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Donkey Kong Country Returns (Wii)

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Get a little help from your animal friends Squitter the spider, Squawks the parrot, Ellie the elephant and more! It felt like another Banjo-Kazooie game, it even had Banjo-Kazooie-like music, but weirdly enough offered worse graphics than the 2 Banjo games and Conker's Bad Fur Day, even though it needed the Expansion Pak when the other, better-looking games didn't. If you thought the levels were tough on their own, wait until you have to run through them as fast as you possibly can.

If you've ever wanted to fly an explosive barrel through an underground cave while being chased by ginormous purple bats, you're guaranteed to have a good time in Crowded Cavern.

It took around six months to shift from the Prime development environment, and Kelbaugh and Walker said that the artists had to be retrained to design a Donkey Kong game.

They've been putting some kind of musical mojo on all our animal buddies and toting off every banana in sight. Donkey Kong Country 3 is underrated because the soundtrack wasn't composed by David Wise (until the GBA version) and Donkey Kong Country 2 is just perfect but it was a great third entry with different environments and new ideas for the level design. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. A bunch of shifty-eyed musical miscreants just kicked our volcano into overdrive and took over Donkey Kong Island!Grab the letters that spell out K-O-N-G and nab puzzle pieces hidden in each stage to unlock extra content, like super-tough Trophy levels. Either my reflexes were much better when I was younger or the original seems more of a joy ride than rogue-lite, or a combination of the two. Pelt opponents with Diddy’s Peanut Popgun and hover using his Barrel Jet, or slam bad guys into submission with Donkey Kong’s Ground Pound. The ape's original game not only conquered the arcade and introduced the world to the character who would become Nintendo's mascot, it also saved the company and put it on the path to becoming the huge global concern and cultural icon it is today.

They mention that it's a great game for all age groups, challenging for the kids, and that the graphics have improved greatly.If the player loses eight lives in a single level, they will be given the option to allow a white-colored Donkey Kong named Super Kong to take over and complete the level for them. Team members competed and asked each other for input, with Ivey noting coworkers sought to surprise each other.

Just by listening to the DKC soundtrack gives a way more intense and beautiful true DK experience than most gameplay experiences the older Nintendo-made DK games have to offer. Because Rare was uninvolved, Wise, Donkey Kong Country 's original composer, was unable to contribute. I would say DKC2 has the best "final" boss battle in the main campaign, but DKC3 really changed things up with some different level designs along the way that we enjoyed. If anybody can run, jump, cling, and swing to the bottom of all this banana burglary, it's those two!For me jungle beat would be top 5, what a superb game that was once you’d mastered the bongo controls.

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