Edgeguarding In Super Smash Bros.

Unique to the Super Smash Bros. series among major fighting game titles is the fact that players can be knocked off the...

What Is A “Super Wavedash” In Super Smash Bros. Melee?

Wavedashing in Super Smash Bros. Melee is one of the earliest techniques a player will learn when diving into competitive play. It’s...

What Is The DACUS In Super Smash Bros. Brawl?

When Super Smash Bros. Brawl was released in 2008, it drew criticism from much of the competitive Super Smash Bros. Melee community...

Esports History: EVO’s Strange Decision With Street Fighter X Tekken

In 2012, the crossover fighting game Street Fighter X Tekken was released. Primarily using Street Fighter IV’s engine with some mechanics and...

What Are Counterpicks And Why Are They Important?

It doesn't matter what competitive multiplayer game you play, whether it's a MOBA or fighting game: the feeling of fighting against a...

Nintendo Shuts Down The Big House Online For Using Modded Version Of Melee

The Big House Online was set to be the next major Super Smash Bros. online event, having events for both Ultimate and...

What Is “Neutral” In Fighting Games?

If you’ve ever heard the term “neutral” while watching a fighting game tournament, you may have a vague idea of what it...

Professional Street Fighter, The FGC And More: An Interview With Chris T, The Ken...

Since he entered the competitive Street Fighter scene nearly a decade ago, Chris “Chris T” Tatarian has been a force to be...

Nairo Releases Statement Disputing CaptainZack’s Accusations Of Sexual Assault

Three months after Super Smash Bros. Ultimate player Nairoby “Nairo” Quezada was accused of a sexual engagement with Zack “CaptainZack” Lauth, Nairo...

Two Major Online Super Smash Bros. Tournaments Announced

With in-person tournaments and events postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a long drought for Super Smash Bros. fans...

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When learning about Super Mario Bros. speedrunning, you’ll hear many references to “subpixels.” Tinier than a regular pixel, these subpixels actually play...

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When discussing video game genres, a certain niche called “musou games” will keep popping up. These games have been around for decades,...