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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze gets swept up in a launch trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2014 5:00pm PST

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze arrives next weekend and Nintendo has put together one last trailer to show off the dozens upon dozens of obstacles that fill DK's world.

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"Will be great but looks hard as hell again. Those rocket levels deserve a very special place in ..."

- Dimmona see all 12 comments

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze preview: challenge accepted

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2014 1:15pm PST

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze won't shy away from offering a challenge, if Shacknews' hands-on is any indication.

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"The Kremlings were in the Mario Strikers Football (soccer) games. I don't mine changing up the ..."

- snubble100 see all 14 comments

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

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2013 3:30pm PST

Cranky Kong is coming to Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and his arrival also heralds a release date: February 21 on Wii U!

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"They did confirmed Wii Pro Controller support, so it looks like the motion control may be gone."

- OzzieMejia see all 5 comments

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze trailer re-introduces Dixie Kong

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 08, 2013 1:30pm PDT

A new Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze trailer shows off Dixie Kong's moves, both old and new, which should help ease the pain of its recent delay into February.

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"Still a fun looking game. But it's no old DKC. And that music can't compare.."

- Xulu see all 3 comments

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze delayed to February

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2013 7:40am PDT

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze has been pushed from its December 6 date to next February, for more polish.

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"Coming out two weeks after a Wii U Mario and a 3DS Zelda wouldn't have been the best idea, ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 5 comments

Retro might return to Metroid 'someday,' considering 'expanding the universe'

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 9:15am PDT

Retro Studios president Michael Kelbaugh talks about the team's decision to make another Donkey Kong, and what it could potentially do if it returns to the Metroid series.

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"I want them to do a new game that blows us away again like Prime did. That game was just so ..."

- node see all 37 comments

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze announced for Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2013 7:32am PDT

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is Retro's next game for Nintendo, and it's launching in November.

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"You kidding me? Did you see it?! Did you play the last one? It's the same goddamn thing."

- Xulu see all 15 comments

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D preview: max slider

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2013 11:00am PDT

Although the 3DS port (handled by Monster Games) loses quite a lot of detail compared to the Wii original, the 3D effects are absolutely superb. This is definitely the technical showcase 3DS has been waiting for.

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"FUCK I need to get me a 3DS. I wanted to pick this up for Wii--I loved the original trilogy on ..."

- David Craddock see all 3 comments

Retro's help with Mario Kart 7 'an act of emergency'

By Xav de Matos, Nov 28, 2011 5:30pm PST

Mario Kart series producer Hideki Konno has revealed that production on Mario Kart 7 stalled when it became necessary for Nintendogs + Cats to be completed for the Nintendo 3DS launch.

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"Mario Kart and Mario Land are making me want to pick a 3DS up!"

- megarust32 see all 9 comments

Donkey Kong Country Returns Unveiled

By Chris Faylor, Jun 15, 2010 9:52am PDT

Retro Studios, the company behind the Metroid Prime series of first-person action-adventure games, is now w

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"Wow thank you Nintendo. This makes me happy! I really miss the old school DK games and since The ..."

- Total Exodus see all 18 comments

Metroid Prime Trilogy Compilation Coming to Wii, Updates GameCube Games with New Controls

By Chris Faylor, May 22, 2009 9:23am PDT

Nintendo today announced the Metroid Prime Trilogy bundle, a compilation of the two GameCube Metroid Prime titles and the Wii's Prime 3, for...

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"This is a much better deal than the Pikman (no Pikiman 2, as well? c'mon), DK Jungle Beat, and ..."

- ragingdwarf see all 57 comments

Key Metroid Prime Staff Leave Retro Studios

By Chris Faylor, Apr 23, 2008 3:28pm PDT

Shacknews has learned that several key employees from Metroid Prime series developer Retro Studios are no longer with the company. Design...

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" #pragma jack off and I was still waiting for my signed MP3 copy jack ..."

- totempty see all 61 comments

Nintendo Further Explains Wii Shortages, No Plans for More First-party Studios in the US

By Chris Faylor, Nov 29, 2007 11:11am PST

For the third time this week, Nintendo has spoken out on the shortages afflicting its ever-popular Wii console, which is still difficult to find on...

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"This (calling someone "stupid") coming from someone who doesn't know how to use "your" and ..."

- MR 9000 see all 20 comments

Retro Clarifies Metroid Dread Reference, Depresses 2D Metroid Fans

By Nick Breckon, Sep 27, 2007 11:10am PDT

First Nintendo denied it, and now Retro Studios game director Mark Pacini has put one more nail in the coffin. A long-rumored 2D Metroid handheld...

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"I remember reading a quote from Iwata or someone saying that due to the success and audience ..."

- jake2000 see all 13 comments

Nintendo Denies Metroid Dread Development

By Nick Breckon, Sep 06, 2007 11:29am PDT

After a cryptic message was found within Retro Studios' Metroid Prime 3--"Metroid project 'Dread' is nearing the final stages of completion."--many...

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"What a shame - I've been playing Fusion recently, and loving it."

- GilesH see all 11 comments