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NRG Esports severs ties with Super Smash Bros. player Nairo after allegations of performing sexual acts with a minor

Sponsor NRG Esports announced this morning the organization has severed ties with pro Super Smash Bros. player Nairoby "Nairo" Quezada following allegations of performing sexual acts with a minor.

Both NRG and Nairo have released statements regarding the termination and situation regarding the accusations.

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Just how big were the new Version 8.0.0 balance changes in Super Smash Bros Ultimate? Beefy Smash Doods compares the moves side by side

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's new update from earlier this week is quite well regarded among many in the playerbase for the buffs added to much of the cast, but just how significant are the changes in motion?

Beefy Smash Doods are back once again to compare all of the character changes made to Smash Ultimate Version 8.0.0 side-by-side to the previous update to the title from Byleth's release.

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Min Min's edgeguarding with smash attacks is insane while Wii Fit Trainer can kill at... 35%? Super Smash Bros. Ultimate version 8.0.0 day 1 roundup

Min Min and the version 8.0.0 patch for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate have been in the hands of players for about a full day now. The community has been working hard to figure out what's possible with Min Min and the numerous characters that have received buffs.

Thanks to her spring-like arms, Min Min is capable of edgeguarding opponents from the stage using just smash attacks. As such, Min Min can achieve some ridiculous kills after throws if the opponent isn't watching where Min Min is attacking.

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Min Min's weight is 104? Here's a look at Min Min's attributes and frame data in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Min Min is the latest challenger to join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's roster via the Fighters Pass Vol. 2. As a result, members of the Smash community have been spending time with Min Min in the lab in order to figure her out.

Recently, Meshima — a credible Smash Ultimate data miner — revealed Min Min's attributes. This tells us exactly how much she weighs and how fast she is.

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Does Min Min belong in the bin bin and just how buff is Captain Falcon? - The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate community reacts to big Version 8.0 update

Min Min finally released for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last night alongside a brand new update, so of course the Smash community is out in full force breaking down the changes and voicing their strong opinions.

Version 8.0 is the largest update Smash Ultimate has received in terms of content and balance adjustments in many, many months, and so far the pro scene for the game is really enjoying the buffs to their mains and Min Min's inclusion — though there are some exceptions.

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Ding dong, Diddy Kong's infinite combo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is gone

Diddy Kong was one of the most feared characters during the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U days of competition, but he's never really found the same stride in Ultimate where his big saving grace came down mostly to an infinite combo.

Getting trapped on a platform against Diddy in Smash Ultimate would spell doom for players as they would get pummeled with banana peels for up to minutes on end, but that danger is apparently no more following the game's newest update.

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Min Min and version 8.0.0 are now available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, here are the patch notes

Min Min and version 8.0.0 of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are now available.

Although Min Min of the Fighters Pass Vol. 2 is the main highlight of this update, there are numerous balance adjustments and general changes that have been made to the game.

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Update: Min Min now available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Update: Min Min is now available to download in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Earlier: Although we knew that the Fighters Pass Vol. 2's first new challenger would be from the ARMS series for three months now, we only recently learned that it will be Min Min that will be joining the roster. She'll be made available tomorrow on June 29, 2020.

If you already own the Fighters Pass Vol. 2, then no additional purchase should be necessary to acquire Min Min. The Fighters Pass Vol. 2 is priced at $29.99. Alternatively, you can buy Min Min individually for $5.99.

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How strong will Min Min be in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate? A look back at previous DLC challengers could offer an answer

Min Min is scheduled to be released as a DLC character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate via the Fighters Pass Vol. 2 later today. While Masahiro Sakurai's breakdown of Min Min provided us a detailed look at what the ARMS rep can do, we won't truly know what her overall role in the meta will be until we try her for ourselves.

Still, we can take a closer look at the tier placings of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's other DLC characters to get an idea on the trends of Smash Ultimate DLC. Most of the characters release post-patch have been very middle of the road in the meta.

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Who are the top 5 zoner characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ahead of Min Min's release?

Min Min is now only a day away from release as the first Fighter Pass Vol. 2 character with her springy ARMS and ability to change out weaponry on the fly.

Many players are already feeling as though the ARMS representative is shaping up to be one of the better mid to long-range zoners in Smash Ultimate, but who all are her competition for that title?

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Kirbcen's fighting game art gallery is made up of stunning reworked 3D renders

I recently came across Kirbcen's gallery of fighting game artwork. Although these are 3D renders that have been painted over, you can tell that a great deal of time has been spent on each piece.

One of the first illustrations that you'll see on his Twitter depicts Spider-Man and Dante shaking hands. This is clearly meant to pay homage to the Marvel vs. Capcom series.

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Fans of Min Min have Mr. Yabuki to thank for the ARMS rep's inclusion in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate according to Masahiro Sakurai

We're just two days away from Min Min's release in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate via the Fighters Pass Vol. 2. Thanks to her extendable arms, Min Min has access to attacks with reach that are well above average.

But why was Min Min chosen out of all the ARMS characters? Those that are unfamiliar with ARMS might believe that Spring Man is the main protagonist and face of the intellectual property. However, it seems that Spring Man isn't necessarily the only protagonist according to what Kosuke Yabuki, producer of ARMS, told Masahiro Sakurai.

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Dark Wizzy releases his top 25 tier list for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate version 7.0

Min Min from the ARMS series is joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on June 29, 2020. We'll likely see the release of version 8.0 and balance adjustments along with Min Min on that date.

One of the best Mario users in the world for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, MVG|Dark Wizzy, recently created a tier list that details his final thoughts on version 7.0's top 25 characters.

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The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate development team promises to deliver the game's next five DLC characters despite COVID-19 pandemic conditions

Much like the rest of the world, game developers have been forced to make adjustments due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Working from home and content delays as a result have been commonplace in recent months, and with a lot of uncertainty among the masses right now, it's been hard to tell if companies will actually be able to hit their originally scheduled release dates.

During the recent live broadcast from Nintendo, Super Smash Bros. series creator Masahiro Sakurai discussed the upcoming content for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Despite the current state of things, Sakurai promised that the Smash Ultimate development team will in fact be delivering the game's next five DLC characters — each with their own exciting trailer.

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We should probably kiss any chance of seeing a Tekken representative appearing in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate goodbye at this point

This week marked the end of the longest drought of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate-related content since the game released with the announcement of Min Min though there was something else in the reveals that caught the eye of fighting game fans.

Joining the new ARMS representative will be a handful of new Mii Fighter costumes which seem to pretty much cement that we probably won't be getting a Tekken character in Fighters Pass 2.

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Ridley can indefinitely drag Assist Trophies with his Space Pirate Rush side special under the right conditions in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

In what appears to be a reference to the Ridley boss fight in Super Smash Bros. Brawl's Subspace Emissary, Ridley's side special — the Space Pirate Rush — has him drag opponents along the the ground with a command grab.

Although player controlled characters will eventually escape from Ridley's side special, the same does not hold true for Assist Trophies. PKBeats recently uploaded a video that demonstrated how Ridley can drag Assist Trophies indefinitely.

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Min Min's frame data in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is estimated to be amazing based on ESAM's analysis

We're less than a week away from Min Min's release in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as she'll become available for download on June 29, 2020. Despite being the 81st character to join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's seemingly evergrowing roster, her playstyle appears to be unique for a long-ranged fighter.

Until she is released and in the hands of the players, we won't truly know how weak or strong she'll be in the game's meta. However, PG|ESAM recently released a video where he analyzes Min Min's frame data thanks to YouTube's "advance one frame" feature and suspects that the character might be strong.

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