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Session Name: The Many Dimensions of Kirby
Speaker(s): Tatsuya Kamiyama, Shinya Kumazaki
Company Name(s): HAL Laboratory, Inc., HAL Laboratory, Inc.
Track / Format: Design

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Overview: One year after the launch of Kirby and the Forgotten Land, developers Shinya Kumazaki and Tatsuya Kamiyama discuss how they brought traditional Kirby gameplay into a 3D world, as well as examine some of the new features in the game, including the fan-favorite Mouthful Mode. Additionally, the developers will talk about the recently launched Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe for Nintendo Switch and how they reimagined the 2D gameplay and the world of the multiplayer Wii classic. Close out the 30th anniversary of Kirby with this session celebrating Kirby's multi-dimensional milestone year. Pink attire not required!

Game Developers Conference 2023

Tatsuya Kamiyama

HAL Laboratory, Inc.

Shinya Kumazaki

HAL Laboratory, Inc.

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