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While there are women who are already involved with competitive Smash, the demographic’s organic growth is slow. Smash Sisters wants to attract more women, both cis and trans and especially those who would be hesitant to attend tournaments otherwise, and encourage them to compete beyond just the crew battles.

Super FamiCon 2017 was the successful return of the 2016 convention made to celebrate Nintendo. As part of its focus, the convention holds many tournaments for competitors. Among these is Super Smash Bros. Melee, which saw an increased amount of competitors of every level. Here, we will go over those who placed within the Top 8 and their journeys through Top 32.

Super FamiCon is back! This year, it’s scheduled for November 17-19 and will be at the Elm Street Center (a venue twice the size of last year’s) in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. For updates, like and follow Super FamiCon's Facebook page.

After a largely successful inaugural year, Super FamiCon is back! This year's tournament will be in downtown Greensboro, NC November 17-19. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with its organizers Joe Scott, professional event organizer and owner of the coffee shop Geeksboro, and Dylan “MrBeenReady” McGrath, a seasoned Smash tournament organizer and host of the podcast Super Wavecast, to discuss the event and what it means to be a good TO. There’s still time to register, by the way, but the deadline is November 14th at 11:59 PM EST!

Presented by The Lab Gaming Center, Tipped Off 12 will take place at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta, GA on November 11-12. With over 30 setups each for Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Project M plus plenty of space for friendlies, this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever.

The fourth North American event in the DreamHack Smash Championship, DreamHack Denver 2017 will be held in the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado. $10,000 in prize money will be on the line for both Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, with talent from all over the country attending this event.

The Big House series celebrated it's 7th installment. Check out what you missed this past weekend!

For its first year, GameTyrant Expo had one of the toughest brackets ever seen. With a highly contested Top 48, players for Super Smash Bros. Melee had to claw their way towards even qualifying for Top 8. Here, we look at those who made these coveted slots, and the journeys they took to get there.

The Big House 7, scheduled for October 6-8, is the largest Smash event in the Midwest as well as a go-to annual event for Smash fans worldwide. Hosted at the Cobo Center in Detroit - the largest convention center in Michigan and double the size of last year’s venue - the event will feature singles and doubles for both Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

How was Smash 64 so intuitive with it's tutorials? Tutorials are something that every game developer struggles with: We want our players to be able to understand as much as possible about our games, but we want to do it intuitively. Find out more here!
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