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While the new c-stick on the New Nintendo 3DS is supported in Smash Bros., the Circle Pad Pro for the regular 3DS is not supported. The reasoning, as explained by Sakurai, has to do with processing power. Basically, the Circle Pad Pro uses up roughly 5% of the available processing power, which he claims simply isn't available for Smash Bros. as the game needs that processing power to run. The odd part is, he compares it directly to Kid Icarus: Uprising and how he claims that game pushes the system to the max, yet Kid Icarus: Uprising supported the Circle Pad Pro. He's basically contradicting himself...

Well, no one can accuse Nintendo of not recognizing the fact that Super Smash Bros. is a popular tournament type experience. Nintendo and select GameStop locations will be hosting a tournament, where the winner moves on the final 16 person round with a paid trip to New York City. Here, you can win a trophy and a robe - though the real prize is the publicity and prestige. Plus hey, who doesn't want a free mini vacation to New York? The tournament is based on a first come, first serve basis. You must be among the first 64 to show up at each location to participate...

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS will be implimenting a system that bans players who do things that are deemd as bad behavior. Such actions include always quiting during matches, constantly self-destructing (you know, dem suicides), idling in a match, or doing nothing but always going after one person. How long these bans last are unknown at this point, but it certainly appears Nintendo is trying to make online matches as fair as they possibly can be for everyone playing...

While we don't generally support anyone playing ROMS, that doesn't mean we can't learn some interesting information from dissecting the game's code further. In this case it appears we have confirmation that there is (or was) DLC planned to be inserted into Super Smash Bros. for 3DS... in the way of stages. While there are no hints at what these stages could be, it does mean the door is wide open on the possibilities. It should be noted that this information has not be fully verified, and naturally nothing is official until Nintendo says it is. Even if it was planned at...

As most of us are aware, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS hits stores in the West on October 3. With this in mind, Nintendo has recently released a really clever commercial campaign featuring typical arguments. If there's one thing we can learn from these commercials, it's that whether you're fighting over the last slice of pizza or claiming the last seat on the bus, you can always "Settle it it Smash!" Check inside to see these hilarious scenarios!

The most recent issue of Famitsu features a column in which Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai talks about the fourth installment in the franchise. While we all have many questions regarding the game, Sakurai discusses but a few. From the selection of enemies for the new Smash Run mode to the exclusion of fan favorite characters such as Roy and Mewtwo, we now have more insight into the development of these long-awaited titles...

You're reading that right: Australia (not Europe) is getting the New Nintendo 3DS this year on November 21st. The regular version with changeable face-plates will be priced at $219.95 AUD, while the XL version chimes in at $249.95 AUD. The customizable backgrounds and themes will also being going on sale later this year, though prices weren't announced. There is an A Link Between Worlds theme among them bunch, so we Zelda fans are getting a little something...

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS comes out just around the corner (literally next week!), but with the game out in Japan it's only fitting we get a good look at every single variation of all of the playable characters. A user on tumblr was amazing enough to put it all together, while our friends over at Gamnesia rounded it all up in a nice format. What is really neat to me is how some characters are more than just a pallet swap, while others that are a pallet swap have some meaning behind them – like A Link to the Past styled Toon Link...

This week was a good week for the The Legend of Zelda series in terms of eShop sales. The top three spaces belonged to the Zelda franchise, while another game slipped its way into the mix. The top three games were...

We've got some pretty great news for our fans in or near the city of London. Along with a smorgasbord of upcoming titles for Wii U and 3DS, including Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Ultimate NES Remix, and Splatoon, Nintendo is bringing their soon to be released brawler to the gaming showcase. While the event will be held just over a week before the title's official release, a number of exciting features make this a can't miss for the biggest fans of Smash...