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NAME: Super Smash Bros Brawl
RELEASE DATE: January 31 (JP), March 9 (NA), TBA (Europe)

Welcome to the official Joystiq page for all things Smash Bros Brawl. Literally -- this is everything we've written on the game. Bookmark this page, as we'll be constantly updating you on all things related to the game in the days leading up to its North American launch on March 9.

Latest News
Smash Bros. Brawl sells record-breaking 1.4 million first week in US
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl's secret Snake codec taunt
Web services allow for easy Brawl stage sharing
Error Code 85010: Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection 'Smashed'
Smash Bros. Brawl not working on some Wiis, Nintendo responds
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Featured Articles

Joyswag: Win a copy of Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Come on, you know you want it.
Gripes and Glees: One Week with Smash Bros Brawl
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ...
Smash Bros. Brawl has voice chat ... it's called Xbox Live, PSN, Skype, etc.
Ways to avoid a very silent online battle.
Joystiq's official Super Smash Bros. Brawl friend codes über-list
Swap friend codes here!
Nega-review: Super Smash Bros Brawl
For the cynic in us all, we seek out the most critical notes from the title's mostly-glowing reviews.
Wii Fanboy takes Super Smash Bros Brawl Wi-Fi for a test drive
When I ripped open the FedEx package today in a whirling dervish of nails and teeth, I found what I had been expecting ...
Metareview -- Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
See what everyone's been saying about it (as if it'll change your opinion on the game).
First Impressions: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Yeah, we've given you the hands-on impressions before, but now that we've gotten the final retail version into our metaphorical Joystiq HQ, we thought we'd share some quick opinions on the full Brawl experience.
Joystiq attends Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament in pseudo-Boston
"I can't believe this many people came through a blizzard to play Smash Bros."
Super Spoiler Bros. Brawl: Major leaked roster update, videos & more
Every secret from the game. Click at your risk ...
GDC08: Super Smash Bros. Brawl Hands-On
Our impressions of the game from an after-hours party with GDC Conference Associates.

Pre-Announcement Articles

Sakurai announced as director of Smash Bros. Revolution
10 reasons to wait for the Revolution
Magazine reveals Revolution details: Zelda, Super Smash Bros., Donkey Konga

Announcement & Aftermath

Super Smash Bros. Brawl revealed for Wii, featuring Solid Snake! [update]
Super Smash Bros. Brawl, see it for yourself
The Engadget & Joystiq Interview: Nintendo's Perrin Kaplan

Game Features

Sakurai reveals new Smash Bros Brawl details
Official hidden Wii pages revealed [update 1]
Keeping up with the Smash Bros: Final Smash
Smash Bros. Brawl controllers confirmed
Smash Bros blog shows seasonal stages, sliding barrels, Samus
Super Smash Bros Brawl to feature fully fleshed out single player experience
Super Smash Bros. Brawl includes sticker collection
Super Smash Bros. Brawl reveals online plans
Super Smash Bros. Brawl features co-op
Smash Bros. Brawl's Wiimote controls
Smash Bros Brawl gets replay sharing
Build your own stages in Smash Bros. Brawl
Betting comes to Brawl with Spectator Mode
Smash Bros blog teaches us how to make friends
Smash Bros. Brawl's Multi-Man gets online co-op
Smash Bros. Brawl to include classic game demos
Super Smash Bros. Brawl: Final Smashes revealed

Previews and Videos

New Smash Bros Brawl trailer flaunts combos, Fox
New Smash Bros. trailer, in English
See Snake, hear Hayter in Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Watch Sonic school Mario, turn Super Sonic in Brawl
New Smash Bros. Brawl intro video looks amazing
Smash Bros. Brawl gets Coin Launcher, Dragoon, and sharing
Japanese Smash Bros. commercials tease its nearing release
Video introduces the new Smash Bros. Brawl fighters
Smash Bros. Brawl footage reveals story mode details
Super Smash Bros. Brawl video dump
Japanese Brawl intro hints at unannounced characters, looks sweet
More Smash Bros. Brawl videos than you can shake a remote at
GDC08: Sakurai on Super Smash Bros. Brawl development

