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Waking to find his banana hoard clean gone, Donkey Kong sets out with his nephew Diddy Kong through jungle and cavern, past temples and reef, across pine forests, factories, and mountains to rid the island of the wicked Kremlings and reclaim his bananas.

Director:

Tim Stamper (as T Stamper)

Writers:

Dan Owsen (text) (as D Owsen), Shigeru Miyamoto (original creator: Donkey Kong) (as S Miyamoto) | 1 more credit »
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Uncredited cast:
Mark Betteridge Mark Betteridge ... Donkey Kong / Diddy Kong / Funky Kong / Gnawty / Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)
Chris Sutherland ... Kremlings / Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)

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One morning, Donkey Kong awakes to find that his entire banana hoard has been stolen. He also finds that his friend Diddy has been stuffed into a barrel. Donkey rescues Diddy and together they go off to find who did this. Who actually did the deed was King K. Rool, king of the Kremling army, the terror of Donkey Kong Country. Donkey and Diddy must brave mines, forests, tree tops, lakes, factories, caves, glaciers, ancient ruins, and a pirate ship, and get help from their friends Rambi the Rhinocerous, Enguarde the Swordfish, Winky the Frog, Expresso the Ostrich, and Squawks the Parrot. Using teamwork, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong must battle off furious foes like Klump the Kremling army general, Krusha the Arnold Schwarze-Kremling, Klap Trap (though he's small he's got a mean jaw), Krash the mine cart driving Kremling (who drives like a maniac on the mine tracks so watch out!), Croctopus the evil being in the lakes, Gnawty the beaver, and the evil King K. Rool himself. Along the way, ... Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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An Incredible 3-D Adventure in The Kingdom of Kong! See more »

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

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Trivia

Nintendo Power sent out a video promoting this game to its subscribers in the summer/fall of 1994, prior to the game's release. See more »

Goofs

It is not possible for Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong to breathe underwater while scuba diving without oxygen tanks as they are mammals. If Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong tried this in real life, they would both drown. See more »

Quotes

Cranky Kong (Text Narration): What a player you are, Donkey, my lad! You've beaten the Kremlings and found absolutely everything! You're nearly as good as I used to be!
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Crazy Credits

When you jump on King K. Rool the sixth time, he goes down, then the scene darkens and some goofy credits toll: Kredits Koding...........Klap Trap Karacters........Krusha Kolouring........Kritter Koncept..........Klump Kommander........King K. Rool The End? But watch out because King K. Rool is about to get up again! See more »

Alternate Versions

Also rereleased for the GameBoy Advance in 2003. This version is almost identical to the GBC version only without printer support and with updated graphics. See more »

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User Reviews

 
Very Good But Difficult Game
30 July 2006 | by gangstahippieSee all my reviews

Rated E.

I own the Game Boy Color Version of Donkey Kong Country.I first played the game at my friends house and I liked it a lot.The first game I got for my Game Boy Color was Pokemon Silver Version.This was the second game I got.I hardly play my Game Boy Color anymore but I do sometimes.Donkey Kong is my favorite character in the Mario series.Whenever there is a Mario game like Diddy Kong Racing or Super Smash Bros where you can choose your character I always choose Donkey Kong.I don't know why but he is my favorite character.I remember when I was in Grade 1 my favorite show was the animated Donkey Kong Country which played on teletoon.Donkey Kong Country the game was very fun but hard.Sure all the levels in the first stage were easy but after that it got harder.Stage 2 level 15 was extremely hard and I had to get a friend to beat it for me.As of now I am on a level in Stage 3 but I stopped playing it because it was too hard.Donkey Kong Country was a really fun game though with pretty good graphics for the gameboy and fun gameplay.You can choose between Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong and you basically jump on baddies and collect different things like bananas.If you find Donkey Kong Country play it! You wont regret it!

9/10


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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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