Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

SmashBoards Staff Picks – Who do you still hope will make it into Ultimate?
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The release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is only getting closer and closer, and we’re all pretty excited to get our hands on the game and try out all of the newest features and characters. Still, it’s almost a guarantee we haven’t seen everything Ultimate has to offer, and with four months of wait still remaining, anything could happen. With that in mind, we went around the Smashboards offices and asked some of our staff which characters they still hope to see squeeze their way into the game before the final release. Here are some of their answers!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Super Smash Blog Weekly Roundup: Small But Mighty Edition (7/15 - 7/19)
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Small Fighters, Yellow Devils, Eaten Snakes and more in this week's Super Smash Blog Roundup!
8-Bit Music Theory on How Super Smash Bros. Music Sets a Tone for the Series
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In his most recent video, 8-bit Music Theory talks about what's used to drive the main themes in the Super Smash Bros. games.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to be playable at EVO
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EVO 2018 is bound to be exciting for fighting game fans both across the country and the world, but one small tidbit is going to make those attending potentially more excited.
Youtuber Delzethin Goes Over Ridley's Moveset
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Shortly after the announcement of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at E3, some fortunate attendees got to test it out.

Delzethin, a popular YouTuber, was quick to get as much Ridley footage as possible from both Nintendo and players.
Super Smash Blog Weekly Roundup: Worlds Collide Edition (7/8 - 7/12)
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Legendary Lords, tail-surfing rodents and the union of the Blue Bomber and Blur. All this and more in this week's Super Smash Blog Roundup!
Release Date and Price announced for Inkling, Wolf, and Ridley amiibo
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The Nintendo Versus twitter has announced the first three amiibo in the Smash Ultimate lineup: Inkling, Wolf, and Ridley, along with a new price point and reprints of the original amiibo line.
Super Smash Bros. Blog Weekly Roundup: Catch Up Edition (6/12 - 7/5)
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In this article, we quickly go through the information posted on the Smash Bros. blog so far. This is the first edition of what will become a regular weekly series of articles recapping blog posts until the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
An Exhaustive History of Pokémon Representation
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Pokémon has been heavily represented in Super Smash Bros. since the very beginning. In this article, we take a look at the history that these two franchises have shared and discuss briefly what that might mean in terms of a newcomer in Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Gaming's Infinity War
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Nintendo unveiled Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at E3 2018 to glowing reception. A revised crosspost from The Odyssey Online, this takes a look at the success of Nintendo's marketing, including how they turned a once-hated concept of clones into the popular "echo fighters" branding.
A Clone by Any Other Name: The History Behind Echo Fighters
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In this article, we take a look at how the clone characters from past Super Smash Bros. games have evolved into Ultimate's Echo Fighters. Also, we discuss why the terms “clone character”and “echo fighter” are not entirely interchangeable.
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