November 16, 2021

MkLeo Crowned Smash Ultimate Mainstage King

Out of 830 players entering Mainstage, T1’s Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez once again showed why he is the very best at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. With travel restrictions loosened all over the world, Smash tournaments are now coming back better than ever. After all, playing offline is a completely different experience than online, according to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

June 1, 2020

Nairo is the official King of Wifi Random Characters

Quarantine Series is here so the Smash Ultimate competitive scene finally got some tournament action. Although no live tournaments can currently take place, this tournament is here to keep fans entertained. It continues forward for Smash online, but this time with a twist. The latest version of the Quarantine Series only allowed players to pick […]