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Super Smash Bros. pro changes mind on his favorite character after getting annihilated

Published: 7/Dec/2018 23:39 Updated: 7/Dec/2018 23:50

by Bill Cooney


Smash Bros. Ultimate has only officially been out since December 7 in the U.S., but legendary professional Smash player Gonzalo ‘ZeRo’ Barrios has already decided Sheik isn’t for him in the new game.

Ultimate is another big game released before the holiday season, and it’s undoubtedly the biggest game of the year for Smash fans.

Since the game came out, players are finally getting the chance to play through the extensive roster and decide which characters they enjoy, and which ones to avoid, which for ZeRo seems to be Sheik.

During an online match against a player as Luigi where ZeRo is playing Sheik, his opponent hits a Sweep Kick that sends the pro flying.

“Don’t tell me that kills me,” ZeRo begged before he was eliminated. “That killed me at 66? Aw Sheik, you’re made out of paper!”

“Nevermind, I don’t like Sheik anymore,” he proclaimed while cracking up. “Nope, nope, nope, no I am not doing that.”

As he got uncharacteristically wrecked, Twitch chat absolutely lost their minds at what they had just witnessed.

ZeRo has had some great success with Sheik in the past, but apparently, the pairing just wasn’t meant to be for Ultimate.


Smash YouTubers claim Nintendo is copyright striking all videos with mods

Published: 29/Nov/2020 4:42

by Alex Tsiaoussidis


Nintendo hasn’t backed down in its war against the Super Smash Bros. community. Now they’ve started issuing takedown notices to some of the game’s most popular modders on YouTube. 

Nintendo has always cracked down hard on its intellectual property. However, they’ve found themselves at odds against the Super Smash Bros. community more so than ever since they shut down The Big House’s online event

It started a movement that has seen professional players and community members rally their fans to fight, protest with charity tournaments, and host exhibition bouts to raise awareness.

Unfortunately, it hasn’t stopped Nintendo from slowing down. If anything, they’ve cracked the whip even harder and turned their sights on Super Smash Bros. modders creating projects for fans on YouTube.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Takedown Mods
Super Ultimate is already incredibly fun, but modders have found ways to make it even better.

The first modder to report he’d been issued a takedown notice was a prominent one named Mastalko.

He created a Goku skin mod, which replaces Terry on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. “Guess my Goku video got ninjaed by Nintendo,” he said.

The screenshot clarifies that his video has been “locked and cannot be monetized” due to a claim from Nintendo.

However, that was only the beginning. Nintendo issued a takedown notice to another popular modder named 64iOS. It revolved around a video he posted on YouTube called ‘12 Super Mario Odyssey Skins in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! (Mods).’

“First time happening to my channel with Smash, I believe,” he said, above a screenshot of the actual takedown notice. Fortunately, it hasn’t impacted his account, but it’s still a move that has angered many fans.

The Super Smash Bros. community understands Nintendo’s takedown requests to an extent.

However, they believe Nintendo’s antics are tone-deaf, especially considering how passionate and widespread the community is.

In the end, they’ve had to find ways to keep the community thriving after all these years with little to no support from Nintendo. So, they believe the company should work with them rather than against them.