Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

27 Feb

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze LogoNintendo’s flagship franchises each excel at doing one thing particularly well: Mario is an approachable platformer for all ages; Zelda fulfills the epic fantasy needs we all crave, Metroid is our exploration and shooting fix, and so on. With the release of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on Wii U, the follow-up to the Wii’s Donkey Kong Country Returns, Retro Studios’ reimagining of the DK crew corners Nintendo’s need for a precision platformer. No more DK Raps, no more King K. Rool–just gorgeous backdrops, satisfying gameplay, and pitfall after frustrating pitfall.

Check out my first full Wii U review on Machinima’s Inside Gaming Daily blog!


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