One month ago, in the Nintendo booth at E3, I asked Nintendo people to tell me which Nintendo game I shouldn't overlook. Kirby Wii, they told me. But I was never a Kirby fan. I never played the pink puffball's original enemy-inhaling games. I was ready to ignore them.
I've cherished only two Kirby games, the experimental drawing-based Kirby Canvas Curse on the Nintendo DS and the visually-innovative Kirby's Epic Yarn for the Wii. Why, I wondered, would I care for a new but conventional Kirby game?