Super Smash Bros. Melee


Nintendo Forces Smash Bros. Event The Big House To Cancel

Nintendo Forces Smash Bros. Event The Big House To Cancel

Super Smash Bros. Melee fans have a new reason to be mad at Nintendo as one of their biggest events was given the axe. The Big House is one of the biggest and longest-running Melee tournaments in the country, and while the world is currently suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic, they were determined to continue […]

Wobbling In Super Smash Bros. Melee Now Banned In The U.K.

Wobbling In "Super Smash Bros. Melee" Now Banned In The U.K.

Remember a couple of weeks ago when we talked about to Super Smash Bros. Melee rules change all the time? yeah… that happened again. If you're not familiar with the concept of Wobbling, there's a lengthy wiki article here that will go further in-depth that we're about it. But the shorthand is that the Ice […]

Opinion: Nintendo Should Support Smash Bros. Esports But Wont

Opinion: Nintendo Should Support "Smash Bros." Esports, But Won't

There's been a lot of talk the past couple of weeks about trying to get Nintendo to support the Super Smash Bros. esports scene. And while the intentions are good from a lot of people in the community, the unfortunate pill that players, organizers, and fans have to swallow is that Nintendo has no intention […]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Is Holding A Special Melee Event

"Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" Is Holding A Special Melee Event

Those who have been screaming that Super Smash Bros. Melee is the best will be getting a special event in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Pro players like ZeRo noticed a new event promotion within the game, showing that there is a Melee tournament event on the way. The event will kick off on January 3rd […]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Has The Biggest EVO 2019 Signups So Far

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Has The Biggest EVO 2019 Signups So Far

Some interesting news just popped out of EVO 2019 as it's been revealed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate currently has the most signups so far. Back when the lineup for this year's championships was announced, Smash Bros. Melee fans were pissed that the now 18-year-old game was not included in the current run, and if you […]

Hungrybox Gets a Dead Grab Thrown At Him During a Smash Bros. Event

Hungrybox Gets a Dead Grab Thrown At Him During a Smash Bros. Event

It looks like one member of the Super Smash Bros. Melee community now has to watch his back at future tournaments after having a crab thrown at him. During the Pound 2019 tournament this past weekend, Juan "Hungrybox" DeBiedma defeated  Joseph "Mango" Marquez in the grand finals to become champion and added another title to […]

The World Video Game Hall of Fame Announces the 2019 Finalists

The World Video Game Hall of Fame Announces the 2019 Finalists

The World Video Game Hall of Fame has announced the 12 finalists for the 2019 class of inductees today, which includes a range of classic to more modern games from Centipede to Super Smash Bros. Melee. All twelve finalists were chosen for their impact on the world of gaming and pop culture. The 12 finalists are: […]

Several Smash Bros Melee Tournaments Have Banned Wobbling

Several Smash Bros Melee Tournaments Have Banned Wobbling

Despite the release of Ultimate for the Switch, Smash Bros. Melee is still played as a professional esport worldwide. Like any thriving esport, there are often rule changes for the game to keep play even and interesting. "Wobbling" is one of the more controversial moves in Melee and is exclusively used by players who main […]

The Smash Bros. Community is Fighting Over Wobbling Again

The Smash Bros. Community is Fighting Over Wobbling Again

You'd think with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Game Cube controller options out, people would be leaving Melee and all its drama behind. Right? Nope! If anything, this past week has shown that not only is Melee still strong and thriving nearly 18 years later, but people are picking fights and having drama about its […]

A Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Mod is Being Made to Play Like Melee

A Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Mod is Being Made to Play Like Melee

Well, that's obsessive. For those who truly can't let go of Super Smash Bros. Melee, there's a mod being made for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Much like "Project M" before it, the mod is being developed by a modder on Twitter named NyxTheShield, which he has dubbed "Project NX". He's already teased some of the mechanics so […]

Nintendo Announces a New Nintendo Direct at EVO 2018

Nintendo Announces a New Nintendo Direct at EVO 2018

One of the biggest announcements to come out of EVO 2018 today came from of all people, Nintendo, who revealed a new Nintendo Direct. The news was done before the Super Smash Bros. Melee championship round, which had the entire arena on their feet as they erupted with excitement, and then subsequently revealed on Twitter […]

Masahiro Sakurai Says Super Smash Bros. Melee Was Too Technical

Masahiro Sakurai Says Super Smash Bros. Melee Was "Too Technical"

A lot of fans have their own thoughts an opinions, for better and worse, on all the Super Smash Bros. games over the years. As it turns out, so does the game's director. Masahiro Sakurai did an interview with The Washington Post that ran over the extended holiday weekend, and there are a few very specific comments […]

EVO 2018 Releases Their Full Game Tournament Lineup

EVO 2018 Releases Their Full Game Tournament Lineup

EVO has decided to release the list of games that will be held for official EVO World 2018 tournament competition this year, and while most of the list comes as no surprise, there are some new additions and at least one left out that may surprise a few. The games to be played this August […]

Nintendo Wants To Leave The Smash Pro Community Without Adult Supervision

Nintendo Wants To Leave The Smash Pro Community Without Adult Supervision

One of the more popular figures in the Super Smash Bros. Pro community, Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma, recently criticized Nintendo for not supporting the Smash Pro community well enough. Nintendo heard about the comments through Kotaku's Compete site at E3, and Nintendo of America's president Reggie Fils-Aime, has responded. According to the report by Compete: Nintendo just doesn't want to […]


DreamHack Austin Champion Wins In The Most Pathetic Way Possible

DreamHack Austin Champion Wins In The Most Pathetic Way Possible

DreamHack Austin happened this past weekend, featuring a major Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament that ended with Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma and Daniel "ChuDat" Rodriguez meeting in the final round. The game had all the potential of being an awesome confrontation as ChuDat had to climb his way through the loser's bracket while Hungrybox made his way […]