(Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Kirby Super Star (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Game Profile

That awful King Dedede is at it again – he's stolen all the food in Dream Land.

It's up to Kirb to get it back and ultimately save Pop Star from being overtaken. In what may be the most diverse adventure yet for the round, pink hero, Kirby journeys through six main games and two minigames, finishing with the ultimate showdown in The Arena. Each game offers its own story and style of platforming action, as well as unique environments and an assortment of enemies.

Swallowing an enemy allows Kirby to copy the abilities of that enemy, granting him the power to perform special attacks and giving him a new hat to don. In a strategic twist, Kirby can now give up an acquired ability and use it to turn an enemy into a helper. The helper will follow Kirby around and automatically fight as his ally or offer a second player the chance to join in the game by controlling it.

There's never a dull moment as Kirby dashes, flies and swallows enemies in his battle against King Dedede, Dyna Blade and Meta Knight.

Game Review

Wii U eShop Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Stephen Kelly

Dedede-lightful

Kirby Super Star is a smorgasbord of creativity, as if the developers at HAL Laboratory had a game jam for two weeks straight and came out on the other side with a beautifully disheveled collection of Kirby’s best. Nine sub-games, ranging from...

Game Review

Virtual Console Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Corbie Dillard

Suck on this!

Kirby Super Star made its debut on the Super Nintendo console in 1996, and although the game came late in the system's lifecycle, it's gone on to become one of the most sought-after games in the series. Now with the release of the game on the Virtual...

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User Comments (40)

Bass_X0

#1

Bass_X0 said:

I wonder how long it takes for this to come out of Japan... Instant download when it comes over here. I don't really want the expensive DS version. I've already finished it years ago.

CrazyOtto

#2

CrazyOtto said:

I would've have downloaded this If I haven't played through KSSU, but I guess some people get it both on VC and on DS, so they can play it on TV old-school style and on the road.

WanderFan91

#3

WanderFan91 said:

My second favorite Kirby game of all time. I still remember the first time I had played it during Hurricane Rita back in 2005. Unfortunately, I was seduced by the highly addicting Kirby's Dream Course, so I played the latter more. But as the years went by, I started to like KSS for the DS more than KDC. Great game, and a total surprise when I heard it was coming to the VC! :)

Kurachi

#5

Kurachi said:

woooowww, incredible
i think its the best kirby game ever, with kirby's adventure of course
i hope it wont take too long once its in japan to get to europe and america
ps. nice to see a remake still seeing VC :p
maybe next will be chrono trigger, who knows....

Kurachi

#7

Kurachi said:

well, if gb,gbc and gba would get on wii's VC, i'd say: i'll wait for more kirby games, but there arent that many kirby games.... not different ones,and real ones, so that kirby actually gets powers and jumps and stuff, not rolling or in pinball (although kirby's pinball looks fun)
thx alot nintendo :)

WanderFan91

#9

WanderFan91 said:

I have Ultra. I'd dish out Wii points to download the original, too. Just comes to show how much I like the game. :)

MrLopez

#10

MrLopez said:

lol Nintendo is so stupid
Kirby Super Star Ultra 50 bucks
Kirby Super Star on the VC 8 bucks
Hmmmm.....>_>

Kevin

#12

Kevin said:

I don't think Ultra's 50 bucks. More like 30 or 35. On second thought maybe I will get this version. I've always prefered playing games on TVs anyway. Anybody think the SNES version is better than Ultra?

astarisborn94

#13

astarisborn94 said:

@Kevin: I agree, it's not worth shelling out $35 for a remake when we could wait for it's VC release and pay just $8.

I don't buy remakes for a reason. I really want to be a true supporter of the Virtual Console and buying remakes don't count.

Kurachi

#14

Kurachi said:

@10: its not that they are stupid, enough people who like DS so much, they dont play wii much
i think they do this either cuz the remake dont sell that good anymore, or they have enough people who bought it and still buy it, so they give us this one too
also, dont forget its not in EU or NA yet, so they might wait till it dont sell that good anymore, cuz enough people who want it as soon as they can

and i think the remake has some more stuff on it ( i dont own it )

well, since i dont play DS or any other handhelds, this will be very good news, and i cant wait now :p

Kevin

#16

Kevin said:

To be honest I only bought Ultra because wasn't this game's rating removed off ESRB with Zombies and the earlier announced games that never got released or am I thinking of another Kirby game?

Bazly

#18

Bazly said:

YES YES YES. ALL KINDS OF YES!

... I mean...

I definitely want to get this one. Definitely. No questions about it.

YES.

Capt_N

#19

Capt_N said:

Of course you can have my points for this one, Nintendo. As long as you list it...

I wonder when/if it's coming?

Kurachi

#21

Kurachi said:

i have kirby's adventure and kirby's dreamland 3 now, its time for this one once its on the europe VC
i've been thinking about it, and i think this is my nr1 kirby game, and kirby's adventure will be nr 2 kirby game

i cant wait much longer :D

Kurachi

#25

Kurachi said:

wait, did i say i only have Kirby's dreamland 3 and kirby's adventure?
i also have kirby 64 :p

yea, maybe this will be #350, what number are we on atm anyway? :p
i hope it comes together with super mario kart, but i think they only do 1 good game each VC update

Kurachi

#26

Kurachi said:

349 before the last list? bummer, i dont like those games :(
i'll have to wait for this longer then.... sigh

Kurachi

#27

Kurachi said:

it seems it wasnt nr 349

anyway, i got SMK now, and this'll be the next i'll buy for sure (or keeping points for it, as i still have a 2000 point card)

come on nintendo :D

morphballer

#29

morphballer said:

I guess this means we'll finally be getting Chrono Trigger for VC this year; two years after the DS release.

StarDust4Ever

#30

StarDust4Ever said:

VC= EPIC WIN! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
Yay, Kirby! I am so gonna download this when I get home from college! I just got out of final exam, and this news really brightened up my day!

Finally, we get a good great awesome game that we can all appreciate. But still, Nintendo, please do us this favor and supply us with games more often!!!

Next on my wish list: Yoshi's Island :P

LordJumpMad

#31

LordJumpMad said:

One of the Best Games I played on the SNES

too bad I got the DS remake last year,cuz I would so Got this.
But the one on the DS is still Fun, I play the Hell out of it.

Kurachi

#32

Kurachi said:

gz NA, now waiting for EU to get it, and then its : download, download done, play !
hope this will be the next game for EU :)

Beto

#33

Beto said:

I loved this game when I used to play when I was 10 years old. This games is great and fun too it makes laugh, scream and use curz words. The reasons are when Kirby uses the mike ability 3 times and the enemies crash and this also happens when kirby uses the crash ability. When Kirby gets attack, fall down and Kirby gets up shock I use curze words. Also when Kirby grabs a foe on the fighter ability, he throws it the enemy is turn up, this is my favorite one. I scream and laugh when he does that I go "A-HA!"

Kurachi

#34

Kurachi said:

i got it, it as good as ever :D
i practiced the spring breeze part to warm up, and now going for dynablade

after that i'll try and do the treasure one

SMB64

#40

SMB64 said:

Can anyone post a list of The Great Cave Offensive treasure chest items from the highest price to the lowest price?

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