Best Super Smash Bros. Games

The Top Ten

1 Super Smash Bros. Brawl Super Smash Bros. Brawl Product Image

Wow, I'm shocked Melee isn't #1. Melee is universally heralded as the best Smash game of all time, and I would agree, actually. It has the most polished and balanced gameplay. But Brawl has Subspace Emissary, Twilight Princess Link (the best design of Link, game aside), stage building, music preference settings, and all of my nostalgic heart.

I'm surprised this is #1, because I was expecting Melee to take #1. So far, Brawl is my favorite Smash game. I played the HECK out of it back in the spring and summer of 2008 (got it for my 11th birthday). It had a fantastic roster that was getting more diverse (adding non-Nintendo characters like Sonic and Snake), and also introducing Lucas (which drew me towards playing the Mother series). It also had Subspace Emissary, and it's a lot of fun to play through.
It's a shame that Brawl is the black sheep of the Smash Bros games. It gets a lot of flack, especially from Melee fans (the rabid Melee fans seem to hate any Smash game that isn't Melee in general, sadly...)

Brawl is best game because it had a good version of Lucas and Lucas is the best. Take that back I main Ice Climbers. I used to play Meta Knight but they don't let me play him anywhere for some strange reason.

This game is perfect! Best story, greatest graphics, so much crossover characters to play as, very strong emphasis & a lot of skilled fighting! Now why do people give this game hate all of a sudden?

2 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Product Image

My ranking of all the games, from worst to best:

5. Brawl: Don't hate me... The game has sluggish gameplay and RANDOM TRIPPING! The online also sucked, back when it still existed.
4. Smash 64: VERY Underrated, I don't know why people say it is clunky. It has a lot of nostalgia involved with it.
3. Smash 3DS: Still fun, even if it is downgraded for a portable console. DLC makes the game even better, and Smash Run is also the BEST EXCLUSIVE MODE IN THE WHOLE SERIES! (Even better than The Subspace Emissary)
2. Melee: Very fast-paced, which makes it great for competitive gaming, and the single player modes are all really fun.
1. Smash Wii U: Has the best gameplay, the most content, a functional online mode, and DLC to improve the game and make it appeal to a wider audience.

Wii U stinks, badass HD graphics, badas Kirby inhaling sound, badass Internet because I end up getting disadvantage of Expert characters and laggy Internet, Fox's voice is annoying like a Mexican, No subtitle, OP Princess Peach, deleted characters in Brawl so I hate this game, Like I said, Melee is better. 2 more things, Rosalina keeps appearing in every Mario games, and Nintendo keeps bringing back the old 1980 stuff which really needs to be a worst game

I started Smash Bros. With Melee, but when I played Smash Wii U, I really loved it. It has the best roster in the entire franchise, great modes (my favourite being Crazy Orders) and amazing DLC. To me, this is the best game in the series, followed by Melee and I would highly recommend this game to anyone.

Best controls. Best graphics. Best gameplay. Best roster. This game is the best in the franchise.

Well, at least until Super Smash Bros. Ultimate comes out.

3 Super Smash Bros. Melee Super Smash Bros. Melee Product Image

Melee, melee. Considered one of the greatest competitive games of all time. What can I say? Melee's unique and challenging gameplay is memorable to anyone. For players of other Smash games, the game seems to plateau for the first week or so, but once you start learning tech, it feels so good.

One of my favorite GameCube games to my childhood days. I actually like this second installment because the atmosphere of the game is quite fun and amusing at times. With the arrival of 12 newcomers (Ice Climbers, Marth, Roy, Peach, Bowser, Falco, MG&W, Zelda/Sheik, Mewtwo, Pichu, Young Link and Ganondorf), new music, new features and some brand new stages with the returning stages of SSB64, it's quite a good game from this premodern console. Although there are some few flaws like the game speed and the game mechanics from the character, it's certainly a game that you want to play it again due to the replay value. This game is not the best on the Smash series and not bad either, it's a good game on the GameCube era. I give it a 7.5/10.

Melee is better than Smash Bros. 4 because it has characters that don't exist in Brawl. It has better controls, Awesome audios better than 4. They got 1 rock and roll is Multi Man Melee. 4 has no rock and rolls. Melee surpasses EVERY smash bros game, it has the fastest gameplay and the best controls. Brawl may have the better adventure mode but compare tis classic mode to melee's. now the event modes. melee has better single player over all. it also gives you more of a hardcore competitive feeling than brawl in my opinion.

Melee is not just the best Smash Bros. game, but one of the greatest games of all time. Despite being nearly 20 years old, it still has a thriving competitive scene that will outlast even Ultimate. The fluidity of movement makes it a spectacle to behold. Later installments in the franchise only served to strip away many of the best features added in Melee.

