Singles crowns Ravenking

Ryan “Ravenking” McDonough just won his first big Smash Ultimate online esports tournament in The Box: Lunch Box #2. This tournament, organized by Team Liquid, gathered 512 participants across North America. Some of the best players attended the tournament, like Juan “Hungrybox” DeBiedma, Spencer “Bestness” Garner, or Brian “Cosmos” Kalu. In addition to Hungrybox, all […]

July 21, 2020

Get On My Line Online 2020 Smash Melee Singles crowns n0ne

On June 19, Edgard “n0ne” Sheleby triumphed at Get On My Line Online 2020 Smash Melee Singles. This tournament gathered more than 1300 participants, making it the largest online Smash Melee tournament ever created. It was also a part of a fundraiser for live tournaments in 2021. Captain n0ne Falcon Reaching the top 32 was […]

July 9, 2020

Former Capcom Pro Tour Champion Du “NuckleDu” Dang announces retirement

Street Fighter V champion Du “NuckleDu” Dang announced via Twitter his retirement from competition. The announcement comes days after Dang suffered injuries from a car accident. Dang’s shocking retirement comes as the fighting game community deals with a series of sexual assault allegations directed towards players and tournament organizers. NuckleDu in North America Often considered […]

July 7, 2020

Evo Online 2020 canceled after sexual assault claims

Less than 24 hours before kick-off, fighting game community tournament Evolution Championship Series was canceled following allegations of sexual harassment against now-former Evo CEO Joey “MrWizard” Cuellar. Player Mikey “Crackpr0n” Pham shared a disturbing story on his Facebook page about a sexual harassment incident. Allegedly, Cuellar was involved to a large degree. Evo Online Canceled […]

June 24, 2020

How Arms Character Min Min changes how Smash Ultimate is Played

Min Min from Nintendo’s ARMS is now the latest addition to the Smash Ultimate roster. This addition came after a series of video teasers showing a new character from ARMS making the crossover. Director Masahiro Sakurai revealed Min Min while live streaming on June 22. Although Min Min is still not playable until June 29, […]

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