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Best in series?, yes but expected a bit more 0

Apart from all the things already said by many of the reviewers out, this game just rocks.Nintendo threw in some new characters, yes Snake is in the game as well as Sonic but I hoped more new characters were introduced not in the form of clones that is. Not satisfied by the roster Nintendo launched with the game different modes, Master Pieces being one of them. In the master piece part of the game it will let you try out a few of the games available from Nintendo via the shop, although the maste...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

SSBB- A true sucessor to the excellent Melee. 0

Super Smash Bros. Brawl was the game I bought a Wii for, and it has not let me down, there is a great roster of characters, and some of the new additions are truly great (here's looking at you Pit and Meta Knight!) and fun to play, the characters animations are definitely top notch, a big improvement on melee.The sound is great, with a seemingly endless amount of game music, all very nostalgic. The loading times are massive compared to what I expected, and along with the gimped random online fea...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Brawl really leaves nothing unfinished, almost no feature omitted 0

I've been playing video games for almost as long as I can remember. As of this review, I've beaten 572 and played many more. Perhaps one of my favorite games so far is Super Smash Bros. Brawl. OK, it's only in the top 3, but that's still quite a statement. But why do I love this game so much? Brawl attempts something different when it comes to fighters. Rather than depleting your sole opponent's life bar with arcane button and joystick sequences which fire fireballs from your hands , you bash yo...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

best game on the wii 0

i really cant believe this after 2 attemps the make this game perfect nintedo's dream the best game on the nindendo wii. its the golden age for nintendo title lovers. lets move to the good and the bad things.Good: Theres no lag in the multiplayer. You can share cool replays to your friends around the net. An enourmuous number of nintendo characters. Many ways to customize your favourite one on one battles. Long character stories and they are very cool.Bad: Custom levels that users built could no...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Nintendo's Excuse to Beat-Up Your Friends 0

Nintendo Wii owner's finally get their hands on Super Smash Bros. Brawl after numerous delays. By the look of things around this site, it was worth the wait. With numerous modes found in the single player and multiplayer sides of the game, there is no question that this game will keep you busy for months, maybe years, on end. Also, the introduction of online play is a plus and will sustain a long life cycle to those who have their Wii connected to the internet. The controls for this game are ve...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A brawler for the ages 0

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is a game with something for everyone. Granted, it has more for some than others, but between the hectic brawls made for up to four players, the lengthy story mode that travels through Nintendo's most popular franchises, and the loads of nostalgia crammed in every corner of the experience, it's a game you'd have to be crazy to hate. Unless you're one of those jerks that Jeff mentioned.At the same time, not everything in Brawl is for everyone. While Brawl offers a whole lo...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A game for friends. 0

 Me versus a friend. Every screen in this review is from the game's own screenshot feature!   THE GOOD: Online play is fantastic; best soundtrack ever; superb 60 fps graphics; huge selection of fighters and stages; flawless fundamental gameplay; great fun when playing with friends. THE BAD: Loading times are horrible; you can't play user stages online; if you don't have friends or an online connection, then this game is not for you. Super Smash Bros. Brawl is here and I have been playing it f...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Complete and Utter Fan-Service and you'll Love every Minute of it 0

  Overview: Super Smash Bros. Brawl is one of those games that could have gone in a couple of directions. Nintendo could have cranked it out in under a year with a few new characters and stages and justified it with the new hardware of the Wii (as some sequels actually do). And we all would have been satisfied with it for that matter. Luckily, Nintendo knows what their fans want, and took the time to nurture this game into the powerhouse that it really is. It has been a long time coming and many...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Super Smash Bros... Or Super Smash Potato? 0

Super Smash Bros. for the Wii comes in with HUGE hype. I can see why so many people like this game. It has variety, online play ect ect. But it is the same game that I have played on the N64. And I didnt like the N64 game that much. THE GOODSTons of Characters to choose from at the gate. More to unlock. Story mode lets you have fun by your lonesome. THE BADLets be honest... Its the same freakin game I played on the N64. Nothing inovative about this game. To unlock some characters like Sonic, you...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Brawl is best in a party setting, and is a nostalgia jewel 0

