Super Smash Bros. (series)
Super Smash Bros. is a series of fighting video games in which Nintendo characters come together and battle each other. There are three games in the series: Super Smash Bros., Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Super Smash Bros. Brawl. All three games star Ness, the star from the EarthBound game itself, while Super Smash Bros. Brawl stars Lucas from Mother 3.
Super Smash Bros.
- Main article: Super Smash Bros.
This game was the first in the series, first released in January 1999 (Japan) and April 1999 (United States). It had Ness, the star of EarthBound, as an unlockable character. This game debuted on the Nintendo 64 before being available on the Virtual Console part of the Wii shop channel.
Super Smash Bros. Melee
- Main article: Super Smash Bros. Melee
This game was the second in the series, first released November, 2001 (Japan) and December, 2001 (United States). It showed the stages of Onett and Fourside, as well as the return of Ness, this time not being needed to be unlocked. This game was released on the Nintendo GameCube.
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
- Main article: Super Smash Bros. Brawl
In the third game in the series, released in January 2008 (Japan) and March 2008 (United States) after many delays. Players now can player as Lucas, who is a character available from the start. Ness is again unlockable, as he was in the original Super Smash Bros. game. This game is available to be played on the Nintendo Wii. It also featured the return of the Onett stage, under the Melee games category, as well as the introduction of the New Pork City stage. Said stage also features the Ultimate Chimera.
Super Smash Bros. 4
- Main article: Super Smash Bros. 4
Ness appears in the most recent Smash games, as an unlockable character in the 3DS version, and as a starter character in the Wii U version. Magicant appears as a stage in the 3DS version, with its design based on the Magicant from Mother, while Onett from Melee returns in the Wii U version. Jeff and Starman appear as Assist Trophies, and it was revealed in a Nintendo Direct broadcast on 1 April, 2015, that Lucas will return as a DLC character, to be released in June 2015.
- Interestingly, every Super Smash Bros. game up to Brawl can be played on the Wii, with the original being on Virtual Console, the second being a GameCube game, which are able to be played on the Wii, and the final one being released on the Wii.
Super Smash Bros. • Super Smash Bros. Melee • Super Smash Bros. Brawl • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
Onett • Fourside • New Pork City • Magicant
Mr. Saturn • Franklin Badge
Jeff • Starman
Trophies • Stickers