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DarkGenex NJ.jpg
Melee mains Fox, Ice Climbers
Other Melee
Skill Super Smash Bros. Melee High level
Additional info
Real name Justin Cohen
Location New York City, New York USA

DarkGenex is a Super Smash Bros. Melee Fox and Ice Climbers player from New Jersey. He was previously ranked 6th on the New Jersey Power Rankings Rollback 2020 PR, and was 16th on the New York City Power Rankings. He is a head TO of The Nightclub, a national commentator, and a content creator on his Twitter, most notably for the weekly "This Week in Melee" news recaps. He has wins on Zuppy, Krudo, Chem, dizzkidboogie, and Leighton.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
MomoCon 2018 May 24th, 2018 17th
OpTic Arena June 8th, 2018 17th
OMEGA II June 16th, 2018 65th 25th JJM
Super Smash Con 2018 August 9th-12th 2018 193rd
Shine 2018 August 24th-26th 2018 129th 33rd Mark Vince
DreamHack Montreal 2018 September 7th, 2018 25th
DreamHack Atlanta 2018 November 16th, 2018 49th
Fireside Open 2019 December 1st, 2018 49th 9th Wally
Poi Poundaz 2 January 12th, 2019 9th 4th Metallic
GENESIS 6 February 1st, 2019 129th 49th Lunar Dusk
The Script 2 February 16th, 2019 33rd 17th DIO
Full Bloom 5 March 23rd, 2019 65th 33rd Briefs
Scarlet Classic V April 14th, 2019 33rd 7th Cool Lime
Pound 2019 April 19th, 2019 65th 33rd Warmmer
King May 5th, 2019 25th 9th Cool Lime
MomoCon 2019 May 23rd, 2019 17th
DreamHack Montreal 2019 September 7th, 2019 13th 5th Swarm
Rising Stars at EGLX 2019 October 19th, 2019 25th
GENESIS 7 January 24th, 2020 193rd 49th Warmmer
Pound OnlineOnline April 24th-26th, 2020 49th
Ludwig Ahgren Championship Series 3Online December 19th-20th, 2020 33rd
Riptide September 10th-12th, 2021 65th
Super Smash Con: Fall Fest October 15th-17th, 2021 13th
Smash Summit 13 May 12th-15th, 2022 13th
Get On My Level 2022 July 1st-3rd, 2022 17th Lunar Dusk
Fête 2 July 29th-31st, 2022 49th 25th Mekk
Super Smash Con 2022 August 11th-14th, 2022 17th Lunar Dusk
Lost Tech City 2022 September 30th-October 2nd, 2022 33rd
Low Tide City 2023 May 13th-14th, 2023 5th Majersk


  • DarkGenex was previously a notable Roblox player.
  • DarkGenex is known for his proficiency with Giga Bowser in Melee, having entered two netplay tournaments with the character and taken games off of MPGR-ranked players in friendlies. As such, it is joked (albeit with credibility) that he is the best Giga Bowser player in the world.
  • DarkGenex is one of the best North American players in Korean MOBA Eternal Return, and will regularly wear the "BARB" tag in reference to his main, Barbara.
  • DarkGenex is highly regarded as an effective Smash Summit campaign manager, coordinating the successful vote-ins of Magi for Smash Summit 12, himself for Smash Summit 13, and Jflex for Smash Summit 14.

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