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Kirby's Return to Dream Land
|Kirby's Return to Dream Land|
|Release date(s)|| NA October 24, 2011|
JP October 27, 2011
EU November 25, 2011
AUS December 1, 2011
KO September 6, 2012
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Co-op (4)|
|Input methods||Wii Remote|
|GameIDs||SUKE01, SUKJ01, SUKP01, SUKK01|
In Kirby's Return to Dream Land, known in Japan as Kirby of the Stars Wii (星のカービーWii, Hoshi no Kābī Wii) and in Europe as Kirby's Adventure Wii, Kirby and his friends are back in an adventure designed to satisfy longtime Kirby fans and beginners alike. When an alien spaceship crashes in the otherwise peaceful realm of Pop Star, its pieces are scattered throughout the land. Players must guide Kirby as he retrieves the ship’s parts and helps the aliens return to their home planet. This time, however, he’s not alone. At any time, up to three more players can join in the fun and play as Meta Knight, King Dedede and Waddle Dee to help Kirby in his quest.
Long Black Shadows in OpenGL and Other Serious Issues
In OpenGL, shadows appear as tall black blobs instead of proper shadows. If on Windows, use D3D to avoid this problem. This issue was not fixed by the GLSL OpenGL rewrite in . A recent revision of Dolphin broke this even more so, in that now the only thing visible is the background. This problem still persists as of . The only fix is to use a Direct3D backend.. See
This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Kirby's Return to Dream Land since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|Windows 7||Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.6GHz||Intel HD 3000||Game crashes with "Unknown pointer 0xd52e29c0" popup. Use a development version to fix.||23732|
|Windows 7||Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4GHz||NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT||Error message "Unknown pointer 0xd52e29c0. Continue?" When you try to start a game or demo.|
|Windows 7||Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.6GHz||ATI Radeon HD 4850||Game is fully playable, new game can be started, game plays exceptionally well with near perfect framerate.|
|Windows 7||AMD Phenom X4 955 @ 3.2GHz||NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT||Perfect, game is run@4 players@60FPS||Jitus|
|Windows 7||AMD Athlon II X3 435||ATI Radeon HD 5770||Game does not work at all. Crashes at start.||something|
|Windows 7||AMD Athlon II X6 1090T @ 3.2GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5700||Perfect - Speed 100% 60FPS.||Hjenovah|
|Windows 7||Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @ 2.2GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GT 440||Playable: 45-60FPS||Jhonn|
|Windows 7||Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250||100% Game speed, no graphical issues. Gameplay is perfect.|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i7-920 @ 3.8GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5850||Perfect, runs at 100% speed even with Fraps running.||xRyudo|
|Windows Vista||AMD Phenom II X4 840 @ 3.2GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5700||Very playable. A little tearing here and there but the game runs perfectly.||Sealion|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5850||Perfect, pretty much. Very rare dips below 100%||crumbworks|
|Mac OS X 10.7.2||Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4GHz||NVIDIA GeForce 9400m GT||Acceptable speed (80%+) Collision map seems to be shifted a little up/right in some stages||Poffertjee|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.3GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti||Fully playable ~60FPS dx9 no crashes/little sound glitches||Fabolous|
|Windows 7||Intel Core 2 Duo E5400 @ 2.7GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5550||Perfect stable 60FPS DX9 No crashing, no graphic glitches, videos glitch up but otherwise perfect in everyway||CaptainBeardful|
|Windows 7||AMD Athlon II X4 640 @ 3GHz||AMD Radeon HD 5670||60FPS Fully Playable at full speed without glitches||bruckxd|
|Mac OS X 10.7.4||Intel Core i5 @ 2.4GHz||Intel HD 3000||An unplayable mess. Every texture, from the "hold remote sideways" message to the main game is corrupted beyond recognition. The speed stays around 80%, but it is completely useless due to the garbled graphics.||Ac|
|Ubuntu 11.10||AMD Athlon 64 X2 @ 3.2GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450||Work, but not perfectly.||RyDroid|
|Windows 7||AMD FX-4100 @ 4.5GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250||The frames are very sharply, from 60FPS to 20FPS down to. also if you press no longer so for example pauses the game, it come to a tone error, he then plays a melody and only from himself. also can not use cheats, which means, once I activate that either the emulation crashes, or when I activate cheats and go into another room then only a black image, it does no longer. and by the way do not work all the mini-games, which means that it crashes.||Serverbot777|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i5-2450M||AMD Radeon HD 7610M||Perfect||Chinmorph|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.6GHz||Intel HD 3000||Perfect, but some game stuttering because of slow GPU.||23732|
|Arch Linux||Intel Core i7-2600 @ 2.6GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450||Almost perfect, long black shadows.||10n45|
|Windows 8.1||Intel Core i7-3820QM @ 2.7GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M||55-60FPS @ 1.5x IR. Occasional drops to 50FPS during a boss fight. The audio seemed to pop in a few places (especially during the defeat of a boss) on HLE.||spalmesano|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i5-2430M @ 2.4GHz||Intel HD Graphics 3000||Perfect 100%, 60FPS using lowest internal resolution, backend Direct3D, XFB enabled to virtual, V-sync enabled, idle skipping disabled, set your computer to high performance.||Talos|