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is a game that's virtually impossible to dislike for anyone who's been around the block in the gaming world, or anyone who's just a sucker for nostalgia. While Brawl is an obligatory player's choice on the Nintendo side, gamers from all demographics will indubitably find charm in this Brawler. Veterans of the Smash Bros. series will find no surprises on the game play side of Brawl. Like its predecessors, Brawl sticks to chaotic four player battle contentions, and simpli...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

I love Super Smash Bros. FTW 0

I just played this game and looked awesome. This is first time when featuring non-Nintendo characters. We got Solid Snake from Metal Gear and Sonic from Sonic the Hedgehog which is non-Nintendo franchise characters. Just thank you. Sonic is a awesome character. I will make my Top 20 favorite SSBB characters....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

NINTENDO'S MOST OVERRATED FRANCHISE 0

I first played Super Smash Bros on the N64 in college with some roommates, and it kept my interest for all of about an hour. When Melee came out for the Gamecube, I could not figure out why it was so popular (one of the, if not THE best selling titles for that system) and really didn't care to find out for myself. There has been such a interest in Brawl since it was announced, that I knew I had to try it out eventually. In a nutshell, my thought is it's Smash Bros. on the Wii, no more and no les...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Good, But Could Have Been So Much More... 0

Of all of Nintendo's Wii lineup, this game possibly had the most to live up to. Few of the Big N's games have ever been so hyped before release and subsequently been delayed so many times. The time spent should have given the creators of Super Smash Bros. Brawl time to create a quality offering with loads of new modes and things to do. It's just lacking in so many areas and missing so much of what could be there, not to mention it seems like it would be better served on a console with normal con...

5 out of 10 found this review helpful.

Ready... Fight! 0

A fighting game fit for everyone and the best part about the game is that you can now use Sonic and Snake. The stages are amazing in my favor, the soundtrack is excellent for all of us and the all new story mode puts you in the arena. So if you want to fight in the brawl, then you got to play this game. A fighting game deserves a perfect score and just like the other 2 installments, it is amazing! So, I give this game a perfect score of 5 stars and the best part about it... online tournament! Ar...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Good, but not better 0

I will let this out there, Melee IS the SINGLE GREATEST GAME EVER MADE. As such, I highly anticipated Brawl. This game feels more like an expansion then a sequel. Other then a changed roster and new stages and stage making and a new mode and online, not much has changed. Stage making is not good, the roster is as good as any other fighting game, new stages keep moving which is good, online play is LAGGY, and the new mode, The Subspace Emissary, is a confusing and disappointing attempt to give Br...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Awesome Smash Bros. Brawl! 0

WARNING: Spoilers, Bad Language!The Adventure mode is quite long but the story is good at best.  Also, there were situations where this mode should've supported 4-players co-op considering the amount of characters there are to select.  We completed Adventure mode in 10 hours! Unlocking characters through Adventure mode was great. The final boss of Adventure mode is WAY~ overpowered.  Expect to die several times and maybe even cry. They should've added the ability to select different characters o...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The greatest game under Nintendo's name, and great with friends! 0

After the long wait, especially for Europeans, Brawl finally got its much anticipated release.Let's start with the facts. I am not a fanboy by any measure, but I think this is by far one of the best games ever made. Even with Sonic the Hedgehog and Solid Snake in, there are no disappointments to this game whatsoever.The developer team has thought of everything. There are a total of four control types. There's the Gamecube controller, prefered by veterans, the Classic controller, Wii Remote + Nun...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Super Smash Bros Brawl review 0

