The truth about kirby....

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The truth about kirby....

Postby GEEWUN » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:06 pm

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Just look at the box art to some Kirby games....

Can you spy the differences between the American and Japanese one?

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Re: The truth about kirby....

Postby Didicos » Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:27 pm

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Interesting indeed... However, I can't imagine the reason for presenting a wannabe-badass Kirby on the western packages instead of the cute little piece of pink(?) we see on the original japanese packages. What do you suggest?
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Re: The truth about kirby....

Postby SlyTF1 » Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:39 pm

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LOL! The American version is pissed.
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Re: The truth about kirby....

Postby Praxus Prime » Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:53 am

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Hahaha, nice. So is Kirby just mad at the West or something?
One thing that caught my eye was the "A" rating on the first Japanese box-art, and for a split second I began to wonder if they got some, uh, extra content in the Eastern release :lol:
Hey, GEEWUN, hahaha, why don't you go ahead and share the slogan for the 3DS with everyone else?
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Re: The truth about kirby....

Postby GEEWUN » Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:55 pm

Motto: ""I'm not Psychotic... just Crazy!!!""
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Praxus Prime wrote:Hahaha, nice. So is Kirby just mad at the West or something?
One thing that caught my eye was the "A" rating on the first Japanese box-art, and for a split second I began to wonder if they got some, uh, extra content in the Eastern release :lol:
Hey, GEEWUN, hahaha, why don't you go ahead and share the slogan for the 3DS with everyone else?



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Re: The truth about kirby....

Postby Noideaforaname » Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:56 pm

Interesting, I wonder why they did that. Maybe to appeal to the boy audience with a "tough guy" while not totally losing the girl audience's "soft/cute puffball"?

While there are "badass" villains pictured (and many Kirby games have rather disturbing final bosses), I doubt that'd be enough to draw in the cute-hating boys. Things like PowerPuff Girls and Care Bears also have "badass" or even HORRIFYING villains, yet can't get away from the "girly" image.
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