The Fastest Fighters Compete In This Week’s Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

The year is getting along at a steady pace, but you know what’s even faster? A number of characters in Smash Bros. Ultimate. This week the game is celebrating the fastest fighters around. The highlighted characters include Sonic the Hedgehog, Captain Falcon from F-Zero, Little Mac from the Punch-Out!! series, Fox McCloud from the Star … Read more

Feature: How Takara Brought SNK’s Arcade Fighters To The Humble Game Boy

Between 1994 and 1998 Takara Co., Ltd. brought some of SNK’s most successful Neo Geo arcade hits — Samurai Shodown, The King of Fighters, and Fatal Fury 2 — to the humble Game Boy via a series of ‘demakes’; streamlined and simplified releases of the infinitely more powerful arcade originals rebuilt from the ground up … Read more

Reminder: Nintendo Kicks Off The New Year With A Kirby Fighters 2 Tetris 99 Maximus Cup

As we discovered last week (or last year, we should say), Kirby has a big year ahead – with the pink puff’s developer HAL Laboratory teasing new projects, games, merchandise, and much more for 2021. Now, to kick start the new year, Nintendo is hosting a Tetris 99 Maximus Cup and it just so happens … Read more

SNK Delays Its King Of Fighters XV And Samurai Shodown Season Pass 3 Reveal

SNK has pulled the plug on its big reveal of King of Fighters 15 and the Samurai Shodown Season Pass 3 at the last minute. While the reason behind the decision is still unknown, what we do know is that SNK plans to reschedule a new time and date as soon as it can, and … Read more

Best Of 2020: Chiptune Band Anamanaguchi Shares Insight Into Its Latest Album And Dream Smash Bros. Fighters

Over the holiday season we’ll be republishing a series of Nintendo Life articles, interviews and other features from the previous twelve months that we consider to be our Best of 2020. Hopefully, this will give you a chance to catch up on the pieces you missed, or simply enjoy looking back on a year which … Read more

Review: Kirby Fighters 2 – A Brilliant Bite-Sized Alternative To Super Smash Bros.

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) You don’t need us to tell you this, but Nintendo makes some strange decisions sometimes. The latest example of this is Kirby Fighters 2, a digital-only fighting game that was stealth-dropped onto the eShop without any warning, promoted with a couple of tweets then generally abandoned (at least at the … Read more

Duke It Out In Kirby Fighters 2, Now Available On The Nintendo Switch

After yesterday’s listing, Nintendo has now officially announced Kirby Fighters 2 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. It’s available for $19.99 / £17.99 and is out today on the Switch eShop. Kirby Fighters 2 sees the return of chaotic Kirby battle action – with a selection of 17 iconic copy abilities. This entry also marks the … Read more

Rumour: Oops! Nintendo Might Have Just Accidentally Revealed Kirby Fighters 2

Is the pink puffball making a return? Well here’s something we weren’t really expecting any time soon…a new Kirby game! Right now, though, there’s no official word from Nintendo so it’s being treated as a rumour. According to multiple Twitter users, it looks like Nintendo has accidentally revealed Kirby Fighters 2 – exclusively for the … Read more

Oops! Nintendo Seems To Have Accidentally Revealed Kirby Fighters 2

The pink puffball looks to be returning by Liam Doolan 2 hours ago Kirby Fighters Deluxe (2014) Well here’s something we weren’t really expecting any time soon…a new Kirby game! And the listing for it is live, so all we need now is an official announcement from Nintendo. As spotted by multiple Twitter users, it … Read more

Street Fighter’s Producer Yoshinori Ono Is Leaving Capcom After Almost 30 Years

The executive producer of the Street Fighter series and Capcom brand manager, Yoshinori Ono, has announced he’ll be leaving Capcom after serving almost 30 years at the company. In a message on Twitter, he said the new generation at Capcom would continue to take care of the Street Fighter series and looked forward to seeing … Read more