Nintendo Game Boy - Released - 1995
Announcing a new GameBoy cartridge in the "Adventure of Lolo" series - featuring Lolo and Lala, and introducing their child, Lulu! The "Adventures of Lolo" series consists of multi-level, puzzle type games. The levels in this new game include the Entry Level, "First Steps in Eden," the intermediate Level, "Dance and Music," the Advanced Level, "Let's go to Gentryland," and the challenging Pro Level. Each of these levels is made up of many different stages, with a total of 144 scenes in the game as a whole! Different scenery and monsters appear at each stage. Some parts of the game have a...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 1, 1989
Prince Lolo of Gentryland visited Eden, a country of Love and Peace, and enjoyed many pleasant days with Princess Lala of Eden. But one day, Egger, the King of Darkness, who had an evil plot to conquer Eden, spirited the Princess away before Lolo's eyes. After a long and difficult journey, Lolo has come to the evil Castle of the Labyrinth. The castle is guarded by an army of evil monsters led by Egger, the King of Darkness. Can Lolo solve the seemingly endless series of mazes and save Lala? Lolo is not gifted with strength or agility, but has great courage and patience. Now the battle...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 6, 1990
Our Hero Lolo has charmed and enchanted puzzle-loving game players around the world with his unfailing courage and plucky persistence — and now he's off for his second quest! Join forces with Lolo and his faithful side-kick Lala for another journey full of puzzles and pitfalls. The whole crew is back — Snakey, Leeper, Medusa, Gol, Don Medusa, Rocky, and of course our favorite, Alma. Improved graphics, increased difficulty, and a few new tricks and techniques will keep you guessing through every fun-filled moment. A game for mental giants of all ages.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 17, 1987
The Federation of Intergalactic Powers is under threat by gigantic fortress spaceships which have suddenly appeared and destroyed nearby civilization. When conventional defense tactics fail, the Federation looks to find a specially selected person, Hal Bailman and equip him with a special "Lightship". His mission will to be to fly through the defenses of the eight known Air Fortresses and dock at the airlock. Then he must travel through the fortress in only a spacesuit to find and destroy the central core. Once the central core is destroyed, Hal must then quickly find the emergency lightship...
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Unreleased
A prototype of the unreleased Famicom Disk System port of Air Fortress. The disk is two sides, with side A containing the title screen and side B containing the game itself. There is no actual way to start the game from side A; you have to specifically start the FDS with side B inserted.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 17, 1993
Alcahest is an action role-playing game with a top-down perspective that plays similar to The Legend of Zelda. It is divided into 8 stages that are progressed by finding items that aid the protagonist Alen on his quest, and end with a boss battle. After specific boss fights, the player will gain the abilities of one of the four elemental Guardians. Alen will also find five allies that will join him at predetermined points of some levels. They are the young wizard Garstein, the princess Elikshil, the knight Sirius, the android Magna and the shape-shifter dragon goddess Nevis. Though they cannot...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 27, 1992
Arcana - 1. Mysterious knowledge known only to initiates. 2. Ancient rites and spiritual powers understood by only a few. 3. The secrets held by the Card Masters now fast disappearing. The art of the Card Masters has gradually died out. None of the young people want to learn the ancient system of casting spells and calling up spirits using the cards. But an evil conspiracy has taken hold of the kingdom. Rooks, descended from the last of the true Card Masters, is recruited to overthrow the sinister regime. Relying on what little he knows of the ancient art, learning along the way, trusting...
Nintendo 3DS - Released - June 30, 2016
It's time to think outside the box once again. Our boxy hero, Qbby, has a brand-new power that lets him duplicate his blocky bod into TWO sets of boxes. He'll put every box to use to survive perilous traps across 11+ worlds of puzzling levels. Learn new tricks and box formations to get past obstacles, like switches, spikes, and even lazers! Once you learn the ropes—erm, boxes—take on the bonus challenge world to beat levels using the Bunny or Ninja outfit with a lower box count. Medals overflowing your pockets? Take them to the shop to purchase new costumes, like the Robo-Suit, read...
Nintendo 3DS - Released - January 14, 2014
BoxBoy! is a platform game in which players control a box-shaped character named Qbby as he makes his way through each level. The source of the game's mechanics come from Qbby's ability to spawn boxes out of his body, the number of which varies between each level. These boxes can spread out in whatever direction is possible to make various shapes and can either be carried or thrown and pushed around. The boxes have various uses, such as allowing players to reach high ledges or cross large gaps, holding down switches, or blocking deadly lasers. Additionally, by hooking these boxes onto a ledge...
Nintendo Satellaview - June 24, 1996
BS Special Tee Shot is a game that was planned to be released on the SNES, though eventually was just made exclusively for the Super Famicom's Satellaview service. The game was later retooled and made into the game that is known as Kirby's Dream Course. It is unknown why the game was remade to feature Kirby characters, though it's presumed that it as because Nintendo thought that the game would prove more successful with a well known brand behind it. The Satellaview video game had unique characters rather than already developed ones. Overall, however, the player character was uninspiring as...
