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  • Summary: The pink puff is backin HDand he's not alone. Kirby is backand 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 threeThe pink puff is backin HDand he's not alone. Kirby is backand 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 power, unleash powerful attacks, or solve puzzles. Up to 4 players can join in with the horizontal Joy-Con controller configuration, or 8 Joy-Con with 4 Joy-Con Grips. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 42 out of 83
  2. Negative: 2 out of 83
  1. Mar 21, 2018
    96
    Kirby: Star Allies is an all-together pleasant game. Which is especially needed, both in the Nintendo Switch library and in the current climate of 2018. We need something simple and enjoyable that brings a smile to our faces. We need a game we can play with anyone we know, without worrying about possible barriers. It is a delight, and Switch owners will definitely appreciate adventuring with their buddy again.
  2. Mar 14, 2018
    85
    Kirby Star Allies offers an interesting story, a good length and above all gameplay and mechanics that are truly fun, and some of which are innovative. The multiplayer game is very entertaining and has a good variety of modes.
  3. Apr 11, 2018
    80
    Kirby Star Allies is a fun little game with a lot of interesting characters, amazing new powers, great gameplay and an old-new mechanic that keeps players guessing and makes it a fun party game. Those of you who want a challenge might want to look elsewhere but those of you who are looking for fun should definitely check this game out.
  4. Mar 14, 2018
    75
    Kirby is back and it’s as charming as ever, but this adventure isn’t as good as the best ones in the series. It is a good game, but it’s way too easy (even for a Kirby game) and a little uninspired.
  5. Mar 17, 2018
    70
    Kirby Star Allies is entertaining, but as usual Kirby doesn't offer any real challenge for the hardcore fans of the genre. Still, using a group of characters at the same time is great fun.
  6. Mar 14, 2018
    70
    While it lacks the substance to properly satisfy longtime Kirby fans, Star Allies does at least seem genuinely earnest in its underlying belief in the power of friendship. The game is frequently chaotic and a touch under-baked, but it’s hard to be too upset at a game where you can break down long-standing bonds of enmity and heal foes with a kiss. Even if it’s on the brief and simple side, Star Allies demonstrates the polish and personality you’ve come to expect from the series.
  7. Mar 14, 2018
    40
    Kirby’s games never seem fair on the enemies but this tiresome and poorly balanced co-op platformer offers little chance of fun for them or you.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 13 out of 169
  1. Mar 24, 2018
    10
    Acabei de jogar a DEMO e digo sem medo de errar ... DIVERTIDO COMO SEMPRE !!
    Vou comprar a versão física assim que der $$
  2. Jul 19, 2020
    10
    El mejor juego de Kirby visualmente hablando, sus niveles son un poco faciles pero entretenido. Un juego rejugable sin duda
  3. Mar 16, 2018
    10
    One of the best Kirby experiences out there and a must have for any Nintendo Fan.
  4. Feb 19, 2020
    8
    El juego es muy corto y muy fácil, sí me lo pasé en un día, pero es precioso gráficamente y extremadamente divertido, lo recomiendo.
  5. Mar 18, 2018
    7
    My 9 year old daughter loves this game.. I find it a bit too simple to be interesting.. So I think a lot of it comes down to age, but eitherMy 9 year old daughter loves this game.. I find it a bit too simple to be interesting.. So I think a lot of it comes down to age, but either way, I think the current price of this game is way too high for the experience that it's giving, so I'm going to give it a 7 until the price comes down.. At half the price, it would probably be worth the money. Expand
  6. Mar 17, 2018
    7
    Das Spiel macht schon Spaß, es ist allerdings viel zu leicht und vor allem viel zu kurz! Aus meiner Sicht keine 60€ Wert, vielleicht 40 aberDas Spiel macht schon Spaß, es ist allerdings viel zu leicht und vor allem viel zu kurz! Aus meiner Sicht keine 60€ Wert, vielleicht 40 aber auch nicht mehr. Ich habe viele der alten Spiele gespielt und bin wirklich enttäuscht. Es ist einfach nicht das was es mal war, ich kann es aber jedem empfehlen der einfach nur ein Fun Game ohne Herausforderung sucht. Koop ist zu empfehlen. Expand
  7. Apr 30, 2020
    0
    Wait for the sale! This is the easiest Kirby game ever; I beat it in 5 hours. Therefore, It should not be $60. I enjoyed the game though, justWait for the sale! This is the easiest Kirby game ever; I beat it in 5 hours. Therefore, It should not be $60. I enjoyed the game though, just wish there was a little bit more challenge to it. Get this game for good and fun experience. Expand

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