In the latest Scribes mailbag update from Rare, the lack of Donkey Kong 64 on the Virtual Console was addressed.
Nintendo really needs to put the game out on the VC. Remember, this game has the DK Rap in it!
lmao , yeah the opening! the game is so good man. Mario , Donkey kong ,Banjo . Good ol 64
didnt own N64, but loved Banjo Kazooie on XBOXLIVE Arcade, its really awsome.
because that game sucks lol
That game sucked compared to the rest of the series.
yeah that game did suck, fun for like 1hr. Wasn't it huge too and needed that bigger mem card or whatever? DK series on SNES is classic though.
Are any RARE games out on VC?
Donkey Kong Country 1, 2, and 3 were all made by Rare and are on the VC.
Yes Rare made those but, it is still property of Nintendo...so the wait for DK64 is strange.
Rare!!! Where is my Killer Instinct?
Yeah, I would love to see a new KI or even KI gold or KI2 on some kind of download. Since MS owns rare now I always have hope that they will put it out on XBLA. Probably wishful thinking though.
KI along with Conker,Kameo 2,PD2 anything involving Banjo are all in line behind Rares new sweetheart Natal and casual gaming.... I just hope for something from them by next year that does not have the word casual in it. Could they actually have some of that old 90's magic in them still?I hope so. DK on HD consoles would be something to see,provided they look to innovate and be creative,and bring back some of that old Rare style and charm...Something quirky and stylish,with a fresh new game mechanic... Oh well,still have some hope...
Nintendo releases key games at landmarks like the 200th which was majoras mask. Maybe it will be released as the 500th game. Would also love to see Conkers bad fur day released on VC.
I would like to see on VC: Killer instinct, Conker, DK 64, Banjoes.... :) please!!! :)
...but Donkey Kong 64 was boring as hell. It had these huge empty spaces you had to explore and collect fruit. It actually came with a little memory expansion because the game was so huge for a 64, but that didn't make it any more fun...it almost felt more like a bad Sonic the Hedgehog game, like the one for dreamcast.
I loved Donkey kong 64 as a kid. Brilliant game I really liked the arena type mode. No gun will ever be better than the PINEAPPLE LAUNCHER!!!
Any Rare platformer of the N64 age is worth getting but be warned that Donkey Kong 64, just like Banjo Tooie, requires a lot of time and patience as there's a lot of backtracking (with 5 different characters) and collecting involved- in fact Rare have since made jokes about it. That's probably why Conker's Bad Fur Day was made a bit more linear. The DK Rap is great but Donkey Kong Country on the SNES actually looks better than any N64 game.
It must be MS fault in some way ;)
Darn. I just bought an N64 to play this game last week.
Was this the game that required a RAM Pack to play?
lol, i remember i was playing this in a computer class on PJ64, and i was watching the DK rap, and to my surprise, half the class started singing it. it awesome i hope it does get released on the VC, since PJ64 had issues, and i couldn't beat the game.
@CobraKai Yes, this game did require an expansion pak and was included in the package. Overall, I think Rare was one of the only companies to use expansion pak support (i.e. Perfect Dark and Donkey Kong). I think Mission Impossible did as well, though not a Rare game, but I'm not sure anymore
@3.2 hey freak of nature not trying to burst you bubbles or anything but DK will never go to those HD consoles cuz its nintendo ip not rare. now if nintendo make an hd console which we all know it will happen just a matter of time then yes but other than that too bad
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