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Donkey Kong Country Returns on Wii

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Donkey Kong Country Returns is a Platforming game available on the Wii. It can be played in Sharedscreen modes.

Donkey Kong Country Returns is a Platforming game. Platform games task you with getting from point A to point B. The world you journey through is usually based on different levels, and populated with enemies, switches and lifts to be negotiated. As you work through each level you pick up various collectables that accrue score, special abilities and access to hidden areas.

Donkey Kong Country Returns can be played in a Sharedscreen mode. Shared Screen Multiplayer games create a multiplayer experience where players all share the same screen space. Rather than splitting the screen into portions for each player the game scales to fit each player in view even when they are a long way apart. Football and fighting games often take this approach as the shared view doesn't impede the players ability to take part in the action.


Donkey Kong Country Returns

Donkey Kong Country Returns with drop-in co-operative play and parental assist mode. Learning a trick or two from Super Mario Brothers Wii, there is plenty to celebrate in the return of this classic.

Donkey Kong Country, with its pre-rendered 2.5D visuals, was a breakthrough game on the SNES. The Wii version, (ed: the imaginativley titled) Donkey Kong Country Returns, brings back its classic side-on platforming.
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Tech Gamer review Wed, 25 May 2011

Donkey Kong Country Returns is a fascinating technical achievement. It combines characters and style from the original while create an experience that is every bit as challenging.

Traditional 2D platformers seem to be making a comeback of late.With the commercial success of the New Super Mario Bros. Wii, combined with the critical praise for Sonic Colours and Super Meat Boy, Nintendo has decided to give the Donkey Kong franchise a thorough reboot.
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Microcosm Gamer review Wed, 20 Apr 2011

Donkey Kong Country Returns was difficult to connect with directly, but I enjoyed playing tourist in someone else's fondly-remembered microcosm.

My partner has good memories of Donkey Kong Country, but for me this new Wii instalment was a chance to see what all the fuss is about. Only one problem: platforming isn't exactly my strong suit and Donkey Kong Country Returns is fairly demanding. Progression requires speed and precision, pixel perfect mine-cart jumps -- you know the sort of thing.
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Eclectic Gamer review Fri, 21 Jan 2011

Donkey Kong Country Returns reunites old friends to stage one final rescue. Charming graphics and dreamy gameplay got me reminiscing about playing the original as an eclectic little girl.

Donkey Kong Country Returns is a memory igniting game for me. It took me back to a simpler time, where I was not at university, but sitting on the end of my bed in my box room, playing with an ape that had lost his bananas.
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Family Gamer review Mon, 29 Nov 2010

Donkey Kong Country Returns reminds us of life beyond the Mario/Sonic binary. Classy production, whistleable music and high action create the perfect context of co-operative family platforming heaven.

Donkey Kong Country Returns is another platform game from Nintendo. But unlike the explorative mischief of New Super Mario Brothers (Wii) this is a more linear action oriented challenge.
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