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New Super Smash Bros. has almost 10 million in sales, but do you know which version is close to double the numbers of the other release?

Nintendo recently released their sales numbers for the new Super Smash Bros. games on both the Wii U and 3DS.

Both titles together came in at a beyond impressive 9.58 million, collectively, as of December 31, 2014.

The 3DS release by far had the lion's share of the numbers there, with 6.19 million in units moved, nearly doubling the Wii U's release at 3.39 million, but both numbers are beyond impressive.

We take a look at how these numbers stack up against other recent fighting games below.

'Falco, Fox and Jigglypuff are all underrated characters, to me' - Mew2King talks Apex, character strength and more

Since Apex 2015 is happening this weekend, we here at EventHubs decided to catch up with some of the best Super Smash Bros. Melee has to offer, and will be publishing a series of interviews every weekday. Today, we're covering one of the biggest veterans in the Super Smash Bros. Melee scene, Mew2King.

You can expect more interviews like this to be posted the coming days at roughly the same time as this one, so look forward to hearing from these top level competitors.

Below is a snippet from the interview with Mew2King to get you started.

MajinTenshinhan: I recall hearing you say that in Melee, the character you feel most comfortable using is Sheik. Why is it that Sheik feels more comfortable to you than maybe Marth or Fox, who you also tend to use?

Mew2King: I just use Sheik a lot... But I'm starting to see her weaknesses now. I'm good with all three, though.

Hit the jump for the rest of the interview.

'I feel like a HUGE underdog going into Apex, honestly' - Last year's champion PPMD talks Apex, SSBM's meaning to him and more

Since Apex 2015 is happening this weekend, we here at EventHubs decided to catch up with some of the best Super Smash Bros. Melee has to offer, and will be publishing a series of interviews every weekday. Today, we're covering last year's champion, EG|PPMD.

You can expect more interviews like this to be posted the coming days at roughly the same time as this one, so look forward to hearing from these top level competitors.

Below is a snippet from the interview with EG|PPMD to get you started.

MajinTenshinhan: You're the reigning champion of Apex, winning the event last year, but due to personal issues you haven't been traveling to many national events, besides the big ones like MLG and EVO, since then. In light of this, do you feel more like an underdog or a defending champion, going into Apex 2015?

EG|PPMD: I feel like a HUGE underdog going into Apex, honestly. I know I won last year, but being out of the game for so long and still having the mental handicap that I do, I have to be playing the best I can play in this condition to have a shot at winning.

Hit the jump for the rest of the interview.

Mew2King officially parts ways with EMP, cites monetary issues as the reason for his departure

Yesterday, EMP tweeted: So the relationship between Empire Arcadia and top Smash Bros. player Jason, Mew2King, Zimmerman was a bit rocky. Unfortunately, things would not get better between the two.

As of today, Mew2King is no longer affiliated with EMP. You can hit the jump to see what he had to say on the subject.

'My biggest challenge to overcome at Apex 2015 will be myself' - Armada talks Apex 2015, character choices, Europe's Smash scene and more

Since Apex 2015 is happening this weekend, we here at EventHubs decided to catch up with some of the best Super Smash Bros. Melee has to offer, and will be publishing a series of interviews every weekday, starting today, with the Swedish Sniper himself, Alliance|Armada.

You can expect more interviews like this to be posted the coming days at roughly the same time as this one, so look forward to hearing from these top level competitors.

Below is a snippet from the interview with Alliance|Armada to get you started.

MajinTenshinhan: You've been the Tournament Organizer for a Swedish Smash event called B.E.A.S.T. for five years running now, and B.E.A.S.T. 5, which happened a few weeks ago, was not only the biggest European Melee event, but also the 5th biggest Melee tournament of all time. How does it feel to have achieved such great success, not just as a player, but also as an organizer, with an event in your home town?

Alliance|Armada: It felt great for sure!

Lolex and I always had in mind to break the former record in Europe, but my real goal was 300+ entrants for Super Smash Bros. Melee singles, which was a goal we definitely beat. Europe needs more big tournaments and I hope we motivated more people. I like to help out the community, but I'm also mostly a player and that's my job, so I hope that all the big tournaments won't be done partly by me.

