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Rivals of Aether

Rivals Direct 4 Recap
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Puppets, plushes, dungeons, and more! Check out what was announced in this year's Rivals Direct!
Opinion: We Are Entering the Golden Age of Platform Fighters
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If you've ever thought about trying out some non-Smash platform fighters, now's the time.
DLC pack and Rollback Netcode coming soon to Rivals of Aether
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Rivals of Aether fans are in for a treat this week. 4 community created DLC characters are making their way onto the base roster, and rollback netcode will be implemented as well. Both are included in a free patch releasing February 3rd.
What You Missed From Twitch Plays Rivals Direct 3
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April Fools Day has come and gone, and with it came the third Rivals Direct, this time eschewing the typical Nintendo Direct parody in favor of a Visual Novel-inspired framing device set in the Lovers of Aether universe, mixed with audience participation the style of streams like Twitch Plays Pokemon. Just like Rivals Direct 2, despite the timing and odd presentation, these announcements are all real.
Twitch Plays Rivals Direct 3 Announced
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The team behind hit indie platform fighter Rivals of Aether, has announced Twitch Plays Rivals Direct 3, the third in their series of Nintendo Direct-inspired announcement streams. As with the past two, the direct is scheduled for April 1st.
Dan Fornace talks on troubles of porting Rivals of Aether to Switch
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The long wait is over. Rivals of Aether: Definitive Edition has now launched on PC and Switch. What took them so long? Dan Fornace himself gives answers, and opens up what entire process behind porting Rivals of Aether to Switch was like. All the struggles, hardships, and more are contained here.
Rivals of Aether launches on September 24th
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Rivals of Aether: Definitive Edition finally has a release date for Switch and Steam. In addition, features galore!
Rivals of Aether: Definitive Edition releases for Switch in 2020
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Rivals of Aether is now coming to the Switch. What new features will be included in this definitive edition? All stages and characters: Read here to find out more!
The Big House 9: Wobbling Banned & Ledge Grab Limit
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The Big House 9's TO has recently came out with the ruleset for Melee, featuring a wobbling ban, a ledge grab limit of 60, and Smash 64 making a return?! Read more about it here!
Rivals of Aether coming to Steam Workshop & Switch Port
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Rivals of Aether is now getting Steam Workshop support & a Switch port. While dates are still TBA, we've got more info here.
How to Watch Frostbite 2019
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2019’s Frostbite will take place in Detroit, Michigan, beginning on February 22nd and continuing to the 24th, and will feature singles and doubles brackets for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Rivals of Aether as the main events.
Rivals of Aether unveils Buddy System
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Rivals of Aether has unveiled their newest buddy system starting with their first - The Frostbite Cub, with plenty more to come!
Don’t Park on the Grass: Top 8 Recap & Results
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Don't Park On the Grass 2018 was the definition of a must-see tournament. It was one last tournaments to round out the MPGR 2018 ranking period, one of the first Smash Bros. Ultimate majors, and one spectacle of a Rivals of Aether tournament. Join the Smashboards writing team as we recount the action and examine the results of one of the best tournaments of 2018.
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!
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.
Making Your Mark with Rivals of Aether
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The new Make Your Mark series will award winners with the ability to create a unique character skin with the Rivals of Aether game developers.
Rivals of Aether Side Event Announced for EVO 2018
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The Rivals of Aether development team announced the Rivals of Aether EVO 2018 side event on June 29th during their developer podcast. The Rivals team will provide a $1,000 pot bonus for the event.
Adam Carra Breaks Down Rivals Direct 2
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On April first, 2020, Dan Fornace, George Rogers and the rest of the Rivals of Aether team hosted their second Rivals Direct alongside content creator and former RCS Top 50 player Adam Carra. This presentation was part tongue-in-cheek send-up of Nintendo's own Nintendo Direct announcement streams and part genuine announcement of what's to come for Rivals.
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