As the one of the most adorable mainstays in Nintendo’s stable, Kirby generally appeals to younger gamers. But that doesn’t mean the little pink marshmallow has nothing for seasoned gamers.Kirby: Canvas Curse was a fine game, showing the ingenuity of the DS’s touch screen early on in the system’s lifespan. Squeak Squad doesn't bring the same kind of innovation,and instead sees Kirby pitted against a team of rodent robbers hell bent on making off with all of Dream Land’s treasures for a more classical 2-D experience.
The variety of abilities
The cutesy graphics
Fighting the Squeak Squad over and over
Soundtrack is annoying
The lack of re-playability
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|Description||Has more in common with its old-school, platforming predecessors, but a new mix 'n' match power-up system could keep things fresh.|
|UK franchise name||Kirby|
|US censor rating||"Everyone"|
|UK censor rating||""|
|Release date||1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)|
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