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The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked  

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List Rules Games part of the Kirby franchise.

If you’re wondering what are the best Kirby games of all time, you’re not alone. Created in 1992 by Masahiro Sakurai, Kirby’s most famous characteristic is his ability to suck in foes and float. Unlike mediocre heroes, Kirby doesn’t need a sword nor a gun to take down foes. So of all the games in the Kirby franchise, which are the best?

There are more than 10 main games in the Kirby franchise across multiple platforms, along with several remakes and remasters. Heck, there was also a manga series and anime series at one time. Kirby can also be seen crossing over to other games as well, most notably the Super Smash Brothers franchise.

Kirby gameplay has more or less stayed true to the original 2D side scrolling formula throughout the series, but that isn’t a bad thing as it’s so fun. Though Kirby games now feature 3D graphics, they still more or less play on a 2D plane. Maybe one day, the franchise will go full 3D like Mario, but until that day the best Kirby games are still 2D.

Below, you’ll find every Kirby game that is part of the main series along with spin off titles. However, you won’t find games that he just makes a cameo in or plays only a minor role, like Smash Bros. So vote up your favorite Kirby games or add any you feel are missing, so we can get a ranking of the best Kirby games ever.

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Kirby Super Star Ultra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
nahnah390 added Kirby Super Star Ultra
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Kirby's Return to Dream Land is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby Planet Robobot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
GanonsTriforce added Kirby Planet Robobot
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Kirby's Epic Yarn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby & the Amazing Mirror is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
nahnah390 added Apr 15 2004
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Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
nahnah390 added Oct 25 2002
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Kirby's Adventure is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby Triple Deluxe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
nahnah390 added Kirby Triple Deluxe
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Kirby: Squeak Squad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby's Dream Land 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby Air Ride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
Oct 13 2003
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Kirby Star Allies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
Ethan1 added
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Kirby's Dream Land 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby's Dream Land is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby Mass Attack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
Aug 04 2011
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Kirby: Canvas Curse is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
kq76 added 2015
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Kirby's Dream Course is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
Sep 21 1994
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Kirby Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
Aug 23 2000
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Super Puyo Puyo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
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Kirby's Pinball Land is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
Nov 28 1993
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Kirby's Block Ball is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kirby Games of All Time, Ranked
Nov 26 1995