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Donkey Kong Country, Gaming's Biggest Bluff

"Unfortunately, Nintendo's own Super NES successor, the Ultra 64, was still a year away from prime time (actually, as it turned out, two years). All the company had to combat the promise of PlayStation and Sega Saturn was an aging console and increasingly expensive add-on chips that couldn't begin to measure up to what the competition had in store. So Nintendo, a company that got its start as a playing card manufacturer, did what any card player would do with a losing hand: It bluffed." Jeremy Parish, USGamer

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WeAreLegion1398d ago

I think the author is shortchanging Rare's level design here. Water levels that we WANTED to play?!? Donkey Kong Country wasn't just beautiful. It was addicting!