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November 9, 2022

Le’Veon Bell wants to run the biggest Smash Bros tournament ever

Le’Von Bell is a well-known name in the NFL, but now he’s left his team it seems he’s turning his attention over to Super Smash bros. The fighting game is…
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November 4, 2022

Yoshidora breaks Elite Smash win record and its fully on stream

Smash isn’t well known for having a great online experience, yet every now and again though something happens which makes players sit up and take notice of what’s going on…
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October 27, 2022

Smash Summit 14 is stacked with a roster of Smash Bros superstars

Smash Summit 14 is fast approaching. It’s set up to be a climatic tournament for Melee, coming after one of the game’s most exciting few months in quite a while.…
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October 25, 2022

Leffen Calls for controller and Jigglypuff ban after losing to Hungrybox

This weekend saw both Viva la Smash and the Ludwig Invitational take place. Stacked rosters made the final brackets a must-watch. Not everyone left happy though. Leffen is calling for…
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October 20, 2022

Viva La Smash is Mexico’s brand new Smash Bros Major

Mexico City’s brand new Smash major is about to kick off this weekend with Viva La Smash. This tournament is bringing Melee and Ultimate action to Mexico with its inaugural…
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October 18, 2022

Let’s Make Moves Miami brings Smash Bros to the beach

Let’s Make Moves, one of the biggest events for Smash Ultimate is expanding this year. The goal is to bring top-level Smash competition to Miami. Organized by Even Matchup Gaming,…
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October 13, 2022

Can aMSa Repeat his Yoshi feat at The Off-Season Smash event?

Last weekend saw a huge new feat achieved in a esport over two decades in the making. Yoshi won a major in Super Smash Bros Melee. This weekend the season…
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October 11, 2022

aMSa delivers Yoshi’s first Smash Major win after 21 years of Melee

Smash Melee is fairly well-worn territory, with evolution coming slowly. After so many years, you’d think we’d be free of major upsets and movements in the meta. However, the Big…
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October 4, 2022

The Big House 10 – Smash Tournament format and players to watch

Big House 10, one of the best events on the competitive calendar for Smash is fast approaching. This is the latest installment of the series, expecting a huge crowd drawn…
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September 30, 2022

Lost Tech City 2022 hosts Smash, MultiVersus, Guilty Gear this weekend

Lost Tech City 2022 is kicking off over the weekend, with big tournaments for loads of the major fighters. The main event is going to be Smash Bros, with competitions…
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Super Smash Bros News – Everything That’s Going on with Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros is one of the biggest fighting games out there, both for casual and competitive play. The latest Super Smash Bros news isn’t just about the updates to Ultimate though. Smash Bros has a big and active scene, both for Ultimate and past incarnations of the game. The Super Smash Bros Esports scene has become one of the biggest for competitive fighting games.

Smash Bros is fairly unique in the fighting game community, though it can follow the news just like any other esports news for different esports games. The game itself is something of an oddity, with fighters hailing from just about every major gaming franchise out there. Multiple versions of the game are played competitively. Although, it is Super Smash Bros Ultimate that set viewership record at EVO 2019.

We have all of the Super Smash Bros news that you need to stay up to date on the title. We cover Ultimate’s latest developments and the newest happenings for the 19-year-old Melee.

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Overview

What Do You Need to Know About Super Smash Bros?

Super Smash Bros is a series of fighting games that pit up to 8 players against each other, choosing from a wide roster of gaming characters each with their own movesets.

One of the most appealing things about Smash Bros is its character roster. The initial game for the Nintendo 64 featured 12 core Nintendo mascots. From there, the Smash bros roster has ballooned. Across Melee, Brawl, Wii and Smash for WiiU and 3Ds and Ultimate the game has continued to grow and bring the biggest characters in gaming together, which will amount to 86 by the end of this batch of DLC.

Competitively, both Smash Bros Melee for the GameCube and Ultimate for the Switch is very popular. The latest Smash Bros news covers all of these games and their competitive scene and even what you need to know about Esports betting for Super Smash Bros betting.


Gameplay

Crossover Platform Fighter

Gameplay in Smash Bros has a few unique aspects compared with other fighters. Super Smash Bros is a platform fighter; you aim to knock your opponent off the stage.

Or course, this is primarily done through fighting. Players deal damage to each other, the more damage you take the greater the chance of a smash attack sending you flying off-screen. The gameplay varies on your choice of character, with each having a unique moveset designed to incorporate how they move in their own games.


Modes

A Lot of Options but Just One That Counts

Smash Bros offers different modes in different games. The standard smash Smash where opponents try to get each other off of platforms is the main event. The game has offered story modes in the past though that combines platforming and exploration with Smash style fights. The Subspace Emissary was probably the biggest example of this.

As far as the competitive side of the game is concerned though, one on one with no items is all that matters. That’s all you’ll see talked about in Super Smash Bros Ultimate news.


Maps

109 Different Choices

Super Smash Bros Ultimate has 109 maps is the current iteration. This is a lot, and most are pretty different from one another. You won’t see all of this represented in Smash Bros Esports though. The hellscape of Pac-Land is unlikely to be making an appearance in any tournament At any time, only a few stages are actually tournament legal.

At the moment, Ultimate has 4 universally tournament legal stages. Melee only has 29 stages and only 6 are tournament legal.


Competitive Scene

The Cutting Edge and a Broken Old Copy of Melee

The competitive scene of Smash Bros is pretty different from that of other fighting games. The latest Super Smash Bros news shows what is happening at the moment, but the scene is partially a relic of before Ultimate release. Only in recent years has the game’s competitive scene actually been developer supported. In the past, mechanics like tripping were put in specifically to prevent people from taking the game too seriously.

That’s why Melee endured as a competitive game, despite that competitive depth coming from broken elements and glitches rather than design. Ultimate, however, is a polished game that was made to suit both the casual player and the competitive community.

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Our Experience

Smash Ultimate is the Ultimate Smash Bros Experience

Smash Bros Ultimate is by far the biggest and most enjoyable version of the game so far. The sheer variety of characters on offer make it a fun game to play, and the competitive community is healthy given how well balance the massive roster is.

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