Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Developer
    Retro Studios
  • Release date
    13 Feb 2014

All the challenging ground-pounding, barrel-blasting, side-scrolling mine cart action from the Donkey Kong Country series is back along with a bushel of new game-play elements and features. And now, there are four playable characters! Dixie Kong is back to join the adventure as a playable character alongside Diddy Kong, and for the first time in Donkey Kong Country, bearded old hero Cranky Kong joins the adventure with his bouncy cane. Any of the three can buddy up with Donkey Kong, and each character offers a different gameplay experience. On their journey to reclaim Donkey Kong Island, Donkey Kong and his friends travel across five islands with a variety of stages that include underwater areas and frozen environments.

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AGM score 88%
IGN 9
GameSpot 9
Metacritic 85
real-time combat
instant kill
leaderboard
sequel
platformer
unlockables
2.5d
multiple protagonists
animal protagonists
protagonist's name in the title
multiple characters on box art
game console
60 fps on consoles
currency
completion percentage
spikes
secret area
cooperative play
merchants
silhouetted 2d
breath meter
geriatric protagonist
collectibles that unlock worlds
lives
motion control
off-tv play
wii u pro controller support
descendants of other characters
unlockable difficulty level
confetti
clear save
rotatable objects
gamescom 2013
nintendo network
wii remote support on wii u
wii nunchuk support on wii u
e3 2013
miiverse integration
sideways wii remote gameplay
video game characters that play video games
pax prime 2013
samus aran's gunship
concept art
western games based on japanese ips
over 100% completion
mine cart sequence
gorillas with sunglasses
pantless characters with shirts
gorilla
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About Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is released by Nintendo in 13 Feb 2014. The game is designed by Retro Studios. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a typical representative of the Platform genre. Playing Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a pleasure. It does not matter whether it is the first or a millionth hour in Platform, there will always be room for something new and interesting. Thrilling levels and gameplay Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will not leave anyone indifferent. The complexity of gameplay increases with each new level and does not let any player get bored.

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Help Donkey Kong and his friends save their home and banana hoard from marauding Vikings in the Donkey Kong Country™: Tropical Freeze game from Retro Studios. All the challenging ground-pounding, barrel-blasting, side-scrolling mine cart action from the Donkey Kong Country series is back along with a bushel of new game play elements and features.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze - Análisis

Author: Juan García
Date: 2020-07-30 23:55:49
We're not going to beat around the bush with this Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review. There are two ways to see it, plain and simple. The first is that you played it in 2014, when the game originally came out on Nintendo Wii U. In this case, you don't need to revisit this Donkey Kong adventure, since the news is just, only with the additions of the easy way (such as if necessary) and the portability of the Nintendo Switch. Of course we already told you a few weeks ago, with our final impressions. However, if you missed the game in its original release, hold on to that coming curves.

As we have said, we are not going to walk with half measures in this text. The reality is that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is one of the best classic platform games of recent years. It stands out, especially for its extraordinary level design , which allows both experts and newbies alike to have a challenge at the height of their ability. The newcomers will take it easy, and gradually discover the difficulty that the game involves in achieving all the optional objectives. Not to mention that what seems easy at first is complicated as we go through its 7 game worlds, until it is a challenge at the height of the best thumbs. Experts will stop seeing enemies as obstacles, turning them into tools to get the letters or the turn record in the time trial of each level. That is precisely why we say that the game is replayable, due to the different layers that we can taste as we become more skilled with Donkey and company.

Another asset of this Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is its extreme variety. No two levels are the same , and we will find situations and mechanics that are used on a single occasion throughout the adventure. This means that at all times we maintain the 'emotion' of the novelty, without needing to change the parameters of the adventure. To this we must also add the companions who will throw us a cable (and incidentally they will give us a couple of extra touches), which will allow us to jump higher, plan, roll at full speed without pause ... Without forgetting that also these Companions have some depth and allow maneuvers that will help us survive even better at each level.

However, all this that you read above we already said four years ago in the original analysis of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. All the strengths and weaknesses of the game have been traced, leaving the gameplay, graphics, sound and options as we received them at the time ... Which means missing the opportunity to refine the game's formula a little more. Not because it is not well controlled (rather the opposite), or because the graphics have aged (not even remotely), but because the launch of this game should be justified, beyond the fact of trying to reach an audience that he missed it at the time (and he will no longer be able to do so when the game disappears from the WIi U virtual store).

You could, for example, have added some phase. It has not been the case. It would also have been nice to tweak the system for two simultaneous players, which ended up being circumstantial in 2014, and it's also now in 2018. The only change comes from the inclusion of Funky Kong , to make everything a little easier. Funky has more life, the spikes do not hurt him, he jumps more and glides, he rolls infinitely ... We assume that this is so that the little ones in the house enjoy the adventure without any problem, but we believe that it was not necessary making the task so easy that it even becomes routine and graceless. Too bad this is the only 'innovation' in this rescue. However, this does not detract from the rest of the show, which remains one of the best, and most replayable, 2D platforms of the modern era .

The audiovisual bill remains excellent at all times, with impeccable artistic design and the extraordinary original soundtrack by David Wise , original composer of the Donkey Kong Country. The game in its Switch version works like a charm, with a constant 60 FPS, both in portable mode and connected to the dock (although the resolution varies from 720p to 1080p , respectively in each mode) and an outstanding definition. It improves somewhat on the original, but it could not be said that it takes a leap forward in terms of presentation. In any case, it is still an excellent game, which has withstood the test of time like few other titles ... And that is the proof that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a real game.

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