NES Classic Mini Announced by Nintendo

With the Nintendo NX still a big mystery, Nintendo have turned to the past for their next console. Officially titled the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System, this micro system will arrive in most places across the globe on November 11th at a retail price of $59.95 in the US and $99.95 in Australia. The system that can fit in the palm of your hand will come with 30 of the NES libra...

Donkey Kong Country Returns to the eShop; Three Donkey Kong Land Titles Added

Donkey Kong Country is a very special title – as are its sequels. Sure, I like the Retro sequels fine, but they lack a great quality that made these three games timeless that only Rareware could make. It was criminal when Nintendo lost the license for the eShop a couple of years back (which is the RUMOR of what happened, I personally think it was so no one would compare them to the newer tit...

Wii Virtual Console Comes to Wii U

Despite being the dumping ground for many poorly made titles the Wii still managed to have a pretty strong library at the end of its life, and now Wii U owners who didn’t own a Wii (I am sure there are not many) will get the chance to experience the best of what the last gen console had to offer through the e-Shop. Nintendo announced in its Nintendo Direct last night that Wii games are comin...

Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze Epic Launch Trailer

With Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze’s launch on the horizon Nintendo have released a new launch trailer for the game and it looks and sounds stunning. The trailer showcases a number of new levels and bosses as well as some story cutscenes. The levels have great variety in them and seem to mix a bunch of new themes in with the old. Nostalgic viewers will notice the buzzsaw and aquatic world the...

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Dated for February 22nd

The latest Donkey Kong game is set to rock Wii U on February 22nd, 2014. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will star Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong, and Cranky Kong is a wild adventure to thaw out the tropical paradise Team Donkey Kong calls home. The Snowmads have taken over the islands and are responsible for the sudden deep freeze. Players will battle through six different islands to re...

Nintendo Releases New Commercial for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Diddy, Cranky, Dixie, and the big banana himself are back again in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and this time we have been treated to some decent televised promotion for the game. A long time ago, Nintendo used to do quite well in creating some original commercials for their products, but that kind of marketing seen some age and was scrapped for more to the point ads. Today, a new commerc...

Cranky Kong Likely Fourth Character for Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze

Leaked boxart for Nintendo and Retro’s upcoming 2D platformer Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, might have just revealed Cranky Kong to be the fourth and final playable character. While back in the original Donkey Kong Country trilogy we would often hear Cranky go on about how back in his day he was the best kong around, now players can experience the legend for themselves. This is the first tim...

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Delayed

Sad news Donkey Kong fans. At tonight’s Nintendo Direct Presentation, we learned that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze has been delayed until some point in 2014. The game, which was announced earlier this year was originally supposed to drop this December (just in time for Christmas) but Nintendo and Retro are not ones to deliver half-assed games, so for the sake of the product quality h...

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze Announced

Fans of the Donkey Kong Country Series and the recent 3DS remake will be happy to know that a new Donkey Kong game from Retro Studios is on the way. Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze is coming for Wii U and will be released some time in November this year. The game will remain a 2D platformer and will feature HD graphics (a first for the series), Dixie Kong as a playable character and different ...

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D Blasts into Stores

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D has made it’s debut on the 3DS today, and brings less waggle and more gameplay to those that love the big ape. Features such as “New Mode” and a new control scheme have also appeared, making this seem to be the definitive way to play the game. Here are some more details: To enhance Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for portable play, a ‘New Mode’ has b...

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D set to be released in May

Today Nintendo decided to announce a release date for Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D in both North America and Europe. Gamers in North America can expect the title on May 24th and surprisingly gamers in Europe will be getting the title on May 24th as well. This port of Donkey Kong Country Returns for the 3DS is being handled by Monster Games which is the company that handled development for PilotW...

Donkey Kong Country Returns for 3DS Announced

Nintendo has decided to revive fan favourite Donkey Kong Country Returns. Continuing the trend of recreating hits from the N64, there must surely be a big audience that’s ready to lap this one up. The game will be a faithful recreation of the classic, with Nintendo showing us quick glimpses of this long time favourite in action. The title is being rebuilt from the ground up for the 3DS in or...

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