Outside of Super Smash Bros., the Ice Climbers have only appeared in one game. Ice Climber – released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985 – hasn’t held up too well (at least in my opinion). And it isn’t like Popo or Nana had any character development; they were essentially silent protagonist whose personalities were only partially shown after clearing a bonus level.
So, then, why do I find myself determined to train the strongest Ice Climbers amiibo? That’s a question I don’t have an answer to. Working with the Ice Climbers amiibo is extremely difficult, and of all the characters I’ve ever trained (both in Smash 4 and Ultimate), the Ice Climbers are perhaps the saddest example of lost potential. They’ve got more than a couple issues that hold them back, and it’s unclear if any of them can be corrected or overlooked with further training. Continue reading The Problem with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Ice Climbers amiibo
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the most ambitious Smash game to date, and as a result, there are more unlockable fighters than ever before. The base roster starts with eight characters – Mario, Donkey Kong, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Kirby, Fox, and Pikachu – and the other 66 must be unlocked. Luckily, there are many methods of doing this; that being said, each method takes quite a bit of time.
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (often shortened to Smash 4 or Sm4sh) was released worldwide on November 21st, 2014. Compared to its 3DS counterpart, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U features less unlockable content, and more characters and stages available from the beginning. Regardless, there are still a number of unlockables left to obtain.
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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (often shortened to Smash 4 or Sm4sh) was released worldwide on October 3rd, 2014. Although it never reached the competitive potential of its Wii U counterpart, the game still sold well due to its novel portability. For players who enjoy playing Super Smash Bros. on the go, there are a number of unlockables to obtain.
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl was released for the Nintendo Wii on January 31st, 2008: over ten years ago. It’s hard to believe a game I grew up with is over a decade old. Regardless, there are loads of unlockables in Super Smash Bros. Brawl – perhaps too many to count.
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Although Super Smash Bros. Melee is over ten years old, its community is very much alive. Its competitive metagame really picked up after the game was included in EVO 2013’s tournament lineup. Simply put, Melee is still relevant even to this day. For players who decide to get in on the action, there are a number of unlockables to obtain.
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The original Super Smash Bros. may be over twenty years old, but it still holds its own! In addition to being just plain fun, it’s nice to see where the series began and how far it has progressed. For players who decide to give it a go, there are a number of unlockables to obtain.
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