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E3 2018 is over and the EFG Staff has gone out of our way to share OUR thoughts. But, we wanted to reach out to some kids and see their thoughts!

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Evan – 12 years old

I talked about this one on the podcast. I have already started playing Smash Bros to get better for the game before this one releases. I can’t wait. Its Smash Bros. That’s enough for me.


Jacob – 9 years old

SMASH!!!! I’m going to destroy with Toon Link again. It’s cool how everyone is in the game that has been the series. I don’t know what the big deal is with Ice Climbers though.


Brynne – 8 years old

It didn’t really look that fun. There are lots of characters, You just keep fighting against each other. It doesn’t look as fun as all the other games.


Asher – 7 years old (From The Family Gamers!)

I feel like it’s just a million different games mixed up to make one big game and it is really cool and it feels like there are so many characters that are similar it could get frustrating. But it’s cool.


Claire – 9 years old (From The Family Gamers!)

I like it because it has so many characters (the ones that were in the old one and the new ones that were on the Switch). And I want to get it.


What do you think? Sound off in the comments and let us know your thoughts!

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Nintendo announced a new Super Smash Brothers game a few months ago, but they didn’t reveal many details. That’s no longer an issue thanks to a 25-minute presentation that was a part of the Nintendo E3 2018 Direct. video. The new Smash Bros. game is called Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and will be released on December 7th, 2018.

The Full Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Reveal Video

The Features

Everyone is Here!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will include every character that has ever been a part of a Smash Bros game. That will even include guest characters like Solid Snake that fans thought were lost to time. I know that my oldest son loves to play as Ryu and Cloud from Smash Bros. Wii U and I had told him not to get his hopes up. I felt the hype explosion from our house all the way in LA.

New Fighters: Inkings and Ridley

The past isn’t the only thing being celebrated. Nintendo is also including two new characters. First, they announced the inklings from Splatoon. This is a relatively complex character that does more damage when standing in ink that they have already laid down on the map. The second character is the long-requested Ridley from Metroid. Ridley is a weird dragon/dinosaur/space pirate (No. None of that is made up.)

Echo Fighters: Daisy and Dark Pit

There are some characters in Smash that are very similar. Rather than create (and balance) entire move-sets for similar characters, Nintendo has implemented what are called  Echo Fighters. They are characters that will have the same moves as another character on the roster, but those moves will behave differently. Two examples are Daisy (who is an echo fighter for Peach) and Dark Pit (an Echo fighter for Pit).

Gamecube Controllers

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be compatible with Gamecube controllers. It will use the same adaptors that were used for Super Smash Bros Wii U as well. This will be a big hit with Super Smash Bros. Melee enthusiasts.

Dozens of Character Changes

They made dozens of character changes to help balance characters and make them more interesting. Gamespot did a great roundup of the changes and listed them here.

Pre-Orders Are Available!

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Roster

1. Mario

2. Donkey Kong

3 Link

4. Samus

5. Yoshi

6. Kirby

7. Fox

8. Pikachu

9. Luigi

10. Ness

11. Captain Falcon

12. Jigglypuff

13. Peach

13ε. Daisy

14. Bowser

15. Ice Climbers

16. Sheik

17. Zelda

18. Dr. Mario

19. Pichu

20. Falco

21. Marth

21ε. Lucina

22. Young Link

23. Ganondorf

24. Mewtwo

25. Roy

26. Mr. Game & Watch

27. Meta Knight

28. Pit

28ε. Dark Pit

29. Zero Suit Samus

30. Wario

31. Snake

32. Ike

33. Squirtle (Pokémon Trainer)

34. Ivysaur (Pokémon Trainer)

35. Charizard (Pokémon Trainer)

36. Diddy Kong

37. Lucas

38. Sonic

39. King Dedede

40. Olimar

41. Lucario

42. R.O.B.

43. Toon Lnk

44. Wolf

45. Villager

46. Mega Man

47. Wii Fit Trainer

48. Rosalina and Luma

49. Little Mac

50. Greninja

51. Mii Fighter – Brawler

52. Mii Fighter – Swordfighter

53. Mii Fighter – Gunner

54. Palutena

55. Pac-Man

56. Robin

57. Shulk

58. Bowser Jr.

59. Duck Hunt

60. Ryu

61. Cloud

62. Corrin

63. Bayonetta

64. Inkling

65. Ridley

What do you think? Sound off in the comments and let us know your thoughts!

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By: Kate Davis

This is the story of how we introduced our daughter to Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo 64.

