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Kirby's Return to Dreamland
14 November 2011
Excerpt: It’s been a very exciting few years for Kirby fans. Last year brought us the charming and innovative Kirby’s Epic Yarn , and just recently the equally inventive Kirby Mass Attack landed on the DS.
Conclusion: Kirby's Return to Dreamland is not a bad game, but feels like something Nintendo made as an afterthought. If players really want a new 2D platformer this holiday season, there are better alternatives yet to come.
Excerpt: Kirby's Return to Dreamland is the second Kirby installment for Nintendo this year. However, unlike recent Kirby titles, Return to Dreamland follows more traditional Kirby routes. Kirby's Return to Dreamland hosts a highly reminiscent flare of classic Kirby titles.
Excerpt: Kirby has been very busy. It was a short 12 months ago that we all got to take our mom’s sewing kits out for a spin in the fantastically charming Kirby’s Epic Yarn . Then, just a few weeks ago, Nintendo gave the DS its swan song with Kirby: Mass Attack .
Excerpt: You don’t get to be a 32-year old Nintendo fan without encountering some pink along the way. The main reason that I can say that with confidence is Kirby, the now-famous puffball who made his debut in 1992.
Conclusion: Kirby's Return to Dreamland is the game die-hard fans have been waiting for for years. Though recent bouts have found the series moving in more of an experimental direction, the traditional Kirby game is what gamers will always want the series to revert back to.
Excerpt: Kirby’s Return to Dream Land In recent years, Kirby has split himself into duplicates, transformed into yarn, and blasted fellow Nintendo mascots with smash attacks. But for all the cameos and experiments, there hasn’t been a traditional Kirby platformer on consoles since the Nintendo 64.