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Hero of Legend
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(04-06-2013, 01:03 AM)
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Go ape with the swingin’ king of the jungle! Donkey Kong and his simian sidekick Diddy Kong are back for more action-packed platforming antics in Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, an enhanced version of Wii adventure Donkey Kong Country Returns, only on Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL!

Jump, race and roll your way across Donkey Kong Island on a quest to rescue DK’s beloved banana hoard from the trouble-causing Tiki Tak Tribe. Stomp on enemies, grab banana bunches and ride rockets, rhinos and much more in classic 2D platforming gameplay, stuffed full of spectacular scenes and tricky traps. Use both characters’ special skills to overcome all kinds of obstacles and explore each stage to the full – hop Diddy onto DK’s shoulders and use his Barrel Jet to hover them both over large gaps, or roll to your heart’s content and trample everything in your path.

Keep ‘em peeled for collectibles as you tear through the jungle, across beaches and beyond. Grab the letters that spell out K-O-N-G and nab puzzle pieces hidden in each stage to unlock extra content, like super-tough Trophy levels. Unlock and conquer every one of these special stages and a brand new surprise awaits!

Take on the whole game together as the terrific twosome, DK and Diddy, by teaming up with a friend in Local Play. Pelt opponents with Diddy’s Peanut Popgun and hover using his Barrel Jet, or slam bad guys into submission with Donkey Kong’s Ground Pound. The big guy can even do a Barrel Roll!

You can play the adventure exactly as you remember it in Original mode, but if the chimpy challenge gets the better of you, help is at hand. New mode makes the going just a little easier, giving Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong three hearts each instead of the usual two, letting them Kong-a for longer! Spend your hard-earned Banana Coins on helpful items from Cranky Kong’s shop, and pick up new items that help save you from falls, allow the Mine Cart and Rocket Barrel to take a second hit, and even let you use a DK Barrel whenever you like.

- Join Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong and the rest of the gang in a classic 2D platformer, now playable on-the-go!
- Discover brand new content created just for Nintendo 3DS
- Play the whole adventure with a nearby pal in Local Play!

http://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Nint...3D-746102.html
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Wario64
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(04-06-2013, 01:05 AM)
Too bad the cover doesnt have fog on it. Not playing


Actually I still haven't even played my Wii version.
Dissonance
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(04-06-2013, 01:05 AM)
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please please please water levels

there won't be water levels. :(

Regardless I'm getting this game day one.
Lijik
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(04-06-2013, 01:05 AM)
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This press release is a pun on wheels good lord
Tunavi
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(04-06-2013, 01:05 AM)
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Do we know who is developing it yet?
BroBuzz
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(04-06-2013, 01:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tunavi

Do we know who is developing it yet?

Monster Games.
Takao
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(04-06-2013, 01:06 AM)
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Oh, isn't Nintendo cute referencing memes from years ago ...

Originally Posted by Tunavi

Do we know who is developing it yet?

Monster Games
CengizMan
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(04-06-2013, 01:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tunavi

Do we know who is developing it yet?

The Excite series' developer.

I wonder if two cartridges are needed for local co-op.
Hero of Legend
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(04-06-2013, 01:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tunavi

Do we know who is developing it yet?

Monster Games. :) EXCITE!

Edit: Beaten, beaten, and beaten.
Neiteio
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(04-06-2013, 01:07 AM)
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Definitely getting this, but DK's barrel roll isn't anything new. He could do that in the Wii game.
@MUWANdo
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(04-06-2013, 01:08 AM)

Originally Posted by CengizMan

The Excite series' developer.

I wonder if two cartridges are needed for local co-op.

If it was single-cart they would have mentioned Download Play, so I'm guessing it's multi-cart only.
Hero of Legend
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(04-06-2013, 01:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by Neiteio

Definitely getting this, but DK's barrel roll isn't anything new. He could do that in the Wii game.

I figured, but I don't ever remember it being "called" that. :P Funny mention though.
Kamek Koopa
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(04-06-2013, 01:08 AM)
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New mode makes the going just a little easier, giving Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong three hearts each instead of the usual two, letting them Kong-a for longer! Spend your hard-earned Banana Coins on helpful items from Cranky Kong’s shop, and pick up new items that help save you from falls, allow the Mine Cart and Rocket Barrel to take a second hit, and even let you use a DK Barrel whenever you like.

