When they remade it, they didn't want another uber-powered character that is 8:8 with an ability
When Kiki left clint city she ran into some hard times. She had to do some pretty awful things to make ends meat. So all this drama in her life has had it's wear and tear on her. She's a little slower in her reflexes but a little wiser overall.
Kiki has returned to the sanctuary of Clint City where she can be treated like royalty by her clan.