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Freelance writer. I enjoy video games, anime, and wrestling. Competitive in Smash Bros. I write about your favorite games.

In this entry, I cover how you can keep focus on your opponent and how it will maximize your chances of victory

Recently, I played an incredible Robin online by the name OneCritMan. Over the course of getting bodied across multiple games, something clicked in me. I felt something awaken over my frustration at losing and where I stood in the competitive pecking order. …

Strong combos and neutral are good, but going for early KOs is even more important

Lately, I’ve been playing a lot more Roy than Ike. I’ve found myself able to maximize damage to KO as early as 50% off the ledge. When I seal a stock as quickly as possible, it gives me an immediate advantage. …

The collaboration between two of the industry’s titans changed RPGs forever

When Nintendo and Square-Enix (at the time, Square) launched Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars for the SNES, they did so at the end of the console’s life cycle. In 1996, Super Mario RPG followed Square’s continued release of notable RPGs including Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy. As…

How to catch yourself from air dodging, and how to use it to your advantage when your opponent makes the mistake

Welcome to Smash Ultimate Tips! In this entry, I want to cover one of the most prominent and deadly habits many players have in competitive Smash: air dodging. Perhaps the single most surefire way you can give your opponent a free stock is to air dodge recklessly.

Advanced tips for competitive players, including landing lag frame data, autocancels, and more

One of the most overlooked facets of competitive Smash neutral and meta is to not overcommit. Anyone can study a moveset and matchups until they’re familiar with each character. Plus anyone can learn basic fundamentals such as watching their air dodge habits, spacing properly, and maximizing recovery in disadvantage.

Anyone who knows me likely wouldn’t guess just by looking that I have a self-loathing complex. I try to be confident, able-bodied and take pride in my appearance online and in real life. However, I have a self-loathing complex and have had one for as long as I can remember.

NieR Replicant is an updated remaster of the original NIER released in 2011. Serving as the prequel to the popular 2017 Action/RPG, NieR:Automata, this title features the protagonist of the Japan-exclusive PS3 release. NieR Replicant, the PS3 2010 title, and this 2021 remaster, featured few differences from the original Xbox…

In competitive fighting games, an all-too-common trait of most players is to strike back as soon as they’re attacked. In the case of Smash Ultimate, this could be from a brief exchange in neutral or to lash out the moment you’re sent into disadvantage state. …

Last month, I came across a post on my Twitter feed. Coming from Vendetta, a ranked Georgia player, he posted his goals for everyone to see.

I can wholeheartedly relate to Vendetta’s tweet because I want more out of my career. I’ve seen the determination of players to win…

We all know that approaching is required to some degree in order to finish a fight. Whether you use a close-ranged combatant like Captain Falcon or a zoner like Min Min, sooner or later you’re going to have to press forward to keep the momentum going.


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