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How to Watch Full Bloom 5
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Full Boom 5 is right around the corner, the action starts on March 23rd, 2019 at Indiana University Bloomington and ends the following day on the 24th.
MKLeo Wins the First Smash Ultimate Summit
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After seven runs of Super Smash Bros. Melee at Smash Summit, Beyond the Summit (BTS) has brought the invitational to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. With talent from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Melee, Smash Ultimate Summit was a production bonanza. As always, the team behind BTS brought their best forward to entertain fans and players alike. With several events, including 1 vs. 1 Randoms, Squad Strike Crew Battles and Commentator Crew Battles, it was a full weekend of Ultimate fun and competitive spirit. Below are the final results, and some takeaways that will likely give insight to the future meta.
How to Watch Smash Ultimate Summit
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Smash Ultimate Summit is almost here, it’s set to begin on March 8th and continue to March 10th in Los Angeles, California. The event is a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate invitational featuring a mix of famous players who were all either invited, voted in or qualified at an earlier event.
Evolution 2019 Lineup Announced, Smash Ultimate Makes Main Stage
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The Evolution Championship Series, or EVO, announced its main lineup for its 2019 tournament in Las Vegas occuring this August.
Frostbite 2019 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Top 8 Results and Highlights
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Frostbite 2019, the latest of the now three year old series, was a great showcase of where the current meta of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is headed. While Genesis was the first major to feature Ultimate, Frostbite is a whole patch removed, and players are more intimate with the game than before. In other words, Genesis was a good chance for high-level play to be explored, while Frostbite was a good look at how high-level play has adapted and will adapt. Beyond that, its high quality production was a delight to behold, and its Top 8 was a rollercoaster of close calls, flashy finishes and brilliant strategy. Here, we will look over the Top 8 finalists, and the journeys they took through Top 48.
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.
Everything You Need to Know About the North America Open
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Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open is right around the corner. Here’s what you need to know if you want to compete in it!
Nintendo Announces European Championship
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On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019, Nintendo announced their very first European championship for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, with a weird choice of rules.
Glitch 6: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Top 8 Results
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Glitch, one of the more unique tournament series for Super Smash Bros., returned for its sixth and largest iteration on January 19th. Each tournament, organized by VGBootCamp and Xanadu Games, has a decent focus on side events that are a bit unconventional, such as 3v3 or Morph-Meter. The game of focus for past events has been Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, but Glitch 6 was the first to mainline Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s also the first of the series to break over 255 entrants, and more than double it with 551 sign-ups. Here, we will give a brief overview of the players who finished Top 8, and the journeys they took through Top 128.
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.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Leagues Announced
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Two Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leagues were announced at the Nintendo Live broadcast in Kyoto on November 23rd (or 24th, depending on where you live).
ZeRo to compete in Smash Ultimate under new sponsor
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ZeRo announces competing in Smash Ultimate! He also announces a giveaway and a new sponsor.
The Big House 8: Melee Top 8 Results and Recap
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One of the largest, and few remaining, majors of the year is over. The Big House 8 concluded on Sunday with it's fair share of upsets and legendary sets. Let's dive into the results from the tournament and go over some of the "must watch" sets of top 8.
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!
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.
The Big House 8: Registration Closes Tonight
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The Big House 8, located in Detroit, MI will be closing its singles registration after today and doubles tomorrow. If you’re planning on taking part this is your last chance!
Shine 2018: Sunday Recap
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If you didn't watch Shine 2018 when it was streamed live, don't worry! We have you covered with an in-depth, game-by-game recap of the entire top 8, complete with links to spoiler free vods and background on the significance of each win/loss.
SSC 2018 Brawl Recap
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This is the first year at SSC where top 8 was dominated by active Brawl players rather than Brawl retirees. Out of the top 8, the only player who doesn’t currently grind Brawl over other games is Nairo. Players like Joe “Toronto Joe” Cribari, Zeyan “Zan” Nizami, Kyle “Gunnermaniac” Runnels and the aforementioned Seagull Joe all made great showings and took out currently SSBBRanked players on their way to top 8. As the Brawl scene has diverged somewhat from the Smash 4 scene, we’ve seen players rise up to the challenge and work to optimize the game despite its relative inactivity.
Another Super Smash Con is on the books. What happened this year for Brawl at SSC?.
SSC Brawl: What to Expect
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It’s that time of year again: Super Smash Con. Since its inception in the post-Super Smash Bros. Brawl era, SSC has been the premier Brawl tournament and is the de facto Brawl major. Only GOML and the one-off CEO Dreamland could compete with SSC in terms of the caliber and number of players in attendance. As well, SSC is the only time of the year where Brawl gets serious stream time on a national stage. Let’s take a look at what this year’s edition has in store.
Evolution 2018 Championship Sunday Recap
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The Evolution Championship Series, or Evo, has come and gone once again, delivering another great iteration of one of the world’s biggest and best fighting game tournaments with Evo 2018. This year, Super Smash Bros. Melee earned a spot on Championship Sunday and the main stage at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. While the whole of the weekend delivered on tough matches and surprising upsets, Championship Sunday was where most of the excitement came to a head. Here, we will go over the journeys taken throughout Top 8 and where each player ended up in the end.
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