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NWR's Midyear 2016 Hype Meter Results: #10 - #6

We are approaching some crazy levels of hype!...

by Justin Berube, Zachary Miller, and Donald Theriault - September 8, 2016

NWR Hype Meter 2016 Preview Results: #15 - #11

These titles just missed the top ten....

by Justin Berube, Neal Ronaghan, and Matt West - January 22, 2016

2015: The Year Of Unintended Consequences: The Second Half

The passing of Satoru Iwata knocked Nintendo for a loop....

by Donald Theriault - December 31, 2015

The Newsmaking Games Of The Year: #5 - #1: Go And Stay Fresh

The biggest of the big....

by Neal Ronaghan, Donald Theriault, and Matt West - December 22, 2015

Ranking Nintendo's Past 10 Holiday Lineups: #3 - #1

Great games mean great holidays. These three years prove that....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 2, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 5

A Samus Aran Amiibo could be your bounty if you tune into Connectivity Episode 183 this weekend to find out the (not very) secret pass phrase! Update: Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - July 23, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 4

Did you know that Luigi is Mario's younger brother? Get your trivia right and you could bag a brand new Luigi amiibo! Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - July 16, 2015

CONTEST: Summer of Amiibo Week 3

You don't have to collect 8 pieces of the Triforce to win this Zelda Amiibo, just submit the winning caption! Congratulations to the winner!...

by Carmine Red - July 13, 2015

ROUNDTABLE: Staff Sez: The Smash Ballot

There is only one rule: No Goku....

by - April 24, 2015

Mewtwo Super Smash Bros. Impressions

Justin lets us know if Mewtwo is worth adding to your Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS roster....

by Justin Berube - April 22, 2015

Nintendo Characters that Deserve to be Super Smash Bros. DLC: #3 - #1

Two veterans and one new fighter....

by Justin Berube - March 20, 2015

Nintendo Characters that Deserve to be Super Smash Bros. DLC: #8 - #4

Heroes, villains, and more....

by Justin Berube - March 20, 2015

Nintendo Characters that Deserve to be Super Smash Bros. DLC: #13 - #9

Some ridiculous and daring picks....

by Justin Berube - March 20, 2015

Nintendo Characters that Deserve to be Super Smash Bros. DLC

We take a look at 13 worthy contenders....

by Justin Berube - March 20, 2015

Nintendo Collectors Journal 3/12/2015

Check out the NES themed 3DS XL, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. promo items, Japanese Mario toys, and more!...

by Justin Berube - March 12, 2015

NWR Staff's 10 Favorite Games of 2014: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

The biggest Smash yet may also be the best....

by John Rairdin - December 24, 2014

Smash Bros., Watch Dogs, Attack on Titan and More Hit the eShop in Japan

The heavy hitters (and Watch Dogs on Wii U) are in full force on Japan’s eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - December 3, 2014

Nintendo Collectors Journal 11/27/2014

A Nintendo Day haul....

by Justin Berube - November 27, 2014

This Week in Releases: November 16, 2014

Smash Bros. is almost here. Get ready!...

by Zack Kaplan - November 16, 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

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

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

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

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

by Justin Berube - September 5, 2014

Nintendo World Report Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Watch the staff of NWR duke it out in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Update: Article now features video of the second part of the tournament....

by Justin Berube, Michael Cole, Becky Hollada, James Jones, Aaron Kaluszka, Kimberly Keller, Jonathan Metts, Neal Ronaghan, and Jared Rosenberg - August 11, 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

The NWR E3 2014 Awards: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Did you really think Smash wouldn't appear on this list?...

by Neal Ronaghan - June 16, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Invitational Tournament Impressions

We were there, in person, to witness the madness....

by Justin Berube - June 11, 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: Wii U Software

The many games we could see for Wii U at E3....

by Justin Berube, 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: Why the Donkey Kong Country Delay Isn't That Bad

2014 looks a little bit brighter with that big ape in it....

by Neal Ronaghan - October 2, 2013

BLOG: Smash Bros. Online: An Odyssey

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

by Andy Goergen - June 17, 2013

The PrE3view: What We Expect at E3 2013: First-Party Games, Part Two

The Wii U has several known and unknown quantities at this E3. Here's the lowdown....

by Justin Berube, Tom Malina, Josh Max, and Neal Ronaghan - June 7, 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

BLOG: Putting Some Paper in Smash Bros. 4

This time it will take a real man to give real gamers what they want....

by James Jones - November 8, 2012

Wii U's Launch Window Line-Ups: Japan

Japan has a smaller list of launch window games, but it is still strong....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 14, 2012

