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Box Art N/A Platform Wii U Publisher Nintendo Developer HAL Laboratory Release Date Feb 20, 2015

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse review: high touch

What you see is what you get with Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, but I say that with the utmost affection. As a new game in the long-running Kirby franchise, Rainbow Curse brings little in...

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A decade-old Kirby cartoon saw the future, mocked amiibo shortages

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is an enjoyable Wii U game that takes advantage of certain amiibo toys to give the player extra powers. The game, in fact, takes a brief moment to push the toys at the...

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse rolls onto our game review podcast, Quality Control

In each episode of Quality Control, Polygon managing editor Justin McElroy talks to a critic after they review a new game and allows them to add a little bit of extra context and insight. Why did...

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Watch 11 minutes of claymation cuteness in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is an early front-runner for the most adorable game of the year, and possibly also the decade, and as long as we're handing out the potential superlatives, ever. That's...

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The Wii U's best looking game comes out this week

Forget Mario Kart 8. Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is about to become the Wii U's most beautiful game. It's a new Kirby platformer, the character's first solo outing on the Wii U. If you played K...

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New Kirby and the Rainbow Curse trailer showcases how amiibo work

Kirby can earn a daily power-up in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse if you have the Kirby Dedede or Meta Knight amiibo, NIntendo announced today. A new trailer for the game, due out on the Wii U on...

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2014 in review: the year that sucked for everyone but Nintendo

If I had to throw my stones on one side of the pond, I'd be inclined to agree with some of my colleagues: 2014 was a real armpit of a year. But we're not here to dwell on game failures, or...

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Nintendo will release Abe Lincoln, Kirby and Yoshi in 'the first part of 2015'

At least four games will be released for Nintendo systems in "the first part of 2015," according to a press release from the company today. "More great games are coming for Nintendo systems in the...

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse has four-player co-op, amiibo support

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, the upcoming Wii U spiritual successor to Kirby: Canvas Curse for Nintendo DS, will allow four players to team up through the unconventional platformer. As explained...

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is fun, but does it need to be on Wii U?

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is the follow-up to 2005's Kirby: Canvas Curse, a Nintendo DS title in which players controlled the eponymous puffy pink ball with the handheld's stylus. The sequel uses...

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse trailer, E3 2014

In Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Kirby is sent to a rainbow world made of stop-motion clay. The title features touch-screen drawing mechanics similar to the title's spiritual predecessor, Nintendo...