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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 12, 2020

BestNess wins Singles at Smash Ultimate The Box

Recently, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate regained some popularity thanks to online esports events. Despite all live-events being canceled, major online tournaments like the Quarantine Series still gather a lot of fans. Even though The Quarantine Series Minor tournament broke attendance records, a surprise came in on May 10. With 8,158 contestants, the newly installed Smash […]

April 28, 2020

Cosmos smashes Pound Online 2020 tournament

Although in-person Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments are no longer happening due to the ongoing COVID-19, many esports tournaments have gone into the online and remote play space. Pound Online, a major Smash Bros. tournament that happens every year, followed the same trend. Recently, Pound became part of the Quarantine Series, a series of online […]

April 28, 2020

Smash Ultimate pro Grayson disqualified for lagging

Recently, many esports tournaments and events went online, like the Solo Fortnite Champion Series or the PUBG Continental Series. But this format is completely different from live tournaments and enters other issues. Problems like time differences between different countries or the inequality between player’s gears need to be taken into account. If players do not […]

April 1, 2020

Top 5 competitive Smash Ultimate characters

As we all know Super Smash Bros. Ultimate truly captured the hearts of numerous video game enthusiasts. It proved that a video game with fancy graphics and a combination of characters from various games can grasp the attention of many age groups. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate provides massive fun and excitement to tons of gamers […]

April 1, 2020

Online Smash Ultimate tournaments fuel the competitive scene

There has been a large number of online Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments lately and it has been fueling the competitive scene in these unfortunate times. The spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic hit the Smash Ultimate community hard. 2020 was supposed to be the year that the Smash World Tour took place. Smash tournaments […]

March 26, 2020

Quarantine Series, Smash Ultimate’s online tournament

In a time where in-person Smash Ultimate tournaments cannot continue, YouTubers Jacob “Alpharad” Rabon and Charles “MoistCr1TiKaL” White plan to hold a series of online tournaments known as the Quarantine Series. These online tournaments will take place over the next four months and lead into a grand championship tournament, a dramatic boost to Smash esports. […]

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