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Next week's Nintendo Direct flings Super Smash Bros. at your screen

Nintendo Directs are always stuffed with an assortment of the company's characters, but next week's Super Smash Bros. Direct will pile tons of them into just one game. The Wii U and 3DS fighter will star in a livestream airing on April 8 at 3PM PT/6PM ET, and there are simultaneous broadcasts...

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Joystiq Weekly: Titanfall, The Last of Us DLC and Mario Kart 8 rivals

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Did you see that the Koopalings are going to be new...

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Link steps up to bat in new Super Smash Bros. screenshots

In the latest pictorial tease from Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai, we're introduced to the new, black home-run bat. According to Sakurai, this new bat is "so powerful that your eyes might bug out," a sentiment that would seem hyperbolic if it wasn't for Donkey Kong amply demonstrating...

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Super Smash Bros. Wii U gets Super Mario Galaxy-inspired stage

A new screenshot on the Super Smash Bros. website has revealed that a stage inspired by Super Mario Galaxy will appear in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Wii U. The stage will feature gravity-based gameplay according to a post from Game Director Masahiro Sakurai on the game's Miiverse. ...

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Toon Link adds a dash of cuteness to Super Smash Bros. roster

It's official: The cel-shaded incarnation of Link made famous in games like the recent The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD will be among the fighters featured in Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo of Europe broke this news on its Twitter account, though it failed to...

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Nintendo developer video compares Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo has released a new developer video detailing the differences between the Wii U and 3DS versions of its recently announced cross-franchise brawler Super Smash Bros. Director Masahiro Sakurai notes that "the total number of characters [in the Nintendo 3DS version] is the same as the Wii...

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Super Smash Bros. coming to 3DS, Wii U in 2014; Mega Man joins fray

During this morning's E3 Nintendo Direct, as promised, the Big N showed off the new Super Smash Bros. It's apparently just called Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. The company announced the game will launch in 2014. New characters not seen in the series before were The Villager from Animal...

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Smash Bros, 3D Mario, Mario Kart in pre-E3 Nintendo Direct

In lieu of an E3 press conference, Nintendo is going to present a Nintendo Direct before E3, showcasing the "new Smash Bros., 3D Mario game, Mario Kart and other Wii U titles." The company previously announced that all three games would be playable at E3. This means for those not attending the...

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Super Smash Bros. Wii U, 3DS to be showcased at E3

The world gets its first look at the new Wii U and 3DS Super Smash Bros. games at this year's E3. In this week's Direct broadcast, Nintendo announced series designer Masahiro Sakurai is to debut screens of the new entries at the LA expo in June. Sakurai then clarified the news on Twitter, hinting...

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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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