"3DS" redirects here. For other uses, see 3DS (disambiguation). This article is about the Nintendo 3DS and its larger model, the Nintendo 3DS XL. For the current revision, see New Nintendo 3DS. For the budget model, see Nintendo 2DS. For the entire 3DS series, see Nintendo 3DS family.
The Wii U is a home video game console developed by Nintendo, and the successor to the Wii. The console was released in November 2012 and was the first eighth generation video game console, as it competes with Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.
The game's hand-drawn aestheticâa style new to the seriesâdescends from producer and Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto's distaste for the computer pre-rendered graphics of the game's contemporary Donkey Kong Country.
Kirby is famous for his ability to suck up objects and creatures in order to gain their abilities, as well as his ability to float with puffed cheeks. He uses these abilities to rescue various lands, such as his home world of Pop Star, from evil forces and antagonists, such as Dark Matter or Nightmare.