What are the best alternatives to Super Smash Bros?

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    #1Megabyte Punch

    Megabyte Punch
    Megabyte Punch is game where you travel through different environments and battle other creatures for their parts, which have their own powers and bonuses.
    Games

    Mac, Windows

    $13.99

    Raymond Hawkins
    Written on June 3, 2018
    "This is a retro styled indie game that is very much styled after the look and gameplay of Super Smash Bros. This should be a big hit with anyone who has played the Smash Bros games and wants a similar game on non-Nintendo platforms. This particular listing is for the Steam PC version, though it is also available on consoles."
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    #2Brawlhalla

    Brawlhalla
    Brawlhalla is a 2D free-to-play action and fighting game developed by Blue Mammoth Games. It was released in October 2017 by Ubisoft. It supports local and online multiplayer modes and is available on Windows, macOS, and PlayStation 4.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4

    Free

    Rebecca Banks
    Written on February 21, 2017
    "The solution is good. The only thing I notices was the quality of the website was poor. The picture shown was quite grainy and the amount of ads and setup of the webpage itself seems like a site I would question on its credibility and security."
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    #3Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL

    Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL

    Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL features 18 playable Cartoon Network characters, 21 battle arenas, 32 levels in a unique adventure, special attacks, hidden objects, and devious bosses. 

    Games

    Nintendo Wii

    Check price

    Ernesto Rojas
    Written on May 3, 2017
    "I was a 90's kid, so trying to top Super Smash Bros, on Nintendo 64 was going to be hard! Then came, Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion X! At first, I was like: "Oh great, another game is trying to rip off the Super Smash Bros success formula". I was skeptical, but I went ahead & played the game. I was so wrong, this game is awesome! You can be all your favorite characters, across any universe, from Johnny Bravo, to Dexter, from Dexter's Laboratory, that rocks! Furthermore, this game has decent graphics, for being released on Nintendo Wii! Finally, it's cool how there are inspired stages from each show, like Dexter's Lab, from Dexter's Laboratory, Townsville, from the Powepuff Girls, etc. Also, each character has a unique special move! I would recommend this game, 10 out of 10, get it now & ride the nostalgia train, of great cartoons of the past!"
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    #4PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

    PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
    PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a free-for-all brawler game showcasing many of PlayStation's characters and worlds. 
    Games

    Playstation 3

    $9.99

    Shirley Collins
    Written on April 1, 2017
    "I recently played super smash bros at a friends house and absolutely loved it. So, I thought I'd try to find an equivalent game for my PlayStation. Enter, PS All-Stars Battle Royale. This game is amazing! If you love super smash bros, you have to check it out. Love all of the Sony characters available!"
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    #5TowerFall Ascension

    TowerFall Ascension

    TowerFall Ascension is a 2D indie action local co-op video game developed and published by Matt Makes Games Inc. This 4-player game is available for PC and Mac, and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $14.99

    Donald Burke
    Written on March 14, 2017
    "I don't find TowerFall Ascension to be a good alternative to Super Smash Bros. When I think of Super Smash Bros I think more along the lines of Teken or Street Fighter. I feel that TowerFall Ascension is more of a level to level combat game and not a party fighter."
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    #6Small Arms

    Small Arms
    Small Arms is a fighting and shoot 'em up video game, featuring anthropomorphic animals and super-deformed people, with ranged weapons. 
    Games

    XBOX 360

    $4.99

    Mildred Soto
    Written on May 30, 2017
    "Small arms is an alternative to Super Smash Bro's, but I wouldn't recommend it for small children. The controls seem easy enough but I think it's really geared towards pre teen players."
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    #7Rivals of Aether

    Rivals of Aether

    Rivals of Aether‚ is an indie fighting game set in a world where warring civilizations summon the power of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth. Play with up to four players locally or up to two players online.

    Games

    Windows

    $14.99

    Ao Yi
    Written on February 17, 2017
    "Bored of the Smash Bros franchise? Don't have the money to buy a new Nintendo Switch? Rivals of Aether provides what amounts to be the same exact experience without having to navigate the newest Nintendo models. Play right away with franchises and also have your friends join in easily for epic battles! You'll forget about Mario and his pals when you are fighting ancient civilizations for chance to be their new emperor!"
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    #8BaraBariBall

    BaraBariBall
    BaraBariBall is a competitive sports/fighting game where you score by dunking the ball in the water on the opposing team's side, and lose a point for falling into the water.
    Games

    Other Platform

    Free

    Alan Nguyen
    Written on June 10, 2017
    "BaraBariBall may be similiar to Super Smash Brothers on some abstract level but you'll have a hard time getting past the Atari 2600 style graphics and mediocre gameplay. After trying it out I can safetly say it's definitely not a good recommendation or solution to this problem. "

Summary

Best What are the best alternatives to Super Smash Bros
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Megabyte PunchGames 16 Paid
2BrawlhallaGames 14 Free
3Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XLGames 11 Paid
4PlayStation All-Stars Battle RoyaleGames 9 Paid
5TowerFall AscensionGames 6 Paid
6Small ArmsGames 4 Paid
7Rivals of AetherGames 3 Paid
8BaraBariBallGames 1 Free
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