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Sketches of Greatness: why do esports excite us so much?

Esports fan love recalling great plays by their favorite pro gamers, but what's the science behind it?

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Smash Bros. DOJO!!: A Look Back At Peak Video Game Hype

The year is 2007: you boot up the family computer before school to check out the “Brawl Dojo.” Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakurai would update the site each and every weekday with new information on the highly anticipated follow-up to Super Smash Bros. Melee: Super Smash Bros. Brawl. A new item, a…

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Why “Demakes” Fascinate Us in a World of Remakes

As hearsay continues to swirl that a remaster of From Software’s Bloodborne is in the works, a developer decided to move in the opposite direction and remade it as if it was a Legend of Zelda clone from 1994. Dubbed Yarntown, the “demake” transforms the lamplit streets of Yharnham into…

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Smash Trophy Controller Leaves Sakurai’s Hands, Is Promptly Dropped

Have you ever won something extremely cool and extremely valuable and extremely unique, and then just… watched it fall to the floor, before your every eyes? One Smash Ultimate player grinded to the top at Evo, only to have this exact scenario befall him (mind the pun), as a golden…

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Sure, Fine, We’ll Take Byleth In Smash Ultimate, I Guess

In the beginning of today’s Smash Direct, now known as “Mr. Sakurai Presents,” Masahiro Sakurai said he had today’s secret final DLC fighter under tight wraps. Even fewer people than usual at Nintendo knew! Except, sorry chief, absolutely nobody was surprised it was Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Absolutely…

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Sakurai Enthusiastically Shows Off Terry Bogard In Smash Ultimate

After his initial announcement in early September, fighting game fans and Smash fans across the globe have waited for Terry Bogard to join Smash Ultimate. Now, the latest edition of Mr. Sakurai Presents has shown off the character, and plenty more — and with it, the gates are open for…

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Did Trying to Beat Super Smash Bros Kill Power Stone?

If you had a Dreamcast, you owned Power Stone. It’s as simple as that. Capcom’s 1999 arcade port presented players with a range of whimsical characters and set them loose in 3D arenas unlike anything they’d seen before, and it was a hit. They soon followed it up with Power Stone 2,…

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5 characters we still really want to see in Super Smash Bros.

'Everyone is here'? We think not.

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Watch: Ridley joins the Smash Bros Ultimate roster

They said it couldn't be done.

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10 GameCube games we’d like to see hit Switch’s Virtual Console

These underrated faves deserve a second life.

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Super Smash Bros. is headed to the Olympics! Sort of.

New 'eGames showcase' will exhibit several competitive games in Rio.

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Just tuning in for the Evo 2016 finals? Here’s what you missed

Heather Alexandra recaps the hype, the salt, and the sudden upsets from Days 1 and 2 of Evolution 2016.

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Unsung Heroine: Why I Love Princess Peach

The Nintendo princess taught me you don't have to be 'masculine' to kick ass.

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