DescriptionThe lovable Kirby returns to the Game Boy! This time the bridges connecting the rainbow bridges have disappeared and King Dedede is to blame as always...or is he? The evil Dark Matter has him under his control and plans to turn Dream Land into a dark world. Kirby's goal is get the fabled rainbow sword and defeat him!
Gameplay consists of a platform game. Kirby is like no other platform character of its time because he can fly with no power-ups, and he can swallow enemies and get their powers. In addition to that, Kirby can now team up with his friends: Rick the hamster, Kine the fish, and Coo the owl. Each team-up has it's advantages and disadvantages, but Kirby can still swallow enemies, making more different powers available depending on the power/friend combination.
- "星のカービィ２" -- Japanese spelling
- "Hoshi no Kirby 2" -- Japanese Title
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|Kirby blows!!||Zovni (9334)|
The Press Says
|Electric Playground||Jan 30, 1997||9.5 out of 10||95|
|GamePro (US)||Jul, 1995||4.5 out of 5||90|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Nov 16, 2010||17 out of 20||85|
|Total! (Germany)||Jul, 1995||2 out of 6||80|
|Video Games & Computer Entertainment||Aug, 1995||8 out of 10||80|
|Consoles Plus||Feb, 1996||78 out of 100||78|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Jul, 1995||7.6 out of 10||76|
|Retroage||Feb 22, 2008||7.3 out of 10||73|
|Game Players||Jul, 1995||70 out of 100||70|
|HonestGamers||May 09, 2014||7 out of 10||70|
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EndingsThere are two endings depending on if you get the Rainbow Sword or not (this means that you need to complete the game with a 100% rating), If you do, you'll be able to fight the Dark Matter and see the "real" ending.
Version differencesIf you play Kirby's Dream Land 2 on the Super Game Boy instead of on a regular Game Boy, when you see the title screen, you will hear an applause sound effect.
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Related Web Sites
- Kirby's Rainbow Resort (Fantastic megasite with everything you ever wanted to know about Kirby.)