Kirby and the Forgotten Land will bring back Squeak Squad’s spooky abilities

Nintendo looks to have a strong 2022. Some titles have confirmed release dates like Pokemon Legend: Arceus, while others have windows open like Bayonetta 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2. There are even rumors for the next development Mario Kart circulated online. One title that many people are interested in seeing will come to fruition this year is Kirby and the Forgotten Land.

Pink Ball is out on Switch with 2018 Kirby Star Allies, but that adventure is also a celebration of the franchise’s history with post-launch content adding new playable characters from across the globe. Kirby Game. Kirby and the Forgotten Land is a bigger step forward as Kirby’s first true 3D platformer. However, it should not forget the past, and the ability to copy Ghost from Kirby: Squeak Squad could give developers a way to experiment in 3D without compromising the fundamentals that this transitional title should have.


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Kirby: Squeak Squad Unique Features

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Kirby: Squeak Squad released in 2006 for handheld DS; one of many Nintendo titles developed by Capcom’s flagship subsidiary Flagship. It was developed before Kirby and the Amazing Mirror on the Game Boy Advance, but also known for Legend of Zelda games like Oracle duology and Minish lid. Squeak Squad was the studio’s last project before Capcom announced it was closing in 2007.

But on the contrary Kirby and the Amazing Mirror instantly stands out with its metroidvania structure, Squeak Squad is an easier, smaller, and stage-based affair that requires players to dig deeper if they want to find its unique spark. Its story is simple even for a Kirby the game, with the hero chasing his new rodent antagonists after it appeared, they stole his cake, only to reveal that Squeaks had stolen a sealed box Evil Dark Nebula. Each level contains treasures to keep away from the Squeak Squad (all of which appear with Daroach in Star Allies‘DLC), but otherwise it’s a very linear adventure.

That being said, its positives still shine through. Squeak Squad is the second title after Kirby 64: Crystal Shards to experiment with mixing abilityand it does so via a new touch engine that involves Kirby holding certain items in his belly (shown by the DS’ bottom screen). Many of the game’s new abilities are also fun gimmicks, such as Balloons that turn enemies into items or Animals for Kirby to dig through certain walls.

Ghost is only available after the player has collected seven pieces of Ghost Metal scattered throughout treasure chests, and can then only be obtained from the Tedhaun miniboss or an unlockable secret area that supplies any Kirby. any copy ability. It allows Kirby to float aimlessly, and its only utility is possessing enemies and stealing their attacks. While Kirby used the ability to copy are from Kirby’s Adventures in 1993, with some variations such as the ability to scan “Copy” in Super star, Ghost is special in that it can also possess enemies without pre-determining abilities like Fire or Spark.

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Ghost can let Kirby and the Forgotten to experiment with 3D

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Kirby and the Forgotten Land must move well with its 3D motion. On the one hand, it must innovate if it hopes to make Kirby’s transition more memorable The Forgotten Landpost-apocalyptic context. On the other hand, it has to appease longtime fans by not stripping away many of the basic tenets of the series, although features like Kirby’s flight might break any challenge semantics in the air. 3D space.

Games in The Forgotten Land can edit everything to create a basic platformer with some duplication, ensuring as few collisions when converting to 3D as possible. Its announcement trailer from September 2021 Nintendo Direct It’s certainly not flashy in this respect, showing Kirby running and jumping more than when he’s floating – and when he’s afloat, it’s only at a limited height.

All of this makes sense, but Ghost ability returns to full for the first time since Squeak Squad can add a lot of flavor, especially if it’s saved to a late or post-game add-on. Gives the player the ability to explore this game’s environment without limits, which can open the door to hiding Easter eggs or awesome photo mode, and any ideas that use Kirby’s 3D traversal are cut instead could spawn through haunted enemies. Possibility to be a featured part of a section below Kirby The game deserves another chance, and The Forgotten Land could be perfect for it.

Kirby and the Forgotten Land Released in Spring 2022 for Nintendo Switch.

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