Super Smash Bros Brawl has been one of the most anticipated games to come out on the wii and it sure brings a lot of great fun into the wii. The space embassy is a pretty cool story mode that gives you a nostalgic feel of playing an old nintendo 2D side scrolling classic except with updated graphics. This also makes a start by adding non nintendo characters into the scene such as Solid Snake and Sonic. Hopefully on the next Brawl, they would add more characters like Dante, Ken (from Street Fight...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Brawl it up 0

Nintendo's epic 3D fighter series arrives on Wii as the best iteration yet. It's true -- there are a few minor quibbles to be made about the sometimes-repetitive single-player mode, unexplored third party character additions, lacking online communication options, or the largely familiar content inherent to sequels. But the moment you gather together with friends for a multiplayer match only to find, several minutes later, that you still haven't blinked, you'll have taken your first step into the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Good Smash Bros Fun, But Little Else 0

Pros -Same great Smash Bros. gameplay -More characters than ever -Allows you to use a Wavebird -Cutscenes look really nice -Can be played online Cons -Online play doesn't work as well as it should -Single player campaign is highly repetitive -A lot of the new stages stink -Pretty much Melee with the name changed and new elements tacked on Brawl certainly had big shoes to fill. Melee was the Gamecube's best selling game and for good reason. It took everything that was good about the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

SSBB 0

Super Smash Bros. Brawl, doesn't it have such a nice sound to it, lol, well let's get to the point, this game is so awesome! it is the 3rd game of the Smash Bros. series, which is a Nintendo fighting game, and IMO the best,  it's a little different from most fighting games, in most fighting games you have a HP bar at the top of your screen or something ,and it starts out full and then when you take damage it goes down until eventually you die or get KO'ed, but in this game, when you start a figh...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Expands the Smash Bros series to epic proportions 0

Pros:-Massive character roster-Lengthy and fun single player-Hundreds of hours worth of unlocks-Insane amount of features-Variety of ways to play; Motion Control Wii-Mote, or standard controlsCons:-Online is broken and limited-Too many "clone" charactersSuper Smash Bros. Brawl marks the return of Nintendo's highly fun and successful party fighter, and this time it has expanded on every feature making Brawl a game of epic proportions! To put it simply: You could not ask for a better party game or...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great game with some balance issues. 0

Easily one of the best reasons to own a Wii, Super Smash Bros. Brawl really shows off some of the Wii's capabilities but by no means its potential. The game makes no usage of the Wii motes motion sensing capability which we all know is the main selling point of the system. This may not come as a dissapointment however, as Smash Bros. has always been touted on tight controls that probably would not have translated well if you had to swing your controller to swing the Home Run bat. My main issues ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great multiplayer game! 0

If you like Nintendo, you will love Super Smash Bros. Brawl! It has a huge character roster. Bigger than any other fighting game to date. Some of the characters are pretty identical though. The game gives you a nice amount of characters to start with and you will eventually unlock more as you progress through the game.A new feature to the game is the Subspace Emissary mode. This is basically the single player mode of the game. Although you can play it with a friend as well. This mode plays like ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Full of surprises 0

So this was a game which for me was full of surprises.  Mainly because I actually enjoyed the game.  Considering I had never played the original Super Smash Bros on the N64 and when I played Super Smash Bros Melee on the Gamecube I did not really like it.  Probably because it just wasn't my kind of game and  I kind of found the whole concept of Mario and pals fighting each other a bit odd.  Nevertheless I recently decided to rent Brawl and see what all the fuss was about....What I found was a ga...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Dude! I got Super Smashed Last Night. 0

Okay okay, I can admit that I am addicted to Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Nintendo Wii. I played for about six hours straight yesterday trying my hardest to unlock Sonic the Hedgehog…no luck though. It’s okay, I can just play The Subspace Emissary portion of the game which plays like a side scroller with appearance from all the characters in Brawl, and unlock all the characters in the game that way. I actually haven’t tried out all of the playable characters yet because I kind of just stuck to...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

