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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...

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...

The Backwards Long Jump In Super Mario 64 Explained

Unless you’re speedrunning the Super Mario 3D All-Stars version of the game, it will be absolutely necessary to learn how and where...

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...

The Hardest Super Mario Game That Wasn’t Released In North America

If you played Super Mario Bros. 2 in North America, you’ll know it as the game that had multiple playable characters, a...

Wall Jumping In The Original Super Mario Bros.

When one thinks of walljumping and Mario, they immediately think of Super Mario 64, which introduced the classic wall jumping mechanic that...

The Best Minecraft Steve Combos In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Steve, Alex, Zombie and Enderman from Minecraft are finally playable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The fact that Minecraft characters are playable...

What Is “L-Canceling” In Smash?

Those who get into the competitive scenes of Super Smash Bros. and Super Smash Bros. Melee will quickly hear a lot about...

Esports History: The Greatest Super Smash Bros. Melee Comeback Ever

The history of competitive Super Smash Bros. Melee is filled with many historic rivalries, and none represent the Golden Age of Melee...

The Ultimate Guide To Smite Game Modes

Smite is a multiplayer online battle arena game by Hi-Rez, and has become a popular competitive game in its own right. Like...

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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...

A Guide To Understanding MOBA: The Most Popular Esports Genre

If any genre of video game was synonymous with esports, it would be the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA.) In the last...

Miniland Achieves A New World Record In Super Mario Bros. Any%

A year ago, Kosmic got the world record in the highly-competitive Super Mario Bros. Any% speedrunning category. He finished with a time...