Super Smash Bros. (Series) Review
Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
It looks like a cartoony kids game, but each character takes time and practice to learn. They all have different attacks and ways to move around. This can mean that those with more experience do better in family battles, but there's always a chance for everyone to win.
A big part of the appeal is the lighthearted fun, along with the huge range of characters drawn from other video games including Super Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Star Fox, Kirby, Yoshi and Pokémon.
- Super Smash Bros. is on Super Nintendo
- Super Smash Bros. Melee is on Nintendo 64
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl is on GameCube
- Super Smash Bros. in on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is on Nintendo Switch
Rating: PEGI 12+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+
Release Date: 21/01/1999, updated in 2018
Players: You can play with 8 players in the same room and up to 8 players online. Along with playing the campaign battles, players will spend many more hours battling each other. To play with 8 people on Smash Ultimate each needs their own Joy-Con half. Some players prefer the Pro controller.
This game supports Nintendo's amiibo, figurines and cards that can be purchased separately to unlock in-game items.
You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. The Wii U has some limited settings, such as disabling rumble and selecting mono audio... read more about system accessibility settings.
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