Kirby and the Forgotten Land, the new open world adventure from
The new footage ended with a surprise: the game will release on 25 March 2022.
But as has become
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Here’s the new trailer revealed on Thursday:
Alongside a new glimpse at gameplay, the trailer details new abilities and weapons for Kirby including a drill for burrowing into the ground, and a musket. It also reveals other players will be able to join Kirby’s quest as Bandana Waddle Dee, who comes with his own set of attacks.
There’s plenty to get excited about here, and a pleasantly short time to wait to see it for yourself.
The quick announcement and marketing cycle for recent
Games like Paper Mario: The Origami King and Pikmin 3 Deluxe were released to delighted audiences because it was a lovely surprise they weren’t expecting. Games with longer hype cycles, like Breath of the Wild 2, have led to some frustration and potentially unrealistic expectations as players demand to know more when news goes quiet for long stretches of time.
A short six-month wait for Kirby and the Forgotten Land means less time to speculate, and more time to look forward to a gorgeous, biome-spanning adventure filled with adorable little friends.
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