New details about the Kirby Anthology for Wii: Kirby's Dream Collection will include six games along with a new play mode and will be released in Japan on July 19 with a U.S. release this September. The six games to be included are Kirby's Dream Land (Game Boy, 1992), Kirby's Adventure (NES, 1993), Kirby's Dream Land 2 (Game Boy, 1995), Kirby Super Star (SNES, 1996), Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES, 1997), and Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (Nintendo 64, 2000). In addition, Dream Collection will include ten “challenge stage” mini-games designed to test players’ ability to score the most points in the least amount of time, a “Kirby History” compilation of comics and cartoons, a “memorial fanbook” of character art, and a soundtrack CD.1
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (星のカービィ64, Hoshi no Kābī Rokujūyon, lit. "Kirby of the Stars 64") is a platform game developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64. The game is a sequel to Kirby's Dream Land 3, and is one of few Kirby titles not directed by Masahiro Sakurai, although he was voice of King Dedede in the game.