Kirby and his friends are back in an adventure designed to satisfy longtime Kirby fans and beginners alike. When an alien spaceship crashes in the otherwise peaceful realm of Pop Star, its pieces are scattered throughout the land. Players must guide Kirby as he retrieves the ship’s parts and helps the aliens return to their home planet. This time, however, he’s not alone. At any time, up to three more players can join in the fun and play as Meta Knight, King Dedede and Waddle Dee to help Kirby in his quest.
Last year, Kirby's Epic Yarn completely blew my mind. The game wasn't difficult, but it used this lack of toughness to provide a seemless experience that encouraged constant exploration, and it just dripped with pure charm. Personally, I didn't think a future Kirby title could top it. The pink puffball returned to the DS last month in Kirby Mass Attack, providing an experimental romp that once again treaded new ground for the series. It wasn't as amazing as Epic Yarn, but it sure as heck came close. Now we have Kirby's Return to Dream Land, and "return" certainly seems like a fitting word for the game's title, because developer HAL Laboratory has definitely taken Kirby back to his roots, and it has done so in a big way. Kirby's Return to... Read Review