Microsoft MSX - 1983
Our hero is a piglet named Pig Mock. He has to catch all the eggs that mean Thunder Pants hurl at him and throw back only the red eggs. But if Pig Mock is too absorbed in hurling back the eggs, here comes Uncle Dust Pan to clean up the mess. You must jump to avoid being swept up together with the broken egg shells. It's a thrilling, exciting game for you!
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 24, 1987
Alien marauders are attacking your planet. They're kidnapping resident humanoids and turning them into mutants! You pilot your ship along the planet surface, blasting away. But first you go for the Landers - the most treacherous of the aliens. You race to the nearest Stargate and whoosh! You experience that eerie - time warp - feeling as you're transported to the other side of the planet. Only you, with the help of the Stargate, can save the planet against attack!
Microsoft MSX - February 2, 1986
DUNKSHOT is the ultimate basketball game. You choose the colour of the court. You choose the colour of the uniforms. You choose the players for your team just as you would in real life. Every player has strong and weak points and each of them improves as the game progresses. You can move them on and off the court just as you like. You are the coach! You device the strength of the opposing team. You decide how long the game will be. There are a wide range of formation tactics to choose from. The game is fast and exciting. The rules are almost the same as in a real-life game, but you...
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - January 29, 1987
Eggerland is the first Eggerland game for a Nintendo console and the third game in the series overall, after Eggerland Mystery 1 and 2 for the MSX. Much of the game's resources and levels actually come from Eggerland Mystery 2, though there's a lot of extra elements as well. The series would become better known in the West as Adventures of Lolo. The game features Prince Lolo and his attempts to rescue his girlfriend Lala from the diabolical King Egger by solving a series of puzzle rooms involving collecting hearts and avoiding enemies. This game is of the "labyrinth" model of Eggerland...
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - August 20, 1988
Eggerland: Souzouhe no Tabidachi ("Eggerland: Journey to Creation") is the third Eggerland game made for a Nintendo system and the fifth game overall. Unlike the two previous Famicom games, it is of the "tower" format, where stages follow consecutively one after the other, rather than the "labyrinth" format where Lolo has some non-linear freedom as to where to go next. The tower format would also be the one adopted for the next three games - the Adventures of Lolo series. Souzouhe no Tabidachi was created as part of Nintendo's "Disk Writer" service, wherein a Nintendo Famicom Disk System...
Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986
The Eggerland series consists of several puzzle games. This game is a sequel to Eggerland Mystery. Again you play Lolo, a blue ball-like character with eyes, arms, and legs. The story mainly deals with King Egger, the villain, who has captured princess Lala, who is similar to Lolo, only she is red. Again it's up to Lolo to rescue Lala by travelling through Egger's domain and solving the puzzle rooms laid out before him. You must guide Lolo through a room of tiles and collect all of the Heart Framers in the room. Doing this opens up a Jewel Box, which contains an item. Successfully acquiring...
Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985
The Eggerland series consists of several puzzle games. You play Lolo, a blue ball-like character with eyes, arms, and legs. The story mainly deals with King Egger, the villain, who has captured princess Lala, who is similar to Lolo, only colored red. It is up to Lolo to rescue Lala by travelling through Egger's domain and solving the puzzle rooms laid out before him. You must guide Lolo through a room of tiles and collect all of the Heart Framers in the room. Doing this opens up a Jewel Box, which contains an item. Successfully acquiring the contents of the Jewel Box will clear the room of all...
Nintendo Entertainment System - August 9, 1988
Eggerland: Meikyū no Fukkatsu (エッガーランド 迷宮の復活 Eggerland: Revival of the Labyrinth?) is a puzzle video game developed by HAL Laboratory for the Family Computer. It was released in 1988 in Japan as the fourth game in the Eggerland series following Eggerland Mystery, and is the third in the series not counting the port of Eggerland 2 made for the Famicom Disk System. The game contains roughly 162 stages (or maps), which are arranged on an 8-by-16 grid (with some stages hidden).
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - February 21, 1987
An update of sorts to Golf. Players get to take control of Nintendo's mascots Mario and Luigi (in the 2 player game) and play over 18 holes of golf on courses modeled after real courses in Japan. Players can choose to either try their skills in match play or stroke play. Match play involves two golfers trying to win the most holes. They win holes by getting the better score than their competitor. Stroke play differs as it just involves the golfer trying to get the best score possible by completing each hole in as few strokes as possible. When on the golf course, players can choose the...
