Some people like party games that involve dice and boards, other people prefer video games. And Nintendo is an excellent purveyor of party games, just look at one of the best Nintendo Switch games, Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Want to face off with your friends, dishing out fists and magic? Play Smash Ultimate with up to 4 of your friends on one Switch console.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Super Smash Bros Ultimate\r\nThe current iteration in the Super Smash games, now mobile and with new characters from Nintendo\u2019s cast of characters\u2014and from other IPs\u2014new modes, combos, stages. In other words, the ultimate form of Super Smash Bros.\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nSuper Smash Bros has been around for a long time, since the days of the Nintendo 64, and has always been known for tight controls. Super Smash Ultimate continues that legacy. Timing jumps, combos, wall-jumping, and so on feel so responsive. Framerate is kept consistent when the Switch is in docked and handheld mode. That\u2019s absolutely key for all fighting games, but this one in particular has a huge tournament scene, with an emphasis on competitive play. And with that action comes more stages, more characters, more items, and modes like Classic Mode and Adventure Mode. It feels like the ultimate form of Smash Bros, compared to the last iteration on the Wii U.\r\nDesign\r\nEvery character has been lovingly recreated for the Smash Bros scene. Every attack, combo, dodge\u2014all animations look great and fluid. Even characters that aren\u2019t originally from Nintendo\u2014the crossover characters\u2014feel like they move how they would in their own worlds. Every stage feels unique enough that you\u2019ll often have favorites, whether it\u2019s because of the aesthetic or extra challenge it poses. Isn\u2019t as pretty as the Witcher 3 Wild Hunt, but Nintendo often aims for style over graphical fidelity, and for the majority of the time that has worked in their favor.\r\nValue\r\nFrom person to person, the value Super Smash Bros Ultimate represents does fluctuate\u2014but never negative. You get a tonne more value with friends. If none of your friends enjoy it or you don\u2019t have any, Super Smash Bros Ultimate does lose a bit of its charm. There\u2019s a single player mode, but Smash is primarily a party game; it\u2019s just so much fun to play Smash with friends. It even supports 4-play couch co-op! And if you\u2019re missing a controller or two, you can always use Gamecube controllers. It tries to be as inclusive as possible, and we love that about it.\r\n\r\nIf you prefer single-player experiences, you\u2019re better off picking up video games like Super Mario Odyssey, Mario and Rabbids Kingdom, or Ni No Kuni.\r\nSuper Smash Bros Ultimate Wrap Up\r\nWhile Super Smash Bros Ultimate is much better with friends, it\u2019s still fun to play on your own. You\u2019ll need to if you\u2019re into the tournament scene. Its face-paced fighting is addicting and a whole lot of fun, thanks to a great gameplay loop and plenty of features to mess with. If you\u2019re short a controller for that fourth friend, use Gamecube controllers.