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Donkey Kong Land

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy
85
3.8
Nintendo 3DS
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Description

In a modifiication of Donkey Kong Country, Donkey Kong teams up with his buddy Diddy for new adventures and gorilla antics. Facing high-flying pigs, killer bees, and reptilian Kremlings, the simian duo swings back into action on the Game Boy. The two Kongs each have similar abilities when compared to the SNES game. This game isn't exactly a remake of DKC; for instance, there are new levels and enemies, and Candy Kong does not save your game: instead you must collect all four Kong letters.

Screenshots

Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Your buddy Rambi is a great help!
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Third World
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy This bonus stage is excellent for swimming training...
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Super Game Boy Mode

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Donkey Kong GB" -- Japanese title
  • "スーパードンキーコングGB" -- Japanese spelling

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

"An APEaling Game..." Game Boy So Hai (338)
Game over. Game Boy DANIEL HAWKS ! (1910)
Not a bad attempt to re-create the SNES classic... Game Boy Kartanym (10777)

The Press Says

Consoles Plus Game Boy Sep, 1995 92 out of 100 92
GameFan Magazine Game Boy Jul, 1995 91 out of 100 91
Electric Playground Game Boy Aug 31, 1995 9 out of 10 90
All Game Guide Game Boy 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Mega Fun Game Boy Aug, 1995 89 out of 100 89
Game Players Game Boy Jul, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Nintendo Life Game Boy Nov 24, 2010 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
GamePro (US) Game Boy Jul, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Aug, 1995 2.25 out of 6 75
Nintendojo Game Boy 1996 7.5 out of 10 75

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Where to download the soundtrack for Donkey Kong Land? 8 Michael B (341)
Dec 30, 2008

Trivia

Cartridge

Instead of the standard grey, this game was released on a banana-themed Yellow coloured Game Boy cartridge.
Contributed to by GTramp (34380) and lechuck13 (309)