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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]