Kirby's Dream Land (JP) is the first title in the Kirby series and the debut of the pink protagonist Kirby. The game was released in 1992 for the Game Boy and was created by series mastermind Masahiro Sakurai, who went on to develop most of the games in the series and other titles such as Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 64.
Kirby possesses the ability to suck in enemies and shoot them out as stars, however he lacks his Copy Ability from later titles. The game was intended for people new to gaming, and thus playing its four levels is rather simple.
This game in its entirety, with the exception of Castle Lololo, is included in Kirby Super Star (Kirby's Fun Pack in PAL countries) as Spring Breeze. Kirby's Dream Land was released on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in 2011.
Kirby's Dream Land is a side-scrolling action-platformer. Kirby has the ability to inhale enemies into his mouth and then spit them out to attack other enemies. Certain power-ups temporarily give Kirby new abilities, such as Superspicy Curry which gives Kirby fire breath. By pressing up on the control pad when Kirby doesn't have an enemy in his mouth he can inhale a gulp of air and fly. This can be done indefinitely however Kirby cannot inhale enemies while flying . At the end of each level is a boss that must be defeated by inhaling the objects they create and spitting them back at them.
The game, like all the others in the series, takes place in Dream Land. One night King Dedede and his minions ran down from the distant Mt. Dedede and stole all of the Dream Landers' food and their precious Sparkling Stars.
After this occurred, the people became very hungry and dreaded the evil King Dedede for doing such a thing. One of the residents named Kirby, however, arose and saved the Sparkling Stars and the food that King Dedede stole from them.
- Green Greens
- Castle Lololo
- Float Islands
- Bubbly Clouds
- Bronto Burt
- Broom Hatter
- Mr. P. Umpkin
- Poppy Bros. Jr.
- Sir Kibble
- Two Face
- Waddle Dee
- Waddle Doo
|Kirby Platformers||Kirby's Dream Land • Kirby's Dream Land 2 • Kirby's Dream Land 3 • Kirby's Adventure • Kirby Super Star • Kirby 64 • Nightmare in Dream Land • The Amazing Mirror • Canvas Curse • Squeak Squad • Kirby Super Star Ultra • Epic Yarn • Return to Dream Land • Triple Deluxe • Rainbow Curse • Planet Robobot • Star Allies|
|Kirby Spinoffs||Pinball Land • Dream Course • Block Ball • Star Stacker • Air Ride • Kirby Fighters • Dedede Drum Dash • Team Kirby Clash Deluxe • Kirby's Blowout Blast • Battle Royale|