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Who is Richter Belmont?
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On August 8th 2018. Richter Belmont was revealed alongside his ancestor Simon for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Despite the series’ longtime dormancy. I was surprised by how few people knew of Richter despite his impact on the franchise.
Shovel Knight Announced for Rivals of Aether
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Over a year after their first guest character reveal, Shovel Knight has been announced during Rivals of Aether's panel at Super Smash Con 2018 as the game's final DLC character.
Rivals of Aether Speculation: Evaluating Popular Picks
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Rivals of Aether's sixth and final DLC character is set to be revealed during the development team's panel at Super Smash Con. This is going to be the game's second guest character, and though the speculation surrounding them should feel familiar to Super Smash Bros. fans, there's a couple of key differences.
SSC Brawl: What to Expect
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It’s that time of year again: Super Smash Con. Since its inception in the post-Super Smash Bros. Brawl era, SSC has been the premier Brawl tournament and is the de facto Brawl major. Only GOML and the one-off CEO Dreamland could compete with SSC in terms of the caliber and number of players in attendance. As well, SSC is the only time of the year where Brawl gets serious stream time on a national stage. Let’s take a look at what this year’s edition has in store.
August 8th, 2018 Smash Directs Reveals
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Yesterday brought momentous reveals regarding characters, stages, modes, and other features. Catch up on information regarding the August Smash Direct and all that it entails.
Panda Global Unveils PGRv5
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Another season comes to an end. Learn who managed to get a spot in the new PGRv5!
Delzethin Creates New Character Concept for Lycanroc-Dusk
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It’s been almost a year since his 14th full character concept Breath of the Wild Link, but the 15th concept and latest installment of Delzethin’s popular Challenger Approaching video series is here at last!
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct Confirmed for August 8th
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From the most unlikely of places, we have confirmation of a brand new, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate focused Direct.
Evolution 2018 Championship Sunday Recap
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The Evolution Championship Series, or Evo, has come and gone once again, delivering another great iteration of one of the world’s biggest and best fighting game tournaments with Evo 2018. This year, Super Smash Bros. Melee earned a spot on Championship Sunday and the main stage at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. While the whole of the weekend delivered on tough matches and surprising upsets, Championship Sunday was where most of the excitement came to a head. Here, we will go over the journeys taken throughout Top 8 and where each player ended up in the end.
Hungrybox Injured Before EVO Weekend
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Hungrybox announced recently that he suffered a wrist and arm injury earlier this week. What effect will this have on Evo and the race for the number #1 spot in 2018?
The MPGR Summer Rankings Come to a Close
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With the Melee Panda Global Rankings coming to a close, the complete list of the top 50 competitors in Super Smash Bros. Melee is here!
How to Watch EVO 2018
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The latest iteration of the Evolution Championship Series, or EVO for short, will be happening August 3rd-5th 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This gargantuan tournament features singles events for Smash staples Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U but will also host events for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Tekken 7, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Injustice 2, Dragon Ball FighterZ and Blazblue Cross Tag Battle.
Delzethin Releases Inkling Moveset Analysis
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Delzethin has put together another moveset analysis video, this time focusing on the Inkling. Much like his Ridley video, this one isn't concerned with exact frame data or damage and knockback values, just what potential utility each move could have.
Pre-release: How Ultimate Compares to Brawl
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With every new Smash game, rumors abound, some from reputable sources and some not. Smash fans are quick to have debates over pre-release footage of each new game and what it could mean for its competitive potential. While today places like YouTube, Reddit, and Twitter blow up with all sorts of gameplay footage, this wasn’t the case in 2007-8 leading up to Super Smash Bros. Brawl’s release.
Appreciate Non-Playable Characters Roles in Smash
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While playable characters are considered the hallmark of the Super Smash Bros. series, non-playable roles can be just as exciting.
The Melee Panda Global Rankings Are Here
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The 50-41 rankings have been released by the new Melee Panda Global Rankings team! Find out if your favorite players made the cut and when the rest of the rankings will be released.
Nintendo's Statement on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Demo and DLC
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Nintendo's Bill Trinen spoke at Comic-Con both about the possibility of a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Demo and DLC.
Golden Sun Illustrator Passes Away
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Hiroshi Kajiyama, the illustrator behind the Golden Sun and Shining Force franchise, has passed away.
Yooka-Laylee joins Brawlout Roster
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Yooka-Laylee join the Brawlout roster, making the cast of Brawlout 20 characters.
Viceroy Kicks Offers Challenge to Keitaro and Nakat to Win Acheivement-Style Shoes
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Viceroy Kicks, a brand running a Kickstarter for gaming-centric shoes, brought on two prominent names within the Smash community, Richard “Keitaro” King, Jr. and Tyrell “Nakat” Coleman, to help promote their brand by completing a challenge to win a pair of Viceroy Kicks for themselves.
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