Among previously announced titles such as The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and The Wonderful 101 being shown during the Nintendo Direct broadcast this week, the company revealed Retro Studios' new title in development, Donkey Kong Country Returns: Tropical Freeze.

It was announced that the sequel to Donkey Kong Country Returns would release later this year, but now a launch window has been opened, so get ready to battle it out against Vikings with Donkey Kong and his trusty companions this November.

The game will launch in both Europe and North America in November this year, specific dates for each region have yet to be set in stone.

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