>Super Mario Spikers is a cancelled volleyball-wrestling hybrid
>Ubisoft made two 360 exclusive Naruto games that never released in Japan
>Mario Kart DS was played in an EVO tournament
What are some other gaming oddities?
>>Super Mario Spikers is a cancelled volleyball-wrestling hybrid
Players would just freely run from their side to the opponents' side after returning the ball and then try to german suplex anyone who might make a return?
A character in Skullgirls has a fully-functional trumpet with pitches and tones and all that stuff. I expect professionally playing the Arcade Stick in concert to become a valid musical career some time in the next few years.
Speaking of trumpets, the composer for Resident Evil (and numerous other projects) was actually DEAF, but he simply attributed other people's creations to himself so that he could keep his job. The one track he made unassisted is notorious for being one of the worst pieces of video game music of all time.
Propeller Arena was a dog fighting game that was to be released for the dreamcast, but got canned because 9/11 happened, and one of the levels is called Tower
It was leaked in 2004, though
Epic mickey concept art is one of the scariest things I've ever seen.
Speaking of Mickey, Disney expected Squaresoft to just put Mickey in the background somewhere in KH1 when first writing the story when they asked Disney what they should do about Mickey. Square then made him arguably one of the most important characters for the ending and Disney approved.