We are a big retro game household with two parents who grew up during the golden age of console games. Our daughter has grown up with every Nintendo system in history. This makes her pretty familiar with the lore behind most of the big Nintendo game franchises. Lately, she’s been wanting to try some of the older games we grew up with. We started her off  with games that had familiar characters and storylines – the old games from the franchises she currently loves on modern systems.

One of the first games she chose to play was Super Smash Bros. on the N64. We have all played Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (commonly referred to as Super Smash Bros. 4), and Project M (a fan-made mod for Smash Bros. Brawl that is played on the Wii) extensively.

We let her play solo on her first run through, so she could explore the game a bit. We tried to reduce her frustration by letting her get used to the controls, the different characters, and graphics while playing against a computer opponent. We also made sure to let her know that when she’s good and ready, she can play against us.

She learned how to use the Nintendo 64 controller pretty well – we use a variety of different controllers in this house (several of them are made by third parties and designed to feel like retro controllers). She liked the slightly different characters to pick from, and felt confident in the controls for the game. Project M helped a lot in this regard. That game  aimed to use the older move-sets and combo. This meant she was already pretty familiar with some of the characters.

She liked seeing the difference in the visuals between the original game on the N64 and the newer ones on the Wii and Wii U. Her first reaction was to laugh a bit at the graphics, but then she said she that it helped her appreciate how good the new games looked. She even thought that the more pixelated Pokémon were “way cuter.”
She was tripped up a bit by the slight difference in controller speed between the Wii/WiiU and the N64. The reactions were just a little bit slower, and she had to more carefully time each move instead of joyfully button smashing like she could with Project M or Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. This was a welcome change because she had to really stop and think about strategy instead of just pressing buttons. She really enjoyed the mini games and training modes, too. Board the Platforms (a mini game) was completely new for her, and she played that again and again for hours.

All in all, she far preferred playing solo against the computer (where she could adjust the difficulty level) over playing against her parents. The delay with the controller left her with an even bigger deficit as far as game play than in the modern games. This was a really fun way for her to play a new game, but it was still something familiar enough to lower her frustration. She’s gone back to play it a few times over the past year, and each time goes right back to those mini games.
So if your kids enjoy the newer Smash Bros. titles – maybe try them on the old game, and start them with solo play and those awesome mini games. Help them get used to the timing and combos, and you’ll have hours of fun together!

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Engaged Family Gaming is all about helping kids enjoy games. What better way to do that than to share some reviews written by kids themselves! If your child or teenager has a game they want to share their thoughts on please reach out to us on social media or send an email to our editor in chief at Editor@Engagedfamilygaming.com.

These first two games are relatively old, but they are great games to share with your family. Take a look below and see what Seamus T., 9 years old, has to say about them. We have published them as he submitted them to us with only minor edits. I have to say it was pretty impressive for a kid in elementary school.

Mario Kart Wii

This racing game holds the common theme of racing, but takes it to a new level with the “Mario characters” theme.

The variety of courses are appreciable to many. The ability to unlock new karts and  characters put goals and excitement into the game.

Mario kart is a game where you race with a character of your choice (You start out with 12) in a kart or bike of your choice in a stadium of your choice (you start out with 16) you are scored by the number of points you earn in the three lap race (or 3 if you don’t change the lap number in the settings) you do a team race where everybody’s points on a team are added up from the four races  or you can play solo where it adds up all your scores from the four races.

You can also play in battles coin or balloon coin where you collect coins on special battle courses and use power-ups to steal other peoples or the same thing with balloons except you start out with 3 balloons and you can’t find them lying around the course these are both team only modes.

The next mode is time trials in which you race around a course alone with no power ups (except for three speed boosts you start out with) you can win characters in time trials do a trial in 16 courses (the number you start out with and half of all the courses you have to win the other half in grand prixs) and you get a character do 32 (all of them together).

This should be the first buy for Wii beginners. It (Mario Kart) is liked by 5 to 70 year olds and even my dad likes it and he doesn’t like video games very much. (Editor’s Note: Knowing Seamus’s Dad like I do this is HIGH praise.)



Super Smash Bros Brawl

Super Smash Bros is a game built on many levels of adjustable rules, such as CPU levels (a player controlled by the computer that can help you on your team or fight as a opponent), rules, and even how you can win. This freedom is enjoyable to most players.The main feature of the game is the “Brawl Free for All,” in which you play a “deathmatch” with friends on multiplayer or just CPUs if you’re playing solo. Other modes include adventure mode (a leveled game), stadium  (challenging your records on several minigames such as target smash and multi man brawl) and events (small games with goals such as to knock-out someone in a specified time limit) and many more.

