Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country

1994

System
Super Nintendo
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Rare

8.6

Game Rating

User Ratings: 147

Our Review: 9/10

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  • Weirdness Modder Recreates Donkey Kong Country In Doom Engine

    Scary in a different way!

    Rare’s Donkey Kong Country was a huge feat in itself when it was released on the Super Nintendo in 1994. Now imagine recreating the iconic jungle-based platformer within an entirely different game engine from around the same era. Enter Doom, and insert the reminder here of just how crazy modders of the classic...

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  • News The Truth Behind Donkey Kong Country's Opening Level Theme

    It's a stitch-up

    Remember the music for the opening level on Donkey Kong Country? Do you recall how it moves from one musical style to another, almost as if it's three different songs that have been fused together? That because it is. In an interview with CVG, former Rare composer David Wise reveals the truth behind the track: I was on holiday in...

September2010

  • News Catch a Live Stream of Symphonic Legends This Thursday Evening

    Orchestral arrangements of classic Nintendo games

    If you've not got any plans this Thursday night, then be sure to tune into a live stream of Symphonic Legends' orchestral renditions of classic video games. Produced by Thomas Boecker with Jonne Valtonen taking lead composer duties, the WDR Radio Orchestra will be performing at the Cologne...

June2010

  • News Turns Out Shigeru Miyamoto Does Like Donkey Kong Country

    Miyamoto clears things up once and for all

    Following on from the E3 announcement of Donkey Kong Country Returns, it seems that something Shigeru Miyamoto had said in the past about the SNES original has re-surfaced. In a recent interview with IGN, Miyamoto cleared up the situation surrounding claims that he didn't like Donkey Kong Country, despite his involvement in the game's development. The..

June2008

  • News South Korea: Two More VC Updates

    South Korea is slowly but surely catching up on the enormous back catalogue of Virtual Console games released elsewhere, as they didn't get the Wii (And thus VC) until last April.

    On May the 26th, they got Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari (River City Ransom), Super Mario Bros. 3 (Oddly enough skipping 2) and Donkey Kong Country. Last week, on the 10th...

November2006

  • News European Virtual Console Update

    The unique new system for Nintendo's Wii hardware aptly titled the "Virtual Console" will allow gamers to download a range of games from the Nintendo and SEGA back catalogue for a small price.

    Today the news broke of exactly what will be available for us European Wii gamers come the launch of the console on December 8th. Here is a rundown of what will be available on the Virtual Console, which is..