Fan-Made Media

WWE fused with Super Smash Bros: it ain't pretty [update 2]
Today's hand-drawn video: Super Smash Bros
Today's best re-created video: Smash Bros. Retro

Character Rumors

Rumor: Smash Bros swaps Ice Climbers for Ridley, others
Ubisoft character could be drafted for Smash Bros. Brawl
New Smash Bros character listed on voice actress resume [update]
Rumorang: The 'final' Smash Bros. Brawl roster
Rumor: Resident Evil 4 to blame for no Capcom in Brawl

Character Announcements

Believe it or not: Zelda in Smash Bros Brawl
Fire Emblem's Ike playable in Smash Bros. Brawl
Pokémon Trainer joins the Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Diddy Kong joins Smash Bros. Brawl roster
Sonic, online co-op confirmed for Smash Bros Brawl
Smash Bros. Brawl adds Mother 3's Lucas
King Dedede joins the Smash Bros Brawl cast
Pikmin and Captain Olimar join the Smash Bros. Brawl cast
Nintendo accidentally confirms Lucario, Ness, Jigglypuff for Brawl
Super Spoiler Bros. Brawl: Major leaked roster update, videos & more

Levels and Miscellaneous Cameos

Kojima to design Snake's Smash Bros. Brawl stage
Smash Bros. Brawl to include Nintendogs, Hammer Bros. and Samurai Goro as items
Dr. Wright, Zelda stage revealed on Smash Bros. site
Punch Out's Little Mac to appear in Smash Bros. Brawl
Smash Bros Brawl's Pictochat level boggles the mind, but could be better
Gray Fox ninjas his way into Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Sin & Punishment's Saki cameos in Smash Bros. Brawl
Classic Melee stages returning in Smash Bros. Brawl

Media Reaction & Smash Bros. in the Wild

Gamefly's most anticipated PS3 and Wii titles
Nintendo World tour stocked with 88 titles
GamePro's most anticipated console games for 2007
Report: Kojima feels Smash Bros. Brawl "very complete"
Joystiq hands-on: Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
GDC08: Super Smash Bros. Brawl: played it.
GDC08: Super Smash Bros. Brawl after hours tournament

Changes to the Official Site

Super Smash Bros. Brawl site counting down to relaunch
Brawl countdown reveals nothing, Nintendo Power picks up slack
Smash Bros. site now up, music detailed

Release Date Shenanigans

Super Smash Bros. Brawl still on for 2007
Rumor: E3 to bring Smash Bros, Mario Galaxy release dates, Mario Kart Wii to be unveiled
No playable Smash Bros at Min-E3, but still coming in 2007
Super Smash Bros. Brawl release date: December 3rd
Smash Bros site downgrades release date to 'TBD'
Smash Bros. Brawl delayed in US until February 10, 2008
Nintendo's Perrin Kaplan talks Smash Bros. Brawl delay
Smash Bros. Brawl not expected in Europe until Q3 '08
Smash Bros. Brawl dated for Europe ... at a 'later date'
Smash Bros. Brawl delayed: March 9 in US, January 31 in Japan
Nintendo teases PAL regions with Brawl release date
Europe: Wii Fit hits April 25; Mario Kart, April 11; Brawl rumored for June 6

Retail Release Extravaganza

Wal-Mart 'ends' $20 Smash Bros. Brawl pre-orders [update]
Wal-Mart gives $10 gift card to victims (opportunists) of Brawl price error
Rumor: Super Smash Bros. arriving on VC with Brawl
Wii, Smash Bros. demo kiosks to hit Japan
Smash Bros. Brawl shortages imminent
Rumor: Smash Bros. Brawl sells 500K on first day in Japan
Rumor: Resident Evil 4 to blame for no Capcom in Brawl
Smash Bros. Brawl sales exceed 1 million in Japan
Nintendo announces North American Smash Bros. Brawl tournaments
Brawl effect: Wii outsells PS3 4-to-1 in Japan
GameStop's Smash Bros. Brawl tournament and midnight launch events

Tips, Tricks, Glitches

A rather 'large' Smash Bros Brawl glitch


It's worth the wait: Smash Bros. Brawl scores 40/40 from Famitsu

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