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Archive of all template-based announcements since early 2011. Previous announcements in various formats can be browsed via the main page's history. Starting in March 2016, announcements are now made through Twitter.
Music playlists currently down 18th July 2015
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse launched in Japan 22nd January 2015
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse has officially launched in Japan. The game is scheduled to launch in North America on Friday, February 20, 2015. To editors: The Kirby Wiki community adamantly encourages you to consider others when adding spoiler information about Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. Spoiler material is valuable to us as a database and will be treated as such. However, we implore you to cover this information using Template:Spoiler or to avoid writing it altogether until the game launches in North America.
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Japanese website launched 25th December 2014
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse's website has launched in Japan, complete with additional trailers and footage of the game. No such site has been launched in North America. The game itself is still set to launch in Japan on Thursday, January 22, 2015; and in North America on Friday, February 13, 2015.
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Announced at E3 2014 for Wii U 10th June 2014
The tentatively titled Kirby and the Rainbow Curse was announced today by Nintendo at E3 2014. It will be the first Kirby game for the Wii U. Information on this title is currently limited, but we will keep the site updated as more information is revealed.
Announced in the February 2014 Nintendo Direct, Kirby: Triple Deluxe will be released on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 in North America. The European release date of Friday, May 16th, 2014 was announced as well.
Fluid layout 3rd December 2013
Wikia is setting the page layouts to fluid on all wikis under their administration starting December 4th, so expect some elements looking out of place or layout problems until they are fixed. You can find more information here.
The first Kirby title for the Nintendo 3DS has been announced for release in 2014 via Nintendo Direct. The title is now confirmed - it's Kirby: Triple Deluxe. It will be released within Japan on the 11th of January 2014. Release dates within other regions have not yet been announced.
COPPA's effect on you 8th July 2013
While wikis are read and edited all over the world, since Wikia is based in the USA, they are legally obliged to conform to the COPPA law. Based on their interpretation of conformance, they have introduced a new global rule preventing anonymous IP edits to "child-friendly" wikis, which is a loose blanket covering just about any wiki not solely targeted at demographics 21 or above, meaning it is applicable to just about any wiki.
Kirby Wiki is one of the affected ones, so if you are an anonymous user, your ability to browse the wiki is unaffected, but you will need to do a quick registration before you can edit the wiki. Registration also gives you the benefit of not being shown the enormous ads that take up the site's background. Please note that while Wikia has no way of verifying a user's age, they only allow registration of users aged 13 or above, so please specify it accordingly =)
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Forums overhauled 2nd May 2013
The old and under-used forums under Forum:Index have now migrated to a brand-new system under Special:Forum. You can now access it directly from the top navigation bar.
If you wish to post something, please take the time to read through the forum FAQs. Since the system is newly-implemented, there is plenty of room for improvement - any suggestions are very welcome.
Kirby's Dream Collection soundtrack is up 20th September 2012
Tracks from the complimentary sound track CD that comes with the game have been uploaded. See if you can find your favorite!
Site layout change on October 3 20th September 2012
Wikia announced layout and navigation changes due to happen on October 3 for all wikis on the network. You can read the full brief from their staff here. Users' ability to view and edit the site's contents is not affected.
We (Kirby Wiki staff) just got news of the update, so in the few days leading up to October 3, there will be ongoing revisions to the site's layout and styling definitions to account for the changes as outlined in the brief. However, since certain elements cannot be tested before October 3, or cannot be changed without disrupting the current version, they will not be corrected until then.
You can do a partial preview of the new layout on the Main Page and the Kirby article. For other namespaces and articles, just add ?wikiagrid=1&wikiafullheader=1 at the end of the page URL.
So that's essentially what fans call the Kirby's Dream Land trilogy, including the Kirby's Adventure interlude between 1 and 2, and the K64 sequel, with Super Star thrown in for good measure. All the playable content will be on a single Wii disc.
And then there's the book of artwork and a disc full of soundtracks. The disc comes with a Kirby calendar, called "Museum mode" (not to be confused with Kirby's Adventure'sMuseum), which shows his appearances in cartoons and other media as well as games, along with real-world facts.
Of the six release titles, all of them are currently available on either the Wii or 3DS Virtual Console (Dream Land 2's 3DS VC release is still TBA, but is already released in Japan and PAL regions), so if you have played their original release or any of these, you already have part of the collection.
*The soundtrack shown is Kirby's Return to Dream Land's - its availability via Nintendo Club was announced in conjunction with Kirby's Dream Collection. Kirby's Dream Collection comes with a soundtrack, but it will be a different one.
Return to Dream Land and Mass Attack soundtracks up Updated: 2nd November 2011
Kirby's Return to Dream Land and Kirby Mass Attack soundtracks mirroring the in-game Sound Tests have been uploaded. There are also a few extra tracks not within the Sound Test or played in-game. See if you can find your favorite!
Kirby's Return to Dream Land (Kirby Wii) Updated: 24th October 2011
The big day is here! Kirby's Return to Dream Land (aka Kirby's Adventure Wii / Kirby Wii) has been released in North America - Eager fans in Japan and PAL regions will have to wait just a bit longer.
Being a game six years in the making and one that fans have been dreaming of has a lot of expectations to live up to,1 but Kirby's world is looking as vibrant as ever. If you haven't already, go grab yourself a copy. Kirby's waiting on you!
1This is the first game which returns to Kirby's ability-copying and platforming roots on a home console since Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards for the Nintendo 64 in the year 2000.
Official sites go up
US, Japan official sites both go live over the span of the past few days (full site coming soon - as usual). US • Japan. Check out the beautiful artwork of the game.
Penny Arcade Expo (PAX)
Expect more information once Nintendo gives the press (and fans) a treat at the open Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle from Aug 26 - 28. Who doesn't want pink cotton candy and Kirby beanbag chairs?
Comic Con San Diego
Kirby Wii's full intro sequence has been released at Comic Con San Diego along with new gameplay footage.
Kirby Mass Attack has been released in the US, so grab a copy and your DS and start putting Kirby back together! Everyone is busy updating articles with new information - check back soon!
15 July 2011 - Japan official site up
The official Nintendo Japan site for Kirby Mass Attack ( あつめて!カービィ ) came live on 15th July, twenty days before the game's 4th August release date in Japan. Thanks to Hobii for posting the link. Visit the site.
Atsumete! Kirby (Kirby Mass Attack) for the Nintendo DS is slated for release on 4th August 2011 in Japan. It will be officially announced at E3 2011.
Copy abilities will be completely absent from the game. The premise for the plot is a new villain named Necrodius splitting a sleeping Kirby into 10 separate beings. The player has control over all 10 of them using the stylus, by guiding them via Kirby's star-shaped Hero's Heart/Heart of Courage.