A Smashing Introduction

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If you’re of a certain age, chances are that at some party or sleepover, you’ve played a Super Smash Bros. game. And why not? It’s a game that thrives on chaos, and is easy enough for newcomers to play, but is technical enough for big-time professional competition. After playing it for a while, the focus becomes less on the characters and items you play as, but on the mayhem and devastation you can cause to your friends. In fact, you might forget what the gimmick is entirely, but the late Don LaFontaine shall always remind you:

“Something’s gone wrong in the happy-go-lucky world of Nintendo!”

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