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Generally favorable reviews- based on 1822 Ratings

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  • Summary: Inklings from the Splatoon series, as well as returning Smash characters like Mario and Link will be making appearances in this classic Nintendo franchise's Switch debut. Faster combat, new items, new attacks, new defensive options, and more will keep the battle raging whether you’re at homeInklings from the Splatoon series, as well as returning Smash characters like Mario and Link will be making appearances in this classic Nintendo franchise's Switch debut. Faster combat, new items, new attacks, new defensive options, and more will keep the battle raging whether you’re at home or on the go. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 98 out of 99
  2. Negative: 0 out of 99
  1. NF Magazine
    Feb 26, 2019
    100
    This is the ultimate Smash Bros. How will they ever top it? [Issue #37 – January/February 2019, p. 65]
  2. Dec 6, 2018
    100
    Don't ask me how Nintendo managed to put more than 35 years of experience and love into one product, but they succeeded. Smash Ultimate is not only the ultimate Smash game, the ultimate fighting game, the ultimate party game, and the ultimate collection of videogame nostalgia: it's the ultimate video game. I will continue to play this forever. At least, until Nintendo delivers another sequel.
  3. Dec 6, 2018
    97
    This is the ultimate Super Smash Bros. With an abundance of fighters, stages and modes there is always fun in fighting friends. Even when you're playing by yourself thanks to Classic Mode and World of Light if you play the second one in bite-sized chunks.
  4. Dec 6, 2018
    93
    For the first time, we could almost say that the Nintendo brawler has reached the saturation point, beyond which it is really difficult to think about what future episodes might hold.
  5. Dec 17, 2018
    90
    An inconsistent online mode and situational downers don't stop Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from shining as a flexible multiplayer game that can be as freewheeling or as firm as you want it to be. Its entertaining single-player content helps keep the game rich with interesting things to do, as well as bolstering its spirit of loving homage to the games that have graced Nintendo consoles. Ultimate's diverse content is compelling, its strong mechanics are refined, and the encompassing collection is simply superb.
  6. Dec 11, 2018
    90
    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is more than best-of-hits collection of Smash games past. It’s a tightly woven experience that deftly combines the old with the new and manages to meet the lofty expectations placed on it. It’s incredibly easy to pick up and play, with enough depth and nuance to keep players engaged. It’s the best Smash Bros has ever been.
  7. 70
    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is equal parts greatness and lacking. The sheer wealth of content and great gameplay is commended but there are big holes in what could be a great game.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 59 out of 654
  1. Dec 7, 2018
    10
    The best smash bros game so far, combines everything for casual and competitive game. Without a doubt this is the best work of Sakurai.
  2. Dec 8, 2018
    10
    The people who are scoring this game zero are the ones who searched "Super Smash Bros Ultimate for PS4" on google LMAO.
    This is a
    The people who are scoring this game zero are the ones who searched "Super Smash Bros Ultimate for PS4" on google LMAO.
    This is a masterpiece, no doubt about it.
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  3. Dec 10, 2018
    10
    Best Game on switch I could do this short but I'll develop
    There is everything multiplayer, collection, Solo mode, Online Tornaments And
    Best Game on switch I could do this short but I'll develop
    There is everything multiplayer, collection, Solo mode, Online Tornaments And everything is just amazing !!!
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  4. Dec 15, 2018
    10
    Super Smash Bros is back. I have been waiting for a long time since I had Nintendo Switch. Thank you Nintendo
  5. Dec 10, 2018
    9
    Un juego que le tenía ganas de tener, ya que la última vez que la usé fue en la 64.
    Ha revivido momentos felices de mi infancia.
    Movimientos
    Un juego que le tenía ganas de tener, ya que la última vez que la usé fue en la 64.
    Ha revivido momentos felices de mi infancia.
    Movimientos ágiles de los personajes, a veces incluso demasiado.
    Juego recomendable
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  6. Mar 8, 2019
    9
    This game is great. Re imagined the smash world by adding every single smash character in history, with DLC fighters to come. Spirits couldThis game is great. Re imagined the smash world by adding every single smash character in history, with DLC fighters to come. Spirits could have been better though, you just fight pretty much. I wish it was more like subspace emissary from smash brawl with cutscenes. Also online could have been better, with less lag. Overall, I suggest this game, as long as you don't expect to play break the targets, home run contest, stage builder, etc. Expand
  7. Feb 14, 2019
    0
    juego muy malo, demasiado lag para ser online de paga, el modo aventura es una mentira, el balance de los personajes es pésimo, eliminaronjuego muy malo, demasiado lag para ser online de paga, el modo aventura es una mentira, el balance de los personajes es pésimo, eliminaron varios modos de juego
    lo único novedoso son los nuevos personajes
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