Nintendo Gets Around To Announcing New Kirby Game

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A day after accidentally announcing the game, Nintendo has gone ahead and provided some more formal information—and a trailer—for Kirby Fighters 2 on the Switch.


First things first, it’s out now. You can go and buy it on the eShop. It’s $20.

Next: there’s a single-player story mode, and also “up to four player” multiplayer, which includes the ability for vanquished players to “come back as a ghost”.

And finally: here’s the trailer.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs


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It’s weird that they treat kirby games with so little regard but still keep them coming, unlike F Zero and Metroid. I wonder if there’s a CEO or someone near the top keeping that IP alive.