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8.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 7007 ratings
  1. 10 (2323)
  2. 9 (3169)
  3. 8 (1137)
  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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  • User Rating 8.3

    Well worth the extra effort!

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by PrincessPeachy

    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 nearl...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

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

    Rated on May 14, 2008 by ledime

    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 som...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    A port of the greatest game ever made!

    Rated on June 10, 2007 by lilhawkkid182

    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 ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    I wanna go back!

    Rated on December 28, 2012 by Shattered-dream

    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 ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

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

    Rated on March 10, 2005 by gamer_girl15

    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 mu...

    7 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

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

    Rated on February 07, 2006 by ApeOverlord

    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 a...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A must buy for anyone who has a GBA.

    Rated on August 13, 2007 by Lebbin

    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 man...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

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

    Rated on November 18, 2006 by Saw100

    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 year...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

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

    Rated on May 19, 2010 by dawnofhero

    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....

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Cured my Nostalgia

    Rated on December 01, 2006 by cocospif

    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 a...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.