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Nintendo Listens – No Item Tournament Announced!
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Is it finally happening!? Nintendo announces an official tournament with a competitive ruleset!
Smashboards Update - Policy Revisions & Forum Restructuring
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Several staff members have been hard at work refining our policies. Some of these changes include: properly updating to accommodate various rising laws about privacy rights, better establish Smashboards as a welcoming and inclusive space, and reforming our forum rules. We now have several updated and brand new Help Pages.
EVO Announcements Round-Up
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A lot of games and DLC had announcements at EVO - One could even say that EVO is the E3 for fighting games. What all was announced? What if we told you there's a new Guilty Gear? Look no further to find out.
Dragon Quest's Hero Released!
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During his video presentation on Hero in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Masahiro Sakurai confirmed that Hero will be available for those who purchased the Fighter Pass on July 30th in North and South America and July 31st in Europe and Japan!
Hero Video Presentation Announced
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Last night on the @NintendoVS Twitter, it was announced that the Hero's time is drawing near! On July 30th at 6AM PT/ 9AM ET, Masahiro Sakurai himself will deliver the 22-minute presentation on the upcoming DLC Fighter.
Dragon Quest Spirits Leaked
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Spoilers ahead, because the Heroes draw near.
2019 PGRU and MPGR Reveals Begin
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After nail-biting seasons for the two most popular titles in Smash history, it’s finally time—PGstats and Red Bull proudly present the first official Super Smash Bros. Ultimate rank and Summer 2019’s Melee Panda Global Rankings! Over the next two weeks, the rankings' team will reveal who they’ve determined are the current top 50 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Melee players in the world.
Delzethin Breaks Down Hero's Moveset
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Since Hero's announcement at E3 2019, there's been quite a bit of discussion as to how he would even play. In preparation for the character's release, Delzethin has taken the time to break down the trailer and try to piece together Hero's moveset from what we've seen.
Inka Fest 2019 Recap
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Tacna is known for three things: the independence movement, la Semana de Tacna, and of course, Smash 64.
Pokémon Sword and Shield Showcases New Features and Pokémon
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Pokémon Sword and Shield shows new gameplay features, characters, and, of course, Pokémon
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!
Samurai Shodown Released!
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“I want to get into traditional fighting games, but I don’t want to put all the time into learning one…”
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.
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!
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.
Brawlhalla is getting a crossover with Adventure Time
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Ubisoft announces new Brawlhalla content, bringing three new characters from Cartoon Network's Adventure Time into the game.
Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Character to be at E3
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The wait to learn who will be the second DLC character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is almost over.
Pokemon: Sword & Shield Direct Recap
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Pokemon Sword & Shield had a lot of information given to us yesterday - Missed out? Don't worry; we have you covered.
Steve Gets Crafty in the Latest Challenger Approaching
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Delzethin has finally released his first full Challenger Approaching video since the game's launch, this time featuring a character that has gone from a niche pick to a strong contender: Steve from Minecraft.
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