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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 Title screen (European version)
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Game Boy Advance Kongs in the air! Here, the wind makes the player to go up. Be careful and avoid the enemies!
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest SNES ...and earn 75! This trick is very cool!

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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Critic Reviews

HonestGamers SNES Dec 08, 2012 10 out of 10 100
GamePro (US) SNES Dec, 1995 5 out of 5 100 Wii Aug 22, 2009 18 out of 20 90
Mega Fun SNES Oct, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Dec, 1995 8.6 out of 10 86 Game Boy Advance Jun 25, 2004 17 out of 20 85
FOK!games Game Boy Advance Jul 22, 2004 80 out of 100 80 (UK) Wii May 18, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Wii May 29, 2007 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Game Boy Advance Jun 24, 2004 7 out of 10 70


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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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