- They are all two-dimensional platformers in which Kirby must battle enemies and reach the goal in each stage.
- In them, Kirby cannot perform one (or more) of his three staple techniques: walking, floating, and Inhaling. Even if Kirby can perform these three actions, if they are not dictated by button presses, the game is non-traditional.
Non-traditional platformers are a part of the main series. Their events are canonical unless stated otherwise.
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