They forgot to include a clock item that makes the time flow slower so everyone can get shiny gold medals.

Keep ‘em peeled for collectibles as you tear through the jungle, across beaches and beyond. Grab the letters that spell out K-O-N-G and nab puzzle pieces hidden in each stage to unlock extra content, like super-tough Trophy levels. Unlock and conquer every one of these special stages and a brand new surprise awaits!

They're probably talking about the Golden Temple, so I wouldn't remark that part as something new to this version.

It's a shame that this Wii masterpiece is going to be prostituted like this when they could have done a brand new Donkey Kong Land Returns. We'll see what's with that new content created just for Nintendo 3DS, but I wouldn't expect much more than that newbie mode.
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DaBoss
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(04-06-2013, 01:09 AM)
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Double-dipping for definitive version.

Originally Posted by Wario64

Too bad the cover doesnt have fog on it. Not playing


Actually I still haven't even played my Wii version.

I love you.
Shotgun Kiss
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(04-06-2013, 01:09 AM)
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The new content will likely just be a few features, rather than new levels, but I don't mind. I'd buy this even if it were a carbon copy of the Wii version. The lack of waggle alone makes this better.
Kazerei
(04-06-2013, 01:10 AM)
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Damn, I still haven't finished all the bonus levels in DKCR.
Platy
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(04-06-2013, 01:11 AM)
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At first I was like "fuck ! This means I now have the worst version"

and Then I was like " ok .. so I might double dip"

but then I was like "...I already had plants to double dip anyway xD"

Originally Posted by Dissonance

please please please water levels

there won't be water levels. :(

Regardless I'm getting this game day one.

Never expected to read that in a GAF thread xD
blamite
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(04-06-2013, 01:11 AM)
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I'm glad my eternally putting off getting the Wii version paid off!
Mudkips
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(04-06-2013, 01:13 AM)
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Play the whole adventure with a nearby pal in Local Play!

Dear Nintendo,

I have no friends. Please stop limiting multiplayer modes to local play. The internet is a thing.

-Mudkips
Zeer0id
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(04-06-2013, 01:15 AM)
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No, I will not buy this. I can't freaking afford to be double dipping on games this year. To hell with your new content and your non-waggle controls.
Out of Working Order
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(04-06-2013, 01:16 AM)
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This game was such a nice surprise on the Wii. A nostalga overload too.

Don't think I'll buy this again because I am not a huge fan of the 3D, and, well; I've played it already in a higher quality resolution than the 3DS can offer. Give me a Wii U sequel and I'll take that though (provided they can match or exceed the brilliance of the Wii game).
MasterBalls
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(04-06-2013, 01:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mudkips

Dear Nintendo,

I have no friends. Please stop limiting multiplayer modes to local play. The internet is a thing.

-Mudkips

Dear Nintendo

I have brothers who own 3DS's but not multiple copies of the game. Please start utilizing download play. Download play is a thing. (And why Luigi's Mansion 2 multiplayer is awesome)

Also I doubt there'll be any new content per say, just sounds like an Easy Mode.

As for the fact it's a port... don't care, didn't play it in 2010 :D
KarmaCow
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(04-06-2013, 01:17 AM)
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It'd be neat if they implemented that Virtual Boy level.

Not enough to double dip at full price, but neat.
Camjo-Z
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(04-06-2013, 01:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Platy

Never expected to read that in a GAF thread xD

dude aquatic ambience NEEDS to be heard underwater

riding on a whale just doesn't cut it
daripad
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(04-06-2013, 01:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zeer0id

No, I will not buy this. I can't freaking afford to be double dipping on games this year. To hell with your new content and your non-waggle controls.

That's the same thing I though, there is not enough new content to double dip
Electivirus
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(04-06-2013, 01:20 AM)
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Definitely double-dipping. Having one of the best platformers I've played in recent memory on the go is too enticing for me not to.
Gianni Merryman
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(04-06-2013, 01:20 AM)
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So essentially it's only an easier version?

From the title of the thread I was expecting a little more than a few new items, anyway I'm looking forward to it since I skipped it on Wii.
Madao
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(04-06-2013, 01:22 AM)
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they did the same thing as with the Metroid Prime Trilogy and added an easy mode.

are people that horrible at these games? the rocket levels were one thing but the rest wasn't bad. i guess collecting 100% was the hard part but that souldn't be easy.
hatchx
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(04-06-2013, 01:24 AM)
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If anyone missed this, it's a must-have.

