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Reggie asks Retro why they're doing another Donkey Kong


11:00 AM on 06.13.2013



Remember when I said Reggie would be watching you on social media? Well it turns out he wasn't joking, as he sat down with Retro Studios' Michael Kelbaugh to ask the question many people were thinking: "why is there going to be another Donkey Kong game so soon?"

It turns out that I was correct in that the "unfinished business" partially involved content cut or divined during the creation of Donkey Kong Country Returns, and that the studio wants to revisit that one more time. That's completely fair. While I would had loved a new Metroid game announcement, a solid sequel to one of my favorite Nintendo games in recent memory would be great as well.





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1:00 PM on 02.19.2014
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7:00 AM on 02.17.2014
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DKC: Tropical Freeze has such charming idle animations

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In the months since it was first announced, I have warmed up to Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze considerably. Part of my initial reaction stems from disappointment over Retro Studios not getting back to Metroid Prime, b...more



12:00 PM on 01.20.2014
Preview: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

When Retro Studios' Donkey Kong Country Returns released for the Wii in 2010, I was ecstatic. Since I was 13 years old when I played Rare's original Donkey Kong Country for the first time, I marveled at its solid platforming ...more



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7:00 AM on 12.20.2013
HIYA! Funky Kong confirmed for DKC: Tropical Freeze

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11:30 AM on 12.18.2013
Cranky Kong goes bananas in new Donkey Kong trailer

We got lots of new info from today's Nintendo Direct, and amongst all the news was the latest trailer for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. It shows off just what you'd expect with all the crazy platforming featuring the...more



5:45 PM on 12.07.2013
Nintendo confirms Cranky Kong for DKC: Tropical Freeze

Meaty Nintendo executive Reggie Fils-Aime made an appearance tonight on Spike TV's VGX awards show to confirm Cranky Kong will be the fourth playable character in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. The elder statesman...more



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Cranky Kong might be the fourth Tropical Freeze character

Although it isn't confirmed, if Cranky Kong is going to be the fourth final character for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Nintendo isn't doing anything to hide that fact -- at least, in Europe they aren't. The European ...more





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