Donkey Kong™ is making a triumphant return, along with his trusted
sidekick Diddy Kong™, in a brand new side-scrolling platform game from
Retro Studios. Donkey Kong Country Returns, for the Wii system,
has all new levels and all new chest-pounding challenges for players of
all ages. The game takes inspiration from the original Super NES series,
from barrel blasts to mine carts and then builds upon it by adding
stunning graphics and new layers of depth to the world and game play. Donkey
Kong Country Returns features the first ever simultaneous
cooperative game play mode for the series allowing both novice and
skilled players to actively play and experience the game together. Run,
jump, climb and defeat enemies through diverse environments until you
retrieve Donkey Kong's stolen banana hoard!
Feel the power of Donkey Kong by shaking the Wii Remote and Nunchuk to
perform Ground Pounds, Barrel Rolls. These moves can be used to
destroy blocks, defeat enemies and reveal hidden areas. Donkey Kong
also has the new ability to climb walls and ceilings.
Diddy Kong has a few new tricks of his own. He can use his Barrel Jet
to hover high above the ground or defy gravity and fly across small
chasms. He can also help Donkey Kong with this ability by hopping on
to Donkey Kong's back. In two player mode, a quick shake of the Wii
Remote will give him the ability to fire his Peanut Popgun to assist
The levels in Donkey Kong Country Returns are beautifully
rendered and creatively designed with lots of hidden items to
discover. Try to collect all of K-O-N-G Letters and hidden Puzzle
Pieces in each level to unlock something special.
In cooperative mode, players of different skill levels can play
through the game together.