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  1. 10 (343)
  2. 9 (560)
  3. 8 (776)
  4. 7 (353)
  5. 6 (73)
  6. 5 (28)
  7. 4 (8)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (14)

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  • User Rating 8.3

    Simple, but addicting and packed with fun

    Rated on December 24, 2005 by ladel924

    This game seems simple at first, which is true. However, the diversity of weapons and weapon combos makes it fun. Also, there are a lot of hidden crystals that are loads of fun to find. Whod eosnt ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    ...but fun while it lasts.

    Rated on August 21, 2009 by 8BitsisEnough

    Kirby games are typically simple 2D platformers compounded with unique powers and enemies to create a light-hearted, fun, and overall rewarding experience. This game is no exception, and in fact adds...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Really fun for anyone!

    Rated on August 28, 2009 by slykid23

    This game really is great. There's not much i have to say about it but this is one of the greatest adventure games ( not just for the ng4 but overall) i have ever set my hands on. It's great. I especi...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Decent rental and Overall game.

    Rated on December 29, 2005 by ApeOverlord

    I remembered playing this four years ago and the enchanting music is still stuck in my head. Kirby is known for his cuteness and that is what makes him an instant favorite. The story is decent and I g...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Kirby 64 IS the best Kirby game, not Nightmare in Dreamland, not Air Ride.<br /> Crystal Shards means...

    Rated on May 20, 2007 by Dachwii

    What attracted me to play this game was the Power Combo System, there are 25 combos!! My favorites are Kirby Shuriken (Bomb + Cutter) And Elc-Saber Kirby (Electric + Cutter), I mean, nintendo really s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    absolutely horrible!

    Rated on April 27, 2008 by hulk-want-boom

    except for all the new abilities this game is a total waste of my time and precious wii points. I am sorry for those people who love kirby but this game has really disapointed me especially because th...

    0 out of 17 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The best pink ball of fluff to hit the N64. Great game play and cheery scenes combine to be amazing.

    Rated on May 13, 2012 by Shroomicide

    I've always appreciated Kirby, from the original GameBoy game to newer entries. While the handheld version is really fun, this N64 version ramps up Kirby's cheerful disposition and generally fun natur...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    After all these years, Kirby 64 still stands as a unique and fun platformer for everyone to enjoy.

    Rated on October 09, 2009 by lightning_kf

    Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards was one of the most unique Kirby games out of the entire series. First making its debut on the Nintendo 64, players took control of the little pink puffball Kirby as he a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    its 3d kirby in a 2d moving enviroment,<br /> oh wow i turned into a fridge

    Rated on May 14, 2008 by altenter

    Kirby 64 is just plain fun sucking up enemies and taking their powers and then combining the power with others to make some very interesting combinations, like fireworks, fridge, on fire Kirby and roc...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.1

    really good but a little frusterating.

    Rated on August 10, 2006 by Mecha_Koops

    this is a pretty good platformer for the N64. kirby was sitting around when all of a sudden shards start falling out of the sky. a little fairy bumps into kirby and he finds out that the shards where ...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.