Kirby Battle Royale News
News Takashi Hamamura, Veteran At HAL Laboratory, Has Resigned
Onto greener pastures
Takashi Hamamura, game designer for HAL Laboratory, has announced that he has resigned from the company. In a tweet posted on April 28th, the veteran stated (via a rough translation) "Today was the last day of work at HAL Laboratory. I would like to finally do game design research activities from next month. If you are...
News Nintendo Shares Special Artwork To Celebrate First Anniversary Of Kirby Battle Royale
Think of a battle royale game and the last title you will probably consider is Kirby Battle Royale for Nintendo 3DS. Even so, the title is now one year old. In celebration of this epic milestone, Nintendo of America has shared special artwork for the game, over on its Twitter account: If you haven't played Kirby Battle Royale, here's a...
News The Latest Japanese My Nintendo Rewards Include Discounts On Those Precious Micro SD Cards
Jealous of Japan?
The My Nintendo rewards system is an ever-increasingly debated topic among Nintendo fans; we've seen numerous comments of upset and even anger from our fine collection of readers over the last few months, with discussion usually suggesting that players aren't happy with the offerings in Europe and North America - despite the...
News Sleep Kirby's Sleep Copy Ability Will Be Coming To Kirby Battle Royale
Sleep tight on Nintendo 3DS
Kirby Battle Royale has finally arrived in North America - check out our review from last year if you haven't already - so now that we're all able to lay the smack down with a variety of pink balls of doom. Best of all, we're getting another new ability as well. The power, Sleep Copy, was voted for by fans following...
Nintendo Download 4th January (North America)
Kirby: Battle Royal in demo form! Neo Geo! More indies!
It's the first week of new releases in 2018, so Nintendo Life has gathered today all the latest incoming games, demos and slices of DLC coming to Nintendo Switch, 3DS and Wii U in North America. This week, we've got another dip into the ACA Neo Geo vault; a selection of indies with racing,...
News Kirby And Friends Are Getting Some Super Cute Big Chinned-Gachapon Toys
Think Funko Pop Vinyls only with huge jawlines
Funko isn't the only company turning your most beloved characters into oversized caricatures. Over in Japan, gachapon maker Panda no Ana has been making a name for itself with Shakurel Planet - a range of toy-capsules that contain miniature animals with oversized jaws - and it's now turned its attention...
News Pokémon, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Nintendo Switch Lead the Way in Japanese Charts
Monolith Soft's title beats launch sales of predecessors
It's that time, once again, for the Japanese Media Create charts. They make for some interesting reading this week, with the release of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 being of particular interest. Monolith Soft's title had a pretty decent launch on Switch, securing second place behind Pokémon Ultra...
News The Results of the First Kirby Copy Ability Poll Are In
Guess what won?
Kirby has got a good year ahead of him, with the spin-off Kirby Battle Royale due out on the 3DS later this year and with Kirby Star Allies on track to deliver a more conventional Kirby experience sometime this spring. Kirby has always been defined by his copy abilities, so Nintendo has taken to running a poll to see which copy...
Nintendo Download 2nd November (Europe)
Kirby Battle Royale! Morphite! Pokemon and Skyrim pre-purchases! More!
It's another Nintendo Download Update for Europe, and it's a rather interesting batch. We have some high profile pre-purchases along with varied games that are actually out this week, from promising Indie titles to a major first-party arrival on the 3DS. Let's get to it. Switch...
News Kirby Battle Royale Demo Arrives Today on the 3DS in Europe
Includes Meta Knight unlock with save transfer
It's not often nowadays that we see significant release date discrepancies between Europe and North America, but that'll be the case with Kirby Battle Royale; it's not due until 19th January in North America, but lands on 3rd November in Europe. In order to build hype and increase awareness,...
News Kirby Will Be Out Of Control When Kirby: Battle Royale Arrives On The Nintendo 3DS
The pink puffball joins fight club
Kirby’s 25th anniversary is well and truly underway, with the latest Nintendo Direct revealing the pink puffball's latest 3DS game originally announced back in Spring. Kirby: Battle Royale appears to be a cuddly and cute version of fight club. In this title, Kirby enters a tournament to face-off against his...