September 2, 2021

Team Liquid Signs Smash Ultimate Player Atelier

Team Liquid just announced the signing of Towa “Atelier” Kuriyama, one of the best Japanese Smash Ultimate esports players. The community knows him most for his exceptional use of Pokemon Trainer. After playing competitive Smash for around eight years, 2021 was the breakthrough year for Atelier. His clever use of Pokemon Trainer put some of […]

August 30, 2021

Tweek Crowned Smash Ultimate Summit 3 Champion

Smash Ultimate Summit 3 just ended, with Gavin “Tweek” Dempsey’s Diddy Kong sweeping Leonardo “MkLeo” Lopez Perez’s Pyra and Mythra in the esports event’s grand finals. The Smash Ultimate esports community has waited nearly a year for this tournament. After a year of delays due to the pandemic, it was finally time for this showdown […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

January 11, 2020

Let’s Make Big Moves sets the Ultimate tone In 2020

This past weekend, the first major Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament took place. Let’s Make Big Moves (LMBM) took place in New York City as the first S-tier tournament for 2020. What’s more, LMBM sets the tone for what Smash Ultimate tournaments will look like for the rest of the year. Many of the top-ranked […]

December 9, 2019

Rivalry Features: MKLeo vs. Samsora

In the competitive world of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, very few are as established as Leonardo “MKLeo” Lopez Perez and Ezra “Samsora” Morris. Often regarded as the best players in the world, the two clashed many times last year. Tensions always seem to run higher than normal when these titans square off. And while there […]

December 4, 2019

Smash Melee, now 18 years old and strong

On Nov. 21 of 2001, Super Smash Bros. Melee first released in Japan, recently passing its 18th birthday. The game later released to North American audiences on December 3 in the same year. Now, 18 years since the release of Smash Melee, the Melee community is without a doubt one of the most dedicated esports […]

November 27, 2019

Smash Ultimate’s Competitive Tier List

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, there are 75 players to choose from in the largest roster ever assembled in a fighting game. While casual players stick to recognizable figures from other games, the competitive scene is an entirely different monster and playing to win thins out the roster to a select, structured few. The hierarchy […]