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  • Blog Post: Kirby Takes Control Of A Transforming Mech In Planet Robobot

    Shapeshifting is kind of Kirby’s thing. One giant gulp from the pink puffball is all it takes for him to slurp up a bad guy, absorb its special abilities, and use the newfound power to defeat Dream Land’s enemies. In the character’s latest outing, Kirby: Planet Robobot, he can hop into... More
  • Blog Post: Celebrate Kirby’s Birthday With Three New eShop Releases

    Kirby’s first title, Kirby’s Dream Land, hit U.S. shores in August of 1992, since then we’ve had a wild, enemy swallowing ride. In celebration of Kirby’s thirteenth birthday, Nintendo is releasing three classic Kirby’s titles onto the Wii U's virtual console. The following... More
  • Blog Post: Loot Crate’s DIY Munny Contest Turns Out Impressive Game-Themed Creations

    The Munny line of ready-to-customize vinyl figures has been a hit for years, so it’s no surprise people created cool things when Loot Crate tasked recipients of last month’s crate to modify the Mini Munny inside. Something about Munnys seems to inspire people to go into absurd levels of detail... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 02/20/2015

    This week the always entertaining Jeff Cork continues worrying about the destructive influence of his children, and seems unsure of the value of his current consoles; meanwhile, Ben Hanson has given up on playing Grim Fandango the right way, and a handful of people are picking up The Order, Dying Light... More
  • Blog Post: Lego Kirby Is An Adorable Ball Of Plastic Bricks

    Kirby is the type of squishy, malleable being that seems nearly impossible to translate into Lego bricks; Nintendo’s pink ball of joy doesn’t have a lot of hard edges or angles that would be easily recreated with square pieces of plastic. Luckily, the difficulty of translating Kirby into... More
  • Blog Post: Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Blown Back A Week

    Nintendo revealed a bit more about Kirby and the Rainbow Curse during its Nintendo Direct stream, including a new release date for the Wii U title. It's been pushed from its original February 13 date to February 20. During the presentation, Nintendo's Bill Trinen outlined how the pink puffball... More
  • Blog Post: Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Multiplayer Puts One In Charge Of Drawing Platforms

    Nintendo revealed some new details about the clay-coated Kirby coming soon to Wii U. A newly announced multiplayer mode adds the ability for one player to draw lines/platforms on the GamePad, while other players play a traditional multiplayer Kirby platformer. The drawing player is basically in charge... More
  • Blog Post: Kirby Tribute Album Nails The Feeling Of Classic 16-Bit Tunes

    There are hundreds of remixes of classic gaming tunes out there, but it is very rare to see an artist make all new music based off a well known series' musical style. Its a risky venture to make new music based on a beloved franchise, but musician Karl Brueggemann's new album, Another Day In... More
  • Blog Post: Monkey Business Headlines The Final Week Of The Super Smash Bros. Sale

    With Super Smash Bros. out next week on 3DS, Nintendo is wrapping up its final week of celebratory discounts. Donkey Kong and other classic Nintendo characters fill most of the roster. Donkey King and Diddy Kong come to the table with bananas and the following games: Donkey Kong (3DS, Wii U) - $3.49... More
  • Blog Post: Unlike The Real Thing These Kirby Figures Definitely Don't Suck

    If you currently need a few more Nintendo figures for your gaming shelf, then clear off some space for these Ensky figures. These stackable Kirby figures are so adorable you'll want to eat them all up. On July 25, toy manufacture Ensky will release this adorable and very stackable line of new Kirby... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Releases Five Wii U Game Boy Advance Virtual Console Trailers

    The Game Boy Advance virtual console is preparing to launch on Wii U , and Nintendo has released five trailers showcasing the first batch of games. Below you'll find trailers for Advance Wars, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Metroid Fusion, Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, and WarioWare, Inc.:... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Mashes Up Iconic Video Game Characters Young And Old

    Commissioned by a friend of an artist known only by reddit username, karlijoy , these three pieces mash up a number of video game characters for use as backgrounds on a three-monitor setup. When asked about more of his work and whether he takes freelance submissions, karlijoy said "I'm primarily... More
  • Blog Post: New Kirby Title Heading To 3DS

    Nintendo announced a new Kirby game during its Nintendo Direct presentation this morning. The game doesn't have an official title, or a release date, but it will be available on 3DS next year. From the trailer shown during the reveal, Kirby's 3DS game looks to deliver traditional Kirby gameplay... More
  • Blog Post: Video Game Themed Pancakes Look Too Good To Eat

    I've seen video game themed cakes before, but this is the first time I've seen video game themed pancakes. The impressive edible art comes from a math teacher father of two who is very talented with pancake batter and a skillet. You can check out his blog here to see how he does it, as well as... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Announces New Yoshi Title From The Makers Of Kirby's Epic Yarn

    Nintendo was only able to offer a few details, and a little bit of gameplay, but the new Yoshi game for Wii U already looks incredibly charming. This will be the first standalone home console Yoshi title since Yoshi's Story on Nintendo 64. More
  • Blog Post: Should You Buy Kirby’s Dream Collection?

    Nintendo recently blew over 500 bubbles of bubble gum to celebrate Kirby’s 20th Anniversary and the release of Kirby’s Dream Collection, but is this collection of six Kirby titles worth blowing a wad of cash on? Here's what's included in the collection: Six Classic Kirby Titles Kirby's... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Achieves Guinness World Record For Kirby’s 20th Anniversary

    They said it couldn't be done. They said it was too many people chewing too much bubble gum in one place. They were wrong. Just like Babe Ruth pointing towards center field during game three of the 1932 World Series, Nintendo said they were going to break the previous record of 304 people chewing... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Attempts Guinness World Record For Kirby’s 20th Anniversary

    The incestuous world of bubble gum record keeping just got a little more explosive. During this year's PAX Prime conference, on September 1, Nintendo will celebrate Kirby’s 20th Anniversary by trying to set a new Guinness World Record. The current record for most people blowing a chewing gum... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo’s Comic-Con Lineup Includes 3DS XL

    At the San Diego convention center from July 12-15, Nintendo will allow the general public to try out 12 of their newest (or as yet unreleased) games. Comic-Con goers that stop by their booth will be able to play the following: Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL New Super Mario Bros. 2 Luigi’s Mansion... More
  • Blog Post: Iwata Draws The Best Kirby

    This image comes from a 1993 strategy guide for Kirby's Adventure where Masahiro Sakurai, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Satoru Iwata each took a stab at drawing Kirby. Sakurai is the man behind Kirby and and Super Smash Bros., Miyamoto is responsible for the joy in our childhoods, and Iwata is the current... More
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