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Early Bayonetta Use Shakes Up Tournaments

It hasn’t even been 2 weeks since the release of the final DLC characters for Smash 4, and Bayonetta has already proven to be a staple of competitive play. In just 10 days, Bayonetta already saw two tournament wins in Atlantic North, and three close second place finishes....

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4BR Tier List: Ganondorf, Still King of Bottom Tier?

Ganondorf was once known for near unmatched levels of disrespect and evisceration in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and took one of the biggest dives in skill and overall shock and wow when going into Brawl. Ganondorf went from crowd favorite, to everyone’s favorite punching bag, considered by many...

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4BR Tier List: Has Bowser Jr. Not Proven Himself Yet?

Some may think that Bowser Jr. is a relatively linear character, packed with gimmicks such as only being counted as a heavyweight when hit on his car rather than himself. On the other hand, we have tweets like this making the rounds after the release of the 4BR...

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The 4BR Releases Their First Tier List

The 4BR, or better known as the Smash 4 Back Room at Smashboards, have collectively released their first tier list. This is a single tier list voted by 53 different prominent Smash 4 members released under the Smashboards moniker. The various back rooms for each game have released...

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A Primer on Miis and Customs

Many of you may be familiar with the exact workings of Miis and Customs in Smash 4, but as our scene grows and develops, there are many that do not understand the full difference between the two. This article will serve as a basis of facts and explanation...

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Smash 4 at Genesis 3 – The International Rivalry

Smash Wii U had an explosive start into the new year at Genesis 3, packed with many upsets and great moments in all 3 tournaments – Singles, Doubles, and Regional Crews. Many old rivalries were fought, and many new ones birthed at this tournament. The most exciting part...

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Smash 4 Returns to Evo

As announced earlier this week, the roster for the upcoming Evo 2016 tournament was revealed – including Smash 4. The stellar fighting game lineup boasts another impressive list of 9 games total, the same amount that 2015 had. Many questioned if both Smash titles from 2015 would return,...

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The Genesis 3 Review: Day 2

Upsets. Everywhere. Day 2 of Genesis 3 moved from 196 smash 4 players from round 2, to the top 32 and to the top 8 players. Doubles finished out in spectacular fashion, and Japan still looks strong despite only have one of its player’s in top 8 of...

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The Genesis 3 Review: Day 1

Genesis 3 has begun! Day 1 had the first round pools of Smash 4 singles and doubles, along with the most hype Smash 4 crew battle yet including Midwest, MD/VA, Florida, Tristate, Japan, Socal, Norcal and Mexico competing for the first time to say who the best region is....