Posts Tagged ‘retro studios

10
Jan
11

donkey kong country returns gains classic controller support through unofficial mod

As Ben so aptly stated in our review of the title, “Donkey Kong Country Returns” is a worthy revival of the Donkey Kong Country series that was a staple of so many households in the 90s. However, for many gamers this reunion was made somewhat awkward by Nintendo’s baffling decision to incorporate motion-initiated shake controls, which often made simple actions more complicated than would be ideal for the precise execution and timing demanded of the game.

The solution for gamers? Take matters into their own hands.

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29
Dec
10

Review — Donkey Kong Country Returns (Wii)

DKCR art - playwisegaming.com“Donkey Kong Country Returns” marks the revival of Nintendo’s immensely popular, vine-swinging, barrel-blasting, side-scrolling platformer. The game was developed by Retro Studios, which is quite a surprise considering they’ve been making first-person Metroid shooters for the last 12 years. After his 14-year hiatus, does Donkey Kong blast out of retirement with a vengeance or merely slide out of his rocker and break his hip?

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