Mario Hoops 3-on-3 (also known as Mario Basketball 3 on 3 in Japan and as Mario Slam Basketball in Europe) is a Mario sports game developed by Square Enix for the Nintendo DS. This time around, Mario and his friends are playing basketball.
Birdo is an unlockable girl in this game, playing alongside characters from the Final Fantasy series; She is unlockable when the player has finished the Hard Mushroom Cup. Here she is an all-around type and her Special Shot is the Egg Shot, she begins by spinning around twice, later Birdo catches the ball in her snout, jumps, and spits it out toward the basket as an Egg. To perform it, the player must tap out a triangle twice. Once again, Birdo still didn't have her own stadium, but she along with Yoshi, appears on the Mario Stadium.