You'd Be Crazy to Pass This One Up. 0

Introduction             With most of Nintendo’s first-party games, we only get one installment every console generation.  Typically, that means the games have a much higher level of polish than games made by mere mortals.  This is most certainly the case with Nintendo’s newest system-seller, Super Mario Brother Brawl.  SSBB is basically a Nintendo-centric fighting game, but with several head asploding qualities that separate it from the crowd of  DoA’s and Virtua Fighters.    Unlike common Jap...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Mario vs. Luigi 0

  t's is amazingly tough to believe that it has been around half a decade since the last installment of Super Smash Bros debuted. It is also extremly tough when you watch a Press Confrence and the game the announced was delayed 3 months when they guarenteed an exact date. Thats right, the game was announced at the Nintendo E3 2007 Press Confrence by Reggie himself, and since then, it's been such a huge buzz. Unfortunatly, it was delayed for more than three months, but now that it's out, every W...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Smash is great, but it still has my Wii collecting dust. 0

Super Smash came out a while ago, and I held off the review until after I had played it with friends over break. Since this is a pretty broad game I will give a very brief talk about the basics of the game, and after that I will speak as though you have played a previous version of Smash.Smash is a fast-paced, pound-your-friends-in-the-head game that stars your favorite Nintendo Characters. SSB:Brawl has 35 characters or 39 if you count Zero Suit Samus, the other two Pokemon that Pokemon Trainer...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Best In Series 0

We’ve waited a long time for this, gamers; seven long years and sixty-seven days to be exact. Since its release in December of 2001, we’ve all anticipated the sequel to the GameCube’s best selling title of all time, Super Smash Bros. Melee. From the fiery threads of suggestions, to polls, rumor, speculation, and finally confirmation, we’re at last upon the next generation of the beloved fighter’s sequel, Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Now while I could provide you with a bits and pieces review, I pref...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The most awesome fan service of a game ever. 0

This game is one of the best I've ever played. I'm willing to admit that part of the reasoning behind it is the nostalgia factor. However, even if you remove the nostalgia, its a pretty fun game with some of the best graphics the Wii has seen so far.The graphics are fantastic, and are actually pretty realistic. This game brings up the same issue Super Mario Galaxy brought up, I don't think I want any game including Mario or Kirby to look much more realistic, or it just wouldn't feel right. There...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fully featured yet a tad redundant. 0

Super Smash Brothers Brawl Review.posted: 03/31/2008 Super Smash Brothers Brawl PLATFORM (Wii) PUBLISHER (Nintendo) PRICE $50 ESRB RATING (T for Teen) PLAYERS (1-4 online) Whittled down to its base experience Super Smash Brothers Brawl for the Wii is a Nintendo fan's dream game. It takes both popular and obscure characters from Nintendo's huge library and pits them against each other in a simple to control fighting game that is designed for amazingly fun multiplayer. Brawl ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

SSBB Review 0

Lets get one thing straight from the get-go: I am by no means a Super Smash Bros. expert. I’ve played every incarnation of the game, but the series has never held my attention for very long, as I have never had friends around who like playing it regularly. And a Smash Bros. game without multiplayer satisfaction is hardly Smash Bros. at all. So, for now, lets stick to what I do know about this game. The graphics are splendid enough, especially when you consider that the Wii can only output in the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl carries on the Smash Bros. Legacy! 0

An amazing game with lasting appeal, it carries on the Super Smash Bros. legacy with pride.Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the successor to Super Smash Bros. Melee, is a magnificent game. Here are my ratings and the explanations for them. Gameplay: 9/10 SSBB has 4 different control systems, leaving no excuse for anyone to complain about not being able to adapt to the controls. With 35 characters and dozens of items, no match is ever the same. The only thing is that the level 9 AI's seems easier than M...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

