Posts Tagged With 'Donkey Kong'


Donkey Kong Country Returns to become third Nintendo game with auto-pilot control

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Auto-pilot gaming is coming to Donkey Kong Country Returns.

First introduced in New Super Mario Bros. Wii and later on Super Mario Galaxy 2, the so-called Super Guide gives players the option to turn on auto-controls after dying eight consecutive times. Designed by Shigeru Miyamoto—as were many of Nintendo’s best ideas—the feature only finishes the current level and can be turned off at anytime. In other words, it’s a great compromise to make games more accessible without dumbing them down for seasoned players.

Donkey Kong Country Returns drops Nov. 21 on Wii. It’s rated Everyone and retails for $50.

Posted by Dan 09.11.2010 in All
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Nintendo to Invade Pax!
Brings everything except Zelda and the 3DS

Nintendo to Invade Pax! Brings everything except Zelda and the 3DS

Their booth number is 352, and according to the info I just received, they will be bringing a bunch of games. That includes a brand new WiiWare title called Fluidity.

Fluidity combines an amazing physics engine that realistically models flowing water with innovative puzzle game play. Using the three forms of water – liquid, ice and cloud – players will solve challenging puzzles across multiple chapters of an illustrated magical book called Aquaticus.

If Fluidity doesn’t sound like your type of game, they’re also bringing along Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kirby’s Epic Yarn, GoldenEye 007, NBA Jam, and of course Metroid: Other M.

So if anyone going to PAX out on the west coast plays any of these games. Be sure to send us a e-mail with your impression on them!

Posted by Will Thompson 26.08.2010 in All
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Infendo Radio 193 is on like Donkey Kong

Infendo Radio 193 is on like Donkey Kong

Do you remember a simpler time, when games didn’t need colors and p0lygons to be great? Infendo Radio does.   This week Sean, Alexis, and Zac talk a little about the game that started it all: Donkey Kong – the remakes, the high scores, and the hot-sauce.   Also on the table? Industry layoffs and third party support.  Check it out:

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Posted by Sean Buckley 13.08.2010 in All
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Nintendo: Bringing all species together

Nintendo: Bringing all species together

Gorillas. Gaming.  Now we just need to get him pwning n00bs over Nintendo WiFi connection and we’ll have something.

(Reality: A kid at the San Francisco Zoo dropped his DS and the animals were fascinated.  And who can blame them! More primate on DS action at GIZMODO)

Posted by Sean Buckley 09.08.2010 in All
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Best-looking Nintendo game at E3

YouTube Preview ImageAfter the 3DS, this is the best-looking thing Nintendo showed today. Seriously. Those graphics are just begging to be played.

Posted by Dan 16.06.2010 in All
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Rumor: Retro Studios developing a new Donkey Kong game?

Rumor: Retro Studios developing a new Donkey Kong game?

Retro Studios, famous for their marvelous work on the Metroid Prime trilogy, is rumored to be working on an upcoming Donkey Kong project for the Wii.

Retro Studios’ last released project was the Wii compilation Metroid Prime Trilogy and the last we spoke with them, the team was deep into its next project. “I think you’ll be very excited when you find out what we’re working on,” the team told us last year without saying another word.

For the sake of the franchise, I hope this rumor is true. The Donkey Kong series has remained severely stagnant, and hasn’t seen a quality release since Donkey Kong 64 in 1999. I am certain that Retro Studios would have the creativity to make a new game that rivals Rare’s Donkey Kong Country series.

via IGN art by Orioto?

Posted by Jake Barber 13.06.2010 in All
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