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It's pitched as “refreshing and peaceful,” but the one hit fails, broken checkpoints, and rough camera, are more likely to agitate than anything. However, I am curious about the sequel, which sounds more promising.
I think World to the West presents some very strong ideas, but the execution doesn't always translate to captivating gameplay. If you're on the fence, my recommendation would be adding it to your wish list for a future sale.
Taken on its own merits as a spinoff, Kirby Battle Royale is a pretty good game. I think kids especially will enjoy its colorful looks and gentler challenge, even more so if they have friends to enjoy it with for local multiplayer.
Cooperative play is what propels Space Dave! up to slightly above average territory. It's much more fun to beat the alien assault as a team, with each player taking a side of the screen and having the others back.