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Smash Bros. Ultimate outsells Smash Bros. 3DS in Japan

Smash Bros. Ultimate is an absolute beast in Japan. The game is doing phenomenally well, and it's already managed to squash a previous entry in the franchise. Smash Bros. 3DS has managed to move 2,558,302 units in Japan since launch, and all it took for Smash Bros. Ultimate to top that total was 5 weeks. Smash Bros. Ultimate currently sits at 2,628,087 units sold, and you can bet it'll hit 3 million very easily, and quite soon too. These figures don't include digital sales, but the story should stay the same even if that data was included.

Digital Foundry - Super Smash Bros Ultimate: Switch vs Wii U/3DS Graphics Comparison + Tech Analysis

Masahiro Sakurai and his team return with the most feature-rich version of Smash Bros. ever. The Ultimate edition on Switch is more than a simple port from Wii U - visuals are upgraded, and stylistic changes are made.

Recreating Smash Bros. victory animations in real life

Bboy/Tricker Emcochingoco has put together a super-impressive collection of real-life Smash Bros. victory animations. You need some serious skills to pull these off! If you want to check out the GIF above in video form AND with sound, hit the jump!

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Smash Bros. Ultimate Graphics Comparison: Switch vs. 3DS (all returning stages)

There are a ton of stages returning in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from Smash Bros. 3DS, but how much better do they look now? Find out in our head-to-head comparison that pits every returning stage from Smash 3DS against the Nintendo Switch version, including Peach's Castle, Dreamland,Hyrule Castle,Kongo Jungle, Yoshi's Island, Mushroomy Kingdom, Magicant, 3D Land, and tons more, so you can see the upgrade for yourself!

Random Time! - Smash Bros. fans continue to air their requests via WWE pay-per-view events



There have been all sorts of Nintendo-themed signs at WWE events, including mentions of a Waluigi amiibo, and Smash Bros. changes. Last night at WWE Clash of Champions, a Smash Bros. fan put together a couple of signs requesting some changes for the game. Think Nintendo will listen?!

Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS - details on features impacted with Miiverse's impending closure

Sadly, I have to again remind you that Miiverse is coming to a close on Nov. 8th. The closure will impact a number of games, including Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS. Here's what's changing with each game.

Smash Bros. 3DS

- sharing screenshots via Miiverse will end
- sharing pictures with friends will still be possible (via Image Share)

Smash Bros. Wii U

- sharing screenshots taken during gameplay (including sharing via Miiverse, and with friends) will end
- sharing of stages created in Stage Builder (including sharing with friends) will end
- uploading replay videos to YouTube will end
- creation of Normal Tourneys will end
- the Miiverse stage will remain playable, but no messages will be displayed during battles, and you will not be able to post anything at the end

Cloud/Corrin/Bayonetta amiibo - more pics

NEW AMIIBO

The latest round of Smash Bros. amiibo is now out at retailers. You can snatch these suckers up right now! The question is, which ones are you getting?