Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Developer(s)Retro Studios
Monster Games
Nintendo SPD Group No. 3
Producer(s)Kensuke Tanabe[1]
Composer(s)David Wise Edit this on Wikidata
SeriesDonkey Kong
Platform(s)Wii U, Nintendo Switch
ReleaseOriginal release:
  • JP: February 13, 2014
  • NA: February 21, 2014
  • EU: February 21, 2014
  • AU: February 21, 2014
  • BRA: March 20, 2014
Nintendo Selects:
  • NA: March 11, 2016
  • EU: April 15, 2016
  • AU: December 1, 2016
Nintendo Switch:
  • WW: May 4, 2018
single-player Edit this on Wikidata

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a platform video game for the Wii U game console. It was developed by Retro Studios and published by Nintendo. It is the seventh game in the Donkey Kong Country series. It is the sequel to the 2010 Wii game Donkey Kong Country Returns. It was released on February 21, 2014.[2]

The story is about a group of Viking animals that invade Donkey Kong Island.[3] Players are able to play as Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong, and Cranky Kong. This game is the first game to have Dixie Kong as a playable character since Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! It has two-player multiplayer.

The music for this game was composed by David Wise. David Wise wrote the music for the original Super Nintendo Donkey Kong Country games a very long time ago. He was not involved in Donkey Kong Country Returns, which was released in 2010. A port was released for the Nintendo Switch on May 4, 2018.

References[change | change source]

  1. Nintendo (11 June 2013). "Wii U Developer Direct - Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze @E3 2013". YouTube.
  2. "Cranky Kong brandishes cane, joins Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze roster on February 21".
  3. Andrew Goldfarb (11 June 2013). "E3 2013: Retro Developing Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze". IGN.