Donkey Kong Country Returns coming to 3DS

New version of 2010 Wii platformer arriving for portable this summer in North America and Europe.


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Donkey Kong Country Returns is making a comeback. Today during a Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo announced Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for a launch on the 3DS this summer in North America and Europe.

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A 3D video of Donkey Kong Country Returns is available to download now in the 3DS eShop.

The game originally launched for the Wii in November 2010 behind a positive critical reception. It was developed by Retro Studios and sold nearly 5 million units as of April 2011.

Other highlights of Nintendo's presentation today included the 3DS game Animal Crossing: New Leaf receiving a June release date and the announcement of Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. Check back later for more news and announcements from Nintendo Direct.

For more on Donkey Kong Country Returns, check out GameSpot's review of the Wii version.

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