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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo Switch) Review: Funky Like a Monkey

By Ozzie Mejia, May 01, 2018 6:00am PDT

It's been nearly four years since Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze released on Wii U. Is the addition of Funky Kong an improvement for the Nintendo Switch version? Our review.


"I find it criminal to say this isn't a great dkc game. I think a lack of enthusiasm (maybe ..."

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Sea of Thieves Could Have Been A Donkey Kong Game

By Asif Khan, Mar 02, 2018 3:30pm PST

Oh no, Asif is back with another tinfoil hat theory. This time he sets sail for Sea of Thieves with Donkey Kong?


"Eh, I don't see Nintendo ever making a big online game like Sea of Thieves. "

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Donkey Kong 3

By Greg Burke, Jun 28, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with another episode about a classic arcade game. 


21 Facts You Might Not Know About All the Games on the SNES Classic

By David Craddock, Jun 27, 2017 5:05pm PDT

Is Super Castlevania 4 a prequel, a sequel, or something else entirely? Learn the answer and 20 other secrets about the games collected in Nintendo’s Super NES Classic.


"For a taste of how crazy Rainbow Edition was, check this out: ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Donkey Kong Jr.

By Greg Burke, Nov 02, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Save your Papa!


"I loved that game, when i was a kid i never knew that the villain was Mario"

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Donkey Kong's return: 33 years of Nintendo's main monkey

By Robert Workman, Feb 24, 2014 9:15am PST

Over the years, a certain ape has managed to grow on us just as much as that iconic plumber that Nintendo created at the same time. That character...


"My favorite Donkey Kong is still that portable Game & Watch Donkey Kong Jr. Was sick in the ..."

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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.


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

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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.


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

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze doesn't bother with the GamePad screen at all

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2014 3:25pm PST

Nintendo's next big Wii U release doesn't bother to use the GamePad for anything.


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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!


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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Nintendo dates 2013 holiday games for Wii U and 3DS

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2013 9:30am PDT

Nintendo has announced release dates for Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.


"Man, I hate the idea of digital, only because I don't trust most of these companies to continue ..."

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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.


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

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Nintendo E3 'Experience' includes Mario 3D World and Mario Kart 8

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2013 8:10am PDT

Nintendo has announced the four games playable at its "Experience" project: Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD.


"I'm definitely going to see if 3D world won't be a total let down since I was expecting a new ..."

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