Retro Review: Donkey Kong Country - Electronic Theatre

Following the recent and critically acclaimed release of the Wii exclusive revisit to the Donkey Kong Country series in Retro Studios’ Donkey Kong Country Returns, the team here at Electronic Theatre decided it was about time we looked back to where it all started, with the original Donkey Kong Country on the Super Nintendo Entertainment Systems (SNES). Three titles in the series were made available on the aging 16-bit hardware (later ported to numerous other Nintendo systems), but throughout the years it’s always been the original Donkey Kong Country that has presented such a grand sense of nostalgia for many gamers.

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knifefight2807d ago

At the time of its release, it was my favorite platformer ever. It still holds up extremely well today, too. True classic.

ReservoirDog3162807d ago

Most classic platformers do hold up well. More than most other genres.

DelbertGrady2807d ago

Most of Nintendos and Rares platformers at least.