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Fighting game music kazoo covers? The Super Smash Bros. Melee theme like you've never heard it before - Also SSB Wii U main theme and Guile's theme

We've all heard the Super Smash Bros. Melee theme many times, probably more than we can even count. But this version might not be something you're accustomed to.

YouTube personality TsukoG put his kazoo to the test, and the results are ... Surprisingly good.

Hit the jump to hear this masterpiece performed in a most unexpected way.

'How we handle this situation will determine whether Smash 4 will live or die' - Omni discusses Diddy Kong's strength in the newest Super Smash Bros.

"Diddy Kong is the best character in the game... right now."

Omni, a Smashboards moderator, addresses a very relevant issue in the Smash community: How to deal with seemingly overpowered characters.

He explains why Diddy is not as ridiculous as many would say he is, citing multiple strengths from other characters that rival or exceed the strengths Diddy Kong has.

Perhaps the most sobering part of his rant however, is when he addresses the community's reception and reactions to having a top tier character like Diddy. He argues that the game's life will be cut short if the community does not handle this issue in a graceful manner.

After you watch the video, we'd like to hear your comments on the subject. There's plenty to discuss so don't be shy!

Hit the jump to see the video.

Punish your opponents for hitting you! Smash and Grab goes over Rosalina's kill moves, neutral game and other useful tech in this character breakdown

A very unique character in the world of Smash, Rosalina fights with her trusty Luma by her side.

Rosalina's special dynamic echos that of the Ice Climbers in that Luma fights alongside her, mirroring her moves and/or doing his respective counterparts for each command.

This opens up a whole new world of possibilities in the realm of footsies. An opponent can actually hit Rosalina, but then be hurt or killed by Luma as they recover... when's Mahvel?

Smash and Grab always generates great content, so if you like what you see in this video then don't hesitate to jump over to their YouTube page and see all the other great info they have to offer.

Hit the jump to learn some Rosalina.

Apex no longer affiliated with CLASH Tournaments due to 'a breach in confidentiality'

One day after the Apex series, known for holding the world's largest Super Smash Bros. tournaments, announced that co-owner Johnathan 'Alex Strife' Lugo would be stepping down in light of recent harassment allegations, the group is announcing another departure.

This time around, it's CLASH Tournaments (CT), who has been the Apex series's official streaming partner for the last couple of years, that's going.

Apex announced today that it is no longer affiliated with CT due to "a breach in confidentiality" -- a breach that CLASH Tournaments's owner Mark 'Chibo' Korsak says he was never informed of.

"Last night, I did make a post in the group (Team Apex) saying [that] I understand if you do not want me here due to my involvement with the accusations against Strife, and I would not think any less of Apex staff in general if asked to not be involved," Korsak told EventHubs.

"However, since I was never contacted after the accusations [against Strife], never removed from the group, and even tagged in a post regarding work on the stream after we had posted such accusations, I figured it was safe to say that we were still involved. This all happened last night," he continued.

"By the time I woke up this morning, I had been asked to leave, though without any precise reasoning, specifically not related to what they said on Twitter. I was prepared for the case of no longer working with Apex, but with the timeline of events, it did come as sort of a surprise and with no exact reasoning."

Sako invited to France to attend Cannes Winter Clash 2015's Ultra Street Fighter 4 tournament - Will we finally see Sako vs. Luffy?

Hori|Sako will be in France for the Cannes Winter Clash 2015 (CWC) as its special guest, the event's organizers announced on Twitter earlier today.

Taking place at the Palais Des Festivals in Cannes, France, fighting game players attending CWC 2015 will compete in five games: Ultra Street Fighter 4, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, King of Fighters XIII and Guilty Gear Xrd.

Hori|Sako will be joined by fellow Japanese player Tonpy, a C. Viper user who won at the Japanese qualifier for Cannes Winter Clash held on January 10, beating out Nishikin and EG|Momochi to secure the trip to France for the main tournament. These are the only two confirmed Japanese Ultra Street Fighter 4 players whose CWC attendance have been confirmed at this point.

Since CWC takes place in France, the home country of the current EVO champ MD|Luffy, one has to wonder the following question: Will we finally get to see Hori|Sako play against MD|Luffy at this tournament?

More details and a trailer for CWC 2015 below.