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

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

Smash Bros. University Debate Team: Episode 1 - Getting Sick, Signing Checks, and Drowning in Digital Garbage

James might want to talk Kickstarter etiquette, but let's see if he can concentrate when Jon subjects him to the infamous Gust Bellows....

by James Jones and Jon Lindemann - June 7, 2015

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

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Skyward Sword Off-Screen Footage

Check out the Skyward Sword stage in the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros....

by Justin Berube and Jared Rosenberg - June 19, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Animal Crossing Off-Screen Footage

Check out the Animal Crossing stage in the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros....

by Justin Berube and Jared Rosenberg - June 18, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Coliseum Off-Screen Footage

Check out how the Coliseum stage looks in the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros....

by Justin Berube and Jared Rosenberg - June 17, 2014

More Super Smash Bros. Wii U Off-Screen Footage

Check out how the New Super Mario Bros. U stage looks in the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros....

by Justin Berube and Jared Rosenberg - June 16, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Pilotwings Off-Screen Footage

Check out how the Pilotwings stage looks in the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros....

by Justin Berube and Jared Rosenberg - June 15, 2014

Smash Bros. Tournament Line Video

We visited the Smash Bros. line and took a quick video....

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

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 561: What Year Is It

Jon Lindemann still lists years by the reign of Roman Consuls....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - March 4, 2018

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 534: Demonstrably False

We habitually say things that aren't true; sometimes we know it....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - August 6, 2017

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 215: The Currency of the Zombie Apocalypse

Once society has crumbled the only things left to trade are toys to life....

by Adam Abou-Nasr, Andrew Brown, Carmine Red, and Bryan Rose - December 12, 2016

THE FAMICAST: Episode 73 - HARD BOILED PIKACHU

Detective Pikachu cross Bayonetta divided by Hyrule Warriors equals Wii U shortages in Japan?...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - February 14, 2016

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 463: Feel the Magic User

My boy Hector once axed 40 guys in a single day; do you really think he's going to be shy about me touching his face?...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - February 14, 2016

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 462: The Full Monty Punch

Getting hit by a dragon's spear is always a bad time....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - February 7, 2016

THE FAMICAST: Episode 70 - NXMAS AWAKENS

It's long......

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - December 24, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 457: Define Winning to the Persistently Non-Competitive

Not everyone can be a winner; thankfully the host of the show gets to define all terms to his advantage...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - December 20, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 69 - AMIIBRO FESTIVAL

Get the latest from Japan coming directly to your ear holes from your favorite Amiibros....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - November 27, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 453: Even the Podcast Leaked Early

I guess this makes Jon the show's Cloud Strife? I'm not comfortable with this analogy....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - November 14, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 447: Who Is Cobra Commander?

This isn't a rhetorical question; I need to know....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - October 4, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 438: Spiritual Predecessor

Online games and news from Japan take the spotlight in this three-dude episode....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - August 2, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 437: Yoshi the Harbinger

New Yoshi games don't always require his return, as far as he knows....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - July 26, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 60 - SUPER POSITIVE GENKI TIME

An extended edition of the Famicast, recorded a few days before the sad news of the passing of Satoru Iwata....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - July 15, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 55 - WANKY KONG

Please understand that the Famicrew talks about more DS on Wii U, surprise Kongs and the touching of your Amiibo....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - May 1, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 426: Connoisseur of Chaos

James is delighted by nearly everything on this episode, which features another infamous FPS and the return of the Listener Mail Lighting Round... or maybe it's better named the (Lords of) Thunder Round!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - April 19, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 425: Korn Hits the Road

Gui plays a first-person shooter, on GameCube! Plus, your emails include the final Club Nintendo Elite rewards, Smash balloting, obscure rock band adventures, and Splatoon's voiceless online modes....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - April 12, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 424: Don't Say Pumped

Ahh, there's too much to talk about! How did we cram it all in? With some help from Donald and our listeners' emails, as it turns out....

by James Jones, Jonathan Metts, Donald Theriault, and Guillaume Veillette - April 4, 2015

THE FAMICAST: NWR Fighting Game Podcast Special

Celebrate the world of fighting games with the NWR staff!...

by James Jones, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, and Addison Webb - March 1, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 50 - FAMICREW HISTORIA

Come join your friends old and new for a celebration of everything Famicast!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Ty Shughart, and Minoru Yamaizumi - February 18, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 417: Anything But Sonic

Our friend TYP drops in to helps us discuss lots of indie games, Pokemon, the D.I.C.E. awards, Virtual Handheld, and how to choose the right Smash Bros. character....

by Michael Cole, James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - February 15, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 415: Boring Victory Lap

