Also known as 大乱闘 スマッシュ ブラザーズ DX
Dairantō Smash Brothers DX
Dairantō Sumasshu Burazāzu Derakkusu
(Dairantō meaning "Great Fray")
Super Smash Bros. Melee is a popular crossover fighting game released for the Nintendo GameCube shortly after its launch in 2001 (2002 in the PAL region). It is the sequel to the 1999 Nintendo 64 fighting game Super Smash Bros., and will be followed by the Wii game Super Smash Bros. Brawl, being released in Japan on January 24, 2008 and North America on February 10, 2008. It builds on the first game's broad appeal and improved multiplayer and single player modes, adding new features.