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Super Smash Bros. Melee at Genesis 5 was a rollercoaster of a ride. Over 1300 players entered this year, and pools saw fierce fights for survival. The level of competition has risen since Genesis 4, and not even those at the top could relax. If Genesis 5 is any indicator of Melee in 2018, then it’s looking like a good year for competitive advancement. Here, we will be looking at those who made it to Top 8, and their journeys through Top 64.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U returned to Genesis 5 for its third run at the prestigious tournament series. With the recent news about Zero’s retirement, this tournament was the perfect opportunity for the community to see just where the game’s future resided. The sets that played out there could set the tone for the future year in Smash 4, and possibly for far longer. Here, we look over the Top 8 finalists and the journeys they took through Top 32.

Welcome to day 2 of PMRank 2017! This section of the rankings is largely filled with PMRank newcomers that went from respected regional threats to feared national contenders over the course of the year.

Welcome to the beginning of PMRank 2017! We are very excited to acknowledge the hard work and accomplishments of the players featured in this list, and we are thankful to Smashboards for hosting us for the second consecutive year.

Welcome to the maiden voyage of PMRank 2017, hosted by SmashBoards!... Well, almost. Before we set sail to find out who the top 50 Project M players of 2017 are, we’ve decided to pay tribute to a small number of players who just barely didn’t make the cut.

In another installment of our Indie Corner, we're highlighting Yono and the Celestial Elephants : a game made by developer Neckbolt Games.

The first of Rivals of Aether's next two DLC characters, Sylvanos, has been announced at Genesis 5. He's the game's third earth elemental character, and the third of four original DLC characters.

Wavedash Games revealed Afi & Galu, the sixth member of Icons: Combat Arena's roster and the game's resident duo character. The two are a pair of living statues imbued with elemental powers - Afi with fire and Galu with water.

The fifth in a series of premier grassroots Super Smash Bros. tournaments, Genesis 5 will take place this year in Oakland, CA, from Friday, January 19th to Sunday, January 21st. Genesis 5 will not only host Super Smash Bros., Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, but will also host a variety of other games including Rivals of Aether, Street Fighter V, Splatoon 2, and Dance Dance Revolution Extreme.

Balance Gaming has just announced its acquisition of Super Smash Bros. Melee player Kalindi “KJH” Henderson. KJH, a highly technical Fox main, is currently ranked #34 worldwide for Melee and will be representing Balance Gaming at the upcoming Genesis 5.
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