Mario Slam Basketball
Mario Slam Basketball (Mario Hoops: 3-On-3 in America and Mario Basket 3-On-3 in Japan) is a sports video game developed by Square Enix and published by Nintendo, released for the Nintendo DS in 2006. (2007 in European countries.) As Square developed the game, Several Final Fantasy characters are playable alongside Mario characters. The gameplay is based around three versus three basketball matches, with items, similar to the ones in Mario Kart. Alongside regular matches, there is a tournament mode where multiple matches are played one after another, with rewards such as new characters, balls, and costumes. The game was rereleased for the Wii U in 2016.