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Submitted by Menashe 486d ago | opinion piece

Why Super Smash Bros. Can Be the Next Major eSport

Nintendo Enthusiast:

With the discourse of eSports and competitive gaming developing year after year, Nintendo’s all-star fighting franchise and its passionate, competitive community has been gradually growing larger. Melee’s revitalized strength, Brawl’s casual accessibility, and the media explosion surrounding Melee’s possible ban from being streamed at Evo 2013 have set up competitive Smash Bros. for years of continued growth and prosperity, especially with the next installment of the series coming sometime next year.

Despite years of feeling ignored and outright hated by the game’s creator, the competitive community can finally recognize a ray of light poking through the dark clouds above. Smash Bros. designer Masahiro Sakurai has spoken of Smash for Wii U and 3DS’s focus on finding a happy medium between Melee and Brawl in terms of gameplay... (3DS, Super Smash Bros., Wii U)

XboxFun  +   485d ago
It has a huge following. I just can't get into it, but I do respect it. Nintendo took a big risk having all their franchises fighting each other.

Good job Nintendo.
3-4-5  +   485d ago
ewww that would ruin Smash Brothers.

esports usually = anger
Wni0  +   485d ago
button mashing fighting games will never oust RTS games from ESPORTS.
Apoca1ypse  +   485d ago
BBCP is also looking to get big. Extend was very popular but really old so there new creation is looking to hit big.

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