Nintendo news (Nov. 24): Super Smash Bros. Ultimate / Mario Tennis Aces

Today’s Nintendo news: Nintendo Minute episode, commercials, and tournaments for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but also…

  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • Nintendo Live 2018

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Here’s the latest episode of Nintendo Minute, which is about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate once again:

Hi, so excited for this next video in our Super Smash Bros. Ultimate series! This week, we invited some friends to come play a few team battles. We flipped the all-knowing Smash coin to choose the teams and had the best time trying out some new characters and playing on some of the new stages. A huge thank you to Vikki and Syd for coming on the show and playing with us. We’ll be back next week with another Super Smash Bros. Ultimate video! We’re just a few weeks away from launch and we can’t wait. As always, thanks so much for watching and we’ll see you next week.

-Kit & Krysta

Also, Nintendo has revealed 3 more commercials for the game in Japan:

Finally, a couple of tournaments were announced for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in Japan:

  • a tournament for fans below 18 years old, with primary school, junior-high, and highschool divisions. It will be held at the Jump Festa 2019, on December 22nd and December 23rd;
  • the Smash Bros. East Japan League and Smash Bros. West Japan League, starting in January. The former will be livestreamed on NicoNico, and the latter on

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch) comes out on December 7th worldwide.

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Mario Tennis Aces

Today, Nintendo revealed not one, but three new playable characters for Mario Tennis Aces:

  • Luma (Technical)
  • Boom Boom (Defensive)
  • Pauline (Speedy)

Those new characters will be added to the game via the online tournaments to be held in January, February, and March. As usual, they will become playable to everyone the month following months.

Here’s the trailer introducing Luma, Boom Boom, and Pauline:

Nintendo Live 2018

Here’s some of the livestream recordings for Day 2 of Nintendo Live 2018 in Kyoto:


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