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Kirby's adventure for the Nintendo 64 is a polygonal side-scroller similar to Klonoa - however, unlike Klonoa, the game only follows one set path instead of multiple branching paths. In this game, Kirby can still copy the abilities of his foes - but in addition to this, he can combine these abilities with others to make unique combinations (For one example, combining electricity and ice will turn Kirby into a fridge that spits out food).

The story begins with Dark Matter assaulting a faraway land for their special crystal. A young fairy called Ribbon takes the crystal and escapes to save it. She lands in Dream Land, but pieces of the crystal have shattered and landed all across the world. Kirby volunteers to help and together they go to find all the missing pieces.

Kirby will encounter his friends, who have been controlled by Dark Matter. He'll have to battle them to rescue them. From there, they travel together to other different worlds, including Rock Star, Water Star, and Ripple Star, Ribbon's home world, where Dark Matter is lurking. To properly finish the game, players must find all the hidden crystal shards tucked away in the various levels. Only then will Kirby and his friends truly save Ripple Star.

Screenshots

Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Nintendo 64 Bump opponents out of the way and try to catch the most fruit!
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Nintendo 64 A pretty looking autumn scene
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Nintendo 64 Watch out for the Bronto Burts in the background - they'll fly towards you!
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Nintendo 64 Time Kirby's jump here to land on a bonus pickup

Promo Images

Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Screenshot
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Screenshot
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Screenshot
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "星のカービィ64" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Hoshi no Kirby 64" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Kirby's first 3-D adventure hits the Virtual Console! Wii Megawolf (21)
I expected more from a Kirby game Nintendo 64 Pixelspeech (1006)

Critic Reviews

VicioJuegos.com Nintendo 64 Sep 29, 2006 83 out of 100 83
64 Power / big.N / N Games Nintendo 64 Apr, 2000 83 out of 100 83
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Mar 07, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Nintendo 64 Jul, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Freaks 365 Nintendo 64 2002 7.2 out of 10 72
Digitally Downloaded Wii May 10, 2012 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Unlimited Nintendo 64 Jul, 2001 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Apr 14, 2000 6.9 out of 10 69
Gamesmania.de Nintendo 64 Jul 20, 2001 69 out of 100 69
Nintendo Life Wii Feb 26, 2008 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50

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