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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

How We Think Smash Bros. 3DS Should Be Updated

After playing countless hours, here are a few ideas on how to make Smash Bros. on 3DS better....

by Justin Berube - October 22, 2014

Our Super Smash Bros. 3DS Thoughts

Now that many of us own it, the NWR staff shares their thoughts on the latest Smash Bros. game....

by Justin Berube, Curtis Bonds, James Charlton, Alex Culafi, Andy Goergen, and Zachary Miller - October 9, 2014

Nintendo Collectors Journal 10/2/2014

The King Nintendo Fanboy is back to show you more Nintendo goods including some Super Smash Bros. swag....

by Justin Berube - October 2, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Character Costume Guide

We are sharing screens of every character's costumes in the latest Smash Bros. title. SPOILERS INSIDE!...

by Justin Berube - September 30, 2014

MAILBAG: Yoshi-EGGS Answers A Smash Bros. Dilemma

Can Kirby Fighters Deluxe stave off a Smash fan until the Wii U version?...

by Yoshi -EGGS - September 30, 2014

This Week in Releases: September 28, 2014

Prepare your circle-pads....

by Zack Kaplan - September 28, 2014

NWR's Smash Diary: Ranking the Smash Bros. Starting Roster

Neal took it upon himself to rank each of the 36 starting fighters of Smash Bros. on 3DS....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 26, 2014

NWR's Smash Diary

A number of our staff is buying the Japanese version of Super Smash Bros. on 3DS. Here's our thoughts on it as we play it....

by - September 11, 2014

NWR's Smash Diary: How I Grew to Love the Villager

Riding gyroids, catching items, and planting trees of doom....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 11, 2014

Smash Bros. on 3DS, Mighty Switch Force, Plus More Virtual Console Games Hit Japan This Week

Smash demo for 3DS and some classic VC love for the Wii U this week....

by Danny Bivens - September 10, 2014

Staff Sez: Who Else Can Be in Smash Bros.?

NWR's staff gives a list of who they'd love to see make the cut....

by Bryan Rose - September 5, 2014

Amiibo Guide: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U / Nintendo 3DS

All the known Amiibo figures in the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U / Nintendo 3DS series....

by Justin Berube - September 5, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Veteran Chances

The NWR staff comes together to determine which of the currently unannounced veterans will return in the 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros.....

by Justin Berube, Kimberly Keller, Zachary Miller, Carmine Red, and Bryan Rose - July 9, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS E3 2014 Character Guide: Toon Link, Luigi, Shiek, Yoshi

These four were only in the 3DS version, but we still got to check them out....

by - July 1, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS E3 2014 Character Guide: Mega Man, Villager, Rosalina & Luma, Greninja

These four new characters are all vastly different....

by - July 1, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS E3 2014 Character Guide: Pikmin & Olimar, Sonic, Little Mac, Wii Fit Trainer

Some returning characters return and some brand new ones join the battle....

by - July 1, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS E3 2014 Character Guide: Zelda, Marth, Zero Suit Samus, Pit

How have these characters changed in the new Smash Bros.?...

by - July 1, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS E3 2014 Character Guide: Samus, Donkey Kong, Fox, Bowser

Have the big bruisers gotten stronger? How about those outer space-faring characters?...

by - July 1, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS E3 2014 Character Guide: Mario, Link, Kirby, Pikachu

How have these four characters changed in the new Smash Bros.?...

by - July 1, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS E3 2014 Character Guide

Learn all about the playable characters in the E3 2014 Super Smash Bros. demo....

by - July 1, 2014

Nintendo Collectors Journal 6/26/2014

Check out Nintendo swag from E3, Smash-Fest, and more....

by Justin Berube - June 26, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Developer Discussion Live Blog

Masahiro Sakurai is in Los Angeles to talk about Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. See what he has to say....

by - June 10, 2014

Possible Remaining Smash Bros. Newcomers

We lay out the remaining possible newcomers for the Wii U and 3DS versions of Super Smash Bros....

by Justin Berube - June 5, 2014

What to Expect At E3 2014: 3DS Software

Nintendo could be highlighting more 3DS software in their booth this year than the last two years combined....

by Justin Berube, Danny Bivens, Becky Hollada, Clay Johnson, Kimberly Keller, Neal Ronaghan, and Bryan Rose - June 3, 2014

E3 2014 Predictions: Neal Ronaghan, Director

Neal mixes the realistic with the absurd for his E3 2014 predictions....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 3, 2014

ROUNDTABLE: Staff Sez: Next New Super Smash Bros. Character

This week the staff weighs in on the new roster....

by Josh Max - March 13, 2014

Nintendo World Report's 2014 Predictions: Neal Ronaghan, Director

Check out these oddly specific to-the-exact-date predictions....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 8, 2014

Nintendo World Report's 2014 Predictions: Justin Berube, Features Editor

The King Nintendo Fanboy leverages his expertise in order to guess how the world looks through Nintendo's eyes....

by Justin Berube - January 6, 2014

This Week in Super Smash Bros.

An introduction to our new weekly roundup of Smash Bros. news....

by Curtis Bonds - November 21, 2013

INTERVIEW: Apex 2014 Interview: Talking 'Bout the Biggest Smash Bros. Tournament Around

Curious about the competitive Smash Bros. world?...

by Neal Ronaghan - October 9, 2013

BLOG: Smash Bros. Online: An Odyssey

One man's journey into that abyss that is Brawl Online....

by Andy Goergen - June 17, 2013

Super Smash Bros. Dreams: Birdo & Mike Jones

A dinosaur confused abouts its gender and a yo-yo-wielding time-traveling hero would be awesome in Smash Bros....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 12, 2013

Super Smash Bros. Dreams

The characters, items, stages, and more we want to see in the upcoming Smash Bros. games....

by Justin Berube - March 29, 2013

Getting to Know Your Smash Bros. Collaborators

So what exactly have Masaya Kobayashi and Yoshito Higuchi of Namco Bandai done before they teamed up with Sakurai for Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS?...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 22, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: Neal's Predictions

I'm thinking Silicon Knights, Retro Studios, and Platinum Games all have some big announcements....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 31, 2012

BLOG: Super Smash Bros Brawl Had It All!

Features Nintendo can learn from Brawl to make Wii U the best online console ever. Confused? Read on!...

by James Charlton - May 10, 2012

Fave Five... Pictures of Sakurai's Cat

How adorable is the developer of Kid Icarus: Uprising's cat? So adorable....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 9, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: SPD Groups, Retro Studios, Intelligent Systems, and the Rest

Outside of EAD, what is going on with Nintendo's developers?...

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

The Nintendo Top-Tendo #2: The Top Ten Characters That Should've Been in the New Super Smash Bros.

Curtis steps up to the plate, and offers his thoughts on which characters should've made it in....

by Curtis Bonds - November 21, 2014

Smash Bros 3DS Online with the New Nintendo 3DS

How much faster is Smash Bros for 3DS when played online with the New Nintendo 3DS?...

by Danny Bivens and James Charlton - October 30, 2014

Watch Us Unbox A Super Smash Bros. Nintendo 3DS XL

Europe just released the Limited Edition pack and we take a gander at it proper!...

by Daan Koopman - October 2, 2014

Super Smash Bros For 3DS And Wii U Menu Music

Take a listen to some of the new menu music....

by Justin Berube and Jared Rosenberg - July 21, 2014

More Super Smash Bros for 3DS Gameplay Footage

Watch some additional gameplay footage from the 3DS version of Smash Bros....

by Justin Berube, Josh Max, Neal Ronaghan, and Jared Rosenberg - July 19, 2014

More Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Smash Run Off-Screen Footage

Check out the gameplay video and hear some awesome Mega Man music....

by Michael Cole and Jared Rosenberg - June 21, 2014

Super Smash Bros for 3DS Footage with Direct Feed Audio

Watch gameplay footage from multiple Smash Bros stages and enjoy the new music....

by Justin Berube, Michael Cole, and Jared Rosenberg - June 14, 2014

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Gameplay Footage

Watch the Animal Crossing island stage in action!...

by - June 12, 2014

Smash Run Gameplay Footage from Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

Check out our off-screen gameplay footage....

by Michael Cole and Jared Rosenberg - June 10, 2014

Super Smash Bros 3DS Battle Gameplay Off-Screen with Audio

A quick-timed free-for-all puts us smack dab in the middle of the Nintendogs stage....

by Jared Rosenberg - June 10, 2014

Uninterrupted Smash Bros. Gameplay Footage

Check out the raw Wii U and 3DS gameplay footage from yesterday's direct....

by Jared Rosenberg - April 9, 2014

Watch the NWR Connectivity Crew Talk About Smash Bros. LIVE!

