Tips and Tricks
Collect stars whenever you see them - they add to your health bar and allow you to absorb hits from enemies.
There are loads of secrets off the beaten track, so keep your eyes peeled for anything that looks out of place.
Visiting a level you've already cleared lets you easily grab more diamonds, plus you can sometimes return to the castle and head upstairs to find an extra life that periodically reappears over the course of the game.
Your shadow can give you an idea where you can safely land, and will sometimes prevent you from falling short or bounding too far at a critical moment.
When fighting bosses while they are dazed, hop on your opponents' heads to inflict damage.