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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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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Chris Sutherland ... Donkey Kong / Diddy Kong / Kremlings / Gnawty / Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

DKC See more »

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Rare, Rareware See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Cranky Kong is meant to be the original Donkey Kong, from the old arcade games. 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 the cast of characters is rolling, Cranky rolls by a few times, asking if it's his turn to play. After the characters finish rolling, Cranky rolls by a few more times, boasting that he used only one life when playing the game and he took less than an hour. 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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A revolutionary masterpiece!
21 May 2014 | by reddragonhero17See all my reviews

I first stumbled upon this game at Sears 20 years ago and it has stuck with me ever since. The amazing 3D graphics blew me away the first time I saw it and I new immediately that I had to play it. I played horribly at first, but that helped keep my enjoyment up. Now I own it and still love it. Everything about it shines even to this day the graphics, the music, the gameplay. Even after I beat it I keep wanting to come back to it. I haven't found all the secrets, but no matter, that helps keeps things enjoyable. I even love using DK's groud slap attack which makes defeating enemies (except for a few) more satisfying than either rolling or jumping on them. Favorite stages? One of them is the one with the mine carts and the level known as Barrel Cannon Canyon with plenty of blasting, stomping, and everything else. Thank you Rare!


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