As always, the best way to start off an article is with an introduction:

Kirby is a video game character created by Nintendo. He was first introduced in 1992 on the Game Boy game, "Kirby's Dream Land". Even though it was the game that started it all, "Kirby's Dream Land" is too short and simple of a game, and all the Kirby games that followed it are far more superior. But hey, it was the first of its kind, so it's best to go easy on it. With all that said, here are the Top 5 most memorable games of the Kirby series.


#5 - Kirby Air Ride
System: Gamecube
Year: 2003


"Kirby Air Ride" makes the #5 mark on my list. Althought it's not traditional to the classic Kirby series, this game is still a lot of fun. This game is not like any ordinary racing game. The controls in this are a lot more intense, and you can increase your stats by collecting items during the gameplay. Most of the time, when I play this game, I don't really know what I'm doing, so I just run around collecting stuff and running into stuff. Even if you don't get it, it's still a fun game.


#4 - Kirby's Dream Course
System: Super NES
Year: 1995


This game is basically a Kirby golf game. If you like golf, then this is a game for you. Again, this isn't like any ordinary Kirby game, but it's also not like any ordinary golf game. Kirby is used as the golf ball in this game, and he can do a lot of cool moves when he gets putted. This game also has some classic music that's very appropriate for any Kirby game.


#3 - Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
System: Nintendo 64
Year: 2000


"Kirby 64" was the first Kirby game released in America after a 4-year hiatus. This was also the first and last Kirby game released on the Nintendo 64. Excluding "Super Smash Bros.", this was the first game where we got to hear Kirby's voice. What's fun about this game is that it has a classic feel to it. Kirby is sucking up enemies and copying their abilities. One thing that sucks is that there are only 7 types of powers in this game, but this game introduced something new. This time, Kirby can copy and combine two powers to make all these bizzare powers. This game has a lot of new characters and only a few recurring characters. It's still a very pleasing game to casual Kirby fans.


#2 - Kirby's Adventure
System: NES
Year: 1993


"Kirby's Adventure" is one of my all-time favorite games on the NES. This was the second game in the entire Kirby series and the only Kirby game to be released on the NES. Compared to "Kirby's Dream Land", this game was a major improvement giving Kirby all these cooler moves and for the first time giving him the ability to copy powers! This is also a nice long game giving gamers a lot to explore. This game also revealed that Kirby was really pink. This game was said to be remade about 10 years later as "Kirby: Nightmare in Dreamland" on the Gameboy Advance. I've been wanting to check it out, but I hope I can get my hands on it.


#1 - Kirby Super Star
System: Super NES
Year: 1996


Without a doubt, the most memorable Kirby game in the Nintendo library is "Kirby Super Star", which is debatably the best Kirby game ever made! This game is a variety pack of six different stories of Kirby, each with a different plot and method of playing. It's similar to "Kirby's Adventure", but with a few differences. For one thing, you can do a lot more cooler moves with all the powers you obtain. There are some recurring powers from "Kirby's Adventure" as well as some new ones. Each time you obtain a special power, you get to wear a cool hat. Best of all, you can have a little partner on your side to help you in the game! A perfect opportunity for 2-player mode! This game was one of the few games released during the final days of the Super Nintendo before the system's retirement. In my opinion, it's one of the best games ever made for the Super Nintendo, and it's a definate reccomendation for anyone who owns that system! I can't wait until this game gets re-released on the Wii!

So, there you go. Those are the Top 5 most memorable Kirby games of all time. Now, I'm sure that some of you may disagree, and I KNOW THAT I AM MISSING SOME GAMES, but the reason they're not on my list either means that I haven't played them or I didn't find them to be memorable enough for me to cherrish with my friends and family. Regardless, I still believe that Kirby is an awesome series of games. I only pray for more memorable games in the catalog in the future.