This game is good for people ages 7 and up, especially if you’re into video games since it takes characters from other games and puts them into one game. This game is good, but it does have a bit of violence in it. There’s no gore or blood, but there are so many moves for each character that the battling seem slightly over the top.


  • A variety of ways to change the rules to your liking
  • Many different modes for playing, such as adventure mode, event mode, etc.
  • Dozens of playable characters


  • No flaws. It’s perfect.

         “This game honestly rocks!!!”      




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Publisher: Nintendo

ESRB Rating: E 10+

Console: Wii U

Overall Review

Super Smash Bros has slowly grown to be a pillar of the Nintendo lineup since it was released on the Nintendo 64 oh so many years ago. So much so that the release of the Wii U version has been anticipated because some analysts thought that it might be able to save the Wii U. We know now that this wasn’t the case, but that doesn’t say anything about the game itself.

The truth? Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is one of the best fighting games released in years and is arguably the best Wii U game period.

The core of the game play is built around fighting. Players control fan favorite Nintendo characters (with a few guests) and attempt to smash each other off of precarious platforms. Unlike other fighting games like Street Fighter and Marvel vs Capcom the combat is simple and accessible thanks to single button press special moves and straightforward mechanics. Parents who have grown up playing this game who are hoping to bring their sons and daughters into the fold should have little trouble teaching them the basics.

None of that accessibility harms the Smashes high end play either. There is plenty of room for players to grow in skill as they play the game which is excellent for a game that will not likely get a sequel before the next Nintendo console. This is a game that will be a source of entertainment every time to put it into your Wii U for years.

Fighting game are, by default, multiplayer experiences, but Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has the advantage of doubling as a party game by featuring modes that include up to eight players.

It is also impossible to discuss this game without talking about Nintendo’s entry to the Toys to Life genre: amiibos. Smash includes support for amiibos by allowing players to use the figures they own as characters in the game. The easiest comparison is to consider them like Smash Pokemon. They can be leveled up and trained as you play. This is an interesting mini game for players to take interest in and it is an excellent way to help even the odds between younger gamers and their older siblings or parents. Simply buy them an amiibo of their choice and let them level the character up and fight alongside them like a team.


Family Gaming Assessment

There really isn’t any way to avoid the fact that Smash is a fighting game. The only method of interaction between characters is through combat. However, the violence is cartoonish and lacks any type of blood or gore. These characters may as well be action figures fighting on a table top.

Playability Assessment

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is a tale of two games. Its simple controls make it very easy for newer players to pick up the game and play successfully against AI opponents. There is, however, a very high skill cap meaning that there is a lot of room for them to improve. The early and high level games are played so differently that they don’t even really resemble each other..


Smash is a game that speaks for itself. If you have any interest in playing a fighting game with Nintendo characters then this is a must own.

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Super Smash Bros has been available for the Wii U since last winter, but Nintendo has not stopped updating the game since then. The next big addition is a free update that includes tournament mode which is a long requested mode that was announced well before the game was announced.

Tournament mode is an online mode that allows players to participate in tournaments created by other players online and allows Nintendo to create official tournaments and run events akin to the Splatfests in Splatoon.

I’ll admit that I am a little disappointed because Tournament mode had traditionally been an online only mode and I was hoping that they would specifically announce more tools to let players set up tournaments locally. I’ll have to take what we can get though as this does give players another chance to test their skills.

This update will also include the ability to upload gameplay videos directly to YouTube which is a pretty interesting change that I expect will be used a lot.

They also quietly announced a third wave of skins for the Mii Fighter. Take a look at the video below to see if your favorite is available. $0.75 is not a lot of spend if it is available.

Keep your eyes on Engaged Family Gaming for more updates as they come up!

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Publisher: Nintendo
Release Date: 10/02/2014
ESRB Rating: E 10+
Available on Nintendo 3DS

Overall Review

Nintendo has never released a Super Smash Bros title on a handheld system. Its glory has instead been reserved for home consoles because they have been the only Nintendo systems with the horsepower to manage it. I am pleased to report that Super Smash Bros. for 3DS more than “manages;” it excels.

This is made better by the fact that the game play experience is amazing.  I am on record as being an unabashed Nintendo fan and Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is filled with so much fan service that it is hard for me to speak about this game without hyperbole.

