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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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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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Smash Run replaces Adventure Mode in Super Smash Bros. 3DS

In lieu of the classic Adventure Mode, the upcoming Nintendo 3DS Super Smash Bros. sequel will feature Smash Run, a new gameplay type announced during today's Nintendo Direct broadcast. According to director Masahiro Sakurai, Smash Run pits four players against each other in a cross between a...

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Rosalina, Luma to pummel little ones in Super Smash Bros.

Rosalina will bring along a Luma to help her knock around other Nintendo characters in Super Smash Bros., this morning's Nintendo Direct revealed. Footage showed her controlling Luma from afar with her wand as well as fighting along beside it....

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Harada 'pulling back' on idea of Tekken characters in new Smash Bros.

Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada is "not really sure" if Namco Bandai should include Tekken characters in the next Super Smash Bros., he told NowGamer. Namco is co-developing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS with Nintendo, and the title is a "big priority for the company," Harada says. Namco has...

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Nintendo: Wii U online functionality will be free

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata doesn't believe there should be a fee for connecting Wii U consoles to the Nintendo Network. According to a translation of Nintendo's annual shareholder meeting via Andriasang, Iwata said that having all users able to freely access the network will help spread the...

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Sakurai: 3DS/Wii U 'dual support' is 'key' for next Super Smash Bros.

The Smash Bros. franchise has remained relatively unchanged for the most part since 1999. Each iteration adds new stages, characters and graphical improvements, but the core gameplay remains effectively identical in almost every way that counts. This strategy has worked well enough over the last 13...

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Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS 'several years' away, Sakurai says

When Nintendo announced that Smash Bros. was en route to its Wii U and 3DS systems, longtime fans of the fighting series may have, in elation, momentarily forgotten how much time elapses during the announcement and launch. As creative lead Masahiro Sakurai explains in his weekly Famitsu column...

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Smash Bros announced for Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo has announced that once Masahiro Sakurai is finished with Kid Icarus: Uprising that he'll be working on a new Smash Bros title. The game will be for Wii U and 3DS and work together "in some fashion." Details pending....

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Sakurai describes 'grueling development' of Smash Bros. Melee

If you own a GameCube, odds are you probably have a copy of Smash Bros. Melee, arguably the platform's greatest game. It sold like it was, anyway -- over seven million copies were moved worldwide. Those sales were the fruit of what Sakurai says was a "grueling development cycle," very different...

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