Kirby's Epic Yarn News

Nintendo won’t preach Kirby to COD fans

Wants everybody to eat "great apple pie".

As it has successfully proven time and time again with the Wii and DS, there's seemingly no market that Nintendo is afraid of chasing down. However, it would appear the platform holder has finally drawn a line in the sand.

Wii and DS release dates for Q1 2011

Wii and DS release dates for Q1 2011

Kirby your enthusiasm.

Look at all these games Nintendo has prepared for Wii and DS - and they'll all be released before the end of March (Q1 2011).

There are some absolute belters! Wow it's Peppa Pig Theme Park Fun! Gosh it's National Geographic Challenge! Shoot me it's Bibi & Tina - Jump & Ride!

Actually, star billing goes to Pokemon Black and White. Why? Well, selling 5.26 million copies from mid-September to the end of December, in Japan alone, says something.

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Nintendo's fab Donkey Kong Country sales

Nintendo's fab Donkey Kong Country sales

Plus eye-popping lifetime sales disclosed.

In under one month, Donkey Kong Country Returns has trampled to a massive 4.21 million global sales.

Kirby's Epic Yarn - not yet released in Europe - has already amassed 1.38 million sales in Japan and the US.

And Super Mario Galaxy 2 has been bought 6.15 million times since its summer 2010 release.

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New Nintendo Wii Kirby game announced

New Nintendo Wii Kirby game announced

First trailer hits the net.

Nintendo has announced a new Wii Kirby game that looks like a revival of unreleased GameCube platformer Kirby Adventure.

A trailer, which you can see below, shows Kirby moving from left to right in classic side-scrolling platform action.

According to translation work by neoGAF poster FINALFANTASYDOG, Super Smash Bros. developer HAL Laboratories is at the helm. A 2011 Japanese release is planned.

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Kirby's Epic Yarn gets EU release date

Kirby's Epic Yarn gets EU release date

Kirby your Enthusiasm?

Wii-exclusive platformer Kirby's Epic Yarn will be released in Europe on 25th February 2011, Nintendo's announced.

It's already out in the US.

Good-Feel's gorgeous platformer debuted at Nintendo's E3 2010 conference in June. It has pretty woollen, patchwork visuals and merry Disney-esque music.

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Epic Yarn has "potential" beyond Kirby

HAL man reckons it would work with Mario.

Nintendo has already revealed that Kirby's Epic Yarn began life without Kirby. Now one of the developers has suggested that Epic Yarn is a strong enough concept that it could continue without him into other Nintendo series.