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People have speculated for quite some time on what out-of-company characters would be joining Solid Snake in the upcoming Super Smash Bros: Brawl. Sonic was an obvious choice, of course, but check out the above picture, seen in the Swedish Nintendo mag +N.Yes, readers, we know, it's still quite dubi...

January 9th 2007 at 5:35pm 0 Comments
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Hold on to your mistletoe, folks, Nintendo is dropping all kinds of radiological bombs come Christmas morning. Let's skip the preamble and just head right on in: Super Mario Bros. (NES) - Finally, is all we have to say. The defining "retro" title in video gaming history is finally up for grabs,...

December 21st 2006 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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The guys in charge of Robot Chicken, adult swim's stop animation show featuring action figures that takes stabs at pop culture and the gaming world, have shown that when they set out to make something funny, they often succeed with ease. In last night's new episode, their next targets were the Mario...

November 7th 2006 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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You know that game called Super Smash Bros. Brawl featuring Nintendo characters and Solid Snake duking it out across a wide variety of environments? No? Okay then ...Well, all horrible attempts at being humorous aside, it turns out another new character is coming to the game and will be revealed in...

October 31st 2006 at 1:55pm 0 Comments

Sure, we could make jokes about how being in a marching band is lame and one's only choice should they be horrible at sports, but we aren't that kind of judgmental blog. Instead, we're the type of blog to pay homage and respect those who manage to convince their superiors that a videogame-inspired m...

September 6th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Gamedaily has a feature running right now where they look at how Super Smash Bros. Brawl online could work. Dissecting the experience down to three important fields, they discuss what the most important aspects of the title need to make the online roster to ensure the online experience is as endeari...

August 10th 2006 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Rumors are coming in that a programmer for Super Smash Bros. Brawl has recently said on his blog that the game will be featuring destructible environments and customizable characters. The environments are said to feature terrain that will reflect damage through burning and crumbling. Whether this ca...

July 10th 2006 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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That's right Halo 3, go take a walk!Over at Game Stats, today's (and yesterday's) most popular game is next year's Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Besides the previously-mentioned, alien-exterminating cyborg, the game has some seriously stiff competition, a majority of which are on the Wii. The console, an...

July 6th 2006 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Masashiro Sakurai recently let slip some information about who would not be making the cut come time for Brawl's release, along with who some of the newer cast members are outside of the previously mentioned. We here at The Fanboy don't agree with cutting anyone out of the game, so when we heard tha...

June 7th 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Honestly, how good does the above screenshot make you feel? The Dojo has updated us with a Snake "bio," which only reveals that Snake's attacks will primarily revolve around the use of explosives rather than realistic firearms. The thought of sneaking behind someone and snapping their neck, while in...

June 1st 2006 at 2:41pm 0 Comments
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The Smash Bros. site has been updated again with two more character bios in Wario and Zero Suit Samus. Turns out that the Zero suit Samus is not a fully selectable character and instead, regular old Samus will shed her armor if certain conditions are met. So considering how Zelda could transform int...

May 25th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Smash Bros. Dojo, the official Smash Bros. website, has updated the character section. Pit, star of the game Kid Icarus for the NES, and Meta Knight, rival to the gluttonous pink ball that is Kirby, are the first two of the game's characters to receive the star treatment with added screenshots and b...

May 18th 2006 at 1:11pm 0 Comments