I don't know if I'll double dip though.
Oersted
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(04-06-2013, 01:24 AM)
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Nice to hear.

Originally Posted by Mudkips

Dear Nintendo,

I have no friends. Please stop limiting multiplayer modes to local play. The internet is a thing.

-Mudkips

Bwahaha. I feel somehow sorry for you and say you should play Mario Kart, Kid Icarus, soon Animal Crossing and Pokemon, Mario Tennis Open... that is only Nintendo on 3DS.
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(04-06-2013, 01:25 AM)
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They added absolutely zero things of interest for me, but eh. The game is amazing as it is.
Gonzo The Great
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(04-06-2013, 01:25 AM)
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Waggle controls are gone, thereby making this the definitive version. Will buy on day one.
Tuck
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(04-06-2013, 01:25 AM)
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Bought it on Wii, played a few worlds. It was fun, but I prefer sidescrollers on handhelds. I'll rebuy when I can get this for maybe $20. Or I suppose I could sell my Wii version and buy this one.
Bladenic
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(04-06-2013, 01:26 AM)
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I chose the worst time to get a 3DS. Too many games coming that I want.
MasterBalls
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(04-06-2013, 01:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bladenic

I chose the worst time to get a 3DS. Too many games coming that I want.

Worst time to get a 3DS was March 2011.
Sigismundo
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(04-06-2013, 01:27 AM)
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Well, I never played the original, and this (presumably) doesn't have any waggle controls.

Sold.
Foffy
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(04-06-2013, 01:27 AM)
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Depends on what this extra stuff is. I thought the extra stuff they put in the SNES-to-GBA ports were mostly awkward additions, especially with the DKC games.
Dysun
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(04-06-2013, 01:27 AM)
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I skipped the Wii version so I'm looking forward to playing it for the first time
Rhomega Beta
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(04-06-2013, 01:28 AM)
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I want to get this because the Wii keeps getting disc-read errors.
Revven
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(04-06-2013, 01:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Madao

are people that horrible at these games? the rocket levels were one thing but the rest wasn't bad. i guess collecting 100% was the hard part but that souldn't be easy.

Rocket levels were something I absolutely loathed. I'm glad that this version makes those easier to go through again because I do not want to repeat the same frustration/annoyance I had with them.
Eusis
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(04-06-2013, 01:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

Too bad the cover doesnt have fog on it. Not playing


Actually I still haven't even played my Wii version.

I haven't beaten it yet, so that's why I was thinking of holding out.

Though new content? Hmm.
Nose Master
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(04-06-2013, 01:37 AM)
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I had no idea this was a port. Ugh.
Magicpaint
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(04-06-2013, 01:40 AM)
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I... I'm okay with this.
Femmeworth
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(04-06-2013, 01:42 AM)
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Are the original designers involved? If not, I don't see new levels turning out as well. If that is what they add.
serplux
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(04-06-2013, 05:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nose Master

I had no idea this was a port. Ugh.

Wait a minute, if you had no idea it was a port, then you clearly haven't played the original, so this should be a new game for you. I don't see the problem. :P

Originally Posted by Femmeworth

Are the original designers involved? If not, I don't see new levels turning out as well. If that is what they add.

Retro's off doing their fancy Wii U project. Monster Games is known for their racing games, but they're a fairly competent developer, so I'd trust them. I'm unsure if they're making new levels though.
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Machado
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(04-06-2013, 05:17 AM)
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3ds is like the gift that keeps on giving, I can't wait to buy one.

Actually I can and WILL wait for a solid black 3DS XL
Codeblue
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(04-06-2013, 05:20 AM)
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If the new content is anything like those ridiculous bonus levels then I might have to bite.
Lord_Byron28
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(04-06-2013, 05:25 AM)
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Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong three hearts each instead of the usual two, letting them Kong-a for longer!

From what I remember that isn't even neccesary, a lot of the frustrating/difficult sections was the one hit kill rocket sections.
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(04-06-2013, 05:47 AM)
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New content is probably a boss rush mode or something. Might do a digital copy of this. I'd gladly play it again.

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