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Smash Blog Updates (10/7 - 10/11)
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Nintendo was trying to remind us to pay more attention to our health and go to the gym with last week's Smash Blog Updates.
Get Into the Halloween Spirit with Challenger Approaching: Skull Kid
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Inspired by recent rumors about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the latest installment in Delzethin's Challenger Approaching series focuses on the wearer of Majora's Mask himself, Skull Kid.
Frostbite 2019 and Full Bloom 5 Trailers Released
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Two trailers for the highly anticipated tournaments, Frostbite 2019 and Full Bloom 5, dropped on October 7th during The Big House 8. These trailers also brought about the news that registration for both events is now open!
Wavedash Games Lays Off Majority of its Staff, Winds Down Icons Development
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Out of the blue, game development startup Wavedash Games has announced in a new blog post that it has had to make the unfortunate decision to lay off the majority of its staff, signaling an abrupt end to the development of their inaugural game Icons: Combat Arena.
How to Watch The Big House 8
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The Big House 8 is coming this October 5th-7th at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan and will feature both singles and doubles for Super Smash Bros. 64, Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Super Smash Bros. for Wii-U, in addition to those games it’ll also have a playable Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Demo in the venue.
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.
Custom Robo trademark CANCELED
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Custom Robo, a Nintendo series first released in 1999 has had its trademark canceled.
Nintendo Trademarks Rhythm Heaven, Golden Sun, and more
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Nintendo has semi-recently filed Trademarks for Rhythm Heaven, Golden Sun, Wrecking Crew, and Mario Super Sluggers.
Smash Legend Armada Announces Retirement from Melee Singles
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Adam “Armada” Lindgren, one of Super Smash Bros. Melee’s reigning Five Gods and former #1 in the world, has just announced his official retirement from competitive Melee singles.
New Alternate Costume Renders for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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PushDustIn of Source Gaming has shared some new renders with us, one of which is a previously unseen Yoshi alternate costume based on his look in the upcoming Yoshi’s Crafted World. This was found in one of Nintendo’s press asset libraries, along with several other costumes.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Demos Arrive at College Football Games
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On September 12th, Nintendo of America announced a string of events known as the “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate College Tailgate Tour”. Throughout this tour, Smash Ultimate demos will be playable at multiple football games at colleges across the United States starting on September 22nd.
Five More Stages possibly in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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With new information from CoroCoro, the stage total is now, possibly, 108, being 5 stages larger than the previous count of 103.
Isabelle Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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Isabelle from Animal Crossing is a newcomer in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate according to the September 13th Direct, making her the second Assist Trophy to make the transition in this game.
Delzethin Presents List of Potential Echo Fighters
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With the reveal of Echo Fighters as a distinct category of fighters, Delzethin has released his list of potential candidates.
Harassment Task Force Releases Community Code of Conduct
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The Harassment Task Force, a project spearheaded by Josh “Roboticphish” Kassel back in April, has just released a completed Super Smash Bros. Community Code of Conduct.
September 6th-7th Nintendo News Compilation
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While the September 6th Nintendo Direct was delayed due to a horrific earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, plenty of information about Nintendo Switch and 3DS titles has emerged since then.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Demos Playable at Best Buy
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On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018, Best Buy officially announced that certain Best Buy stores in the US will have playable Super Smash Bros. Ultimate demos available on various weekends from September 8th to October 7th. This is the first time a retailer will have an Ultimate demo before the game launches on December 7th, 2018.
Rayman Will Join the Brawlhalla on November 6th
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Rayman was announced for Brawlhalla today and will be released alongside the Nintendo Switch port on November 6th.
Dragalia Lost Mobile Direct on August 29th
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It’s been a while since Dragalia Lost’s reveal this April, but a Nintendo Mobile Direct all about the upcoming role-playing game has been confirmed for this Wednesday, August 29th, at 8:30 PM PT/11:30 PM ET.
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