When Rabbids, the hyperactive cartoon rabbits introduced in Rayman Raving Rabbids, get excited, they shout “Bwah!” They do so repeatedly and volubly. This is a fact I didn’t know yesterday; I hope I forget it by tomorrow.
The Rabbids, which gained attention for their mascot potential and have since been spun off by their creators, Ubisoft, into a series of party games and various ancillary opportunities, are terrible. Superficially “wacky”, with the sort of attitude that would lend them well to the memes your aunt posts on Facebook, Rabbids are the Minions of the videogame world.
An example of the type of ‘tude we’re talking about: early in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, a character introducing a quest offers coins as a reward—but the Rabbids, those sassy rascals, throw the coins back at the quest giver until he offers a better reward! They are preternaturally, merchandisingly Edgy. I hate them so, so much.
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