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10:45 AM on 07.21.2014

Best Buy is doing buy one, get one for 3DS games this week

Like the DS before it, the 3DS is becoming one of my favorite platforms. Now that we are several years into its life, it has a pretty great selection of first and third-party games. There are enough now that I have fallen beh...

Darren Nakamura


9:00 PM on 07.10.2014

Couldn't you just inhale these Kirby 3DS accessories?

It's about time we saw some more Kirby 3DS XL accessories, and these are far too cute to pass up. I thought I was going to have some difficulty passing up that Kirby keychain puzzle, but now I'm practically throwing money at ...

Brittany Vincent

10:30 AM on 07.09.2014

Kirby: Triple Deluxe's Smash Bros. minigame is becoming a standalone purchase

Kirby: Triple Deluxe was a pretty great game, due in part because of its two well crafted mini-games -- a rhythm game involving King Dedede, and its Smash Bros. like Kirby Fighters Z. Well in Japan, they're apparently do...

Chris Carter

12:00 AM on 06.20.2014

This 300-piece Kirby: Triple Deluxe puzzle is worth taking the time to put together

One of my favorite parts of Kirby: Triple Deluxe was collecting all of the adorable little keychains. I've been hoping to see an entire set of them released for purchase, pixelated goodness and all, but I've not seen them jus...

Brittany Vincent

7:00 PM on 06.12.2014

You won't believe these Kirby pics that Dtoid drew, they will blow your mind and restore your faith in humanity

How's Destructoid wrapping up E3? Frantically cranking out previews from the press room? Hustling around the show floor to see as much as possible? We probably should be. Instead, we're drawing pictures of Kirby. Really really good pictures of Kirby.

Brett Makedonski



Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is almost too cute for words photo
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is almost too cute for words
by Darren Nakamura

Nearly ten years ago, Kirby: Canvas Curse graced our original Nintendo DS handhelds, showing us (once again) that Kirby games could be about things other than floating around, ingesting bugs, and vomiting stars. Canvas Curse also had the responsibility of showing that fully touch-controlled games could be worthwhile, and by most accounts, it succeeded in that endeavor.

That same gameplay hook is back with Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. Now on the larger screen of the Wii U GamePad, players will still tap Kirby to make him move and draw rainbows for him to use as platforms. What is new is the clay aesthetic, which brings to the game its own neat mechanics.

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11:34 AM on 06.10.2014

Nintendo announces Kirby and the Rainbow Curse for Wii U

We just can't get enough Kirby, it seems. Nintendo announced Kirby and the Rainbow Curse for the Wii U today, which looks to be a clear follow-up to the DS title Canvas Curse. Not much is known at this point, but it looks like Kirby will have a ton of different forms to morph into, and the same stylus gameplay will be present.

Chris Carter

10:00 PM on 05.29.2014

These tiny Kirby figures are adorable and affordable

You can never have too many Kirby figures, and this Kirby Tsumu Tsumu set includes 5-10 figures of Kirby doing what he does best: being freakin' adorable. The tiny Kirby figures can be stacked on top of each other, and if you...

Brittany Vincent

4:30 PM on 05.16.2014

Celebrate Kirby: Triple Deluxe's European release with Pink + White 2DS

Kirby: Triple Deluxe has landed in Europe, and Nintendo wants you to celebrate the event with the Pink + White 2DS, an adorable slice of fluff that's Kirby pink. Oh, and it's not available in the US. And it doesn't come with ...

Brittany Vincent

5:00 PM on 05.14.2014

3DS titles sweeping Japanese weekly sales chart ending May 11

The Japanese weekly sales charts ending on May 11 reveal 14 of the top 20 spots have been overtaken by various 3DS games, including Mario Golf: World Tour, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, and Kirby: Triple Deluxe. Yo...

Brittany Vincent

3:30 PM on 05.05.2014

Kirby's Dream Land 2 free with Triple Deluxe download in Europe

European gamers who buy Kirby: Triple Deluxe from the 3DS eShop prior to July 13, 2014 will receive a free download code for Kirby's Dream Land 2, Nintendo has announced. This 1995 Game Boy title is a reminder of that phase w...

Jordan Devore





11:00 PM on 05.02.2014

Nintendo, please make more Kirby opera trailers

Kirby Triple Deluxe is out (and good) and this trailer -- the full version of this one -- is so well done I might just buy two copies. If you want to see more Triple Deluxe, there's a few other cute trailers out there (below). GoNintendo also has a complete video walkthrough, the final boss, and so on.

Steven Hansen

8:00 PM on 04.28.2014

Why is Kirby so angry in the US, anyway?

Have you ever noticed how Kirby has mean-looking eyebrows on box art in the US? It's one of those things that can't be unseen, like the little arrow in the FedEx logo. Anyway, I've never understood it -- Kirby is such a feel-...

Jordan Devore



Review: Kirby: Triple Deluxe photo
Review: Kirby: Triple Deluxe
by Chris Carter

Whenever a new Nintendo system is released, it's inevitable that a Kirby game will appear on it. Whether it's a console or a portable, or that game is a racing, golf, or standard platformer is uncertain, but you will get Kirby in some form or another.

The 3DS' gift is Kirby: Triple Deluxe, which closely resembles the SNES classic Kirby Super Star, albeit with a few less minigames packed in. But with the strong showing of a fun casual Smash Bros. clone and a King Dedede rhythm game, this is one of Kirby's strongest showings yet.

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11:58 AM on 04.21.2014

Best Nintendo commercial this year

HAHAH! Wow, Nintendo. Intense much? Gotta love those lyrics, too.  By the way, I'm playing Kirby: Triple Deluxe and it's fantastic. You'll see when it comes out next month for 3DS.

Dale North



Review: NES Remix 2 photo
Review: NES Remix 2
by Chris Carter

NES Remix was able to scratch an itch for many retro enthusiasts out there, but it lacked a certain spark that made it a must-buy for the average gamer. It would be hard to really consider half of the selections "classic," and it lacked any real extras beyond a hit-or-miss array of remixed stages.

But the second time is a charm in this case, because with heavy-hitting newcomers like Kirby's Adventure, Punch Out!!, and Metroid on top of returning franchises like Mario and Zelda, NES Remix 2 really knocks it out of the park in terms of its selection.

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