If you thought Nintendo's upcoming mascot-battler game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate couldn't get any bigger, its creators had a Konami-tinged surprise on Wednesday: Castlevania's Simon Belmont as a brand-new playable Smash fighter. Belmont was arguably the biggest announcement to come in the latest news-filled Nintendo Direct video series. Smash director Masahiro Sakurai … [Read more...] about Smash Bros. Ultimate adds fan faves Simon Belmont, King K Rool, tons more
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The best games of E3 2018 E3 is finally over and now is as good a time as any to look back on the spectacle that was the Electronic Entertainment Expo’s 24th year in existence. It was a year that brought us a boat load of trailers during Microsoft’s keynote, a heaping helping of Super Smash Bros Ultimate and one of the oddest Sony keynotes, well, … [Read more...] about Our staff’s favorite games from E3 2018
We live in cynical times, so it’s hard to express raw joy or enthusiasm these days without anticipating a needlessly snarky response from the peanut gallery. Nevertheless, I’m putting this out there: My excitement for this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is genuine, and think we’re going to hear a lot of exciting announcements over the next … [Read more...] about I’m excited about E3 2018 — here’s why I’m not a cynic (this year)
The latest Nintendo Direct announcement video ended with a monstrous bang, as Nintendo finally confirmed what fighting-game fans have been hoping to hear: the Super Smash Bros. series is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Even better, fans won't have long to wait, as the new game's trailer ended with a promise of "2018." The trailer showed Splatoon characters, known as … [Read more...] about Nintendo announces a bunch of 2018 games, but none as big as Switch Smash Bros.
You knew a Super Smash Bros. had to hit Switch at some point, and Nintendo has confirmed it’s coming this year. The publisher showed off a teaser trailer for the multiplayer melee fighter during its Nintendo Direct video event today. The short clip started with a pair of Inkling characters from the Splatoon games fighting against one another before a couple of shots of … [Read more...] about Super Smash Bros. is coming to Switch this year