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Kirby Fighters 2

Rating Summary

Based on 37 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

65

Top Critic Average

36%

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Based on 37 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchSep 23, 2020

Developers: Nintendo, HAL Labs

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: Fighting

Choose from a cast of Kirby’s most iconic copy abilities—including the brand-new Wrestler ability—and duke it out to be the last Kirby standing. Familiar friends and foes like Bandana Waddle Dee and King Dedede also make an appearance as playable characters in the Kirby Fighters 2 game, available exclusively for the Nintendo Switch™ system.

Kirby Fighters 2 Critic Reviews

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As just a mode in another game, the original Kirby Fighters was an interesting diversion. As a stand-alone title, Kirby Fighters 2 has to work a lot harder to pack a punch, even at $19.99. It’s curious, cute, and lacking much definition, just like its namesake character.

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A charming, breezy brawler Kirby Fighters 2 is a solid gateway fighting game hampered by limited modes and the occasional difficulty spike.

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Kirby Fighters 2 has the right stuff buried underneath its foundation: you just have to dig to get there. With a few tweaks here and there in terms of unlocks and the way content is delivered, it could have been a much stronger package for both solo and party play. As is, you're going to have to put in some work.

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Kirby stars in a direct, carefree fighter, which hides some level of depth, but it's best suited for mild gameplay sessions.

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