'Kirby' Studio Launches New Mobile Game in Japan
Kirby developer HAL Laboratory just launched a new smartphone game in Japan, a "claw crane action game" called Hataraku UFO, Siliconera reports. It's the first mobile title from HAL Egg, a subsidiary of HAL Laboratory created earlier this year to focus mainly on mobile games. In Hataraku UFO, you take control of a spaceship and grab, carry, and stack items. Completing tasks earns you income you can use to decorate the UFO with various cosmetics. The game launched today for iOS and Android in Japan. It costs 480 yen. There's no word yet if it will make its way west.