Get ready for RFN's first-ever live unboxing (of horror)....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - February 1, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 48 - PLEASE UNDERSTAND US

JC and Ty try and talk about the Nintendo Direct. Somehow Japanese beer is involved....

by James Charlton and Ty Shughart - January 24, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 412: The Pink Bros

We played games over the holiday break and would like to tell you about all of them!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - January 11, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 47 - ANNUAL GIFT MAN'S REVENGE

Join the Famicrew as they all get together for a bumper episode to ring in the festive season, and fight the evil Christmas robot overlord....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Ty Shughart, and Matt Walker - December 22, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Episode 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 408: A Really Nice Guy

Back to our usual format, we blast through games and emails in this post-Thanksgiving episode....

by James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - December 7, 2014

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 159: On a Boat

This week, we go all out discussing Smash Bros. for Wii U and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire!...

by Alex Culafi, Zachary Miller, Bryan Rose, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - December 6, 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

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 404: Reign of Firebrand

It's another big show as Karl joins to preview the telethon and discuss unreleased games, new games, old games, and sleeping....

by Karl Castaneda, James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - November 2, 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

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 155: Cheesecake Angle

This week, we talk Smash Bros. news, Gamergate, and the current NHL season....

by Justin Berube, J.P. Corbran, Alex Culafi, Becky Hollada, Kimberly Keller, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - October 25, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Episode 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

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 396: Always Be Leaking

We're back to prune backlogs and examine a rare set of leaks from Nintendo....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - August 31, 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

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 374: Men of Leisure

Greg steps in to sort out Yoshi, Donkey Kong, and your Listener Mail....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - March 16, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 354: Lakitu Cloud Storage

With everyone back in action, it's time for a classic episode full of hot games and in-depth Nintendo discussions....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - October 13, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: E3 2013: Bringing the Home Team Back Together

The brain (Greg), heart (James), and soul (Jon) of RFN combine for a two hour meandering discussion of E3 2013, the future of Wii U, and the future of Nintendo's involvement with the annual convention....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Jon Lindemann - June 12, 2013

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

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 296: Smooth But Not Silky

TYP hops in to talk up lots of games and help us pick apart the Nintendo Direct event where 3DS XL was announced....

by Michael Cole, James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 1, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 34: Mental for Wii U

Digital download hesitation and Wii U hype....

by Andy Goergen, Pedro Hernandez, Zachary Miller, Carmine Red, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - May 12, 2012

Why A Theatrhythm Star In Smash Makes Sense

It seems odd that a Kingdom Hearts character is in Super Smash Bros, but work with me here....

by Donald Theriault - November 17, 2015

Can Nintendo Save Their Holiday Lineup?

With Star Fox Zero delayed, can Nintendo do anything to save their holiday lineup?...

by Justin Berube - October 28, 2015

Nintendo, We Need Voice Chat

Splatoon and Zelda: Tri Force Heroes are just the start. Will we have to suffer without voice chat forever?...

by Justin Berube - June 26, 2015

April 2015 Nintendo Direct Predictions

Will Mewtwo, Zelda Wii U or the Virtual Console actually show up?...

by Donald Theriault - March 31, 2015

Searching for Amiibo in America

So far, trying to get Amiibo in North America has been a volatile, bumpy ride....

by Neal Ronaghan - February 17, 2015

The Disappointing Scarcity of Amiibo

Fear and loathing in Nintendo Land....

by Neal Ronaghan - December 11, 2014

The Great Amiibo Hunt

Neal decided not to pre-order any Amiibo. Here's his report from the retail trenches as he tries to catch'em all....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 22, 2014

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

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

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

Is Amiibo Nintendo's Next e-Reader?

Nintendo is attempting toys-to-life games in a far different way than Skylanders and Disney Infinity....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 17, 2014

Comparing Wii U's Sales to GameCube, Wii

Spoiler alert: It is very depressing....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 22, 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

WiiU

Game Profile

Dairantou Smash Brothers for Wii U Box Art

Genre Fighting
Developer Namco Bandai,
Sora
Players1 - 8
Controllers & Accessories Wii Remote
Wii Nunchuk
Wii Classic
GameCube
Wii U GamePad
Wii U Pro Controller
Amiibo

Worldwide Releases

na: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Release Nov 21, 2014
PublisherNintendo
RatingEveryone 10+
jpn: Dairantou Smash Brothers for Wii U
Release Dec 06, 2014
PublisherNintendo
eu: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Release Nov 28, 2014
PublisherNintendo
Rating12+
aus: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Release Dec 06, 2014
PublisherNintendo
RatingParental Guidance
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