10 Close Calls That Brought Smash Bros. Matches Down To The Wire

10 Close Calls That Brought Smash Bros. Matches Down To The Wire
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Video: Nothing beats the adrenaline high of watching a close call in a competitive match — and that’s especially true with Smash Bros., a chaotic game where unexpected things happen all the time.

GRsmash has collected 10 nail-biting moments from Smash Bros. tournaments, and they’re a joy to watch. It’s a montage of matches where both players had one life left, often at high damage percentage — and somehow, somebody secures the win in the most ridiculous way possible:

Some of my favourites: the one where Fox wins against Jigglypuff despite sunsetting into the sky first, the one where Link barely kills Zelda, and the Jigglypuff rest that went off just a tad too late. God damn.