EVO 2015 lineup includes Tekken 7 (arcade), Mortal Kombat X, Super Smash Bros. 4 and more

Updated: Nine games have been officially announced for the EVO 2015 line-up. Mortal Kombat X and Tekken 7 (on arcade) -- two games that haven't been released yet -- have been included on this year's list.

Additionally, Super Smash Bros. on Wii U makes its debut at the event. Hit the jump to check out the full list.

Earlier: The folks behind the EVO tournament series are announcing the official game line-up for this year's event tonight.

Mr. Wizard will be joining Mike Ross over at the Twitch offices in order to make tonight's announcements.

You can catch the live stream below.

APEX tournament organizer steps down in the wake of harassment allegations

Controversy surrounding the APEX tournament series -- specifically one of its co-owners -- has come to light in the fighting game community this week.

Harassment allegations involving APEX's Johnathan "Alex Strife" Lugo have been made by several Smash Bros. community members, and as of today, the tournament series has made a change in management.

The APEX team has issued an official statement announcing Lugo's departure from the tournament series.

At this time, Alex Strife will be stepping down from his duties at Apex. We will be moving forward with Apex 2015.

As it stands Apex 2015 is the largest Smash Brothers tournament ever and the Apex staff hopes to bring you the best experience we can.

APEX remains the largest Super Smash Bros. tournament on the scene today and will be taking place January 30 - February 1 in Secaucus, New Jersey.

Source: Smash Boards. Sent in anonymously.

EVO 2015 lineup to be revealed live tomorrow evening on Twitch - which titles do you think will be main games this year

After a lengthy consideration process, this year's EVO games are now locked in -- and they're slated to be revealed this week, EVO Championship Series founding member Joey 'Mr. Wizard' Cuellar announced on Twitter today.

I hope you're ready to find out which fighting game titles will be made the main games at EVO this year. If not, well, you have slightly more than 24 hours to brace yourselves. For as it turns out, by "this week", what Mr. Wizard really means is "tomorrow night". Time to get hype, fighting game fans!

That's when a special EVO 2015 announcement Twitch stream is scheduled to happen (starting at 7PM PST). Mr. Wizard is making a trip down to the streaming service provider's offices for this live stream, and he will be joined by Twitch's very own Mike Ross for the broadcast. On top of revealing the EVO 2015 line-up, Mr. Wizard will also be taking questions from the stream monsters.

So make sure to come watch the stream here with us here on EventHubs tomorrow evening (it'll be on the front page as soon as the stream goes live), as we find out what this year's EVO main games are going to be.

Until then, watch the official EVO 2015 trailer below, and tell us your predictions of what the EVO 2015 line-up will be like. Which Smash title will be a main game this year? Will Tekken be part of the main game line-up? Will unreleased titles like Mortal Kombat X make it in? What about the ArcSys fighters?

Paragon 2015 results ft. Mew2King, Armada, Hungrybox, Leffen, Axe, Colbol, Lucky, Westballz, Plup, MacD, Shroomed, SFAT and more

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Apex is just around the corner, but there is absolutely no calm before the storm. This weekend, Paragon will be taking place in Orlando, Florida, and you can bet there's a lot of action set to go down.

The tournament will feature Super Smash Bros. For Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles and Doubles and Project M.

Players expected to show up include EMP|Mew2King, Alliance|Armada, Liquid|Hungrybox, Leffen, MOR|Axe, VS|Colbol, Lucky, Westballz, VS|Plup, MacD, MMG|Shroomed, MIOM|SFAT and more.

Streaming duties will be handled by VGBootCamp and Versus Gaming Center.

Look no further than right below to get in tune with all of the action.

Never Give Up! Even Match up Gaming's top 10 2v1 comebacks in Super Smash Bros - Even if you're not a Smash player, these are HYPE

In a team battle, not much is scarier than to be left alone on your last life with two hungry opponents ready to reenact the Wombo Combo on you.

Sometimes, the players with the 'never say die' attitude can perform miracles. Even Match up Gaming has compiled their top 10 favorite Smash 2v1 comebacks. Some of these are so intense that they'll envelop you to the point that you'd swear you were right there watching them happen live.

What better feeling than to dance around your opponents, narrowly missing each potential death blow and then eventually make them crash into one another like idiots? The number one replay gave me goosebumps...

Hit the jump and check em' out!


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