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Score Breakdown Based on 7015 ratings
  1. 10 (2328)
  2. 9 (3175)
  3. 8 (1138)
  4. 7 (242)
  5. 6 (70)
  6. 5 (24)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (7)
  9. 2 (10)
  10. 1 (19)

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  • Review Score:8.3

    Well worth the extra effort!

    I loved this game on Super Nintendo but it is quite a bit more challenging on Game Boy Color. I am not sure what could make such a difference. Perhaps, it is the tiny screen or the glare that is nearly impossible to avoi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Pretty much the same as the SNES version, that's the best part!

    This game is THE BOMB. I'm sorry, I just had to say it. But who can blame me? This game has everything any gamer could ever imagine having in a game, so where's the contradiction? This game has some of the SNES' fines... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    A port of the greatest game ever made!

    Rare, ah rare, when they made classic games that where not rehashes, wait this game is a rehash. Lets see here I have played it on the GBA and the Super Nintendo, so lets go back in time and play the classic again. This ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    I wanna go back!

    The best of the SNES is here! DKC is a must have in the SNES collection. It was the game that saved the Super Nintendo to defeat from the power of the Sega Genesis! It was a time that Nintendo needed something to save th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    DK is back in this well done remake of a Super Nintendo classic.

    This game is just as good as the original despite the few things that had to get cut back. Some noticeable differences from the original are that the graphics are obviously not as good. Some of the music has been cut dow... Read Full Review

    7 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    One of the SNES's finest games is on a handheld.

    Back then when I had my Gameboy Color, I've always wanted this game because it reminded me of the SNES and how much fun I had with that game. This is basically the same game, so at least I had it on an up to date system.... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    A must buy for anyone who has a GBA.

    I remember playing this for the first time, and I had a blast. Witrh great gameplay, addictive fun, surperb level design, and a replay value far beyond anything else- this is a must own. There are many mini-games, and pl... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    My first and nearly the best game I've played. NO DOUBT ABOUT IT!

    First, I must say that I really, really pity the fool who thinks that this game is bad. When I bought this game, I didn't know that this would be one of those games that I'd like to play for many years. I first played fe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Although this might not be the ideal DKC game, it certainly has a life of its own.

    I've played the original DKC on the SNES, as well as this version, GBC. The GBC clone of DKC obviously lacks the graphical strength to match its mother, but it holds up quite well for a portable game. The game itself ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2

    Cured my Nostalgia

    When I heard this game was going to come out, I about flipped! It was the first port of DKC since the original. I hadn't played the genuine DKC (SNES) for several years (not by choice), but it is my absolute favorite gam... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful