In the July edition of the Nintendo Newsletter, the company announced that Retro Studios' Donkey Kong Country Returns would henceforth be available at a new, lower cost of only $29.99. Prior to this announcement, the popular title was typically sold at around $50, so this hefty discount will be a welcome one to those who hadn't made the purchase yet. Given the less-than-stellar adoption rate of the 3DS handheld and t... Read the Rest
Donkey Kong Country Returns News, Walkthroughs and Videos
Critics at the gaming super site IGN recently announced their picks for a variety of "Best of 2010" titles for the Wii console. It may not come as much of a surprise to many Nintendo fans, but Donkey Kong Country Returns nabbed not one but two spots on the list. The November 2010 title was voted "Best Retro Design" as well as "Most Challenging". When you consider some of the titles that were released for the conso... Read the Rest
Today marks two weeks since Donkey Kong Country Returns was released for the Wii in the United States, with the title now available in Europe and Australia as well. Even amid the release of other highly anticipated titles like Epic Mickey and Kirby's Epic Yarn (the word "epic" is now officially cliche), Donkey Kong Country continues to receive an overwhelming amount of positive feedback. Now that I've had more than e... Read the Rest
Today the fourth title in the DKC franchise was released, Donkey Kong Country Returns. I picked up my reserved copy from the local GameStop this morning and have had an opportunity to play it for a short while. I'd like to provide a short overview of what I think of the title thus far and plan to release a full review once I've had a chance to dive deeper into the game. Despite a few notable differences between th... Read the Rest
Retro Studios and Nintendo recently released another trailer for the upcoming Donkey Kong Country Returns title. This particular trailer offers a glimpse into what will apparently be two of the final worlds within the game. SPOILER ALERT The video offers a pretty extensive look into a few of the levels, so if you'd rather discover the later worlds on your own, you may not want to press the play button. Otherwise, enj...
If you're a fan of the Donkey Kong franchise or even just a fan of Nintendo, chances are you've heard about the upcoming release of Donkey Kong Country Returns by now. It's a sequel to Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble released back in 1996. Although DKC3 was without a doubt an enjoyable game, DKC fans will be glad to hear that Donkey and Diddy reprise their roles as the main playable characters for ... Read the Rest
Among the most frequent questions brought up by those looking forward to the newest DKC title is “What will the controls be like in Donkey Kong Country Returns”? Since the three previous titles were released on the SNES console all using roughly the same control scheme, curiosity about the control mechanics for the newest installment is to be expected. While the game has yet to be released, gaming journalists hav... Read the Rest