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Nintendo Kirby Star Allies
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Kirby Star Allies
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Make Friends of Foes
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Kirby’s Nintendo Switch debut is even better alongside your own friends playing as classic allies from previous games such as Adeleine & Ribbon, Kine, and Taranza.

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Turn Kirby’s enemies into new pals. Up to 4 player co-op. Tons of classic returning friends. Team up for impressive super-moves. Amiibo compatible. Free DLC.

Cons

One of Kirby’s priciest adventures.

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Nintendo Super NES Classic Edition
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Super NES Classic Edition
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Gaming Revolution
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The pinnacle of '90s gaming brought back again. Rediscover the biggest games ever made or experience them for the first time.

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Sports the iconic look of the original system while introducing new titles, like the never-released Star Fox 2. Comes with A Link to the Past, Super Mario World, Mario Kart, Kirby's Dream Course, Donkey Kong Country, and others.

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The games available on this system cannot be expanded without hacking.

Nintendo Kirby: Triple Deluxe
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Kirby: Triple Deluxe
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Climb the Dreamstalk
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Long-time Kirby fans will face many surprises as you race to rescue King Dedede, including devious puzzles, giant bosses, and tons of nostalgic keychains to find.

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Wildly varied levels and worlds. New abilities like Poison, Beetle, and Hypernova. Brilliant use of 3D. Fun mini-games like Dedede’s Drum Dash. Unlockable Dedede adventure.

Cons

No Amiibo support.

Nintendo Kirby: Planet Robobot
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Kirby: Planet Robobot
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Mechanized Fun
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Planet Robobot is the prettiest and most creative Kirby game to hit the Nintendo 3DS. Kirby fans will love taking the adaptive Robobot Armor for a spin, too.

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The Robobot Armor is pure destructive fun. Explore a mechanized Dream Land. Tons of stickers to collect. Unlockable Meta Knight adventure. Supports all Amiibo.

Cons

Not too difficult to complete.

Nintendo 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
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3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure
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Even Better in 3D
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The cheapest way to explore Kirby’s only NES game, Kirby’s Adventure also received an impressive 3D facelift that makes Kirby and Dream Land truly pop.

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This classic was remade to take full advantage of stellar 3D visuals. Especially inexpensive. Retains all the charm of the original game. First time players met Sword, Ball, and Hammer Kirby.

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A completely single-player game.

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The most famous pink puffball in all of Dream Land made his video game debut in 1992 with Kirby’s Dream Land for the original Game Boy, and he shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Kirby is well-known for inhaling baddies to copy their abilities, giving players a wide range of new ways to play, such as the Stone, Spark, Yo-Yo, Wing, and UFO powers. Whether the pint-sized hero is battling King Dedede for the legendary Star Rod or clobbering giant machines in his own rosy Robobot Armor, all of Kirby’s games are accessible, creatively designed, and a blast to play for gamers of all ages.

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