Conclusion: Kirby Canvas Curse is probably a game that should have launched with the DS hardware because it definitely shows that the DS touch screen is actually worth something. That it can actually bring interesting new kinds of gameplay without sacrificing everything on gimmicks.
Excerpt: For me, the Kirby series of titles have always felt a little bit like Mario wannabes. Anything Kirby can and has done; Mario has ended up doing better eventually. From platforming to pinball, Mario has won every round hands down. Until now, that is.
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Excerpt: But then, back in June, Nintendo finally showed faithful DS owners the first oasis in the vast, lonely desert called the DS software library, which was both small and decidedly poor in overall quality at the time. That oasis was called
Excerpt: The Nintendo DS and PSP have both seen a huge drought in software titles since their handheld consoles released to the market. Most of the PSP titles have been ports of PS2 titles while the DS has seen its share of N64 remakes and â€œtouch screenâ€? updates to GBA titles.
to the world of Kirby: Canvas Curse. You play as Kirby, the lovable
pink marshmallow on an adventure to save Dream World from evil. Kirby
is stripped of his limbs from a witch. Kirby is now a quadriplegic and
you must help guide him to the end of the level.