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 […]

March 31, 2021

Summit Champions League Season 2 Week 1 Players

Beyond the Smash’s Summit Champions League Season 2, the next big esports tournament for Super Smash Bros Melee, just locked in the player roster for Week 1. Our #SCL2 Week 1 list is LOCKED 🔒 Welcome to the player roster, @KoDoRiNSSB! 🥳 We're so excited to see ALL of these players bring the hype next […]

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 […]

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 […]