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The core conceit of Kirby: Mass Attack was dreamed up by a complete lunatic. That's the only thing I can say about the game with absolute certainty. What sane human being would choose to eschew the time-tested formula of floaty-platforming and adorable mimicry that serves as the keystone for the...

September 19th 2011 at 4:50pm 0 Comments
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If you happen to be in NYC, San Francisco, or Houston next week, you'll be able to celebrate the launch of Kirby: Mass Attack in true Kirby style -- with a display of gluttony. Nintendo is bringing "Kirby Snack Attack" trucks to those three cities, providing fans with game demos and "frozen fruit...

September 9th 2011 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Historically, very few small pink blobs have done more to further innovation in the field of minigame design than Kirby, and judging from the above trailer, HAL Laboratory's DS swan-song Kirby Mass Attack will continue that proud tradition. Other continuing traditions include: ruthlessly destroy...

September 3rd 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Kirby: Mass Attack promises to be a barrel of cuteness wrapped in a bow of adorable-osity floating in an ocean of kitties and baby penguins, according to its new Japanese website. If you can stand the brightly colored assault on the senses, the site has bunches of new videos for Mass Attack and e...

July 17th 2011 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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For the first few minutes of my Kirby: Mass Attack demo, I felt bad. I felt bad for the Kirby series for leading to this failed experiment. I felt bad for the DS for having something so irritating as its swan song. I felt bad for the poor booth attendant who was tethered to this game and forced t...

June 10th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments