Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze News for Wii U

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Nintendo's big moment at the VGX Awards on Saturday night was somewhat lacklustre, using the time to reveal Cranky Kong as a playable character in upcoming Wii U platformer Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.

Cranky, who uses a cane to jump higher, joins a playable character roster of Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong and Dixie.

The grumpy ape first appeared as the original Donkey Kong all the way back in Nintendo's arcade game, throwing barrels in the direction of Jumpman – now more famous as Mario. He was later introduced as Cranky Kong in SNES platformer Donkey Kong Country.

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was in attendance to talk up the imminent platformer, but was hesitant to say anything about a new Metroid game from Retro – although he was wearing a Metroid pin.

Source: VGX

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Stoenk@ smackybumbum

The entire show was soul destroying
Posted 15:48 on 09 December 2013
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Oh look it's scrooge mc duck's ability. Nice to see nintendo is coming up with original ideas :D
Posted 14:39 on 09 December 2013
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The whole nintendo segment was soul destroying. From the reveal to kealey going for reggies throat.
Posted 13:56 on 09 December 2013

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Release Date: 21/02/2014
Developer: Retro Studios
Publisher: Nintendo
Genre: Platformer
Rating: TBC
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