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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze preview: challenge accepted

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze preview: challenge accepted

Donkey Kong's had to deal with reptiles and Tiki critters in the past, but Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze marks the character's first encounter with climate change. But Retro Studios has done more with the next DKC than simply change the temperature. Tropical Freeze offers up a true HD experience, while also refining a lot of what made Donkey Kong Country Returns enjoyable.

Shacknews went hands-on with four of Tropical Freeze's levels, all of which encapsulated a different aspect of the game. But whether I was swimming underwater or taking a ride on a mine cart, Tropical Freeze did a lot to improve the DKC experience while keeping it comfortably familiar.

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze swings in February 21 with Cranky Kong

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze swings in February 21 with Cranky Kong

Reggie Fils-Aime appeared on this year's VGX to confirm some rumors spilled earlier this week about Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. Indeed, Cranky Kong will be a playable character. The game was also given a launch date of February 21.

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