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SMYN Ultimate | Episode 8: EVO and Direct Breaking News

Your weekly weekend podcasting source recaps the biggest news in anticipation of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Youko returns with Super and our guest Alex O’Neill from Irrational Passions to discuss the breaking news of EVO 2018 Melee Finals and a Smash Bros. Direct announcement, how Smash Bros. Ultimate and Wii U were presented at EVO, a Generation VII Pokémon representative rumor, Jigglypuff and Wario bring the humor in their screenshots, Lylat Cruise rounds up this week’s Smash Blog updates, and questions from Max Roberts and Phantomstar64 about how stage selection should be arranged and our favorite amiibo

-OUTLINE-

(3:31) CATCHING UP WITH ALEX
• (3:51) What’s new with Alex
• (5:58) Favorite games played since SMYN
• (8:03) Irrational Passions and Podcast Ultimate

(10:45) QUICK HITS
• (10:51) Smash Bros. Ultimate exhibition at EVO 2018
• (14:06) Crowd boos Bayonetta at EVO 2018 Smash 4 Grand Finals

(24:11) RUMOR CENTRAL
• (24:29) DasVergeben claims no Decidueye, Lycanroc, or Mimikyu

(30:46) SMASH BLOG UPDATES
• (31:00) Jigglypuff
• (38:54) Fake Smash Ball
• (43:28) Galaga Medley
• (49:57) Lylat Cruise
• (53:47) BREAKING NEWS: Smash Bros. Direct announced for 8/8 at 10 AM ET
• (59:37) Wario
• (1:04:47) BREAKING NEWS: Leffen wins EVO 2018 Melee Finals
• (1:05:53) Rodin

(1:09:17) MAILTIME
• (1:09:39) Max Roberts: “How do you think stages will be organized/handled in Ultimate? With the possibility of 100+ stages, it seems messy and daunting to just throw them up on pages and have people scroll through.”
• (1:14:01) Phantomstar64: “What are some of your favorite amiibo?”

(1:17:51) OUTRO
Youko on TwitterThe PowerSwitch
Super on Twitter
Alex on TwitterIrrational Passions
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