Why Super Smash Bros is The Best Fighting Game Series (of all time)

Ohhh boy.  Getting into some real opinionated stuff right here.

Now, I’d like to start this off by saying, no, I am not dissing the other fighting games in the world- more traditional, Street Fighter-esque, health-bar based fighting games.  Rather, this is just me venting about a video game series I personally love.  It’s a series that has given me countless hours of entertainment and created great memories, and so, I am absolutely, totally biased here, but hey, I think there’s at least a bit of substance to it.

That said: let me present my argument, if you’d like to hear it, as to why the Super Smash Bros series is the best fighting game series in the history of gaming- or at least, why it’s my favorite.

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A Quick History of eSports

ESports, or electronic sports, has blown up in recent years.  I’m sure you’ve heard of some of the games featured- DOTA 2, Street Fighter, freaking League of Legends?  More and more people are watching these contests, the prize money is growing, and the eSports industry is only growing larger and larger.  But, how did this happen?  How were eSports even born?

Well.  It’s been quite a journey for the new medium.

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eSports Controversy, Pokemon Outta Nowhere, and The Shogakukan Awards: RB Weekly News #2

Yo guys, what’s good, Ayron here, with another week of Reading Between News.  This past week has been admittedly, a bit dry, but some rather interesting events HAVE indeed happened in the worlds of anime, manga, and gaming.  Between some big awards, the announcement of a new anime season, and *gasp* a new Pokemon game, there’s been plenty to keep up with!

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