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - June 14, 1987
A companion title to the earlier Japan Course, Family Computer Golf: U.S. Course focuses on American courses. As such, gameplay is similar, with players choosing clubs and the speed at which they hit the ball. Once again, you control Mario and Luigi. Like the original, the game was compatible with the Disk Fax, so players could send their saved games and high scores to Nintendo. The gameplay influenced the later NES Open Tournament Golf, and many Mario sports games have been made since.
Microsoft MSX - Released - January 1, 1986
Shoot'em'up based on the science fiction anime OVA. Two advanced civilizations, the amoeba-like Paranoids and the all-women Solnoids, are waging a war that has gone on for many centuries. When the Solnoid fleet leaves a battle to defend an experimentally terraformed world from the Paranoids, one damaged Solnoid ship is separated from the fleet. This ship is a Kularis-class Cruiser named the Star Leaf. Aboard the ship are only seven women: Captain Eluza, Rabby, Pilot Lufy, Officer Catty, Pony, Patty, and Remy.
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - December 10, 1986
Gall Force: Eternal Story is a game that tells an additional tale from the Gall Force anime series, a series which revolves around a galactic battle between the all-female Solnoids and the race known as the Paranoids. This game tells the story of Rabby, the second-in-command of the space cruiser Star Leaf, having to rescue her six crew mates and also destroy the fortress of the Paranoids. The game is a vertical scrolling shoot-'em-up. Players start by flying over the surface of the planet Terra, dodging and destroying enemies until they reach a set of launchers. Each launcher launches the...
Nintendo Game Boy - December 1, 1990
Ghostbusters II is a top-view action game based off of New Ghostbusters II (the second Ghostbusters II license on NES) but with enough differences to be unique. Players begin by choosing two of the four ghostbusters, who all play the exact same. The first one selected is controlled by the player directly and carries a proton pack, the second ghostbuster is follows the first and carries the ghost trap. The objective of each level is to capture a predefined number of ghosts before the timer expires. The player moves up, down, left and right. One button will fire the proton gun directly in front...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 23, 1991
It's the 18th hole-Hal Open Tournament. Sixty of the best golfers in the country are gathered in one place to determine who will walk away with the Grand Prize trophy. You're 7 under par, tied for first. This 22-food putt is all that stands between you and glory. A hush falls over the gallery... you address the ball... you measure your stroke... Hal America brings the excitement of golf competition to the SNES. Multiple play options and a demanding course will challenge beginners and seasoned pros alike!
Microsoft MSX - 1985
The grandiose and yet elegant course layout - the beatiful Hal Country Club. The clear-to-see display and close-to-real soundtrack create two golf courses with 36 holes. Now you can enjoy the strokes as much as you please. Or maybe your friends want to join you to complete and share fun. If you want another game, how about a match with the computer or the world's top players? Let's go now. Meet the challenge of the Hal Country Club.
Microsoft MSX2 - 1987
After the huge success of the first two releases HAL Laboratory released a third golf simulation game. Again it is a standard 18-hole golf game, played from a top-down perspective. Hole In One Special can be played up to two players at three difficulty levels: average, expert and pro. You can compete in stroke play, match play and tournament play. The tournament play can be set at one to four days. During the game the following options can be changed: the direction of the ball, pick a club, set the curve of the ball and the stroke power. The main difference with the other two releases in...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1992
The year - 2089. The place - the desolate surfaces of the asteroids in the HyperZone Asteroid Belt. The enemy - time, the hostile environment, sweltering heat, bone-chilling cold, and the endless double track of HyperZone. Traveling at hyper-speed, skimming the surface of the asteroid, eyes burning from seeking an elusive enemy, finger coiled on the trigger - it's going to be a long, terrifying ride...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 21, 1997
Nintendo 64 - Released - March 31, 2000
Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 is a fishing video game originally released for the Super Famicom. Later, a Definitive Edition was developed and published for N64. The game is set on the fictional Akahoshi Lake, where the BAC (Bass Angler's Club) catch fish and compete in tournaments. There are several types of fish and there is a size-range within each type. The goal of the player is to catch the most and the largest fish possible as to compete in extra competitions such as quizzes. In order to have the greatest success in fishing, players must determine the most fruitful part of Lake...
Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1981
A faithful clone of Namco's arcade hit Pac-Man for the VIC-20. The game however didn't last as it was pulled from the shelves due to a lawsuit from Atari, and was replaced by a lesser clone called Cosmic Cruncher.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 1, 1988
HAL's Jumbo Ozaki no Hole in One Professional is a standard 18-hole golf game, played from a top-down perspective. You can compete in stroke play with up to four players, or match play against a friend or the computer. When playing against the computer, you will play against an opponent that uses metal clubs, which hit farther than the standard wooden clubs. In addition to stroke and match play, you can obtain passwords that allow you to replay any spectacular shots that you make (eagles, holes-in-one, and double-eagles).
