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Score Breakdown Based on 7064 ratings
  1. 10 (2330)
  2. 9 (3198)
  3. 8 (1150)
  4. 7 (243)
  5. 6 (74)
  6. 5 (24)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (9)
  9. 2 (10)
  10. 1 (20)

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  • Rating:8

    It's Banana Time

    Donkey Kong has always sort of been part of the Mario universe showing up in Mario Kart and Mario Party throughout the years. While he's definitely been in the Plumber's shadow, he has had his own successful series of ga... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Super Nintendo Classics

    I always had a great affection for Donkey Kong, along with Link he is my favorite character from Nintendo, the graphics were good at the time, at least I think, the difficulty is great, it is a very difficult game, it ha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Super Nintendo Classics

    I always had a great affection for Donkey Kong, along with Link he is my favorite character from Nintendo, the graphics were good at the time, at least I think, the difficulty is great, it is a very difficult game, it ha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Donkey Kong Country (The game the saved the Super Nintendo!)

    Donkey Kong Country is simply the best Super Nintendo game of all time. I have to say from experience this is the game that would of made me pick the Super Nintendo over a Sega Genesis. From running in the Jungle to expl... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    A beautiful game with great level ideas that ultimately falls short

    I have wanted to play Donkey Kong Country for years. Being a general fan of Nintendo platformers and seeing its generation ahead graphics, I was very excited to see this finally come out on New 3DS so I could finally get... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    The worst port ever!

    Readers, please be aware that I love the original DKC for the SNES. This review only criticyses the GBA port of it. So, let us begin. Let's start with the fact that the graphics are garbage compared to the ones of the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Only Nineteen Years Late

    Continuing my quest in playing old games, I find myself straying back into Nintendo-made territory, with my most recently completion of Donkey Kong Country. Considering how lauded this game is even now, I was curious to ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong's first adventure on the SNES is still fun to this day.

    Donkey Kong Country is one of the best platform-ers on the Super Nintendo and it's a game that I think will never get old. The main stars of this game are Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong who must venture throughout DK Isle... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Enjoy this instant classic from the famous SNES era, you will surely love this game!

    Game: Donkey Kong Country Genre: Adventure Developer: Nintendo System: Super Nintendo Total Score: 84/100 Value Score: 8.4/10 • Story: 9/10 o Donkey Kong Country's storyline involves in a island called DK isla... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Released near the end of the SNES' hayday, DK Country showed that the SNES can hang with the newbies of the 32-bit era.

    Highs: Graphics way ahead of it's time, solid gameplay, excellent secrets, great music, excellent level design, great humor, a timeless classic. Lows: Controls are a bit unresponsive, can be very frustrating at times,... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful