6 Minutes of Kirby's Surprisingly Insane Nintendo DS Swan Song

Silly me. I thought the main draw of Kirby Mass Attack would be Kirby Mass Attack. Nope. The main mode of what I assume is Kirby's final game on the sunsetting Nintendo DS—the mode that gave this game its name—is a decent experiment in controlling 10 pink puffballs at once in a side-scrolling adventure. » 9/16/11 3:20pm 9/16/11 3:20pm

When The Kirby Truck Rolled Up to Kotaku...

We got a visit from the Kirby ice cream truck today, part of Nintendo's promotional push for September 19's Kirby Mass Attack, which just might be the last Nintendo-backed DS game. Maybe. (UPDATE: No. There's a new Prof. Layton coming out next month.) » 9/13/11 3:40pm 9/13/11 3:40pm

Kirby Explains, Without Words, The Appeal of Kirby Mass Attack

Kirby has been kind to the Nintendo DS. He's been a good ambassador for the platform with Kirby Canvas Curse, Kirby: Squeak Squad and Kirby Super Star Ultra. His next DS game, Kirby Mass Attack, looks to continue the streak of good, dual-screen portable Kirby games. » 8/11/11 10:00pm 8/11/11 10:00pm

Our Weird Video Game Summer Has a No-Strike Madden, a Kooky Catherine, …

Blockbuster video games rarely released during the summer. But scale is no measure of quality; and while not all are of AAA-proportions, we'll demonstrate that this summer's schedule could include some of the strangest and boldest titles of the year. » 6/24/11 11:00am 6/24/11 11:00am

Nintendo's Favorite and Least Favorite Screenshots

Nintendo has a habit of being especially uptight about the press' use of imagery from E3. Nintendo sent a message along with the screenshots they distributed at the show, stating that the enclosed images were "prioritized", and that magazines and blogs like ourselves should try to use the higher rated images if you… » 6/15/11 3:20pm 6/15/11 3:20pm

Kirby Mass Attack is Confusing and Adorable

We got to check out a snippet of the upcoming Kirby DS game, Kirby Mass Attack while walking the Nintendo booth today. As you'll see in the video, many of the game's mechanics eluded me. Basically, there are a whole multitude of little Kirbys grouped together, and you lead them around using the stylus. On occasion,… » 6/09/11 7:04pm 6/09/11 7:04pm