At its core Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is a fighting game akin to Street Fighter, but with one very significant difference. Most fighting games give a combatant a set life total, have them square off against an opponent, and end the match once someone’s life total reaches zero. Smash works the opposite way. Players start at 0% damage and it counts up. The increased damage percentage modifies the distance the character is thrown when they are hit. Defeat comes when a character is knocked out of the play area.

Smash is a game where players can witness a dream fight between Mario and Link. We get to see Peach and Princess Zelda battle for the throne. We get to see Bowser and Wario throw down to see who is the top villain. All of this is possible in what is easily the most chaotic fighting game experiences around. Fights can have up to four players at once. There are random items with insane powers dropping over the levels like rain. Many of the levels appear to be fighting the players right along with the opponents! There are times in every match where you cant help but sit back in slack jawed awe at the chaos taking place around you. But, what makes this bearable is that skilled players can learn to weave their way through the chaos and use it to their advantage. This is, without question, one of the most satisfying experiences in gaming.

Smash represents the best value of any 3DS game so far. With more than thirty playable characters and numerous game modes and challenges to play through it is hard to imagine someone saying they are “done” without hundreds of hours of play.

Family Gaming Assessment

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is a fighting game. There isn’t any way to avoid that. This means that the entirety of the game play is built around cartoonish characters knocking each other around massive arenas.

The good news for parents concerned about violence is that the characters in the game react to being hit as though they were action figures. There is no blood or gore; nothing but a flash of light and a satisfying SMASH!

There is nothing to be worried about here unless your household is severely restricted in regards to violence.

Playability Assessment

The fighting game genre is, at times, one of the most arcane in the entire industry. Players are able to perform special moves using button combinations that are lost on beginners. This places a significant barrier to entry for games like Street Fighter and Marvel vs Capcom 3.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS eliminates most of those problems by limiting the required button presses. Each characters special moves are triggered by pressing a direction and a “special” button. That’s it. Two buttons. The simplicity here allows even the newest of gamers to pull off exciting moves with a little practice.


This is likely the best game available for the 3DS right now and will likely be in the top 5 forever. I cannot recommend this game enough.

In fact, I recommend this enough to say that it is worth buying two copies to allow siblings to play the multiplayer modes together. That is how good this game is.

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The release of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is nearly upon us (October 3rd) and Nintendo has released a demo to the general public to give everyone with a 3DS a chance to play it.

I was lucky enough to spend a few hours over the last week or so playing the demo with my two sons. I wanted to give the game a spin to see whether or not Nintendo to make the Super Smash Bros. experience that I know and love work on a handheld system. I have spent several hours playing the game alone and with my boys and let me tell you… they nailed it.

The standard gaming experience with online games that are built around reaction time (fighting games and shooters are the primary examples) always involves at least a little bit of lag. I am by no means a professional Smash player, but I did not detect a significant amount of lag while I was playing. The experience ran smoothly and we were able to play the game from different sides of the room (or different seats of the car) without any problems.

The demo included five fighters out of the massive cast, but it included enough diversity within the demo group that every match was different. The five characters included in the demo are:

Three of them (Mario, Link, and Pikachu) have been regulars in the series since its inception back on the N64. My favorite of the two newcomers was Mega Man. It was fun just to use his various special moves and trying to figure out which of the original robot masters he got the attack from. My oldest son, however, enjoyed playing as The Villager. He particularly enjoyed being able to use balloons to save himself from falling off the edge.

The demo, once available to the public, is free and includes unlimited play with those five characters so there really isn’t any reason for a 3DS owner to NOT give it a spin unless you have players the franchise before and didn’t enjoy it. Sound off in the comments and let us know what you think!

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Nintendo did not hold a press briefing at E3 2013. Instead they posted a 38 minute Nintendo Direct video on their E3 website showing off the new titles that are on the way.

They showed a number of new and exciting titles, but things didn’t really pick up steam until the end of the presentation where they closed with game play details for Super Smash Brothers.

Smash Brothers is a fighting game that pits iconic Nintendo characters against each other in 4-player battles has been on of the most successful franchises Nintendo has to offer. It really couldn’t be coming at a better time as the Nintendo WiiU has been struggling on account of a lack of killer games. The reality is that Smash Brothers might be just what the doctor ordered.

They confirmed the return of several longstanding characters like Mario, Pikachu, Samus Aran, Link and Donkey Kong. They also have announce three new characters so far at E3.

The first new character was “The Villager” from Animal Crossing. He appears to be an interesting character with a lot of defensive moves. For example he can dig holes to prevent opponents from charging in on him. He can also catch projectiles in mid air and pocket them.

