• Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 9.0.0 Update Adds Minecraft And A Ton Of Fighter Changes

    6 days ago - By Game Informer

    Minecraft's Steve has officially arrived with the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 9.0.0 update, but he's not the only change made to the fighting game. With his arrival comes a few key changes to the rest of the fighters in addition to the standard balance tweaks.
    There are a lot of changes made to the fighters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, including Ness seeing an increased power boost for his third attack and attack speed, Ice Climber seeing a few buffs as well, and Lucario gets a nice rework as well. For the full list of changes, courtesy of Nintendo:
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  • Minecraft's Steve is one of the zaniest Smash Ultimate additions yet, but by God it works

    Minecraft's Steve is one of the zaniest Smash Ultimate additions yet, but by God it works

    6 days ago - By Destructoid

    I kinda still can't believe it? Minecraft x Super Smash Bros. But it happened!
    For years folks have speculated that one of the biggest games on the planet is a no-brainer for an appearance in Smash , exacerbated by the fact that Microsoft already teamed up with Nintendo for Banjo's appearance .
    But the inclusion of Minecraft feels like a watershed moment for Smash , and director Masahiro Sakurai and his team didn't take the job lying down.
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  • Clever: The internal codename for Minecraft Steve in Smash Ultimate was “Pickel”

    Clever: The internal codename for Minecraft Steve in Smash Ultimate was “Pickel”

    6 days ago - By Nintendo Enthusiast

    By now, Minecraft Steve has entered the ring in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Hopefully, you are all learning his expansive move set and not just building blocks to prevent other players from grabbing ledges. If you're interested in the character's development history, it turns out he had a special codename internally before being revealed during a Sakurai stream. The moniker? “Pickel.” Steve's face just screams “Pickel” Not to be confused with the word “pickle,” “Pickel” refers to the Japanese word for pickaxe. Since Steve uses the tool to mine for materials and lay the...
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  • SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘Minecraft' Characters Arrive in ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate', Today's New Releases and Sales, and More

    SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘Minecraft' Characters Arrive in ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate', Today's New Releases and Sales, and More

    6 days ago - By Touch Arcade

    Gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for October 14th, 2020. In today's article, we've got a bit of news to go over. Mostly related to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate , but not entirely. We've also got summaries of a few new releases that hit the eShop today, including Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?! and Vigil: The Longest Night. We finish things up with the latest sales and a look at the outgoing discounts, as per usual. If you somehow don't have Celeste yet, it's only a fiver at the moment. Wow! Let's get to the rest of the business of the day!
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  • Steve and Alex from Minecraft Are Now Available for Super Smash Bros Ultimate

    7 days ago - By Gaming Reinvented

    Along with the other two alt characters based on them , plus stages, spirits and other content based on the Minecraft franchise. Here's the official announcement by Nintendo of America: Steve & Alex from Minecraft are now available as paid DLC in Super SmashBrosUltimate! Think outside the blocks with these creative fighters...
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