Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest

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Donkey Kong has been "kongnapped" by the nasty K. Rool and the Kremlings, and it is up to Diddy Kong and his girl-friend Dixie Kong to save him.

All the familiar enemies and helpful friends return, along with some new characters, including the wise Wrinkly Kong who will teach you some important lessons in gameplay. Again the emphasis is on banana collecting, where as every one hundred bananas makes one extra life. Apart from beating K. Rool and rescuing Donkey Kong, there are extra missions that can be completed. Collect enough K. Rool Kremkoins to open up the routes to the Lost World, while every level has a hidden Hero Coin to collect.


Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Game Boy Advance You can use the Gyrocopter to back in some worlds and find remaining bonus stages or else life balloons.
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Game Boy Advance The bonus screens (like this) are a different design of SNES version. With more details too.
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest SNES Riding this animal will also help you to jump higher
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest SNES The bananas are just like coins in Mario games

Alternate Titles

  • "大金刚城市2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Super Donkey Kong 2: Dixie & Diddy" -- Japanese SNES title
  • "Super Donkey Kong 2" -- Japanese GBA title
  • "Donkey Kong Country 2" -- US GBA title
  • "DKC 2" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Dajingang Chengshi 2" -- Chinese title
  • "スーパードンキーコング2 ディクシー&ディディー" -- Japanese spelling

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The best game in the DKC series SNES gamewarrior (5062)

Critic Reviews

Virtual Console Reviews Wii May 16, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Nintendojo Game Boy Advance Aug 03, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Ultimate Gamer Magazine SNES Jan, 1996 9 out of 10 90
NintendoWorldReport Game Boy Advance Sep 14, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Cubed3 SNES Nov 08, 2006 8 out of 10 80
G4 TV: X-Play Game Boy Advance Jan 04, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 (UK) Wii May 18, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Wii May 29, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Game Boy Advance Nov 16, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The DOS Spirit SNES Dec 20, 2012 3.5 out of 6 58


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Cancelled DOS port

According to David Wise, an DOS port was planned, but was cancelled because Nintendo wouldn't let them get away with that.


  • In Cranky's Museum (SNES and Wii version), a poster of the character Thunder from Killer Instinct can be seen on the wall.
  • After participating in Cranky Kong's "Video Game Heroes" contest, the players' results are tallied on a screen that shows the three top-scoring characters standing on pedestals. If you look below this, you will see Sonic the Hedgehog's red sneakers and Earthworm Jim's trademark plasma gun discarded alongside a trash can and a sign reading "NO HOPERS". Apparently they didn't make the cut.


  • Game Informer
    • August 2001 (Issue 100) - #65 in the "Top 100 Games of All Time" poll
  • Game Players
    • Vol. 8, No. 13 (Holiday Edition) - Best SNES Game of the Year 1995
    • Vol. 8, No. 13 (Holiday Edition) - Best 16-Bit Graphics of the Year 1995
  • Mega Fun
    • 1996 - SNES Game of the Year
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