Commodore 64 - Released - September 1, 1982
Use thruster control to land the spaceship on the surface of Jupiter. Fuel consumption and speed readings are important for the player to determine how to land the craft. Choose from three landing pads of varying difficulty. Easiest landing pad multiplies the player's score by 2, hardest by 10.
Commodore MAX Machine - Released - 1982
You have to try to slowly land a spaceship on Jupiter. For this you have three landing platforms. If you make it to land on one of the three platforms with slow falling speed in the yellow range (meter display at the right of the screen), you get points and a refill of the tank. The game is over when the tank display shows zero. The space ship is destroyed when landing with too high speed or when touching the rock walls of the planet.
Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - April 15, 2004
Once again, Kirby must save the kingdom from evil. But this time he'll need some backup. As Kirby, you can call up one of four alter egos for help during your quest. Each character features new copy abilities that range from arrow-shooting to melee moves. Practice your skills in new side games, such as Crackity Hack and Speed Eaters. In addition to new abilities and subgames, Kirby & the Amazing Mirror also introduces new multiplayer modes.
Nintendo 64 - Released - March 24, 2000
Kirby's first 3-D adventure is also his Nintendo 64 debut, and it finds the always-versatile hero battling a new enemy called Dark Matter. Dark Matter is after a distant land's powerful crystal, but a young fairy named Ribbon attempts to save it by escaping with the gem to Dream Land. Now the crystal has been broken, and it's scattered around the world. Take control of Kirby and help him journey across six worlds, battling a wide variety of enemies and challenging bosses, as he tries to collect all 100 pieces of the shattered crystal.
Nintendo GameCube - Released - July 11, 2003
Prepare for fast and furious racing action as Kirby hits Warpstar speed. Use simple controls to race and battle your friends in one of three hectic game modes. In Air Ride mode, you'll race to the finish line against your friends or computer-controlled competition. Top Ride mode lets up to four players race to the finish line using wild items like buzz saws, drills, and freeze fans to pester the competition. In City Trial mode, you'll race around a gigantic fantasy city in a quest to build the ideal machine to use in a random challenge that occurs after a set time limit. Don't let Kirby's...
Nintendo Wii U - Released - January 22, 2015
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is a 2015 platforming video game in the Kirby series developed by HAL Laboratory for the Wii U. The title is a follow-up to the 2005 Nintendo DS title Kirby: Canvas Curse and sees Kirby turned into a ball. As Kirby is only able to roll it's up to the player to use the Wii U's touch screen to draw rainbow lines for Kirby to roll on and help him navigate through the game's levels.
Nintendo DS - Released - August 4, 2011
One day, an evildoer with a magic cane appears and splits Kirby into 10 pieces. Kirby sets off on a journey to return to his original form. Players use the touch screen to control a mass of Kirby characters in a new and novel way. Swipe the touch screen to launch them in a mass attack against enemies, then tap the enemies into submission.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - February 1, 1998
A Tetris-like puzzle game. There are varying modes of play, such as Time Trial, Challenge and Story Mode, but the basic idea of play is the same: you must sandwich Star Blocks between two like Friend Blocks, either horizontally or vertically. The Friend Blocks and any Star Blocks in-between are then removed from play. Similar to Tetris, sets of blocks fall into the bin that contain any two of the following types: Star Blocks: The most important block, as all of the game types rely on it. Sandwich these blocks between two Friend Blocks either horizontally or vertically, and they will be...
Nintendo Switch - Released - March 16, 2018
Kirby is back - and he's finally on the Nintendo Switch console in HD! But this time, he's not alone. Recruit enemies by hitting them with hearts and gather helpers for a party of up to four characters. On top of that, you can join with up to three friends for a different kind of team-up action! Recruit up to three enemies as helpers by hitting them with hearts. Returning copy abilities include, Sword, Fire, Water, Bomb, Broom and many more! Imbue copy abilities with different elements, such as wind, water, fire and electricity, by borrowing or giving them to helpers to add more attack...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 21, 1996
Dream Land is under siege again! Our hero, Kirby, returns to instigate a rescue. King Dedede is snatching up Dream Land's food supply, but he's not the only one! Dyna Blade, Meta Knight and a slew of other evil baddies are on the loose and wreaking havoc throughout the land. Use any of Kirby's amazing powers to create a "helper" to assist you in battle. Or have a friend join you for some two-player action by taking control of Kirby's helper. Help Kirby work through EIGHT challenging games filled with action and adventure. Enter the fray in Spring Breeze, enter a foot race against King...
Nintendo Game Boy Color - August 23, 2000
Peacefully sleeping in his Dream Land, Kirby drifts lazily amongst the beauty of the sky. A beauty that King Dedede cannot abide with. Jealous of the sky's wondrous splendor, King Dedede has acquired a tool that will let him steal the night's stars, plunging the world into eternal drab daylight. When Kirby awoke, he found that it was still daytime. And evermore, it would be daytime, unless Kirby made the journey to find King Dedede and recover the stars to restore the night's sky. So begins the latest Kirby adventure, another action adventure with the morphing marshmallow in a starnge fantasy...
