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)

Sakurai Not Planning to Tweak Smash Bros Balance; Only Minimal Online Improvements

December 14, 2014, 7:13 pm | news | 10 comment(s)

Millions of gamers have been playing the latest Smash Bros. game on their 3DS or Wii U, and the general consensus is that Sakurai created a fair and balanced game for the most

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NPD: Smash Sells 710k, 3 Games in Top 10, Amiibo Success, Nintendo Releases Statement

December 11, 2014, 7:28 pm | news | 14 comment(s)

Nintendo released a statement today on the sales numbers released by the NPD Group with video games sales in November. The statement highlights the success of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire as well as

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Sakurai: Duck Hunt's Role in Smash, Uncertain Future of DLC, 8-Player Attempted in Melee

December 11, 2014, 3:32 pm | news | 3 comment(s)

Duck Hunt as a unique character, Melee's attempt at an 8-player mode, and what (if anything) comes after Mewtwo?

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Smash Wii U Basic Bundle Coming To Spain

December 9, 2014, 12:18 pm | news | 5 comment(s)

Though the Wii U basic edition - which includes a white 8 GB Wii U and is lacking a couple extra features - has mostly faded from minds and store shelves, it's still

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Review Follow-up: Why Defense is Overpowered in Smash 4

December 6, 2014, 11:57 am | article | 0 comment(s)

An exhaustively detailed look at why defensive tactics are too strong in Smash Wii U, written by a competitive veteran. Also, online features n' stuff.

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GAME Raises Price on Amiibo Due to Demand

December 5, 2014, 5:51 pm | news | 6 comment(s)

Many retailers across the world have seen high demand of Nintendo's newest figurine line: Amiibo. Unfortunately, it seems like UK retailer GAME is taking advantage of this trend by raising the price

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Sakurai Will Probably Not Develop The Next Smash Bros Game

December 4, 2014, 11:00 am | news | 17 comment(s)

Recently, we reported on an interview where Masahiro Sakurai, the director behind Super Smash Bros, said that he treats each and every Smash Bros game as his very last. Today, new details have

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"I am Error," on Wii U - Nintendo Addresses Situation

December 3, 2014, 7:42 pm | news | 4 comment(s)

Recently a very small amount of owners have been experiencing error codes on their Wii U.  Julie a Nintendo representative took to Miiverse with information

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UPDATE: Isolated Undefined Error Code Impacting Some Wii U Owners; Could Brick System - Not Smash Related

December 2, 2014, 3:39 pm | news | 14 comment(s)

UPDATE: While many are attributing the 160-0103 error code to Smash Bros, one Reddit user smashes (pun intended) this notion. He gathered information showing that this is an error code that has

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Sakurai Approaches Every Smash Bros. Game As It's The Final One

November 29, 2014, 9:16 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

There is no doubt that Masahiro Sakurai pours his heart and soul into every Smash Bros. game. With the vast amount of content, fighting mechanics, and just the massive scope of the game,

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Sakurai Discusses Smash Bros.' Different Regional Release Dates

November 27, 2014, 11:36 am | news | 0 comment(s)

Sakurai discusses Smash Bros.' different regional release dates.

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GameCube Adapter for Wii U Back in Stock on Amazon; Act Fast!

November 26, 2014, 4:41 pm | news | 15 comment(s)

With people paying premium prices on the GameCube Adapter for the Wii U on places like eBay, Amazon is bringing clarity back to the situation. currently has the GameCube Adapter in for

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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Sets a New Sales Record for Wii U Software

November 26, 2014, 1:22 am | news | 4 comment(s)

While Mario Kart 8 may have sold like gangbusters on the Wii U, there is a new king in town: Smash Bros! Super Smash Bros. for Wii U sold 490,000 copies in just

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Smash Bros. Wii U Glitches Are Surfacing - And They're Amazing

November 24, 2014, 12:26 am | news | 51 comment(s)

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has been out for a few days now, and the world over it has been mostly been free of any glitches, let alone major ones. The same cannot be

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Nintendo Adds "Available to Play" Option on Friend List for Smash Bros Wii U

November 23, 2014, 7:44 pm | news | 2 comment(s)

While Nintendo may be a bit archaic in terms of their online stance, Super Smash Bros Wii U has managed to do two impressive things. The first of them is offering a lag-free

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