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Izaw Explains Perfect Shield
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In his newest video, Izaw explains how the Perfect Shield/Parry mechanic of Smash Ultimate functions. Watch to find out more!
Joker Announced For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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Last night during The Game Awards 2018 on December 6th, it was announced that Persona 5’s Joker is coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a playable newcomer!
Smashboards Writers Reveal Their Day One Character Picks
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With the impending release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, several of us on Smashboards' news team wanted to take some time to talk about who we're most eager to get our hands on and why.
The Smash Stick Kickstarter is Live!
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Over the last few years, the Smash community has seen the rise and fall of both the SmashBox and Boxx controllers, but recently a new type of controller has entered the fray - the Smash Stick.
Nintendo Reveals New Content Creation Guidelines
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The Future of Content Creation with Nintendo is looking a lot brighter.
Learn About the Animation of Mr. Game & Watch with New Frame Plus
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Professional animator Dan Floyd has taken the time to examine the animation of Mr. Game & Watch's in Smash. Taking a holistic view of the character's moveset, his video not only examines how Mr. Game & Watch faithfully represents his source material, but also what concessions had to be made.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Leagues Announced
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Two Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leagues were announced at the Nintendo Live broadcast in Kyoto on November 23rd (or 24th, depending on where you live).
Delzethin Weighs in on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Newcomers
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Since Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's starting roster was revealed, plenty of prominent figures in the Smash community have been sharing their reactions to the lineup, and Delzethin is no exception.
World of Light: Smash Ultimate's New Mode
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After the last Nintendo Direct, we finally learned what the new mode was gonna be. As previously decoded, it is called Spirits.
How to Watch Smash Summit 7
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Smash Summit 7 is quickly approaching, it will occur from November 14th to the 18th taking place at the Summit Gaming House in Los Angeles, California and will feature not only the quality Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles we all love but also a variety of other events.
Detective Pikachu Movie Releases its First Trailer
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Warner Bros. Pictures’s trailer for the Pokémon: Detective Pikachu movie recently dropped on November 12th, 2018 with a new, fluffier take on everyone’s favorite electric rodent.
What We Can Learn from Icons: Combat Arena
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In this detailed editorial, users Thirdkoopa and Liberation tackle what we can all learn for future of platform fighters and making games in general.
ZeRo to compete in Smash Ultimate under new sponsor
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ZeRo announces competing in Smash Ultimate! He also announces a giveaway and a new sponsor.
DLC Finalized; Sakurai Makes Official Statement About Requests
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Sakurai says that the DLC lineup is complete were selected by Nintendo. He also requests that people not flood them with requests!
Chrom Confirmed as Robin's Final Smash and Playable Character
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Chrom was revealed as a playable character on August 8th but fans will also get to see him in action as Robin's Final Smash, making him the first character with both a playable and a non-playable role.
Looking Back At What Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Has Given Us
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The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct might have gotten mixed reaction but it does not take away from how incredible of a crossover Ultimate is.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Base Roster, amiibo and DLC Announced
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The day has finally come and indeed, Masahiro Sakurai has revealed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's final roster, information on Spirits, and even the future of Super Smash Bros. development.
Final Pre-Launch Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct Announced
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With Ultimate fast approaching, we're being given one last Direct to sink our teeth into.
Unidentified Item Found in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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Thanks to a new promotional video for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Wendy’s College Tailgate Tour which came out October 25th, 2018, a unidentified item in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been discovered.
New Melee Tech: The Bomb Rocket
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Jospeh "Savestate" El-Khouri, renowned Link main and lab monster, recently shared some new Melee tech on twitter. The technique, which he calls "The Bomb Rocket," can be done on command and sends Link skyward extremely quickly, opening the door for some unique punishes.
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