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.

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Chris Stamper (as C Stamper), Tim Stamper (as T Stamper)

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Dan Owsen (text) (as D Owsen), Shigeru Miyamoto (creator: Donkey Kong) (as S Miyamoto) | 1 more credit »
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Chris Sutherland ... Donkey Kong / Diddy Kong / Kremlings / Gnawty / 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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1994 (USA) See more »

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The 50 Lives Code is: BARRAL, which is a reference to the fact that this game consists of barrels. See more »

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Quotes

Cranky Kong (Text Narration): [after Donkey and Diddy defeat King K. Rool] Well done, Donkey, my boy! Who would've thought a young whippersnapper like you could've beaten that bunch of no-good Kremlings? You've made an old man proud! Go and look in your hoard; I think you'll be in for a surprise! If I had been playing, I'd have found everything! I'm sure there must be some bonus rooms you haven't found!
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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 »

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Best game for the Super Nintendo!
8 July 2000 | by action-6See all my reviews

Donkey Kong Country is a really classic game. Everybody who saw it back in 1994 thought that this was a game for Nintendo`s new 64-bit system(Nintendo 64). But Donkey Kong Country was a game for the 16-bit Super Nintendo(Super Famicom in Japan). The extremely good graphics that blew everybody away were possible to do on a SNES(short for Super Nintendo Entertainment System) because the developers discovered a new technique to make SNES-games(the Advanced-Computer-Modelling technique). The graphics are impressive, even by today`s standard. But DKC didn`t become a classic just because it looked lush, it also had gameplay and atmosphere to die for. The levels are highly detailed, there are many of them and the excellent music makes for one he%& of an adventure. The game can be extremely frustrating, and you`ll throw away the control and swear like he¤%, but the game is really worth the bother, so you`ll soon pick up the controller again for one more go. I prefer this to Donkey Kong 64 on the N64. DKC is SO GOOD!! 10/10


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