Kirby (Video game)

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Kirby (ESRB ratings: E) is a family-friendly platform game series produced by Nintendo, it features the character Kirby, a pink blob with legs, feet and face who in almost every game of the series has the ability to copy enemies' special abilities by swallowing them; he also has the ability to float. He is the hero of a fantasy world called Pop Star, and his adventures usually consist of spoiling the evil King Dedede's plans.

Most games in the series feature side-scrolling levels reminiscent of Super Mario Bros.. Throughout the game, the player is required to find and use special abilities in order to solve puzzles and finish the level. Occasionally the player must obtain secret items to achieve a 100% completion rating for the area.

The series also contains various games in genres other than platformer.

Chronology of the Main Series

Kirby's Dream Land (Game Boy; Released in North America on August 1, 1992)

Kirby's Adventure (NES/Famicom; Released in North America on May 1, 1993)

Kirby's Dream Land 2 (Game Boy; Released in North America on May 1, 1995)

Kirby Super Star (SNES/Super Famicom; Released in North America on September 20, 1996)

Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES/Super Famicom; Released in North America on November 27, 1997)

Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (Nintendo 64; Released in North America on June 26, 2000)

Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land (An updated remake of Kirby's Adventure, for the Game Boy Advance; Released in North America on December 2, 2002)

Kirby & the Amazing Mirror (GBA; Released in North America on October 18, 2004)

Kirby: Squeak Squad (Nintendo DS; Released in North America on December 4, 2006)

Kirby Super Star Ultra (An updated remake of Kirby Super Star for the Nintendo DS; Released in North America on September 22, 2008)

Kirby's Return to Dream Land (Nintendo Wii; Released in North America on October 24, 2011)

Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition (A compilation of five previous Kirby games - Kirby's Dream Land, Kirby's Adventure, Kirby's Dream Land 2, Kirby Super Star, Kirby's Dream Land 3, and Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards - for the Wii; Released in North America on September 16, 2012)

Kirby: Triple Deluxe (Nintendo 3DS; Released in North America on May 2, 2014)

Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS; Released in North America on June 10, 2016)

Kirby Star Allies (Unreleased; Set to be released for the Nintendo Switch in the Spring of 2018)

Non-Traditional Platformer Games

Kirby: Canvas Curse (Nintendo DS; Released in North America on June 13, 2005.)

Kirby's Epic Yarn (Wii; Released in North America on October 17, 2010)

Kirby Mass Attack (Nintendo DS; Released in North America on September 19, 2011)

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (Wii U; Released in North America on February 20, 2015

External Links

Kirby Wiki