Kirby: Canvas Curse (2005)

3.47 from 29 votes
In Kirby: Canvas Curse the player is given control of the 'Magic Brush' with which they can draw Kirby a path for him to ride around obstacles, enemies, and large, colorful worlds consisting of mini-games and oddball characters.
First released
Mar 24, 2005
Aliases
Kirby Power Paintbrush, Touch! Kirby's Magic Paintbrush, タッチ!カービィ, Kirby: El Pincel del Poder, Kirby: L'oscuro disegno, Kirby: Le Pinceau du Pouvoir, Kirby: Power-Malpinsel
Franchises
Kirby, Touch! Kirby
Developed by
HAL Laboratory, Inc.
Published by
Nintendo
Platforms
Nintendo DS, Wii U
Genres
Puzzle, Platformer
Themes
Fantasy
Rating
ESRB: E, CERO: All Ages, PEGI: 3+, OFLC: G
Releases
  • DS - Kirby: Canvas Curse United States
  • DS - Touch! Kirby Japan
  • DS - Kirby: Power Paintbrush United Kingdom
  • DS - Kirby: Canvas Curse Australia
  • WiiU - Kirby: Power Paintbrush Australia
  • WiiU - Kirby: Power Paintbrush United Kingdom
  • WiiU - Kirby: Canvas Curse United States

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A innovative evolution of the usual platformer Kirby game but falls too short
Game: Kirby Canvas Curse
Genre: Adventure Platformer/Touchscreen
Developer: HAL
Publisher: Nintendo
System: Nintendo DS (DS)
Year of Release: 2005
Length of Playthrough: 5 Hours

Total Score: 71/100
Value Score: 7.1/10

• Story: 5/10
• Characters: 7/10
• GamePlay: 7/10
• Graphics: 8/10
• Sound: 9/10
• Music: 9/10
• Length: 4/10
• Replay Value: 7/10
• Player Value: 5/10

Pros
+Unique gameplay style using touchscreen controls with no need for the face buttons
+22 levels across 8 worlds/areas
+Boss battles play like mini games
+Play as additional of 4 characters alongside Kirby (must unlock them)

Cons
-Game's difficulty is too easy in the beginning but difficulty spike increases last two worlds
-There are only 4 boss battles (three of which are repeats)
-Touchscreen controls are not responsive all the time and causes frustration at times
-Very Short
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