Ever since the Wii launched, many people have been hoping for Nintendo to release games for returning franchises, one of them being Kirby, while this franchise has its fair share of games on portable systems, people however wanted Kirby to return to consoles, but then in late 2010, Kirby's Epic Yarn been released. The game received a lot of praise from critics and consumers alike. While there are some people who didn't liked the whole different changes from the other Kirby games, it was still a highly praised game. Then in late 2011, the pink puffball is back in Kirby's Return to Dream Land, the difference being that the original creators of the franchise that took them more than a decade to make developed this. Going through different concepts, art style and even gameplay, the game finally released.