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...

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Developer: Retro Studios Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo Wii U Release Date: February 21, 2014 Overview Its crazy to think that it has already been a few years since Donkey Kong last appeared on consoles, as the Wii release of Donkey Kong Country Returns is still a modern favorite for fans everywhere. While good however, many complained about minor issue...

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Sales Not too Hot in Japan

I hate bad news, and I am sure Nintendo hate it just as much. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze first week numbers are in for Japan, and sold 35,000 during its first week on shelves. While these numbers are not the worst Nintendo have seen, they are not too great compared to the Wii predecessor – which sold 163,000 during its first week on shelves. Now I think Donkey Kong has more appeal ...

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...

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze sees the return of Funky Kong

If you were paying to the VGX earlier this month then you probably know that Nintendo had an underwhelming announcement to make by saying that Cranky Kong would be a playable character in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. Well today the company released a trailer featuring Cranky and showing off his capabilities. Cranky will be able to use his cane to bounce off of enemies and obstacles and if...

DKC: Tropical Freeze to feature Cranky Kong as playable character

It looks like everyone’s favorite geriatric monkey will be a playable character when Nintendo releases Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. This weekend during Spike TV’s VGX awards show Nintendo executive Reggie Fils-Aime revealed that Cranky Kong will be the fourth playable character in the game. Cranky Kong will be using his cane to help get around and he will have a unique move wh...

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...

100 Games You Must Play Before You Die – Part 7

It’s the busy season again, and as such, this segment has been on a bit of a hiatus for a while. Kelly is reportedly stuck on the Work and Uni mission, a key objective in the main questline of that most dreaded game, Real Life. She’s passed the torch on to me to get this thing wrapped up, and to let you know which games you should be playing to avoid those weird cousins visiting for th...

Club Nintendo now offering Donkey Kong Posters & a Giant AR Card!

It certainly has been a while since Nintendo have released new items into Club Nintendo, but thankfully, three new bits of swag were added today that are sure to get the attention of DK fans and 3DS owners. The first item to talk about is a 3 Poster set featuring Donkey Kong. Each poster features different art from the series, with a History of Donkey Kong poster, a Poster from the original Arcade...

Donkey Kong Country Returns – Review

Game Name: Donkey Kong Country Returns Platform(s): Nintendo Wii Publisher(s): Nintendo Developer(s): Retro Studios, Nintendo Genre(s): Platformer Release Date: November 21, 2010 (US) December 2, 2010 (AU) December 3, 2010 (EU) Price: $49.99 US – $89.99 AU Sixteen years ago, Donkey Kong Country took the world by storm on the Super Nintendo providing a graphical and gameplay experience that a...

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