Talk:Bear (character)

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At what point was it confirmed that this character is in fact named "Bear"? I always thought that was Bazaar. Vent (talk) 18:59, 17 March 2013 (EDT)

According to Brothers Bear article, "his name was simply Bear according to the credits." Mario Green.pngKaBoom! 19:41, 17 March 2013 (EDT)

Are you sure that's supposed to be his name? He's probably just meant to be a generic stand in for all the Brothers Bear without having to make unique sprites. Vent (talk) 20:11, 17 March 2013 (EDT)

No, I'm not sure because I never played the game. I still pretty much think that Bear is his name because he's the only bear in Donkey Kong Land III. Mario Green.pngKaBoom! 20:13, 17 March 2013 (EDT)

Well I have played the game and I recently checked the credits. It definitely says "Bear" but he's pretty obviously supposed to be Bazaar. In both the manual and the Nintendo Power coverage of DKL3, he's only ever referred to as "the Brothers Bear" as though he's meant to represent all the bears without ever actually having to use their sprites or their names. Vent (talk) 01:27, 18 March 2013 (EDT)

I tried to rewrite the page a bit to reflect the above, but since "Bear" has a definite (if stupid and generic) name and provides services different from any of the actual Brother Bears, he's still a different "entity" and thus (arguably) worthy of a separate page. Of course, someone can make a TPP to merge the page to Bazaar, Brothers Bear or w/e. --Glowsquid (talk) 13:34, 18 March 2013 (EDT)