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  • Random The Official Kirby Website Briefly Had A Kafka-esque Section

    You can't hide on the internet

    Next year brings Kirby's 30th Anniversary, so you won't get many prizes for predicting that there'll be some sort of new mainline game on Nintendo Switch - this writer's guess is a(nother) screen-by-screen remake of Kirby's Adventure with modern visuals, but that is only a guess. There'll probably be a nice logo and...

  • News Kirby Nanoblock Series Arriving This September

    Collect all six!

    The Japanese micro-sized toy line Nanoblock will soon be expanding its offerings to a brand new Kirby collection. They'll be released this September for $6 USD each and there'll be a total of six different models available. As they're in surprise bags though, you technically won't find out what you're getting until you open one...

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  • Random Possibly The Rarest Nintendo e-Reader Card Ever Has Been Found

    Update: 1st Place promo Kirby card sold for over $10K

    Update #2 (Fri 23rd Jul, 2021): After a full week on ebay, bidding finally closed on the auction and the card sold for a whopping $10,600USD. Nintendo destroyed any 'winning' Kirby promo cards at E3 2002, so this incredibly rare 1st place survivor was always going to suck in some high bids. Five...

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  • Guide Best Kirby Games Of All Time

    Every Kirby game ever, as ranked by you

    Kirby — one of the most famous faces (with little podgy arms and feet attached) in Nintendo's stable of stars — has been wowing players with his impressive abilities and sheer versatility for nearly thirty years now. Created by Smash Bros. boss Masahiro Sakurai, the pink one built up a very impressive...

  • News Tokyo's Kirby Café Is Adding A Chocolate Pizza To Their Menu

    And it's served on a Kirby-shaped board

    The Kirby Café chain is delightfully weird. With dishes featuring the faces and general shapes of Kirby and friends, and names like "Chocolate fondant that Meta Knight sneakily takes out of his cape", it sounds like the kind of place we'd love to go to. You can even order drinks topped with a marshmallow of...

  • Poll What's The Best Kirby Game?

    The suckiest of heroes

    When it comes to platform mascots and beloved characters, the Mario and Zelda series might get a lot of attention, but there are few heroes as enduring and as beloved as Kirby. Everyone's favourite purveyor of pink puffiness, Kirby was born at HAL Laboratory by the hand of Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai and he's starred...

  • Reminder Nintendo Kicks Off The New Year With A Kirby Fighters 2 Tetris 99 Maximus Cup

    Unlock a special theme

    As we discovered last week (or last year, we should say), Kirby has a big year ahead - with the pink puff's developer HAL Laboratory teasing new projects, games, merchandise, and much more for 2021. Now, to kick start the new year, Nintendo is hosting a Tetris 99 Maximus Cup and it just so happens to feature...you guessed it,...

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  • News Quick Draw Kirby Returns In New Plush Toy Collection This October

    Kirby, Kirby, Kirby...out of control!

    Kirby fans located in Japan will soon be able to get their hands on a new line of plushies featuring the pink puff in all sorts of different forms. All up, the Sanei "Kirby Muteki! Suteki! Closet collection" has five different plush to collect along with a cushion. As you can see, there are the Sword and...

  • News Today Is Masahiro Sakurai's 50th Birthday

    Happy birthday, Sakurai-san!

    Masahiro Sakurai, creator and director of the Kirby and Super Smash Bros. series, turns 50 years old today, 3rd August. One of Sakurai's earliest career highlights came when he was just 19 years old, designing our favourite pink blob Kirby and directing the character's first ever game, Kirby's Dream Land. Since then,...

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  • Random A Fresh Batch Of Kirby Merch Drops On His Japanese Website

    All the best stuff's made in Japan

    The official Japanese Kirby website has published a new collection of items for Japanese fans to snap up. If you find yourself in need of beautification, it seems that HAL Laboratory's platforming pink puffball has got you covered with an adorable range of make up and associated cosmetics. As you can see below,...

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  • News First 4 Figures Reveals Warp Star Kirby Statue

    What’s pink, round and $350?

    First 4 Figures are known for producing premium models based on popular video game characters. In recent times we’ve seen Banjo-Kazooie and Shovel Knight figures and now the talented team has revealed Warp Star Kirby - the fourth model in the Kirby resin statue line. This latest creation is available in...

June2018

  • News Three Kirby Soundtracks Are Now Available For Streaming

    Take your pick

    Over it’s multi-decade run, the Kirby series has accrued quite a collection of memorable tunes, many of which get revisited time and again in latter releases. Indeed, there’s a certain kind of wondrous playfulness to much of Kirby’s music; there’s nothing else out there quite like it. In celebration of this long musical...

  • Random A New Range Of Kirby Merchandise Is On The Way And It's Pretty Terrifying

    $30 and it's yours

    A new range of Kirby merchandise has been spotted at the International Tokyo Toy Show - a huge Japanese toy fair which has been taking place this week - and we're not exactly sure how to feel about it. The usual Kirby adorableness is very much intact with this first set of items, expected to release in Japan this August for...

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