4 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Product Image

Follows through with almost all of the mechanics that were enjoyed in previous games. Not only is the game way more balanced, with low tiers sometimes winning tourneys, EVERYONE is here, and I mean everyone. (Of course, the Fighters Pass can be controversial, but we got Banjo and Kazooie!). Ultimate also has huge amounts of versatility in speed, with certain characters like Joker playing with almost Melee-like speed and dexterity, whereas there are slow characters like Sonic (who could be super fast, but has the power to run away like no-one else). Honestly probably the most versatile game in the franchise. I started liking Melee more, but definitely amazing for players of all calibers. The online is absolute crap, but apart from that, great game for casuals and competitive players.

I have always preferred the gameplay speed in Melee over other games, but after playing through every character in Ultimate I found that it was easier to plan out each move and have a little more control throughout the game. Ultimate is my favorite for the amazing gameplay and surplus roster. Melee is my second favorite for its competitive nature and fast gameplay.

EVERYONE IS HERE... I mean, come on, its got everything. The largest roster with all fighter in it. The largest stagelist with over 100 unique stage, 3 forms of every stage.

This game is the most bought fighting game for a reason

Come on. Why isn't this the number smash game. I mean seriously. Everyone is here! Anything you like from other smash games, besides Subspace Emissary, is in tye game. Along with other amazing extra things such as Squad Strike and Spirit Board.
How could you not like this game. You like Pichu, Snake, Young Link, Pokemon trainer, but didn't get some of them in Brawl or Smash 4. Well... Smash Ultimate has it all. Not to mention it's not missing many stages at all. I thought Smash 4's stage count was ridiculous, but then I got Smash Ultimate, and WOW! All these stages are so much fun.
I don't know about you, but when you have everything in a game, why wouldn't it be better than it's predecessors.

5 Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Product Image

I'll say it should be at least third because it's a little worse than wii u because wii u has eight player smash and it's just fine. I have smash brawl and the problem is that it has a not much things in it, and melee and smash normal has not too good graphics.

I like the portable smash bros because it is an easy game to pick up and play in the car. Gameplay wise it isn't the best though

Nintendo lost their creative streak when it came to names for this and Wii U.

The stages and modes are a bit better so 7/10

6 Super Smash Bros. Super Smash Bros. Product Image

You cannot even argue that this game is best! The N64 graphics & etc are perfect! I love this game no matter what. I especially love the story & crossover characters.

Oh yeah! The N64 days! The first game that I have to see the Nintendo characters fight each other on the T.V. screen! It was one of my favorite N64 games.

This game started a good series All the stages and characters are perfect 8/10

In the cartoon show of super smash bros Mario and luigi would be the cool guys donkey kong would love fighting and be over the top pacman would love talking and mega man's favorite band would be styx and it would have the monsters magicians dragons and warriors from yugioh not the pokemons and that would be better and there can be a movie that be a crossover of super smash bros and yugioh called the army of darkness like Mario luigi dark magician and magician of black chaos donkey kong and nitro warrior link and celtic guardian mega man and junk warrior and sonic and speed warrior they would all fight side by side it would be so cool

7 Super Smash Flash 2

Smash Bros 4 Wii U might be great but this game is just amazing in my opinion. What other Smash game lets you play as Black Mage and Goku? While I like Ultimate the most this one comes in at 2nd for me. And the first Smash flash game is nothing compared to this

Free, easy to access, also really balanced, like Ultimate but maybe even more. has GOKU

Kirby is great character in this game, good flying.

Waluigi and Krystal are in there

8 Super Smash Bros. Project M

How can a FAKE game be higher than a real one?

This actually exists?...

Amazing mod 9/10

9 Super Smash Bros. Crusade

The ability to customize the gameplay, your character, and the roster is incredible, despite the few scenarios and game modes, becomes a game quite addictive and perfect for casual players, each character has his own and even has a touch Different compared to other fan games and Smash games, no doubt deserves a great approval.

Smash fan game with a gigantic roster. Much easier to play than ssf2

Giant roster, amazing animation, easier than ssf2. Need I say more?

Multi-Man Crusade

10 Super Smash Flash

Its free this should be in the numbwah juan in the list

A Very Cool Flash Game

The Contenders

11 Super Smash Brothers 64

It's so good because it's a classic.

Don't put it here 5 times please.

I liek because very old an nostalgic game

12 Super Smash Bros. Infinite
13 Super Smash Bros Brawl: Project M

Clearly the best, Wario has Wario Land representation.

14 Super Smash Bros. Project M V 3.02

The new best game

15 Super Smash Sprite Edition
16 Super Smash Bros. Battle Royale

This game will destroy your viginity

17 Super Smash Bros Advance
18 Project +
19 Super Smash Land
20 Super Smash Bros. 6
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