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Yahoo to host its first Smash Bros competition this weekend

Yahoo Esports has announced that it plans to host its first ever Super Smash Bros. Melee competition this weekend.  The event follows on from the collegiate League of Legends competitions that the organisation ran last year, showing that its investment in eSports wasn’t just on the media side of things.  …

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Smash player Nairo was the halftime entertainment for the Sacramento Kings’ last match

Super Smash Bros 4 player Nairoby “Nairo” Quezada was the halftime entertainment at the last Sacramento Kings NBA match.  The NRG Smash player was brought in by the team to play against Caleb “8BIT Roc” Patton, a local Smash player who won a tournament to face off against Nairo. The …

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Lylat Cruise restored to competitive play in Smash 4

The Lylat Cruise stage has been restored to the competitive map pool in the Super Smash Bros Wii U ruleset after community outcry.  The stage was removed earlier in the year when the new tournament ruleset was revealed, however fans and pro players were not happy with the change. After …

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DreamHack to run 10 Smash Bros tournaments this year

DreamHack has announced that it will be running 10 Smash Bros tournaments this year, with Melee getting six and Smash 4 getting the other four.  Melee will make appearances at DreamHack DreamHack Austin, DreamHack Summer, DreamHack Atlanta, DreamHack Montreal, DreamHack Denver and DreamHack Winter.  Smash 4 (Wii U) will get …

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Genesis 4 organisers offer Smash players compensation after settings mix up

This past weekend Genesis 4 took place, and featured a large Super Smash Bros. Wii U tournament. However at least one game, if not more, were played with the wrong settings bringing into question the results of the matches.  During the top eight portion of the event the knockback setting …

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Everything you need to know about the Nintendo Switch and eSports

Traditionally Nintendo has not been the biggest supporter of eSports. The Smash Bros scene has seen a bit of support from the publisher and competitive Splatoon is something they have always been interested in, but outside of that Nintendo has mainly stayed clear of the industry. But that all changed …

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Misfits sign Smash player Larry Lurr

Misfits is at it again, this time picking up Smash 4 player Larry ‘Larry Lurr’ Holland.  Larry Lurr is one of the best Smash 4 players in the world and currently sits inside the top 10. He had multiple top three finishes in 2016 and is expected to continue his …

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Elementary TV show to feature eSports stars in upcoming episode

Sherlock based TV show Elementary will have an episode featuring eSports and a number of top players.  The show, which features Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Watson, will air an episode featuring a ton of eSports stars on February 19th in the States.  Two time …

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$100,000 Smash 4 championship series announced

2GGaming and eSports Arena have announced a new Smash Bros Wii U (4) circuit for 2017 with a massive $100,000 prize pool.  Exact details are a little thin on the ground after a brief announcement over the weekend, but it seems that there will be twelve events over the course …

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Smash Melee reportedly coming to the Nintendo Switch

A report from Eurogamer suggests that the upcoming Nintendo Switch console will be able to play GameCube games, one of which is Smash Melee.  The report from Tom Phillips says that the Switch will be the first Nintendo console that features GameCube games on the Virtual Console. One of the …

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