Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns

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The game looks really nice (im all about the visuals) but didnt evil, mind controling Tikis have a key role in another jungle based, platforming game concerning a certain Bandicoot, not that I really care as I never really played either, being slightly younger then most DK and Crash fans.

Still I have room in my heart for Bioshock and Fallout so slight similarities are not really a problem for me, especially if there the good ones. I played the Crash game that was on the Xbox 360 (the one with the mutants) and had loads of fun (again the visuals were really nice) so may give this a try.

Electrogecko:

SnipErlite:
Bet it isn't as good as the Gameboy colour one :) That was a bastard hard game, but damn fun.

Although it's good to see this is potentially on par with it. (Y)

Wasn't the GBC version a low quality remake of the SNES version? [big snip]

*shrug* I don't know, quite probably. Nonetheless it was an awesome game and I very much enjoyed it :P

teh_Canape:
I may look like a douche or something here...

but in my opinion, there can't be Donkey Kong Country without Vectorman

*vectorman remake, sega? lay sonic off and bring up the green balls guy?"

I remember reading a long time ago that they planned on making a vectorman game but it was turned down when there was some legal trouble with the character design. Turns out vectorman resembled another very green looking hero and canned it's release for the ps2.

The games great overall, very fun. The only problem is the motion control aspect gets annoying somewhat, I wish you could choose to switch ground pound and stuff to a button instead. Also it is true Diddy seems to have a lot more extra features than DK, but I felt he was better in the original anyway.

Lucky you, you actually got to review it =)

I'm glad to see that from the floor of Comic-Con, to the actual retail shelves that the game is everything that was promised in those levels. I can't wait to get my hands on it now.

Swifteye:
I remember reading a long time ago that they planned on making a vectorman game but it was turned down when there was some legal trouble with the character design. Turns out vectorman resembled another very green looking hero and canned it's release for the ps2.

I've actually been waiting and complaining about a new donky kong country game. Though I wonder why is it on the wii and not (for example) on the DS?

Then again I was more whining about a remake of the old series from the SNES for the DS. Since those three (especially 1 and 2) are so entertaining.

Alas. I guess I'll just have to pop them in my old Snes when I'm home instead on the go.

Susan doesn't watch "Until We Win" by any chance does she? The line "You're going to die... a lot" sounds familiar.

OT: This does look like fun, and the list of Wii games I'm interested in grows by 1. My dad has a Wii, but he never uses it. If I steal it he may not notice.

I don't have a Wii and I have a fully working SNES and DKC for it so not getting this but I'm still happy that the game seems awesome.

Susan Arendt:

team star pug:
The game looks good, but god escapist please replace the reviewer, as her voice drives me nuts and the way she says puns or asks retoricle questions is really annoying.

Yeah, not terribly likely, I'm afraid. Don't watch the video, then, just read.

I always found your voice oddly calming.

What? That's weird?

Played this a few months ago at the Eurogamer Expo, had a blast with it. There's absolutely no way in hell this was going to be any less than amazing.

Because it was developed by Retro Studios (might want to edit that in the description btw) a.k.a the developers of the Metroid Prime series. I don't know how much their level design and art teams get paid, but whatever it is, it isn't enough.

really want to play this game the last DK game i played was 9 years ago.

I can't wait for the game. But why are crabs eating bananas?

Death God:
I can't wait for the game. But why are crabs eating bananas?

Um...they need the potassium?

teh_Canape:
I may look like a douche or something here...

but in my opinion, there can't be Donkey Kong Country without Vectorman

*vectorman remake, sega? lay sonic off and bring up the green balls guy?"

THIS GUY!! THIS GUY RIGHT HERE^^^^^

SOMEONE HIRE HIM PLEASE!!!

Also remake Beyond Oasis

Susan Arendt:

Death God:
I can't wait for the game. But why are crabs eating bananas?

Um...they need the potassium?

Very good point. But still.... kinda weird...

team star pug:
The game looks good, but god escapist please replace the reviewer, as her voice drives me nuts and the way she says puns or asks retoricle questions is really annoying.

Really? Someone should lose their job because you, personally, have superficial problems with material they produce that is merely supplemental to their traditional written review? That's pretty harsh, man.

Also, 'cause I can't resist: It's "rhetorical."

Susan Arendt:

team star pug:
The game looks good, but god escapist please replace the reviewer, as her voice drives me nuts and the way she says puns or asks retoricle questions is really annoying.

Yeah, not terribly likely, I'm afraid. Don't watch the video, then, just read.

Sorry Susan, but Russ' hands are tied. One guy on the internet does not approve, and goodness knows the best business model is to ask for unanimous approval from the internet on everything.

BrainWalker:

team star pug:
The game looks good, but god escapist please replace the reviewer, as her voice drives me nuts and the way she says puns or asks retoricle questions is really annoying.

Really? Someone should lose their job because you, personally, have superficial problems with material they produce that is merely supplemental to their traditional written review? That's pretty harsh, man.

Also, 'cause I can't resist: It's "rhetorical."

Im just saying she has a really annoying voice. If she writes the reviews, okay, but just get another person for the video review.

Grr...my 2D platformer boycott (not because I hate them, but because I want more 3D platformers) is being tested. I could really use a challenging game to make me throw controllers around.

team star pug:
I'm just saying she has a really annoying voice. If she writes the reviews, okay, but just get another person for the video review.

That's much more reasonable. I still disagree, but much more respectfully this time.

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