|Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards|
|Platform(s)||Nintendo 64, Virtual Console (Wii, Wii U)|
|Mode(s)||Single player, Multiplayer|
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, known in Japan as Hoshi no Kirby 64 (星のカービィ64, Hoshi no Kābī Rokujūyon, lit. "Kirby of the Stars 64"), is a Nintendo 64 platform video game made by HAL Laboratory and Nintendo. It was later released on the Wii's Virtual Console in 2008 and the Wii U's Virtual Console in 2015. In the game, Kirby helps Ribbon use the power of the crystal to defeat Dark Matter. It introduces the concept of combining abilities. Kirby can combine two abilities to make a new one.