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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
|Input methods||Wii Remote|
|GameIDs||SUKE01, SUKJ01, SUKP01, SUKK01|
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, is a Kirby video game and the twelfth platform installment of the series, developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo. While Kirby's Epic Yarn was released in 2010, Kirby's Return to Dream Land is the first traditional Kirby platforming console game since Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, which was released in 2000 for the Nintendo 64. The game was first announced as a Nintendo GameCube title with a projected release date of late 2005, but after many delays development was later shifted to its successor console, the Wii.
Kirby's Return to Dream Land features the staple gameplay of traditional Kirby platform games, in which the titular character Kirby possesses the ability to inhale and copy enemies in order to attain forms which give him a variety of attacks such as breathing fire or swinging a sword. The game supports cooperative multiplayer gameplay, allowing up to four players to control various Kirby characters, including Waddle Dee, King Dedede, and Meta Knight.
Unknown Pointer Error
Return to Dreamland crashes any time a video file starts playing, either starting a new game, acquiring a ship part, or in the story intro when idling at the title card; however this has been fixed as of 3.0-189 (r9a627e89fb2e)
The pointer error still occurs whenever accessing Theatre Mode, however, but the game is fully playable and videos are currently working.
Stuttering sound on Videos
You may hear some sound stuttering on videos even when running at constant 60 FPS. It's an uncommon issue, and when the audio starts stuttering, after some seconds it'll be completely muted up, leaving the game without sound until the end of current movie. If you get this issue all time, you can try using DSP LLE (requires a LLE dump and is slow when compared to HLE)
This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.
|Sideways Wiimote||On||Kirby's Return to Dreamland is designed for sideways wiimote play.|
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 x64||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 x86||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 x64||AMD Phenom X4 955 @ 3.2GHz||nVidia GeForce 8800GT||Perfect, game is run@4 players@60 fps||Jitus|
|Windows 7 x64||AMD Athlon II X3 435||ATI Radeon HD 5770||Game does not work at all. Crashes at start.||something|
|Windows 7 x64||AMD Athlon II X6 1090T @ 3.2GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5700||Perfect - Speed 100% 60 FPS.||Hjenovah|
|Windows 7 x64||Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz||nVidia GeForce GTS 250||100% Game speed, no graphical issues. Gameplay is perfect.|
|^||Windows 7 x64||Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @ 2.2GHz||nVidia GeForce GT 440||Playable: 45-60 FPS||Jhonn|
|Windows 7 x64||Intel Core i7 920 @ 3.80GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5850||Perfect, runs at 100% speed even with Fraps running.||xRyudo|
|Windows 7 x64||Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67GHz||ATI Radeon HD 5850||Perfect, pretty much. Very rare dips below 100%||crumbworks|