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Super Smash Bros 3DS arrives October 3 [Update: $40 on 3DS]

During Nintendo's E3 2014 Digital Event, the company announced that the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros will be released on October 3 in both North America and Europe. Nintendo also showed off Skylanders-like tech that will allow players to scan toy figurines called Amiibo into the Wii U version...

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Super Smash Bros. gets NFC figures, Mii support

Super Smash Bros. on Wii U will include support for NFC (near-field communication) figurines called "Amiibo," as Nintendo demonstrated during its E3 2014 livestream today. Additionally, players will be able to bring their Mii characters into battle, lending their likeness to their fights. Mii...

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Super Smash Bros community battles for respect at E3

The announcement of Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Wii U invitational – an "homage to the Smash Bros community" – is maybe the closest thing Nintendo fans will get to a sequel to the 1989 Fred Savage vehicle, The Wizard. Like the film, Nintendo's tournament gives video game fanatics a...

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Nintendo reveals GameCube controller adapter for Smash Bros. Wii U

An officially licensed adapter will allow Super Smash Bros. Melee veterans to play the upcoming Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. with GameCube controllers, Nintendo announced today. The peripheral allows players to connect up to four GameCube controllers to the Wii U via a USB dongle. Nintendo...

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Wii U Smash Bros. (might be) coming to a Best Buy near you

Nintendo has partnered with electronics retailer Best Buy to present a series of in-store demos for the upcoming Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. next month at select locations nationwide. Nintendo's "Super Smash Bros. Smash-Fest" will be held at more than 100 Best Buy locations on June 11...

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Enter the Super Smash Bros. melee with GameCube-inspired controllers

Do you want to take on the challengers of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with a sense of fa-melee-iarity? Good news: third-party accessory manufacturer PDP is working with Nintendo to produce the Wired Fight Pad, a controller designed after the original, fan-favorite GameCube controller. The Wired...

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Become the People's Champion, take on a Smash Bros. champ

Unlike a live stage presentation from Nintendo, The Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament will take place in the Nokia Theater during E3. Up to 3,000 fans will be allowed to watch the brawls unfold in the upcoming Super Smash Bros., so the event is bound to have some energy to it. If you're...

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Super Smash Bros. to use NFC tech, says Nintendo France exec

Super Smash Bros. uses the Wii U's near-field communication technology, if comments by Nintendo France MD Stephan Bole are accurate. Following the company's unveiling of NFC figurines, Bole told Le Figaro the tech features in the console version of the new fighter. "E3 will be an opportunity to...

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Nintendo invites 3000 to watch the best get Smash-ed at E3 tourney

Nintendo is inviting 3000 fans to watch its Super Smash Bros. E3 invitational tournament live in Los Angeles next month. The event features mascot melee on Wii U between 16 select players, and while it is being live-streamed on Twitch, you can watch it in the flesh as long as you're prepared to get...

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Female Animal Crossing villagers join Super Smash Bros' playable cast

Super Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai revealed today that players will be able to choose among several playable Animal Crossing villagers in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, including multiple female characters. Today's roster addition is one of several...

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