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Super Smash Bros. Match Reaches Dragon Ball Z-Level Insanity

Sudden death is always tense in Super Smash Bros. Everybody starts out with 300 per cent damage. Anything can happen. The slightest touch can send someone spinning into outer space. Or, a battle can drag on against the most insane odds to become a nail-biter to end all nail-biters.


Demon Lord Ghirahim Will Make An Appearance In Super Smash Bros. Wii U

Briefly: Hyrule Warriors won’t be the only Wii U game where Demon Lord Ghirahim will make an appearance. Masahiro Sakurai revealed Skyward Sword‘s antagonist as an assist trophy in Super Smash Bros. Wii U. Skull Kid, Midna and now Ghirahim… that’s a lot of assist trophies from Zelda games.


Nintendo Fans Don't Buy Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft Says

Ubisoft has been more supportive of Nintendo’s Wii U than most of its peers, but the company has also remained wary of the console’s weak commercial performance. In a recent interview, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot sounded more doubtful than ever about the prospects of selling his hit Assassin’s Creed games on the Wii U.


The Men Who Hacked Mario Kart 8

“I don’t want to go to bed at night thinking I’ve ruined thousands of people’s fun,” one of the two men who’s cracked open the code for the Wii U’s biggest game told me this week. I was confused.


Always Fear The Falcon Punch In Smash Bros.

Last weekend, a tournament called Zenith was held at the NYU Game Center. Top Smash Bros. players participated in the tourney, and while it’s all worth watching, one particular moment made the crowd go wild. It’s all thanks to a well-timed Captain Falcon punch.


One Of The Last Wii Games Comes With A Free Wii U Upgrade

One of only two games left to be released on Nintendo’s last-gen console, Skylanders: Trap Team for the Wii is hedging its bets, including a download code for the Wii U version of the game in every box.


The Skylanders Dark Edition Isn't A GameStop Exclusive This Year

Last year, I gave Activision flack for making its special Dark Edition versionof Skylanders: Swap Force a GameStop exclusive. The $US99 Skylanders: Trap Team Dark Edition carries no such constraints, so if your children don’t get one it’s merely because you’re some kind of monster.


Look How Much Smash Bros. Has Changed Over Nine Years

The first Smash Bros. came out for the Nintendo 64 in 1999. The latest Smash Bros. came out for the Wii in 2008. So, of course, the differences in looks are rather dramatic.


Cats Are Very Serious About Video Games

You might think you are very serious about video games. Maybe you are. But, you know what? Cats are pretty serious, too.


The Best Smash Bros. Mod Around Just Keeps Getting Better

Six years after its release, Super Smash Bros. Brawl is kept alive by hardcore fans that mod the game. In particular, fan-made Project M continues to add stuff that keeps the ageing game feeling fresh.