Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country (SNES)


Super Nintendo


Game Rating

User Ratings: 731

Our Review: 9/10


Number of Players
Release Date

Super Nintendo

  • US 21st Nov 1994
  • EU 24th Nov 1994

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • US 19th Feb 2007, 800 points
  • EU 8th Dec 2006, 800 points
  • JP 12th Dec 2006, 800 points

Wii U eShop

  • EU 16th Oct 2014, £5.49
  • US 26th Feb 2015, $7.99

New Nintendo 3DS (3DS eShop)

  • EU 24th Mar 2016, £7.19
  • US 24th Mar 2016, $7.99
Donkey Kong Country, Donkey Kong, Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo Switch Online
Controller Support
Classic, Gamecube
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  • Review Donkey Kong Country (New 3DS / SNES)

    Great Apes

    Rare's series of Donkey Kong games mixed impressive visuals with some brilliant platforming action as you ran, jump, swung and swam through a variety of locations defeating those nasty Kremlings, collecting bananas and finding secrets. The Game Boy's three Donkey Kong Land games have previously been re-released via the 3DS Virtual...

  • Review Donkey Kong Country (Wii U eShop / SNES)

    Hasn't aged a day

    Back in 1994, before 3D games had taken off, a little UK-based games developer called Rare decided that if it couldn’t have good looking 3D models in a game, it'd have to get creative. Donkey Kong Country used a pioneering new technique for the time that took images of pre-rendered three dimensional models and turned these...

  • Review Donkey Kong Country (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

    Worth going bananas over still?

    Much fuss was made about Donkey Kong Country when it was first released, and with good reason - the CGI visuals were a cut above what SNES owners were used to at the time and the game seemed to give the Super Nintendo a much needed second wind. Donkey Kong Country is a side-scrolling platformer. Using DK and Diddy,...

Donkey Kong Country Guides

About The Game

Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong go on a quest to recover their bananas stolen by King K. Rool. This jaw-dropping platform game revived the popular Donkey Kong franchise and became one of the biggest hits of the Super Nintendo.

Donkey Kong Country used pre-rendered 3D graphics which impressed gamers all over the world. The game is not only a visual feast but also offers quite a decent challenge for advanced players. Although the main adventure is enjoyable by everyone, finding all its secrets will require some time and dedication.