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Dragon Quest XI S is teaming up with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for a little promotion. If you have save data for Square Enix’s RPG, you can unlock a Yocchi spirit in Nintendo’s fighter. This applies to both the full release as well as the demo for Dragon Quest XI.

Keep in mind that the spirit cannot actually be obtained yet. It’ll be added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in the future.


Nintendo has announced a new online tournament for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This time around, the theme is based around the series’ original characters. As you continue to win, the quality of spirits you can obtain will improve.

The new tournament kicks off on August 23. Expect it to last for three days.


For the first time, the Nintendo Live event in Japan is inviting players from other countries to compete in Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments. Fans can represent North America in the global tournament by winning the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Online Open August 2019 or Splatoon 2 North American Online Open Summer 2019.

Below are the full details:

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be hosting another Spirit Board event in a few days. This time around, the focus is on spirits that can increase your speed. Defeating them will provide you with more gold than usual.

The new Spirit Board event starts on August 16. It will last for three days, which is the norm.


Nintendo has announced a new online tournament for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate that will be held later this week. This time around, the theme is heroes vs. villains. The type of spirits you can receive will improve as you pile up more wins.

The new Smash Bros. tournament starts on August 9. It’ll last for just three days.


It has been confirmed that the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament at EVO 2019 peaked at 279,000 online viewers, claiming history as the most viewed event in EVO history. 

The peak viewership occurred as the tournament’s Top 8 finals were held as the “main event” for EVO 2019. 

After a three-day run, MKLeo has won the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tourney at EVO 2019.

Coming from the Loser’s side of the bracket, Joker-player MKLeo reset the bracket on Tweek’s Pokemon Trainer after being down 2 games to zero, and falling behind by two stocks in Game 4 of the first set. Then, MKLeo went on to win the championship by sweeping the second set in 3-0 fashion.

Hello my beautiful Black Eagles, Blue Lions and Golden Deer! In this episode of NEP, we put on the boxing gloves and discuss microtransactions in gaming, why Fire Emblem: Three Houses is so damn good, and the wild mechanics with Dragon Quest Hero as he debuts in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. We also have a chat about the new additions to Nintendo Switch Online and if they save the service or not, Ubisoft’s Chinese Rabbids game and the meager announcements from Nintendo and Tencent at ChinaJoy. Finally in our Listener Mail segment, we recommend JRPGs and give our brutally honest feelings about the Final Fantasy series and Kingdom Hearts series.

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To promote the arrival of Hero in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo has come out with a new Japanese commercial. View the advert below.

GameXplain has shared some footage of the just-released Hero DLC in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, including the Yggdrasil’s Altar stage. Check out the video below.