Kirby 2

Another fan-made colour mod is available for a Game Boy classic, and this time it's Kirby's second portable outing that's getting the DX treatment.

Kirby's Dream Land 2 DX is the work of kkzero, and is described as "an extensive hack of Kirby’s Dream Land 2 that provides support for the Game Boy Color, fully colorizing every visual asset of the game while also enhancing the overall experience."

Here's what it does:

  • Full Colorization - All backgrounds, tilesets, and sprites have been fully colorized, taking full advantage of the GBC’s graphics capabilities.
  • Extra Visual Snazz - Smoother fade effects, some color animation, and other little details to push the hardware just a bit more.
  • Slowdown Eliminated - The GBC’s double speed mode is enabled to diminish virtually any lag present in the original game.
  • All-new Settings Menu - Change the Status Bar Color, toggle color animation in the Status Bar, or toggle the Animal Friends’ BGMs interrupting the level music.
  • SGB Support Intact - Play with the SGB border enabled in emulators that support the unofficial “SGB+GBC” mode.

Head over to ROM to grab the patch file.