A new female character has been announced for the upcoming “Super Smash Bros. 4” on the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. According to a report from the Shoryuken on Dec. 18, Nintendo confirmed that Rosalina will be appearing as a playable fighter in the crossover fighting video game.
Rosalina was first featured in “Super Mario Galaxy,” which was released for the Nintendo Wii in 2007. She controls the Comet Observatory as she is the protector of the cosmos. She also made cameos in the “Mario Kart” and “Mario Party” series along with the recently-released Nintendo Wii U video game, “Super Mario 3D World.”
In “Super Smash Bros. 4,” Rosalina partners with Luma in order to attack her enemies. You can check out some screenshots of her is action, as well as several other shots, in the slideshow located to the left of this article.
Rosalina is the second female newcomer to be confirmed for the crossover fighting game. The first was Wii Fit Trainer, who was announced earlier this year during the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Both characters should be playable in the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions.
“Super Smash Bros. 4” was previously rumored to be released as early as the spring season of next year. However, Nintendo quickly denied the reports, adding that the software product has only been confirmed to come out sometime in 2014.