The second character announced is quite possibly the biggest news of the entire event (Yes. I mean all of E3… ALL OF IT). Capcom’s Mega Man will be making a guest appearance in Smash Brothers this time around complete with mega-buster, a whole pile of robot master weapons, and his trusty dog Rush. This is a huge deal because Mega Man is among the most popular characters in video games and has, sadly, been left out of the spotlight in recent years.

The third character was announce after the Nintendo Direct presentation went off the air. The “Wii Fit Trainer” is going to be stomping all over some Nintendo characters with her yoga moves.

We, sadly, don’t have a release date for this game right now, but Nintendo indicated that it would be releasing for the 3DS and Nintendo WiiU in 2014. I expect that we will have a lot more character announcements between now and then.

Stay tuned!

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Mortal Kombat 12 is coming soon and it is going to be everywhere. It may not garner the national attention of a game like Grand Theft Auto 6, but it is a high enough profile that everyone who is into games will be aware of it (especially our kids). There will be clips of the violence all over social media, and streamers will be playing it like mad. This is going to influence a lot of kids (maybe even your own) to ask for it. Below is all the information we have about it so far so you can make an informed decision about whether or not to let your kids play.

What We Know About Mortal Kombat 12 So Far

All that we know about Mortal Kombat 12 is that it is in development and will be released by the end of the year.

The MK team released a video on 05/01/2023 that hinted at things to come!

What is the Mortal Kombat 12 Release Date?

We don’t have a confirmed release date yet. We don’t even really have a release window yet. There is still a lot of 2023 left though, so it is possible it could release this year if it is announced during the summer.

What Kind of Game is it?

Mortal Kombat is a popular video game franchise that has been around since the early 90s. At its core, Mortal Kombat is a fighting game that features a cast of characters with unique abilities and move sets. Players fight against each other in one-on-one battles until one player is declared the winner. The game is known for its emphasis on gore and violence, with finishing moves (fatalities) that are designed to be graphic and over-the-top.

One of the core MK elements that draw a lot of attention is the Fatality system. Each best-of-three match ends with an opportunity for the victor to input a special move and be “rewarded” with an intensely violent animated scene where their character kills their opponent. These fatalities are so brutal that I honestly can’t even embed a video.

Franchise Popularity

Despite the controversy surrounding the franchise, Mortal Kombat remains popular among gamers. The franchise has sold over 49 million copies worldwide and has become a cultural icon in the gaming community. Fans eagerly await the release of each new installment, and Mortal Kombat 12 is no exception.

The Potential ESRB Rating for Mortal Kombat 12

One of the biggest concerns surrounding Mortal Kombat is the potential ESRB rating. The ESRB is the organization responsible for assigning age ratings to video games. Games are rated based on their content, with ratings ranging from “Everyone” to “Adults Only.” While we don’t know what rating Mortal Kombat 12 will receive, previous installments in the franchise have received “Mature” ratings. They simply are not intended for children. I can’t imagine a world where Mortal Kombat 12 doesn’t receive an M rating after review.

The only exception to the M ratings for MK games was a game called “Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe.” This was a crossover game that featured Mortal Kombat characters facing off against DC heroes like Batman, The Flash, and Super-Man that was rated T for Teen.

Mortal Kombat 11 included the ESRB rating descriptors “Blood and Gore”, “Intense Violence,” and “Strong Language.” It sure does earn those descriptors, too. Matches are full of ultraviolent moves that show blow splashing, bones breaking, and internal organs being dismembered. I’m a grown man and I have trouble watching some of the fatalities.

It is Up to the Parents

Ultimately, it is up to parents to decide whether or not Mortal Kombat is appropriate for their children. While the game is not intended for children, some parents may feel comfortable allowing their children to play the game under their supervision. Others may choose to avoid the game altogether.

The Importance of Parental Controls and Monitoring

For parents who do choose to allow their children to play Mortal Kombat, it is important to set boundaries and monitor their children’s gameplay. Play with them if you can. This will give you a more complete view of the content they are consuming than any guide ever could. You should also talk to them about the games they are playing and the content in them so you can understand how the content is making them feel.

Alternatives to Mortal Kombat for Kids

There are plenty of alternative games that offer similar gameplay without the gore for parents who are uncomfortable with the violence in Mortal Kombat. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Street Fighter VI, and Tekken 7 are all popular fighting games that are rated either E 10+ (Super Smash Bros.) or T for Teen (Street Fighter and Tekken).

You can also check out our EFG Essentials lists for additional alternatives.

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