Kirby!

30 years later, Nintendo’s favorite shapeshifter is still going strong

There’s more to this pink puffball than meets the eye.

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There are countless ways to introduce your game’s hero, and Kirby’s Adventure on the NES, released in 1993, chose one of the strangest.

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Before you even know who or what Kirby is, you can learn to draw him. It’s an odd choice, but I’m sure I wasn’t the only kid who spent hours drawing Kirby with hundreds of imagined powers as a result.