Super Smash Bros, for Wii U

Game Summary

This is the latest in the popular Nintendo fighting series Super Smash Bros. (and the Nintendo 3DS version is the first portable game in the franchise.) It is being worked on the teams at Namco Bandai and Project Sora, and features a mix of classic characters and new heroes such as the Animal Crossing Villager and Mega Man.

Review Score (9/10)

Critics say it's "like Playstation All Stars, but for Nintendo."... (Read the Review)

The Score: What Do You Think Of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U?

November 23, 2014, 12:24 am | article | 3 comment(s)

In this week's episode of The Score, we ask what you've thought of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U so far. In addition, we hear your thoughts about what number of of Smash players you

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Mewtwo To Be Available As Paid DLC After All

November 20, 2014, 2:13 pm | news | 17 comment(s)

For some time, it has appeared that the only way players could get Mewtwo in Smash is if they buy both Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and for Wii U. Now it seems that this is not the

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Lucario Amiibo is Exclusive to Toys R' Us

November 20, 2014, 8:12 am | news | 1 comment(s)

Over the last few days, we received announcements that several of the "third-wave" Amiibo figurines would be exclusive to certain retailers. Gamestop revealed that Shulk would be exclusive to its stores, then yesterday

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Sakurai Explains Why Ridley is Not Playable in Smash

November 19, 2014, 9:09 pm | news | 17 comment(s)

Ridley was rumored to be a playable character in Smash Bros. before the game released on 3DS, but alas, Ridley was not playable. Some were holding out for the possibility of Ridley being

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Sakurai: Mewtwo is a "Foothold" in Content Distribution

November 19, 2014, 6:57 pm | news | 24 comment(s)

In a recent interview with Masahiro Sakurai, the director of Smash was asked why Mewtwo was being given away for free. In short, Sakurai pointed out that Mewtwo is just acting as

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Sakurai Explains How Amiibo Designs Came to Be

November 19, 2014, 6:51 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

In a recent interview, Masahiro Sakurai was asked how the designs of the Amiibo came to be. Sakurai replied that ultimately he came up with all the designs of the Amiibo, coming

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Meta Knight Amiibo Sold Only At Best Buy

November 19, 2014, 1:41 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

The Meta Knight Amiibo will be a Best Buy exclusive. First Shulk, now Meta Knight...who's next?

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Sakurai Talks DLC, Adding Nintendo Execs to Smash, Patch Support, And Working With Namco

November 19, 2014, 12:45 pm | news | 32 comment(s)

An interview with the creator of the Super Smash Bros. series and the director of the most recent two titles came back with no shortage of interesting answers.

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Pic Of The Day Showcases Smash Bros. Masterpieces

November 19, 2014, 11:31 am | news | 0 comment(s)

As we near the release of Super Smash Bros. For Wii U, Nintendo and the director of the Smash Bros. games Masahiro Sakurai continues the Smash Bros. Pic Of The Day promotion on Miiverse. Today,

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Happy Birthday to U

November 18, 2014, 7:59 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

Happy birthday to U, misunderstood and under-utilized box. It's hard to believe that it's been two years since the Wii U's launch. Ah, to go back to the days when we wondered about robust third-party support,

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The Score: Which will you prefer: 2, 4, or 8 Player Smash?

November 16, 2014, 1:06 pm | article | 20 comment(s)

In this week's episode of The Score, we hear your thoughts about which third-party Amiibo figurines you would like to see. In addition, we hear your thoughts on the The

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Toys R' Us: 3 for $30 on Amiibos

November 14, 2014, 5:46 pm | news | 3 comment(s)

When Nintendo first released the price of their new Amiibo toy line, many consumers were impressed that the figurines were priced at a very reasonable $12.99, comparable to the price of figurines for

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Select Gamestop Locations Having Smash Bros. Wii U Event on November 14th

November 12, 2014, 8:11 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

With Super Smash Bros. coming to the Wii U on November 21st, the world has been buzzing with anticipation. Many gamers are anxious to get their hands on the definitive version of the

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Smash Bros Gamecube Controller Bundle Sells Out on Gamestop, Amazon

November 12, 2014, 6:54 pm | news | 20 comment(s)

When Nintendo first announced the release date for Super Smash Bros for the Wii U, they also announced two bundles for the game. The first bundle would cost $79.99 and would include the

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You Can Pre-Load Smash Beginning Today

November 12, 2014, 6:26 pm | news | 6 comment(s)

Recently, we learned that Wii U owners would be able to take advantage of pre-loading functionality on their consoles. Starting today, Nintendo is implementing this new feature for its customers. Users can visit

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