Kirby's Blowout Blast received "mixed or average" reviews on Metacritic getting a metascore of 69/100 based on 20 critics. On whatoplay.com, it holds an aggregate score (playscore) of 7.67 based on 15 critics.
This was the first expanded Sub-Game to not simply have 'Deluxe' added to the end of its name, instead receiving an entirely new name.
This title marks the first 3D appearance of Kracko Jr..
When King Dedede is defeated in his EX form, he adopts his shocked expression from Kirby's Dream Land.