Nintendo DS - Released - March 24, 2005
Your DS stylus has been infused with the power to paint! When Kirby gets turned into a ball by an evil witch, your hand-drawn rainbow paths become the only way he can find power-ups and reach the gates of each world. Draw loops to make him speed up, make ramps to jump danger, and draw walls to block laser beams and cannon blasts as you explore seven worlds packed with adventure! Get in touch: Stun enemies, break blocks, and much more - all with a touch of the stylus! Be a copycat: Tap Kirby to dash into enemies and copy their abilities. Eleven abilities in all! So many modes: Try timed...
Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - October 25, 2002
When King Dedede steals the Star Rod, it's up to Kirby to recover the fragmented pieces from Triple D's underlings and restore power to the Fountain of Dreams. Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land is an action-packed side-scrolling adventure chock full of awesome copy abilities and fast-moving gameplay. Kirby may not look tough, but he can float over dangerous obstacles, eat enemy projectiles, and copy his enemies' abilities. You can use these skills in the single-player story mode or multiplayer mode with up to three friends using the Game Boy Advance Link cable.
Nintendo 3DS - Released - June 10, 2016
Harness the power of the Robobot Armor! Harness the power of a mysterious mech to stop ruthless invaders from mechanizing Kirby's home world. Smash through tough obstacles, lift heavy objects with ease, and scan enemies to shape-shift into new Modes with powerful abilities in this supercharged action-platformer! That's right, Kirby's Robobot Armor can shape-shift into different modes by scanning enemies to copy their moves like the new Jet Mode. Not to mention, Kirby can copy abilities the old-fashioned way too by inhaling them! After saving the world, team up with three friends to...
Nintendo DS - Released - November 2, 2006
Kirby: Squeak Squad, known in Europe as Kirby: Mouse Attack and in Japan as Kirby of the Stars: Calling on the Dorotche Gang (Japanese: 星のカービィ 参上! ドロッチェ団 Hepburn: Hoshi no Kābī Sanjō! Dorocche Dan?), is a 2006-07 platforming video game developed by HAL Laboratory, Flagship and Natsume (the latter as seen in the end credits) and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld video game console. Unlike the previous Nintendo DS title, Kirby: Canvas Curse, Squeak Squad is a traditional platformer which uses the face buttons instead of the touch screen to control Kirby.
Nintendo 3DS - Released - January 11, 2014
Pink? Check. Puffy? Check. Powerful? You have no idea. Devour trees, obstacles, and huge chunks of stages with Kirby’s Hypernova ability and inhale enemies to copy epic new moves like Archer. It’s a grand new Kirby™ adventure PLUS a new multiplayer battle mode, Kirby Fighters! When a mysterious being kidnaps King Dedede atop a giant Dreamstalk, only Kirby can save the day! Jump from the foreground to the background in dynamic 3D side-scrolling environments while using new and returning copy abilities to defeat enemies. Duke it out in Kirby Fighters, a fierce 4-player battle mode where...
Nintendo 3DS - Released - March 8, 2019
One ticked-off sorcerer just banished Kirby, warping the poor puffball to a yarn world in need of saving. The twist? Having a yarn body is epic! Kirby can transform into knitted wonders like tanks and flying saucers. Plus, his new ravel abilities mimic his classic copy abilities, adding something new to every stage of this action-adventure game! Ravel abilities allow Kirby to drop buttons like bombs or wield a wire like a sword. And that's just the beginning of all the makeshift magic. Dead end? Unzip a secret passage. Too dark? Unbutton the night to shed some light. Boss blocking your way?...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 26, 1993
What would Dream Land be without dreams? A nightmare! The Dream Spring, source of all dreams, has dried up, taking with it all the blissful dreams of Dream Land. It's up to Kirby, the bombastic blimp, To return happy naps to the inhabitants of Dream Land! Kirby's appetite for adventure is as big as ever as he eats his way through a feast of all-new enemies! In this adventure, he can also steal the abilities of the bad guys he scarfs down! With this new power, Kirby can perform 20 new tricks that will help him make his way through the nightmare infested Dream Land! Kirby's Adventure features...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 1, 1995
AVALANCHE! The call is heard in the hills and valley throughout Dream Land! The people of the country hold their breath in wonder. The First Annual Dream Land's Avalanche Competition has begun! It's up to you to blast Kirby's adversaries in the most thunderous puzzler around. Strategically stack the color-coded Blobs and watch them meld together. A colossal explosion will cause a massive bombardment of Boulders to cascade upon your opponent! Rise above these grizzled veterans and claim the prized Dream Fountain Cup! Help Kirby bury his opponents in a landslide victory!
