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58 Great Games Like Kirby's Epic Yarn

Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to Kirby's Epic Yarn and have found the following:

Kirby's Epic Yarn is a running and jumping game starring Nintendo's Kirby character that can (usually) suck enemies into their large mouth to gain new abilities. It's set in Patch Land, a world made completely out of fabric. You use your platforming skills to collect seven pieces of magic yarn that are used to stitch Patch Land together.

Unfortunately, Kirby's Epic Yarn is not available on Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 17/10/2010, updated in 2019

Out Now: 3DS and 2DS, Wii and Wii U

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 3+ year-olds

Players: 1-2

Genres: Action, Platform (Collecting, Puzzle and Traversal)

Accessibility: 18 features

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

Developer: Gbit Good Feel (@Gbit_GoodFeel)

Costs: Purchase cost

6 Similar Games Short List

Here are our hand-picked short list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Kirby's Epic Yarn. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Kirby's Epic Yarn.
 

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Release Date: 08/11/2019, updated in 2020

Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On, 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

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Rainbow Islands

Release Date: 01/01/1989, updated in 2009

Out Now: PS2 and Xbox

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels

Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 is a running and jumping game where you play a character who can create rainbows to traverse levels and attack enemies. The game followed up Taito's hit Bubble Bobble from the previous year. As well as...

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Release Date: 20/02/2015

Out Now: Wii U

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is a rolling, dashing and jumping game where you draw rainbow ropes for Kirby to follow. You journey through the clay world on a mission to restore the colour that has been drained by a mysterious force. You are guided along...

Rayman Origins

Release Date: 15/11/2011, updated in 2013

Out Now: 3DS and 2DS, PC, PS Vita, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

Rayman Origins is a platform game where you run, jump, swing and attack your way through fantasy cartoon levels. It stands out because of the strong characters and variety of different enemies ranging in difficulty.

Rayman Legends

Release Date: 29/07/2013, updated in 2017

Out Now: PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon

Rayman Legends is a platform game, the sequel to Rayman Origins, where you get sucked into a painting that takes you to a fantasy world with all sorts of creative running and jumping challenges.

Yoshi's Crafted World

Release Date: 29/05/2019

Out Now: Switch

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

Yoshi's Crafted World is a running and jumping game where you control a friendly dinosaur, Yoshi. You work through each level, eating or jumping on enemies while searching for hidden items and collectables.

 

37 Similar Games Long List

Here are our hand-picked long list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Kirby's Epic Yarn. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Kirby's Epic Yarn.
 

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Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

Webbed is a running and jumping game with a twist. You play a spider who can make webs, swing, climb and all the while creating music as she goes. It follows the story of our happy little spider on an adventure to save her boyfriend from a big dumb...

Astro's Playroom

Release Date: 19/11/2020

Out Now: PS5

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

Astro's Playroom is a running and jumping game that launched with the PlayStation 5. It not only showcases the PS5's new DualSense controller but offers a loveable adventure with novel interactions and considerable substance.

A Hat in Time

Release Date: 05/10/2017, updated in 2019

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

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Components: 3D Third-Person, Cartoon and Open World

A Hat in Time is a running, jumping and exploring game inspired by retro platform games like Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, Spyro the Dragon and Psychonauts. As you explore each of the worlds, you discover characters to talk to, enemies to battle and an...

Tearaway

Release Date: 22/11/2013, updated in 2015

Out Now: PS Vita and PS4

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Hand-Made

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Ibb and Obb

Release Date: 01/08/2013, updated in 2020

Out Now: PC, PS3 and Switch

Coming Soon: Mac

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

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Chariot

Release Date: 30/09/2014, updated in 2018

Out Now: PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii U and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On

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Paper Trail

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead and Grid

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Unravel (Series)

Release Date: 09/02/2016, updated in 2018

Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Release Date: 11/06/2021

Out Now: PS5

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

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Release Date: 09/11/1996, updated in 2020

Out Now: DS, GBA, GameCube, PS2, PS3, PS4, PS5, Switch, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Coming Soon: PC and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

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Out Now: DS, GameCube, PS2, PS4, Switch, Wii and Xbox One

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Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

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Release Date: 25/06/2015, updated in 2017

Out Now: 3DS and 2DS and Wii U

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Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

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Release Date: 01/10/1986, updated in 2016

Out Now: 3DS and 2DS, DS, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels

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Release Date: 07/05/2020

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Skill Rating: 3+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

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Oddworld Soulstorm (Series)

Release Date: 19/09/1997, updated in 2022

Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, PS5, PSP, Switch, Wii U, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On

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Out Now: PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon

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Release Date: 24/10/2011, updated in 2023

Out Now: Switch and Wii

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon

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Release Date: 29/03/2017, updated in 2018

Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

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Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

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Out Now: Android, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

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Components: 3D Third-Person and Cartoon

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Out Now: PS4 and PS5

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On

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Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova

Release Date: 14/10/2022

Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead

Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova is an action adventure where you run around exploring different worlds, battling enemies and solving simple puzzles. You play on your own or with someone else as Dal and Gwyn, who each have different abilities needed to...

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Out Now: Apple TV, Mac and iOS

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Hand-Made

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OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes

Release Date: 23/01/2018

Out Now: PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Coming Soon: PC

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon

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1 Board Game Alternative to Kirby's Epic Yarn

This is our hand-picked alternative to Kirby's Epic Yarn. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Labyrinth. These selections also include games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
 

16 Video Games Like Kirby's Epic Yarn Based on Genre

These are games of a similar genre mix to Kirby's Epic Yarn. This includes games from the Puzzle, Platform, Action, Collecting and Traversal genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
 

11 Video Games With More Documented Accessibility Features than Kirby's Epic Yarn

If you like the sound of Kirby's Epic Yarn but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features. You can view a full breakdown in our Kirby's Epic Yarn Accessibility Report.
 

Kirby's Epic Yarn is in These Lists

In addition to the similar games listed above, which have been linked to this game specifically in the database, you may find games with a similar theme to Kirby's Epic Yarn in the following lists:

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