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Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Listings on the eShops provide file sizes for a bunch of Switch games. These include Kirby and the Forgotten Land, COGEN: Sword of Rewind, Ocean’s Heart, and more.

Here’s the full roundup:

Nintendo has published a bunch of screenshots and art for Kirby and the Forgotten Land showing different areas, characters like Waddle Dee, and more.

Here’s a quick refresher on the game:

Those in the UK can receive a pair of physical pre-order bonuses for Kirby and the Forgotten Land. Copies will come with a notebook and magnet sheet items, Nintendo has confirmed. This is available while supplies last. Unfortunately, images of the bonuses have not been shared just yet.

Here’s some information about Kirby and the Forgotten Land:

Kirby and the Forgotten Land saw a blowout sorts of today with a release date, new trailer, and details, but it’s also since been confirmed that amiibo support will be included.

The actual functionality behind the feature has yet to be revealed. However, on the official Japanese My Nintendo Store listing, there’s a clear mention of amiibo usage.

Kirby and the Forgotten Land will launch on March 25, Nintendo has just announced. We knew the game would be arriving this spring, but an exact date hadn’t been shared until today.

Nintendo also provided new details about the story, new Drill and Ranger copy abilities, support for co-op, Waddle Dee Town, and more.

Here’s the full overview from Nintendo:

A bit of new info has emerged from Kirby and the Forgotten Land has emerged from a new ESRB listing. That being said, like all classifications, it’s a bit on the vague side.

The full description reads:

Kirby and the Forgotten Land has started to pop up at various retailers, providing the game’s official boxart – and pre-orders are also available.

You can check out the packaging image for Kirby and the Forgotten Land above. You’ll notice that it’s the same image used for the game’s key art.

Nintendo and HAL Laboratory always tend to create various pieces of art surrounding the Kirby games, and it looks like Kirby and the Forgotten Land is no different. The title, which was just unveiled yesterday, has been given its first special piece. You can see the full art for Kirby and the Forgotten Land above which has the character surrounded by some of the creatures players will encounter in the game.

The Kirby series has traditionally been a 2D series, but Kirby and the Forgotten Land is looking to change things up. Next year, the franchise will finally be entering the third dimension. Nintendo hasn’t said much about the game yet, but we know that you’ll be exploring a world with abandoned structures as remnants of a past civilization. The ability to copy enemy abilities are back, which are needed to attack and explore. We’ve seen a few abilities thus far like Sword and Ice.