- May 11, 2014
Raving Rabbids, known in French as "Lapins Crétins", are sharing the spotlight with Mario in one of the upcoming and most intriguing new Switch title : Mario + Rabbids : Kingdom Battle.
Who are they ?The Raving Rabbids are creatures who first appeared as Rayman's enemies in the games "Rayman Raving Rabbids" and "Rayman Raving Rabbids 2" developed by Ubisoft. They eventually managed to emancipate themselves and started their own franchise called, simply, "Rabbids".
The Rabbids are rabbit-like creature, often depicted crazy but intelligent enough to create weapons of all kinds and enslave other life forms (as seen in the original Rayman Raving Rabbids). They have no special objective, except of going to the Moon, which is speculated to be their hometown. At first considered evil, they eventually evolved to just become minor annoyances, or even (though rarely) allies for Rayman and, more recently, Mario.
-Chances are, if you followed the gaming world long enough, that you heard about the Rabbids. Appearing in many games (Thirteen games (!) between 2006 and 2016), in TV shows, in short movies, in comic books and with a long movie in the works, they are far from being unknown.
Why choose the Rabbid ?
Why choose the Rabbid ?
-The Rabbids are pretty unique. They are a crazy species with thei own special objective which is to go back to the moon, whatever may be the way, as well as funny characters. They would fit without any problem the goofy criteria of the roster. And would add more animals to the game (crazy ones, true, but still animals). We all love animals after all.
They also are smaller than most fighters already present in the game, a plus for their inclusion.
They also have an arsenal of weapons that they may use to attack their enemies, such as the legendary Plunger-Launcher, introduced in the first game they ever appeared, but also the most recent weapons from this game :
Yes, laser-guns, rocket launchers, as well as traps. Plenty of weapons to use for our white monsters !
-They also share a game with Mario, who is, as you probably know, the mascot of Nintendo. That's pretty impressive, little are the characters from other companies who got the chance to be co-starring with the red plumber !
-The question you could ask yourselves is : Do you want to play Rabbids in Smash Bros. ? Many of you may say "No, that's stupid, I'll never play a Bunny !". But you should ask yourselves this instead ; Do you want to play a Smash Bros. game where you can punch a Rabbid ? Indeed, you can either like them or hate them, if they join Smash Bros., you'll be able to do what you want with them. Play or punch them.
What about Rayman ?As said before, they eventually managed to get away from the Rayman license to become their own thing. Though, as mentioned earlier, they are two different series, and as seen with Ryu and Megaman, they do not make it impossible for the other to join the roster.
And... How would they dress ?Obviously, you'd get the original rabbid as a choice, but more importantly, you'd get to dress as...
Luigi Rabbid !
Peach Rabbid !
Who already got their own figurines !
As well as the countless clothes they wore during all those years !
Don't be shy, join us today !
Rabbids got a Mii costume in Smash!
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