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Missed the best moments from the past week in the competitive Smash community? EMG has you covered and just posted the 39th installment of their Play of the Week series! Featured in this episode are highlights from TBH5 including Kage The Warriors heroic crew battle performance and a slew of unreal comebacks, combos and more! You can check out a recap of the action at The Big...
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Welcome to SmashBoards Writer's Interviews! This is a series that will appear at least twice every month covering a writer. These are more casual interviews, but depending on the interviewer, we leave it up to you whether they'll answer further questions. For those who missed two weeks ago, check out this link for our interview with SmashCapps.

This week we have SmashBoards writer Popi Penguin! He's young, but definitely talented for his age. A hard working contributor who may not be the most...
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The Big House 5 is one for the history books. Bolstering record attendance and a slew of events the event had set the stage for an amazing weekend of Super Smash Bros. With multiple top streamers, support from a variety of organizations and a grassroots compendium, and top tournament organizer talent all that was needed to deliver the perfect event was there: And it delivered. In the event preview the scope of the tournament and what to look at going forward was lined out. We've also had a quick glance at...
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For anyone who find themselves fans of The Melee Games and how it brings together some of the best college Smashers in epic crew battles but have always wished something similar existed for Smash 4 this announcement is going to rock. It's time for the beginning of the Smash 4 Collegiate! Being hosted with efforts from Max Ketchum, Toronto Joe, and The Smash Hub Team, this will take some of the best Smash 4 college bound players from North America and Canada...
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Delving into the mind of Sakurai through digging into translations is common work for the awesome folks at Source Gaming. Many of their creative minds alongside a special guest came together to discuss some of the things they've dug up related to recent news in a brand new podcast! In the first episode of what has been dubbed SourceCast Smashboards writer PushDustIn alongside Nantendo, Spazzy_D, SmashChu, and special guest RelaxAlax came together to discuss DLC,...​
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T
his week's Weekly Top 5 Smash Shorts series ends with a blast showcasing another series of community contributed Smash clips with Samus taking the top spot. You don't want to miss it.

What is a Smash Short? As the name suggests, it's a quick moment or series of events in Smash that is so good that you have to share it with someone. And we're giving you (yes, you) the opportunity to share those moments for a...
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Mind Over Meta is a weekly series of articles on /r/SSBPM, the Project M subreddit. Written by several different authors, this series covers many of the mental aspects of playing smash and other subjects related specifically to Project M. This week user orangegluon wrote about losing. The original article can be found here....
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After three full days of Smashing at the second largest Super Smash Brothers Melee tournament ever, [A]rmada is your champion after taking a close grand finals over Liquid Hungrybox. The Big House 5 was the second largest tournament ever, behind only EVO 2015 earlier this summer, and thanks to the Compendium, had a Melee prize pool of over $18,000. Like EVO 2015,...
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TSM ZeRo kept his Smash for Wii U win streak alive at The Big House 5 this weekend in Michigan. Prior to the event, ZeRo (view rankings) appeared hesitant about entering the largest fall major and many wondered if a break was on the horizon. Despite this, ZeRo found the motivation to push through and compete - and viewers were treated to some of the best Smash Wii U gameplay to date with over 50,000 concurrent viewers tuning into...
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Many Smashers have been interested in the Asia Pacific scene after a surge of content about it. Singapore, The Philippine and Korea have all been growing steadily over the past few months due to a variety of reasons.

We recently sat down with Korea Smash's leader, Ray Chun to talk about his competitive life, his scene and his experiences growing Melee in it. The interview also covers his thoughts about the state of the scene and it's potential future.

Popi: Good evening Ray and thanks for...
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