Despite Hungrybox and Mango’s success at the top level with her, Jigglypuff isn’t often considered a top tier character in the same way that her contemporaries like Fox, Falco and Marth are. While the post-Brawl era had a fair share of people claiming that Jigglypuff was overpowered or cheap, the fact remained that after Mango […]Read more "No. 14 Cinderella Run: s0ft at Apex 2014"
January 13, 2013. Before Get On My Level 2016, that was the last time Captain Falcon placed top eight at a Super Smash Bros. Melee championship (an event to feature all five of the world’s top five players) in Apex 2013. Back then, Hax was considered Captain Falcon’s most promising representative, as he was hyped […]Read more "No. 15 Cinderella Run: n0ne at GOML 2016"
People like rooting for the underdog. In the history of Super Smash Bros. Melee, cinderella runs are especially celebrated because of the amount of technical skill the game requires, its long lasting competitive history and the countless number of split-second decisions that you have to make within a match. For the most part, you can’t […]Read more "The Greatest 15 Cinderella Runs in Melee History: Methodology"
Frequently described as the “hype” character of Super Smash Bros. Melee, Captain Falcon is one of its most recognizable figures, from competitive players to casuals. Known for his trademark “Falcon Punch!” along with a plethora of other flashy moves and his comically masculine aesthetic, Captain Falcon has many innate qualities that make him a fan […]Read more "Top Tier History: Captain Falcon"
The Ice Climbers are weird. In addition to being from an obscure franchise, they’re the only character in Super Smash Bros. Melee that requires controlling two people on the screen at the same time. Other than Yoshi, I would argue that the Ice Climbers are the most bizarre character in the game. They require a […]Read more "Top Tier History: Ice Climbers"
Peach may look like a helpless princess, but she’s a force to reckon with in Super Smash Bros. Melee. A mainstay of competitive play, Peach is one of the most consistently high-placing, played and influential characters in Melee’s metagame. Although she may not be technically “top tier” by the current Melee tier list, today’s smashers […]Read more "Top Tier History: Peach"
For most people who play Super Smash Bros. Melee, Jigglypuff is an equally adorable alternative to Kirby, but for competitors, she’s quite a bit more. Melee enthusiasts are well-accustomed to her immortality within the game’s tournament history. Before becoming a mainstay within the Super Smash Bros. franchise, Jigglypuff was popular within the Pokemon franchise, known […]Read more "Top Tier History: Jigglypuff"