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There’s a crucially important mode in the new ‘Smash Bros’ for unlocking characters that’s really easy to miss — here’s how to find it

Nintendo just launched the latest entry in its long-running, beloved “Super Smash Bros.” franchise. The Nintendo Switch game has an astonishing 74 playable characters – the vast majority of which must be unlocked, one by one. Unlocking characters requires beating them in a fight, and they’re surprisingly tough. There’s a […]
There’s a crucially important mode in the new ‘Smash Bros’ for unlocking characters that’s really easy to miss — here’s how to find it
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Early reviews of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ are in — Here’s what the critics are saying about the biggest Nintendo Switch game of the year

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” arrives on the Nintendo Switch Friday, December 7. The game will feature more than 70 playable characters and 100 stages, making it the biggest “Smash” game ever. Early reviews are praising “Smash Bros. Ultimate” for its huge amount of customisable content and its mix of casual […]
Early reviews of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ are in — Here’s what the critics are saying about the biggest Nintendo Switch game of the year
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The major improvements to online play in ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ might be worth the price of the Nintendo Switch Online subscription

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the most anticipated Nintendo Switch game of the year, and comes with a bunch of online multiplayer features. Earlier this year, Nintendo started charging players to play online with the Nintendo Switch Online subscription service. While past Smash games have struggled with making online play […]
The major improvements to online play in ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ might be worth the price of the Nintendo Switch Online subscription
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The Nintendo Switch is having a surprisingly weak second year

In March 2017, Nintendo launched its new Switch console alongside a huge new “Legend of Zelda” game. A month later, Nintendo followed up with a “Mario Kart” game. A few months after that, a new “Splatoon” game arrived. Then, just before the big holiday shopping season, Nintendo dropped “Super Mario […]
The Nintendo Switch is having a surprisingly weak second year
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The winners and losers of E3 2018, the biggest video game event of the year

E3 2018 is finally coming to an end. The biggest video game event of the year featured plenty of major game announcements throughout the week, from the world’s top game makers including Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, Bethesda, Square Enix, Ubisoft, and others. But some came out of the event looking better […]
The winners and losers of E3 2018, the biggest video game event of the year
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The 3 biggest announcements Nintendo made at E3 2018

It’s E3 2018, the biggest week for the video game industry, and Nintendo’s presentation on Tuesday did not disappoint. Big players like Microsoft, Sony, and publishers like Ubisoft and Bethesda had already debuted their new titles coming to game consoles over the past several days, but all eyes were on […]
The 3 biggest announcements Nintendo made at E3 2018