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11/03/2015 21:02

SmashGuide

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Hi there! I hope you're all having a smashing time in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! I'm here to announce the results of the third Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Photo Challenge, so get ready!

19/02/2015 20:08

SmashGuide

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Hi everyone! Time for some more Super Smash Bros. news! We're very grateful for all the posting you've done for the first and second events. Now, by popular demand, we're opening a third round of t...

04/02/2015 20:04

SmashGuide

Director's Room

Multi-language

Hi there! I hope you're all having a smashing time in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! I'm here to announce the results of the second Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Photo Challenge, so get ready!

15/01/2015 20:11

SmashGuide

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Hi everyone! It's been pretty chilly outside, so it's the perfect time to turn things up in a heated Smash battle! And Smash isn't the only way to have fun in Super Smash Bros... That's why we're h...

22/12/2014 03:05

SmashGuide

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Multi-language

Hi there! I hope you're all having a smashing time in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! I'm here to announce the results for the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Photo Challenge! Woot Woot! There were a lot ...

05/12/2014 20:11

SmashGuide

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Hi everyone, I hope you’re enjoying Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! I have an announcement... Wait for it... We’re doing a photo event using the photo studio in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! Woot woot!...

05/12/2014 01:32

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Tomorrow, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will be released in Japan! The players in Japan had to wait a bit longer for their release, but then again, they did get the 3DS version first....

04/12/2014 01:47

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. To train your amiibo, it's important to give them hands-on time in battles. If you play against your amiibo with the same character, you can act as its teacher and help them learn m...

03/12/2014 04:02

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Some characters were displayed flat in their original games, so we made some trophies flat as well. For example, flat trophies from Rhythm Heaven and WarioWare…

02/12/2014 02:49

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Two-player options were added to a wide range of modes in this game. -Classic -All-Star -Events -Home-Run Contest (up to four players) -Multi-Man Brawl (up to four players) -Target...

01/12/2014 02:35

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. When you play Master Orders in Special Orders mode, you will need to use a certain amount of gold to buy a ticket to enter. If you win the challenge, you'll get a reward determined ...

28/11/2014 03:05

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Congratulations to the European region where Super Smash Bros. for Wii U was launched today!! Today's post is completely off-topic though. It's the Wrecking Crew stage. When you mak...

27/11/2014 01:14

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's a basic size of the map for Smash Tour. The card suits and star marks are check points. You'll get a full-round bonus if you pass them all, and you'll get a strength bonus if...

26/11/2014 01:49

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. In the Gamer stage, the stage set-up will change at random. Here's Mom appearing from an easel. You'd better stay on your toes.

25/11/2014 01:47

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. The Orbital Gate, which was shown in yesterday's post, looks like a space station, as you can see in this picture. There was also a pic of the day where the fighters are going throu...

24/11/2014 00:11

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's a little tidbit about the song names in My Music. The tracks with a red icon are song arrangements made for this game, and the ones with the black icons are arrangements from...

21/11/2014 01:28

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. The day has finally arrived. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is now available in the Americas!! I hope you'll enjoy this game's many modes and play it as you see fit.

20/11/2014 02:33

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. You'll need to link the 3DS version to the Wii U version to get them to work together. Luckily, this is easy. On the 3DS version, you simply select the Wii U option, and select the ...

19/11/2014 03:14

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. We've added Masterpieces in the Wii U version--this is where you can look back on what fighters did in the past!! You can actually play the games too.

18/11/2014 03:34

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. You can play co-op in all the games in Stadium mode!! In Home-run Contest, you can either work together or compete by taking turns launching Sandbag.

17/11/2014 01:40

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. "Intensify your activity by dodging a rampaging car".

14/11/2014 02:57

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Smash Tour is really hard to explain in words--it's tough to give out guidance tips with such limited space to type!! So I'll stop myself from saying too much--just try playing this...

13/11/2014 01:30

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Long before the game release, we revealed new fighters with videos. The video quality of online streams is not always the best, though. Luckily, you can watch them as they were mean...

12/11/2014 12:34

Sakurai

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[For users in the Americas] Starting today, you can pre-load the Wii U version. If you’re interested in purchasing the digital version, you should be able to start playing right away on the game's ...

