Happy Birthday, Kirby! In celebration of 23 years of the lovable, pink puffball, three classic Kirby games are now available in the North American Wii U eShop.

Right now, you can grab Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, Kirby Squeak Squad and Kirby’s Return to Dream Land for $9.99, $9.99 and $19.99, respectively.

Since the character’s North American debut in Kirby’s Dream Land 23 years ago, Kirby has starred in a number of sequels and spin-offs, helping his franchise become one of the most celebrated in Nintendo’s history.

Thanks for all the good times, Kirby. Here’s to 23 more years of platforming adventures!

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