Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 11 weeks ago.
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
You can play this game in the following styles:
Rated for younger players in the US.
8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. The nature of the characters included in the game make this popular with young children. To play competitively you need to have good control of sticks and buttons and be able to react quickly. You also need to be able to move strategically and team up with other players.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
You need a subscription to play online:
- You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
This game supports Nintendo's amiibo, figurines and cards that can be purchased separately to unlock in-game items.
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Difficulty of CPU fighters can be customized in several different ways, including overall AI, overall power, and starting damage percentage.
Depending on the character you play as, rapid repeated button presses can be replaced with holding of a button instead.
The right stick can be mapped several different action types. When mapped to an attack you can press the stick in a direction and perform that attack in that direction.
The vault menu has a Tips section where a player can review tutorials and notes on each playable character, techniques, stages, items, and more.
Diversity and Inclusion
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