12/11/2014 03:07

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's another new stage!! The Mario Circuit stage is modeled after Mario Kart 8, so the course flips upside down.

11/11/2014 02:45

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. In earlier Smash Bros. games, the Temple served as a prototypical large stage. Now it's remastered beautifully in HD.

10/11/2014 01:18

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Playing Classic mode with two players means you can battle the Master-type opponents together…but your opponents will also be powered up. The foe in this picture is Master Beast.

07/11/2014 02:59

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's a new stage, Wuhu Island. Flying around Wuhu Island may remind you of the Pilot Wings stage, but this time we tour famous locations on the island.

06/11/2014 02:13

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's something we didn't even announce in "Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: 50-Fact Extravaganza"(“ Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: 50 Must-See Things”)--a stage from Yoshi's Woolly Worl...

05/11/2014 01:37

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Jackpot Opportunity is one of the Events in single-player mode where you aim to collect 1,000 Gold to pay off your loan. This scenario uses Coin Battle rules.

04/11/2014 02:37

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's the Fiend's Scale in Classic mode. When you raise the intensity in the 3DS version, the effects looked similar to a picture book. However, for the Wii U version, as you raise...

03/11/2014 00:28

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's the main menu of the Wii U Version. Colorful silhouettes of various fighters stream in the background. It looks sparkly.

31/10/2014 03:25

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. In Stage Builder, you can draw lines on your Wii U GamePad to create stages!! It might not be the easiest stage to battle on, but you can even make stages like this one. For more de...

30/10/2014 02:14

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. "Your finger stinks!!"

29/10/2014 03:57

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Classic mode in the Wii U version is set up like a battle coliseum with multiple fighters teamed up with each other. Move your trophy and join in anywhere you want. You can see fain...

28/10/2014 03:14

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Stamina-based, Mega-sized with the Bunny Hood, Back Shield with Reflect, Lightweight, Slow, Angled Smash.

27/10/2014 03:08

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. The color variations for Shulk are all based off outfit colors of his travel companions…excluding one of them. Lucina's color variations are also based off the female characters in ...

24/10/2014 02:49

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. At long last, the Wii U version supports eight-player multiplayer!! It gets pretty hectic watching eight people duke it out at once. For more details, check out "Super Smash Bros. ...

23/10/2014 19:15

Sakurai

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"Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: 50-Fact Extravaganza" (“Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: 50 Must-See Things”) is out now!! If you missed it, watch it from the links below.

23/10/2014 02:52

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. The giant screen in the Boxing Ring stage for Wii U reenacts the multiscreen effect seen in the arcade version of Punch-Out!! Looks like their aliases are displayed on the screen to...

22/10/2014 02:26

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's what's happening behind the scenes in one of the secret fighter's shooting moves. The object being held is called an NES Zapper. This is an accessory which was released for t...

21/10/2014 03:30

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. The trophies from the Xenoblade series can be found mostly in the Wii U version. Here's Melia looking the other way.

20/10/2014 02:38

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's the settings menu for Rules. Comical pictures appear on the left when you go through the options, so I'll briefly introduce them.

17/10/2014 02:42

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Zael from The Last Story grabs some Superspicy Curry from Master Hand. "No…! You mustn't let that curry lure you in…!!" In the Wii U version, you can take photos of dream collaborat...

16/10/2014 02:45

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Tips will display in three columns in the Wii U version. There's more content, which includes descriptions of the original games. This game seems to never run out of easter eggs, ev...

15/10/2014 02:29

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Now, what mode is this…?!

14/10/2014 02:02

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Now here's a challenge… Find Stalfos!! (Difficulty Level 3) This is a close-up of a specific area in the Trophy Hoard, but the search will be more challenging if you zoom out. You c...

13/10/2014 01:09

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Here's Bass, a trophy for the Wii U version!! When I first saw this, I was really surprised by the quality of this trophy and Treble's presence. Even though this will only appear as...

10/10/2014 02:28

Sakurai

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Pic of the day. Unfortunately, I've been too busy working on developing the Wii U version that I haven't had a chance to play Home-Run Contest with my Global Smash Power turned on. So fighters, wit...

09/10/2014 02:53

Sakurai

Director's Room

Pic of the day. Here's the Trophy Shop for the Wii U version. It operates identically to the 3DS version, but it sure has a different feel, doesn't it?