Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe includes a new epilogue campaign

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Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe comes out on February 24 for Nintendo Swap. That is an enhanced port of a Wii title that provides a number of new options, modes and tweaks. Maybe none are extra substantial than the brand new epilogue marketing campaign.

The Magolor Epilogue has gamers controlling the titular character in occasions happening after the primary recreation (which, by the way in which, you’ll need to beat first earlier than you’ll be able to unlock this mode). Similar to with the bottom recreation, the Magolor Epilogue helps 4 participant co-op. Right here, participant one is Magolor whereas others management his clones.

Whereas this mode appears much like conventional 2D Kirby experiences, Magolor has his personal set of talents. In contrast to Kirby, he can’t suck up enemies, take up talents or fly. He can, nevertheless, shoot magic spheres as short-range projectiles. You additionally unlock different talents as you play, like a magic bomb that you may drop under you.

Through the marketing campaign, you’ll gather orbs all through ranges that you should utilize to unlock enhancements on your talents. For instance, you’ll be able to enhance the speed at which you fireplace your magic spheres.

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We don’t understand how lengthy this marketing campaign will final, however we’ve seen Nintendo supply related further modes to its Swap ports. Tremendous Mario 3D World bought the Bowser’s Fury bonus marketing campaign, for instance. And whereas the Magolor Epilogue doesn’t appear as bold as Bowser’s Fury, it nonetheless appears like a meaty expertise.

Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe features a bunch of subgames.

Extra new stuff

Other than the epilogue marketing campaign, Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe additionally consists of Merry Magoland. This mode options 10 multiplayer subgames. Eight of them are getting back from earlier Kirby titles, whereas the opposite two are new. And identical to with the remainder of the sport, these assist 4 gamers.

One subgame, Kirby On The Draw, is a capturing gallery. Apparently, you’ll be able to truly play this one three other ways. You may maintain and purpose a Pleasure-Con controller prefer it’s an old-school gentle gun. In case you’re enjoying by your self in handheld mode, you should utilize touchscreen controls. It’s also possible to simply purpose and shoot utilizing the analogue stick and buttons.

When enjoying these subgames, you’ll be able to full missions and unlock stamps. These aid you purchase masks, which you’ll equip in your character whereas in Merry Magoland and even whereas enjoying the primary recreation. These masks symbolize different Kirby characters, like reoccurring boss Whispy Woods or animal pal Coo.

Kirby and his pals may also have entry to new copy talents. These embody Mech, which equips gamers in a Gundam-like mech go well with. You may then shoot lasers, mortars and different assaults, whereas a jetpack provides you much more mobility than the standard flutter flying. You may even drop mines whereas hovering the skies.

The Kirby franchise feels prefer it’s hitting a excessive level. Whereas Kirby Star Allies was a easy, disappointing begin to the pink puffball’s Swap profession, Kirby and the Forgotten Land took the collection to 3D with nice success. Whereas Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Deluxe is a extra conventional recreation for the collection, that is an enhanced port of one of many better-liked entries within the franchise, and the brand new additions look substantial. A demo for the title is obtainable now on Swap.

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