An epic masterpiece 0

The Good Subspace Emissary mode is a great single-player and multiplayer adventure Tons of replay value (packed with extras and unlockables) Lots of unique characters from all over Nintendo Very balanced combat system Great graphics, both technically and artistically Incredible audio and soundtrack Online multiplayer Stage builder The ability to send screenshots, replay data, and custom stages to friends and even to NintendoGreat production values The Bad Online multiplayer is limited and...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Bask in greatness. Period. 0

This review was originally posted March 15th 2008 on my Gamespot profile. Super Smash Bros. Brawl Super smash bros came on the scene in spring of '99. It is a fighting/brawler that pitted Nintendo characters in with each other to duke it out. It was intentionally a pet project for Nintendo to see how people reacted it got good scores and was praised by fans. So in 2001 after the Gamecube was released. Super Smash Bros Melee was released. The reaction was explosive making it the top most se...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Review 0

One of the most eagerly anticipated games for the Wii is (finally) here! With a huge number of characters from Nintendo’s past frantically battling it out, this game adds up to multiplayer fun for a long time to come, but unexpectedly, a great single player experience due to the new ‘Subspace Emissary’ mode. Yes, after countless delays Super Smash Bros. Brawl is here. But has it been worth the wait? One of the most exciting parts of the game is the Subspace Emissary mode. This is the replaceme...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Is this Brawl a Smash? 0

Super Smash Bros. is one of Nintendo's greatest game series ever created, by bringing well over 10 of Nintendo's key franchises together to duke it out on the battlefield. Play as everyone's favorite plumber, Mario, or even as the ever-so-lovable Pikachu. Who would win in a fight: Ganondorf from the Zelda Series or Bowser from the Mario series? You can find out with the aid of Super Smash Bros. Brawl at your side, or even better, in your Wii console. Super Smash Bros does well in bringing the...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Review 0

Before I got this game (Super Smash Bros. Brawl) I thought it was going to be the best game I would get for the wii fun exiting packed full of things to do and fun competitive online play. The characters I saw I thought will fit in well and were exited to see how they play out and who were going to be the exiting new unlockables for this new game.AFTER I GOT THE GAMESuper smash bros. brawl was everything I thought it would be except for the online. The online play in this game is VERY laggy you ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Nintendo brawl 0

         The surprising 2D fighting style (Super smash Bros Brawl) is here, is it the same great feling like the others or does it fail at making top of the Wii list? Super smash bros brawl, a long waited intense fighting game that does different sequences and much more characters to it.            The story, there's not much of a story to a fighting game until now, you go through the story to start off as a certain character to go through hordes of enemies to make through the next stage/level n...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Super Smash Brothers Brawl; best Wii game yet? 0

It can certainly be argued that the new installment of the Super Smash Brothers series is one of, if not THE best game in the Wii's library thus far.Its combination of cute graphics and in depth gameplay make it a very accessible title over a wide range of audiences. But has it got something for everyone?Firstly, the character roster has been expanded a lot, whereas in previous titles there were a lot of characters that were hardly any different, such as Mario and Dr. Mario, Pikachu and Pichu, M...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Nintendo Battles 0

Smash bros. comes back in a big way. It has one of the biggest character selections every. All of the characters balance extremely well, so Yoshi lovers are welcome to use their favorite dinosaur. There are multiple characters from different games so you'll find someone you like. Subspace Emissary is an excellent addition to the traditional arcade fighting ladders. There are tons of trophies and bonuses to unlock and will keep you busy for quite some time. The graphics are revamped from old mele...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

This Sequel brings what a sequel should bring to the table. 0

Huge controversy upon getting this game.....I had to borrow my freinds Nintendo Wii just to play this game, and i had to give let him borrow my Xbox 360 and 3 games while i just play SMBB.....and it was worth it....i now have three games that have reached my 10 grade mark for all the games that I have reviewed....why does this game deserve a 10 you say? I will be going through story, gameplay, Graphics, Control, Sound, a newly introduced Multiplayer now to my reviews and of course my overall say...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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