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Music Corner: Banjo-Kazooie
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Come walk down memory lane with us as we listen to selected Banjo-Kazooie music that could potentially be included in Smash!
Wizzrobe Signs with Team Envy
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On Wednesday, June 26th, Justin “Wizzrobe” Hallett announced that he would no longer be Super Smash Bros. Melee’s far-and-away best unsponsored player.
Etika: May 12, 1990 - June 19, 2019
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Today we remember Nintendo fan and YouTube creator, Etika.
The Smash Roster “God of War”-ified
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“God of War” art director Raf Grasetti shows off a different side of the Smash cast!
Dr. Mario World Is Coming Soon
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Joining the growing Nintendo mobile library is our very own resident doctor, Dr. Mario!
Nintendo E3 2019 Recap
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Nintendo's 2019 E3 is over. Let's take a look a the other games shown off other than Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!
The Hero and Banjo Are Coming to Smash
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On June 11th, 2019, Nintendo showed off some of the Switch’s big upcoming releases in their E3 Direct. With big names such as Animal Crossing and the highly anticipated Astral Chain on display, the show announced game after game for a full hour.
Smash Ultimate Fighters Pass: Staff Predictions
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Nintendo's E3 is right around the corner, so we decided to work together on some predictions. Who's next? We don't know, but all nine of us put towards our best frantically estimated guesses. Come and join us!
Nintendo E3 2019 Direct Predictions
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E3 is around once more, and one of our writers throws out their predictions for what they think will happen at this Nintendo Direct. Any predictions you have? Come into the comments.
The NTSC vs PAL Debate: What You Need To Know
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Super Smash Bros. Melee was released in North America and Japan for the 2001 holiday season, while it didn’t hit European and Australian shelves until May 2002. What was Nintendo doing in this intervening time, and why is this relevant today? Here are some things you might not know about how some of Nintendo’s choices around Melee’s release still affect the game today.
The Wobbling Ban: What You Need To Know
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There’s been a lot of discussion recently about Ice Climbers’ place within Super Smash Bros. Melee. After Daniel “ChuDat” Rodriguez’s meteoric rise to 11th place on the 2017 SSBMRank and a similar climb from Bananas this year to 19th, Ice Climbers have rarely in Melee’s history been more prominent in the metagame. But with this prominence comes community discussion. Here’s what you need to know about the current wobbling ban discussion.
Johnathan Motes Delves Into Super Smash Bros.' Fandom
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Johnathan Motes brings forth an exciting analysis of the Super Smash Bros. fandom and what brings millions of fans together on online forums and social media.
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.
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.
Editorial: Let’s Talk About Nightmare
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Nightmare, a Canadian Super Smash Bros. Melee player and Marth main, recently came under fire after it was revealed he was convicted of "sexual interference" due to a sexual relationship he had with a minor. This information came to be public knowledge after one of his supporters, and friend, finally let slip on stream that previous allegations against Nightmare were indeed true. Let's talk about how this situation reflects on the scene, the task force, and the future of Melee.
False Swipe Gaming Releases Video on Fox's Competitive History
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Fox McCloud from the Star Fox franchise made his Super Smash Bros. series début in the original Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo 64 and has had perfect attendance ever since, so it shouldn’t come as a shock that Fox has a rich competitive Smash history.
Why Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Should Be Re-Released
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This article is part two in our series talking about the future of Smash after Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and features one of our writers going over why Super Smash Bros. Ultimate should join a fledged cast of "Games that live on forever"
ZeRo Analyzes Chrom, K. Rool and Dark Samus
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On August 21st, Nintendo of Japan released two videos-one focused on Chrom and Lucina vs Ridley and Dark Samus, while the other was Snake vs K. Rool. ZeRo decided to break down all three characters from what he saw of the footage
Why Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Should be the Last Game in the Series
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While the topic of a "Reboot Smash" has been instigated, this article features one of our writers discussing why it shouldn't happen (for at least a long while), why Ultimate is such an appealing game, and why there will need to be a lot more to draw people in.
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.
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