The 1990’s cartoon nostalgia continues: Ren and Stimpy (from the The Ren & Stimpy Show) will likely be added to Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl, builders Ludosity and Fair Play Labs introduced on Tuesday.
The chihuahua-and-cat duo’s knack for darkly comedian hijinks — particularly Ren’s tendency to aggressively vent his rage — make them a no brainer so as to add to this Smash-like platform fighter. The duo will operate as a tag-team that works as a single playable brawler. Basically, they’ll be utilizing one another as weapons, based on a PlayStation Blog. They’ll be joining a rising solid of iconic characters from the community, together with these from SpongeBob Squarepants, Danny Phantom, and Avatar: The Last Airbender amongst others.
The tag-team could have strikes and assaults that reference iconic moments within the authentic 1990’s cartoon, Ludosity undertaking supervisor Joel Nyström and Fair Play Labs Game Designer Matías R. Singer introduced within the submit. These embrace references to the Log from the Blammo advertisement and the ‘Happy Happy Joy Joy’ track. Ren and Stimpy may also transfer a bit of extra slowly however have a bigger assault vary, to be able to be “welcoming to even novice players” based on the builders.
This appears to proceed the theme of builders making an attempt to seize the spirit of the animated reveals these characters got here from — significantly any memorable moments which have taken off as memes. The builders famous, within the announcement, that “each of Ren & Stimpy’s moves is inspired by a particular scene of the show, but we’ll leave it up to the players to find all the references.”
The Ren & Stimpy Show was so beloved for its traditional really feel — particularly in comparison with different fan-favorites of the Nineteen Nineties, like Rugrats, which largely departed from the heightened, mischievous tone of older cartoons. Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl appears to be aiming a portal again into these halcyon days.