Nintendo Wii - Released - July 19, 2012
Celebrate 20 Years of Kirby Fun with a Special Collection for Wii The pink, surprisingly powerful Kirby character is one of the most iconic heroes in video game history. To celebrate two decades of rollicking Kirby action, Nintendo has packed a wealth of games and commemorative content onto one special disc to create Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition, available exclusively for the Wii system. From the original Game Boy classic Kirby's Dream Land to New Challenge Stages based on 2011's Kirby's Return to Dream Land, players can follow the evolution of Kirby's remarkable abilities - and...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 21, 1994
Scan the course and check out the obstacles ahead. Get ready for the most surprising game play imaginable in Kirby's battle against King Dedede! This checkboard challenge brings outrageous hazards and bizarre surfaces. Warp panels instantly transport you to new and exciting challenges. Conveyor belts provide higher levels of adventure. Turntables take the action in a whole new direction. Gordo, Kracko, Whispy Woods and a cast of zany characters await you. Gain special powers including Fireball, Freeze, Spark and Parasol. Transform your enemies into stars revealing eight hidden cups of...
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - April 17, 1992
The gluttonous King Dedede has stolen all of the food from the inhabitants of Dream Land for a midnight feast, so Kirby, a resident of Dream Land, goes to retrieve the food and stop Dedede. Kirby's Dream Land plays like other platformers of the 8-bit and 16-bit era of video games: Kirby must use various natural abilities and occasionally external abilities or items while heading toward the goal at the end of each level. Like many 1980s-era platformers, the player can accumulate points, with an extra life granted when the player has enough points. However, because Kirby lacks a save function,...
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - May 1, 1995
The Rainbow Bridges have disappeared! Help Kirby solve the mystery. Search the seven Rainbow Islands while battling King DeDeDe and his horde of evil minions! Meet Rick the Hamster, Kine the Fish and Coo the Owl. Each holds important abilities that can multiply the magnitude of Kirby's powers. Earn the mysterious Rainbow Sword and prepare to face Kirby's most menacing rival ever - the evil Dark Matter!
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 27, 1997
Dream Land's in trouble...AGAIN! Kirby's back for more action in the latest chapter of the Dream Land saga. This time, though, Kirby has more help than he knows what to do with. In addition to his old pals Rick the hamster, Coo the owl and Kine the fish, there are three new friends to assist Kirby (not to mention Gooey, his blobby little sidekick). With all those friends, two-player simultaneous play and many other helpful surprises, Kirby should have no trouble saving Dream Land again, right? Not if King Dedede has anything to say about it!
Nintendo Wii - Released - October 14, 2010
While walking through Dream Land, Kirby discovers a tomato and decides to eat it. Yin-Yarn, the evil sorceror who possessed the tomato (revealed to be a Metamato), appears and magically banishes Kirby into Patch Land, a world completely made of fabric, via the sock carried around his neck. In Patch Land, Kirby's body transforms into yarn, rendering his power to inhale useless. Instead, Kirby is granted the ability to transform by the magic of the Metamato, which he uses to rescue a boy being attacked by a monster. The boy, named Prince Fluff, explains that Yin-Yarn has separated Patch Land...
Nintendo 3DS - Released - March 8, 2019
Kirby's Epic Yarn is a platform video game developed by Good-Feel and HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console. It is the tenth installment of the Kirby series and was released in October 2010 in Japan and North America and in February 2011 in Australia and Europe. It is the first entry in the Kirby series on a home console since 2003's Kirby Air Ride and its first home console platform game since 2000's Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards. The game follows Kirby, who has been transformed into yarn and sent to Patch Land, a world made completely out of fabric. He...
Nintendo Game Boy - November 27, 1993
Choose your world and take aim! Kirby will be launched into the fast-paced danger of uncharted worlds, but you can help him face his foes head on. It's a pinball race to check out each new world's surprise enemies and pitfalls. Flip Kirby in battles against lethal eyeballs, a shooting tree and mace-swinging maniacs. Take aim and leap to new worlds!
Nintendo Wii - Released - October 24, 2011
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.
Nintendo Game Boy - June 4, 1997
Join Kirby as he stacks the falling stars with help from his friends, Rick the Hamster, Kine the Sunfish, and Coo the Owl. Watch out for King Dedede. He is out to stop you! With a few quick moves and some well-timed strategy, you can quickly outwit him and move on to the next challenging level. Kirby's Star Stacker features pure puzzle fun for everyone. From above, blocks rain down constantly. From below, whole lines appear with unrelenting clock-like regularity. Simply sandwich the stars between Kirby's pals and you'll soon be on your way to the high score.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 18, 1985
Grip the handles of your futuristic motorcycle. Feel the freezing wind crack against your cheeks. Suddenly you're off! Riding at speeds up to 500 miles per hour in a desperate attempt to save the planet. You'll love every hair pin curve because you've created this daredevil course yourself. Along the way you'll be challenged by an endless array of ruthless villains who will do everything in their power to destroy you and your planet. You'll defend yourself with a specially mounted Power Blaster. But watch out! The action is fast. The danger is imminent. Design your own course or ride one of...
Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - February 18, 2003
Mario Party-e is a card game that makes optional use of the Nintendo e-Reader and was released on February 18, 2003. An important deviation from the series, Mario Party-e is a card game that consists of trying to Get three superstars of clothing accessories, and get a star to win. However, there are many cards that can prevent the player from reaching this goal. Many of these cards contain "Dot-codes" which, when scanned in the e-Reader allow players to play mini-games similar to those found in the main Mario Party series. Mario Party-e contains a playmat, an instruction book and a pre-built...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 30, 1991
Eight years after a great war was waged between colonies in outer space, peace has finally settled back onto the Earth. Tadashi Himukai, a 17-year-old war orphan, purchases a used worker-mech in order to start a construction business with his girlfriend, Elina Furfa. However, when he first activates it, the worker-mech disguise falls away, revealing a combat model Metal Slader, which were all supposedly dismantled after the war, and an enigmatic message is displayed in the cockpit: "EARTH IN PERIL... SEEK THE CREATOR". Prompted by this warning, Tadashi, his sister Azusa, and Elina head out...
WonderSwan - Released - November 2, 1999
Mingle Magnet is a simple puzzle game of the falling block variety. The player oversees a 10 x 10 square field where the first four rows (three on easy) have been filled by blocks. Each block shows one of three symbols, a dark gray circle, a light gray circle, and a white circle. When ever any of blocks with matching symbols touch they will form a link. By moving the cursor over a chain and clicking on it the player will be given points based on its size on the chain will be removed. The goal is to get a large score while making sure that new pieces can still enter the field. Once no more...
Commodore MAX Machine - Released - 1982
Mole Attack is one of the earliest computerized Whac-a-Mole variants. Gameplay should be clear: Moles randomly pop out of several holes (arranged in a 3x3 grid), and you can hit them using the right keyboard key (one for each hole). The sooner you hit the mole's head, the more points you get -- but if you hit the mole's buttocks (yes, them buggers sometimes pop up that way), you lose points. After 60 seconds, the game ends and your score is shown.
Commodore MAX Machine - Released - 1982
In Money Wars the player takes the role of a robber that has to retrieve and deliver bags of money without getting shot. The game is viewed from a side perspective. The player starts at the left side and has to move across the screen to the money bag that lies on the right side and then return to his starting position. From the top deadly arrows are shot towards him and these he has to dodge or he will lose a life. To his help he has three brick barricades that he can hide behind. He can't hide too long though as the barricades take damage from the arrows and will after a while be gone. The...
Nintendo Game Boy Advance - June 20, 2003
Mother tells the story of Ninten, a 12-year-old boy who journeys around the world using his psychic powers to collect eight melodies in order to save the planet from an evil race of mind-controlling aliens. Mother 2 tells the story of Ness, a young boy who journeys around the world also using psychic powers to collect eight melodies in order to save the future from an alien of pure evil, intending to sentence all of reality to the horror of eternal darkness.
Nintendo 64DD - Unreleased
MOTHER 3 was originally being developed for the Nintendo 64DD with a speculative release due year 2000. Development had several complications such as the team's lack of experience with 3D engines, and a conflicting art direction. The poor reception of the N64DD sealed the fate of the release on this game's cancelation. This game would eventually get re-worked from the ground up as a release for GameBoy Advance.
Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - April 20, 2006
The Nowhere Islands are an idyllic place; the residents of Tazmily Village live peacefully and in harmony with nature and with each other. But this all changes when the mysterious Pigmask Army arrives and proceeds to destroy and corrupt, with force and sly persuasion alike. Lucas and his friends must find out who wants to destroy the tranquility of Nowhere Islands and turn them into a high-tech nightmare.
Mr. Chin is a Chinese circus performer who specializes in balancing spinning plates on poles. Each stage consists of three levels with seven poles on each level, and Mr. Chin must demonstrate his acrobatic skills by spinning dishes on all of the poles at once. An unappreciative critic tries to thwart Mr.Chin by throwing cutlery at him from off-stage which he must avoid by either jumping or ducking. The frequency at which these objects are thrown increases for later stages. From stage 4, gaps in the floor appear and move about which will cause the circus star to fall. From stage 10, the levels...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 16, 1991
Whether you're an aspiring amateur or a professional-class golfer, NES Open Tournament Golf puts you right in the thick of a world-class golf tournament. Select your club, check the wind and the lay of the turf, and then drive your way toward winnings worth over one million dollars! Pick from three tough courses: one in the US, one in Japan, and one in the UK. Practice your strokes, then compete against a friend. For the ultimate challenge, tee off against 36 computerized golfers and compete for top ranking. It's all here in NES Open Tournament Golf! So warm up on 18 holes and move up to...
