Published On Aug 5, 2023
DidYouKnowGaming takes a look at a lost Kirby game originally developed by Rockstar games back when they were called DMA design. This Super Nintendo title would've been called Kid Kirby, and was aimed at a younger audience with the SNES mouse as its main method of control.
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Special thanks to Meeper12346, Patrick Kerr, Paul Reeves, and Sean Hicks.
Research/Writing by Dylan Mansfield
Video Editing by TheCartoonGamer
Narration by Tony of @hard4games
Thumbnail art by JetPackBraggin
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@snap2grid. “I'm the Steve mentioned in the article! I didn't work in the game directly, (I was part of DMA Design's Design Department), and I created the instruction booklet, including the writing and typesetting/layout and some overwrought graphic design! 3D renders came from the artists.” Twitter, 15 Jun. 2022, 12:33 p.m.,
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