Donkey Kong Country Returns

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Donkey Kong Country Returns
Developer(s) Retro Studios
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series Donkey Kong
Platform(s) Nintendo Wii
Release date(s) Nintendo Wii
NA November 21, 2010
PAL December 3, 2010
JP December 9, 2010
Genre(s) Platformer, Adventure
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer

Donkey Kong Country Returns is a platform video game for the Nintendo Wii game console. It was made by Retro Studios and published by Nintendo. It was released in North America on November 21, 2010, in Europe on December 3, 2010, and in Japan on December 9, 2010. It is the first game in the Donkey Kong Country series since Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! in 1996.

The plot involves the Tiki Tak Tribe hypnotizing the animals of Donkey Kong Island. The hypnotized animals steal Donkey Kong's bananas. Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong go on an adventure to take back their bananas from the Tikis.

Many elements of the Donkey Kong Country games return. These include the mine cart levels, the ability to collect bananas, and the golden KONG letters. Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong are once again the main playable characters.

On February 14, 2013, Nintendo announced a Nintendo 3DS port of the game called Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D. It was released in North America and Europe on May 24, 2013.[1]

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