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - October 13, 1986
Othello is a conversion of the board game. Each player tries to fill the game board with as many discs of his color as possible. On each turn the player places a disc on the board by selecting a location where the opponents discs will become trapped between two of his discs. The trapped discs are flipped over to the players color. The game ends when the board is filled or time runs out, and the player with the greatest number of his color discs on the board wins. Two players can play against each other, or one player against the computer.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 13, 1986
Black and White. The battle of opposites... as old as time itself... comes to life in Othello. Its origins are part Western, part Eastern. Othello is fast-paced, as easy to learn as checkers, yet as fascinating as chess. Play against a friend. Or play against the Othello computer in four challenging skill levels. You play the black discs and your opponent plays the white. Trap his discs between two of your own, and his "flip" to your color. One move can change the entire game. Finding that move is the secret to Othello. That's why it takes a minute to learn... but a lifetime to master!
Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1989
Pachipro Densetsu is a Pachinko game for one player.
Nintendo DS - May 3, 2010
Based on the international smash-hit Picross puzzle phenomenon, Picross 3D takes the mind-bending fun into the next dimension. Blending the logical challenge of a number-based puzzle with the excitement of discovering the hidden objects, this game is easy to pick up, but hard to put down.
Nintendo 3DS - Released - October 1, 2015
Welcome to the Picross Café, where you’ll find hundreds of brand new Picross 3D puzzles designed to test your logic skills. Inside each puzzle lies a detailed 3D model just waiting to be discovered! By using your stylus to chip away at unneeded cubes and painting those that remain, you’ll uncover all sorts of surprising shapes and objects.
Picture Puzzle is a puzzle game. The player has to reconstruct an image that is cut out in 16 pieces and one of those pieces is not present. They can only move one piece at the time and only towards the missing piece. The pictures to reconstruct are cartoon style animal pictures such as a crocodile, a cat, a pig, a horse and elephant. It can be played by one or two players.(Moby Games)
Nintendo 64 - Released - August 1, 1998
The first Pokémon Stadium features only 42 playable Pokémon. The game focuses mainly on battling. Upon start-up, the game asks if the player if they want to use the Pokémon in their Game Boy Game Pak. If not, only Battle Mode can be accessed. The modes of the game are: *Battle Mode, as the name suggests, involves Pokémon battles. There are two types: Free Battle and Tournament. *Organize Mode, where players transfer Pokémon and items between their Game Boy party, PC boxes, and Stadium storage boxes. *List Mode, where players can look at a list of their Pokémon to see their...
Nintendo DS - October 30, 2006
An action RPG set in the world of the Pokémon Ranger movie. You play as a Pokémon Ranger. Different from a Pokémon Trainer, a Ranger travels the lands, using Pokémon in a fight to defend nature from baddies. Its release precedes that of Diamond and Pearl, and all three games link up together for some top secret bonuses.
Nintendo 64 - Released - March 21, 1999
Professor Oak needs your help! The Professor has asked you to capture the Wild Pokémon of Pokémon Island… on film! Tour the island in your ZERO-ONE vehicle and snap pictures of Pokémon in their natural habitat. Wild Pokémon are often camera-shy, so you’ll have to use special items to bring them out in the open. Only the best shots will do for the Professor’s Pokémon Report, so sharpen your photography skills and get ready to SNAP! * The first-ever N64 game to feature the world-famous Pokémon--fully rendered in 3-D! * Explore the many environments of Pokémon Island, like the sunny...
Nintendo 64 - Released - December 14, 2000
Battles are the aim of the game here, as the crazy critters, more commonly known as Pokémon, return to the N64. Once again, you have the option of building a team of battle ready warriors for a range of battles against other Pokémon trainers. Along the way, you will get the chance to fight for a range of Poké-cups, or take your Pokémon for a ride to a collection of mini-games for bonus prizes (or just for the fun of it). 4 players can compete in the one tournament, while the transfer pak allows you to upload your Pokémon that you have from the range of Pokémon Game Boy Games (including...
Commodore MAX Machine - Released - 1982
In Radar Rat Race the player plays the role of a blue mouse, that has to search for cheese in a labyrinth within a certain time. To make it a bit harder, you are followed by several red mice which bring you certain death when you crash into one of them. As the red mice outnumber you, you should take into account that you might get encircled by several mice. A further peril are the black cats, which lure behind some of the corners. Into those also the red mice can run, but they are only delayed by the cat and not killed. With a "Star Screen" - a trace of stars that can be left behind by the...
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - March 28, 1990
It's pinball....with gators! This arcade-style title brings pinball on the go with the Game Boy! Score as many points as possible, but don't let your ball be eaten by the 'Gator!
Microsoft MSX - Released - 1984
Rollerball is a pinball simulation for one to two players.