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Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl - What We Know So Far

Since the trailer for "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" dropped on July 13, 2021, fans have been losing it with excitement, and it's easy to see why. This upcoming title combines gameplay elements from classic hit game "Super Smash Bros." with some of the most beloved Nickelodeon characters of all time. For the many young adults that grew up on "Mario" games and Nickelodeon cartoons, it's basically a dream come true. The nostalgia value is through the roof!


While there is a lot left to learn, and even more to speculate about, the world got some juicy details right out of the gate. Confirmed characters for "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" include fan favorites from shows like "Spongebob Squarepants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." There are plenty more character rumors on top of that, including talk about characters from "The Legend of Korra" and "CatDog."

Fans curious about "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" can read on to learn the game's release date, all the key details revealed in the trailer, and some exciting gameplay elements.

What's the release date for Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl?

Since these are the early days of "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl," there's still more information to come, including a specific release date. That being said, the end of the launch trailer promises that the game is set to release sometime during Fall 2021. Since the trailer was released July 13, that's a fairly short turnaround.


It's clear that a lot of work went into this game, and it's looking promising. Developer Ludosity is known for working on "Slap City," a campy platform fighter with overwhelmingly positive reviews on Steam. The team seems passionate about the project. As chief designer Elias "sinxtanx" Forslind told Kotaku, "I hope this game can also inspire others to keep experimenting with the platform fighter genre. It's more than 20 years old now, but it still feels like a young genre, with lots of potential."

The dev team even hopes to see "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" take off in the competitive sphere, and this big dream could actually become a reality. As Ludosity CEO Joel Nyström wrote to Kotaku, "Nickelodeon is absolutely on board with having the game be competitively viable. That's been in the conversation from the start. That's why they came to us."


Of course, "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" is still meant for casual fun as well. Though the upcoming title will definitely share some similarities with "Slap City" and "Super Smash Bros.," it promises to be unique in its own right.

Is there a trailer for Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl?

The official trailer for "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" that announced the game appeared on July 13, 2021. It runs just under two minutes long, and it's chock-full of big reveals.

Upbeat rock music sets the scene as the trailer begins, and the words "Get Ready to Brawl" fill the screen. Right away, fans meet a few of the key characters, including "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" icon Michelangelo, Lincoln Loud, Powdered Toast Man, and Sandy Cheeks, all making big entrances and showing off some of their best moves. More character reveals and flexes follow, including those from an ice-cream attacking Patrick Star, Oblina, and awkward yet lovable Nigel Thornberry. After the game's name appears on-screen, more familiar faces appear as Lucy, Spongebob SquarepantsHelga, and Reptar from "Rugrats" show the world their skills. Fans also meet Zim, Danny Phantom, and a second "TMNT" star, Leonardo. Finally, there's a promise of more as the words "Plus Many More Surprises" appear onscreen.


"Battle With Friends" flashes across the screen later on in the trailer, tipping fans off about gameplay features. In quick glimpses throughout the trailer, characters fight in all kinds of cool locations like space, a graveyard, the Jellyfish Fields from "Spongebob," and more. Each character moves in their own way, so players will likely have exciting attack and ability options depending on who they play as. The trailer ends as the characters split into two lines and run towards each other, colliding as the end screen appears with release information.

What will gameplay in Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl be like?

According to the official game website, "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" will unite "all your Nickelodeon favorites for one bombastic battle." The title will feature a "power-packed cast of heroes" who each come with their own set of "unique moves and attacks drawn directly from their identifiable personalities." Since Patrick showed off a sick ice cream attack in the trailer, playstyle variety seems a given, and the game promises "endless action" for up to four local players at a time.


Despite all these promising features, one new "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" gameplay element has pro "Smash" players embarrassed. The upcoming title will have rollback netcode capabilities on select platforms, which will cut down on lags and connection issues for online multiplayer matches, unlike the long-standing "Mario" classic. This should make gameplay as smooth as butter!

There's only one way to find out how "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" will shape up, and that's waiting patiently until its Fall 2021 release. Until then, you can pass the time and sharpen your brawling skills by searching for all these "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" easter eggs.

You can preorder "Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl" now for the Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, or Xbox Series X|S.