The game is developed by Ludosity, which had experience with working on the platform fighter genre with Slap City.
A developer from Ludosity, sinxtanx, confirmed via the official Ludosity Discord server that the game will support features and techniques popular or highly demanded by fighting game fans (especially fans of Super Smash Bros).
Features include rollback netcode, private and competitive lobbies, and ranking.
Target leaked the box-art for Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl the day it was announced, but was eventually changed to only have its logo. The leaked box-art featured unrevealed fighters such as Aang, Korra, Ren, Stimpy, CatDog, and more.
The poses for SpongeBob, Patrick and Sandy's portraits are very similar to promotional art of the characters.
Coincidently, the game was announced on the day of Tom Kenny's birthday, and a day before SpongeBob SquarePants' birthday.
Every fighter has a stage associated with them.
SpongeBob's stage is Jellyfish Fields.
Sandy's stage is Glove World.
Every fighter has a codename associated with them, possibly to prevent any potential spoilers.
SpongeBob's codename is apple
Patrick's codename is star
Sandy's codename is diver
This is the second time a cartoon channel has been the focus of a Super Smash Bros.' game, with the first instance being Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion, which was released on the Nintendo 3DS, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo Wii in 2011.
Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion received mixed reviews, often reasoned because of its flawed roster and not having the amount of care like Super Smash Bros. had.
From what has been revealed, there are 2 fighters from the 1980s, 9 fighters from the 1990s, 1 fighter from debatably either the 1990s or the 2000s, 1 fighter from the 2000s, and 2 fighters from the 2010s.
Michelangelo, Leonardo and April O'Neil (First animated series starting on December 28, 1987)
Lincoln and Lucy Loud (Debut episode debatably either original June 5, 2014 pilot or series' May 2, 2016 premiere)
This will be the first Nickelodeon fighting game on a home console.
The voice actor of Zim from Invader Zim, Richard Horvitz, has confirmed that he did not voice Zim for this game and he is not sure if the game even contains voice acting. Joel Nyström, CEO of developer Ludosity, has since stated that "as we continue to build the Nick All-Star Brawl franchise, we will be reviewing all options, which may include adding VO down the road."
GameMill Entertainment released a 2nd teaser trailer for Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl on August 23, 2021, announcing 8 more mystery fighters are coming. The video was then made private shortly after.
Two more fighters were revealed at Gamescom 2021 on August 26, 2021.
SpongeBob, Patrick, Sandy, Helga, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Reptar, Lincoln, Zim, GIR, Danny and CatDog are the only playable characters from Super Brawl Universe to return in this game.
This game is inspired by Super Smash Bros., a crossover fighter featuring Nintendo characters and other video game characters.
Like Super Smash Bros., Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl takes references from certain episodes of the fighters' shows and make them apart of their movesets.