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In 1989, Nintendo released an RPG known as Mother. It differed from its contemporaries in that its scenario was conceived by a professional writer who saw a great storytelling potential in this budding medium: Shigesato Itoi. 4,262 more words

Game Reviews

25th Anniversary Kirby Orchestra Event Coming To Japan In 2017

Kirby’s 25th Anniversary is just around the corner and to celebrate, a Kirby-themed orchestra concert is going to be held in Japan this upcoming April! The event will occur in Tokyo and Osaka next year; information about tickets and dates can be found on the… 29 more words

A Kirby 25th Anniversary Twitter Account Has Gone Live

Next year everyone’s favorite pink puffball will be turning 25, and to kick off the celebration, a Kirby 25th Anniversary Twitter account has been made. An extremely cute animation can be found in the account’s very first tweet below: 29 more words

Kirby's Dreamland (Game Boy) Review

Kirby’s Dreamland (aka Hoshi no Kirby/Kirby of the Stars in Japan) is a 1992 platformer for the Gameboy developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo. 537 more words


Kirby Mass Attack Review

Ten times the Kirbies, ten times the cuteness, ten times the fun

For quite a while – more specifically, ever since Kirby’s Adventure – Nintendo’s charming pink marshmallow ball had built his legacy on games that centered around his enemy-swallowing power-absorbing skills. 1,318 more words


Kirby: Planet Robobot Review

A game that is full of good intentions and charm, but whose heart is just not quite in it

Kirby: Triple Deluxe did what numerous games created for the Nintendo 3DS could not achieve: it used the system’s tridimensional effects, once hailed as a grand innovation and its flagship feature, as something more than just visual fireworks. 1,158 more words