We're attempting a Google Hangout. Join us as we talk over the direct live!...

by Alex Culafi, Andy Goergen, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - April 8, 2014

Inside The Bubble: Aug 18 - 24, 2012

Week 4 of Inside the Bubble brings you more gold, chicks in soccer games, a date with the Wii U, and oh yeah... Zelda....

by Ariel Ruff - August 25, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Famicast 46 - GATCHA CATCH EM ALL

We did it live, and now you can too! Listen and/or watch talk on Amiibo, Smash Wii U, and Japan exclusive swag!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - December 11, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 407: Guillaume & Watch

The RFN guys play and discuss Smash Bros for Wii U in this unique episode, recorded during a four-way online match!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - November 30, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Famicast 43 - NO STRINGS ON US

Famicast season two begins! Join the crew for a brand new adventure in Japan as good times await!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - October 30, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 403: Je Te Plumerai le Text

Sorry, the Box Hunter is out this week. Instead, a friendly tiger joins our circus!...

by Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - October 26, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 402: Witch Time Zones

Craig Harris joins us for impressions of Bayonetta 2, memories of unreleased games, and much more!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - October 19, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 401: Themesters

It's time to get back to normal, and that includes Smash Bros, system updates, and Listener Mail....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - October 12, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 399: TVii Sen'SeY

One week prior to the big anniversary, we discuss TVii (really), the Smash Bros. 3DS demo, and much more!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - September 21, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Famicast 40 - SMASH BACK

A familiar voice returns to the show this month to talk about Smash Bros. on 3DS, pre-TGS news, listener mail and more!...

by Danny Bivens - September 16, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Famicast 39 - ZELDA DIES

Hyrule Warriors, some talk about the New Nintendo 3DS and even a bit about Japanese baseball on the show this month!...

by Danny Bivens and Ty Shughart - September 4, 2014

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 142: I Like to Grind

We break down an exciting week of news and look back at Tomodachi Life....

by Curtis Bonds, Alex Culafi, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - July 18, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: E3 2014 - California Dreamin'

Three regulars and special guest TYP join forces in one room to digest more E3 games, our favorite announcements, and those little moments on the floor that can only happen at gaming's biggest event....

by Michael Cole, James Jones, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - June 15, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: E3 2014 - Home Team Assemble

What is the E3 experience for the half of RFN that isn't at E3 playing Smash Bros? Guillaume, Jon and special guest Greg Leahy give their thoughts on Nintendo's E3 2014 performance....

by Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - June 13, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 379: RFN After Hours

A good friend joins us for the first time, even as Jonny exits halfway through. We still get to talk Mario, Milon, more Rusty, and answer your emails!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Scott Thompson - April 20, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 378: So I Mortgaged an Axe Murderer

We're joined by Developer/Podcaster Lewis Pugh and discuss Smash Bros. and Tomodachi Life on this loaded episode!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - April 13, 2014

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 128: Cult Connectivity

An hour long interview with Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham, Smash Bros. predictions, and more!...

by Alex Culafi, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - April 4, 2014

CONNECTIVITY: Connectibite: E3 Nintendo Direct Reaction

The gang discusses today's E3 Nintendo Direct....

by Patrick Barnett, J.P. Corbran, Zachary Miller, and Scott Thompson - June 11, 2013

Amiibo: An Old-School Toy for a New World

After spending time with his very own Amiibo, here's what Neal thinks about them....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 19, 2014

Does Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Have Enough Content?

With the Wii U version on the way, does the first handheld Smash Bros. have enough content to stay relevant?...

by Alex Culafi - October 30, 2014

The Joys of the Super Smash Bros. 3DS National Tournament

Last weekend, Nintendo hosted a fascinating Super Smash Bros. for 3DS tourney in New York City....

by - October 15, 2014

10 Questions and Observations About the Duck Hunt Duo in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

I don't even know if I like playing as them but I can't stop playing as them....

by Alex Culafi - October 8, 2014

Japan’s Unfair Smash Bros. 3DS Advantage

Smash Bros. players with Nintendo's new hardware are in luck....

by Justin Berube - September 10, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Could Be Amiibo's Trojan Horse

While the use of Amiibo in Smash Bros. might not be compelling, those figures do look wonderful and collectable....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 4, 2014

My Thoughts on the Megaton Filled Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct

Hear the good, the bad, and everything else from a person that has played more Smash Bros. than is probably healthy....

by Justin Berube - April 9, 2014

Rash Predictions for the November 13 Nintendo Direct

Release dates, a new Smash Bros. character, and a surprise or two. Not exactly going out on a limb here....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 12, 2013

Why Nintendo Direct Was Better Than E3

And trying to figure out why Nintendo did it this way....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 23, 2012

Screens

3DS

Game Profile

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Box Art

Genre Fighting
Developer Sora
Players1 - 4
Online1 - 4
Controllers & Accessories Amiibo

Worldwide Releases

na: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
Release Oct 03, 2014
PublisherNintendo
RatingEveryone 10+
jpn: Dairantou Smash Brothers for Nintendo 3DS
Release Sep 13, 2014
PublisherNintendo
RatingAll Ages
eu: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
Release Oct 03, 2014
PublisherNintendo
Rating12+
aus: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
Release Oct 04, 2014
PublisherNintendo
RatingParental Guidance
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