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Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (Game Boy Advance)

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Description

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.

Screenshots

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Game Boy Advance Of this time, a Squawks' relative appeared to give one little help... In good hour!
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 Use these jumping crocheads to gain height and access highest platforms... And mountains too!
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Game Boy Advance Title screen

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 Press Says

Nintendojo Aug 03, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
N-Zone Jul 19, 2004 87 out of 100 87
Nintendo Spin Sep 12, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
NintendoWorldReport Sep 14, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 25, 2004 17 out of 20 85
GameSpot Dec 07, 2004 8.3 out of 10 83
Mygamer.com Jan 12, 2005 8 out of 10 80
G4 TV: X-Play Jan 04, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN Nov 15, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Cheat Code Central 2004 3 out of 5 60

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Trivia

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.

References

  • 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.

Awards

  • 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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gamewarrior (5065) added Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (Game Boy Advance) on Nov 15, 2004
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