Donkey Kong Archive

  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Put on Ice Until February

    Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Put on Ice Until February

    I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but anyone expecting to enjoy some DK barrel launching fun on their Wii U this holiday season is about to feel the icy sting of disappointment. Sadly, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will no longer be […]

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  • Mario and Donkey Kong Swap Wii U Launch Months

    Mario and Donkey Kong Swap Wii U Launch Months

    When the two Wii U games were announced back at E3, Super Mario 3D World was slated to ship in December and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze was going to launch in November. The roles have now reversed. Nintendo has confirmed today that Super Mario […]

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  • Review: Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

    Review: Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

    Though it shares a similar title, Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move has nothing to do with the other Mario vs. Donkey Kong games, and does not play like them. Those games were a fun series of puzzles with platforming mechanics where Mario would […]

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  • It’s on Like Donkey Kong on Wii U

    It’s on Like Donkey Kong on Wii U

    It took a decade for Donkey Kong to make a proper home console reappearance in Donkey Kong Country Returns on the Wii (not counting the bongo-controlled Jungle Beat), a game that has also since been re-released on the 3DS to fantastic results. Thankfully it won’t […]

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  • Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

    Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

    When Donkey Kong Country Returns landed with a simian-sized thump on the Nintendo Wii in 2010, it was more than just another blast of ‘80s flavored nostalgia form the Big N Vault. It was a gauntlet tossed in the direction of hardcore Nintendo fans who’d […]

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