Donkey Kong’s smash-hit return to platforming is being rebuilt from the ground up for portable play on the Nintendo 3DS system. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D brings back all of the ground-pounding, barrel-rolling action of the original, but this time it comes to life with stunning 3D visuals, including local wireless multiplayer and 8 new levels. Join Donkey Kong on his adventure to reclaim his stolen banana hoard as you explore over 70 levels filled with richly detailed environments. Guide Donkey Kong and his pint-sized friend Diddy Kong by running, jumping, swinging, rail-riding, and barrel blasting to scour 8 original worlds plus 8 new challenging levels in an unlockable 9th world. All while searching for lost bananas, hidden secrets, and puzzles pieces. You can also share in the adventure by playing cooperatively with a friend via local wireless. Play in Original Mode to experience the game as it was originally designed, or play the original levels in New Mode with new enhancements for on-the-go ease of play.
Nintendo has added another quality title to its already impressive library of games for the 3DS. Originally on the Nintendo Wii, the 3DS remake of Donkey Kong Country Returns adds some new features to the high-quality title – features that make the challenge of the original more accessible to a wider audience. The main difference with Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is the added option of choosing which game mode you want to play in. When you start a new game, you can choose from playing in original mode or new mode. Original mode, as you've probably guessed, is the same gameplay as the original Wii version. New mode makes the game more friendly to those that aren't necessarily great at platformers. New mode accomplishes this by adding an extra heart of health to... Read Review