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Pokemon Sword and Shield is Being Developed With an Emphasis on Portability

The upcoming Pokemon games are returning to its handheld roots.

BoxBoy + BoxGirl Review

The BoxBoy trilogy pulls an Uncharted 4 with yet another sequel.

Japan Has Kirby Hoods for Cats. Let's Rate Them

These hoods are a disgrace and very damaging to cats' psyches and I want all of them.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield is Being Developed With an Emphasis on Portability

The upcoming Pokemon games are returning to its handheld roots.

BoxBoy + BoxGirl Review

The BoxBoy trilogy pulls an Uncharted 4 with yet another sequel.

Japan Has Kirby Hoods for Cats. Let's Rate Them

These hoods are a disgrace and very damaging to cats' psyches and I want all of them.

Kirby Star Allies Review

A gentle reminder that the only ship worth a damn is friendship.

Kirby Star Allies Adds Brainwashing, is Still Relentlessly Cute

The latest Kirby game only adds to his considerable powers.

What's Punk Kirby Yelling into the Mic in Kirby Super Star? We Finally Know

"Disco?" "Pissed off?" "Death Metal?"

Super NES Retro Review: Kirby Super Star

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Here comes a special boy.

Super NES Retro Review: Kirby's Dream Course

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: How about a bit of putt-putt, Dreamland-style?

All of the Kirby Games, Ranked From Worst to Best

In honor of Kirby's 25th anniversary, we ranked them all. Yes, even Kirby Air Ride.

Kirby: Planet Robobot 3DS Review: A Gundam Good Time

Who knows whose idea it was to put Kirby in a giant, stompy mech suit... but it makes for one of the most gleeful action games of the year.

Retronauts Explores HAL and Satoru Iwata's Legacy

We pay proper tribute to Nintendo's late leader by digging into the history of the first company he helped build: Developer HAL Laboratory.

Box Boy 3DS Review: It's Hip to be Square

HAL Laboratory puts an unexpectedly fresh spin on block-based puzzles in this quirky 3DS eShop release.