The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (239 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Game Boy Advance 27 3.5
      Gameplay 3.5
      Graphics 3.4
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 3.4
Game Boy Color 35 3.4
      Gameplay 3.5
      Graphics 3.2
      Personal Slant 3.3
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 3.5
New Nintendo 3DS Awaiting 5 votes...
SNES 162 4.2
      Gameplay 4.2
      Graphics 4.5
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.3
      Story / Presentation 3.8
Wii 15 3.5
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.5
      Sound / Music 3.7
      Story / Presentation 3.3
Wii U Awaiting 5 votes...

User Reviews

A Classic Platformer Is Still Found In Those Pretty Graphics. SNES Guy Chapman (2001)
A counterpoint to the popular view of DKC... SNES MagFram (43)
My favorite game of all time. SNES Jeff Robinson (68)
Terrific! A Masterpiece! SNES darthsith19 (70)
Possibly the best platform game for the SNES SNES lechuck13 (359)
What was Nintendo thinking... Game Boy Color Chris Lesinky (315)
Though DKC is still a great game this port doesn't offer enough new things to make it a good buy if you played the original SNES classic. Game Boy Advance Rensch (218)
Decent port of the SNES classic Game Boy Advance anss (9)