Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Review

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is the series’ portable debut. As a fan of the series, I admittedly looked forward to Super Smash Bros. for 3DS more than most games. This is interesting when you consider the humble beginnings of the franchise. It may surprise you, but the original Super Smash Brothers was definitely not … Read more

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U | Leaked Clips Reveal New Characters & More

Some short clips and video footage have surfaced this afternoon, leaking some new characters, a new stage, and other goodies coming soon to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. 

For the sake of spoilers, we will mention all the details after the break. 

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Nintendo Site Reveals Metallic Mario Amiibo Figures

Nintendo’s future strategy for its “Amiibo” product line seems to be getting clearer by the day: the interactive and highly-collectible figurines are here to stay, and more Amiibos are on the way in 2015. After enjoying the astounding success of the first waves of Amiibo figures in late 2014, Nintendo seems quite dedicated to the idea, and with good … Read more

New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches in North America

Finally, the New Nintendo 3DS XL launched in North America yesterday, alongside two “AAA” titles for the 3DS: the highly-anticipated Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D; and Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. The new and improved hardware boasts a faster internal CPU, face-tracking 3D technology, and an additional “C-Stick.” You can check out more about the New 3DS features and … Read more

Editorial | Cliff’s Favorite Games of 2014

To reflect on the past year in video games, 2014 has been…to put it lightly, kind of a disappointment. As the first full year for the “new-gen” PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, I feel like both Sony and Microsoft could have come out a bit stronger. Nintendo’s hardware sales are still nothing to brag about … Read more

Nintendo’s Amiibo Sales Match Super Smash Bros.

The sales of Nintendo’s Amiibo figures are surprising, to say the least – according to Nintendo of America, there is roughly a 1:1 ratio and “attach rate” of Amiibo toys to copies of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.  To be more specific, that’s over 710,000 figures – and copies of Super Smash Bros.  There are 12 … Read more

Smash Direct Reveals 50 Facts About Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

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Since the launch of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS earlier this month, it has been almost impossible for fans of the series to avoid the inevitable question – what exactly will be different in the Wii U version when it finally comes out November 21?

Yesterday’s “Smash Direct” presentation answered the question pretty well. You can check out the full video after the break. 

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