Hammer Bros (or Hammer Brothers, often spelled "Hammer Bros.") are Koopas that stand upright and throw hammers at the player. They first appeared in the game Super Mario Bros. They have bigger shells than normal Koopa Troopas and wear helmets. Hammer Bros have several times been described as elite members of Bowser's Koopa Troop. These enemies were originally designed by Kazuaki Morita.
At the Nintendo Direct at E3 2018, Super Mario Party was announced for release on October 5, 2018. In addition, the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch was announced to be named Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and releases on December 7, 2018. Outside the Nintendo Direct, it was announced that the Yoshi game for Nintendo Switch was delayed to 2019.
In the files for the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack in Minecraft: Wii U Edition, there is an image of Hooktail as the Ender Dragon. The concept for Hooktail as the Ender Dragon was scrapped before release, where the Ender Dragon is Gobblegut instead.