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Masahiro Sakurai

Smashterpieces Podcast SPECIAL: Super Smash Bros.

Choose your character!...

by Joe DeVader and Matthew Zawodniak - June 23, 2020

The Lost Kirby Games: Shinichi Shimomura and the Dark Matter Trilogy

We look back at the developer behind three familiar yet quirky entries in the Kirby series....

by Neal Ronaghan - July 30, 2015

ROUNDTABLE: Staff Sez: The Smash Ballot

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

by - April 24, 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

This Week in Super Smash Bros.

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

by Curtis Bonds - November 21, 2013

Kid Icarus and Metroid's Eternal Similarity

The two series began on the same engine, and their latest entries show two sides of the cinematic coin....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 29, 2012

BLOG: What to Expect from Today's Nintendo Direct

We could see some Luigi's Mansion 2, and maybe even some new Kirby stuff....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 20, 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

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?

We break down each of Nintendo's internal teams in an effort to make sense of the future....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

The GameCube 10: Super Smash Bros. Melee

The second remains the most beloved Smash Brothers of them all!...

by Jonathan Metts - November 10, 2011

When Kirby (Briefly) Became Harry Potter

Read all about an special episode of Kirby in which the boy who lived met the pink blob that inhaled....

by Pedro Hernandez - July 12, 2011


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