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Re: Your take on the Rosalina treatment

Post by Winters Thief Zero on Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:45 pm

^ Lubba never became popular, Rosalina almost immediately did upon release of Super Mario Galaxy, plus she was a more major character than Lubba. (Galaxy 2 has no real story, the original does, and Rosalina is a big part of it)


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Re: Your take on the Rosalina treatment

Post by Gameguy1996 on Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:17 pm

He's in the backround of the Mario Galaxy stage in Super Smash Bros for Wii U and he also made a cameo in Mario Golf World Tour.



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Re: Your take on the Rosalina treatment

Post by Kinopio on Sun Oct 05, 2014 11:36 pm

I'm not exactly too fond of Rosalina's treatment in the last few years either..

She seems to have gotten shoehorned into many recent Mario titles, but Smash Bros? I felt that was going too far really. Especially over Toad... I mean, he was one of the default playable characters in SM3DW and he was a highly requested character for Smash since the Melee days. Sure hope Captain Toad gets in at least as DLC or by SSB5. Tbh, I wouldn't have minded Rosalina in Smash, but over Toad as a playable character? That's just not right at all...

Her recent portrayals outside of Smash also don't do much of a favour to her original character portrayal in my opinion. Rosalina was originally presented as a mysterious being in SMG; however, recent spin-offs seem to have made her rather bubbly and even become just a "princess" much like Peach and Daisy. 

Don't get me wrong, I do like the Rosalina character. However, pushing her in so many games (especially Smash Bros.) all of a sudden doesn't seem right and doesn't do justice for her character either.


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