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Donkey Kong Land (Game Boy)

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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 Barrel Tossing
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Title Screen
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Title screen (in Super Game Boy).
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Vine Swinging

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

"An APEaling Game..." So Hai (338) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
Game over. DANIEL HAWKS ! (1928) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Not a bad attempt to re-create the SNES classic... Kartanym (10779) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

The Press Says

Consoles Plus Sep, 1995 92 out of 100 92
GameFan Magazine Jul, 1995 91 out of 100 91
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jul, 1995 9 out of 10 90
Electric Playground Aug 31, 1995 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Aug, 1995 89 out of 100 89
Game Players Jul, 1995 81 out of 100 81
GamePro (US) Jul, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Nintendo Life Nov 24, 2010 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Nintendojo 1996 7.5 out of 10 75
Total! (Germany) Aug, 1995 2.25 out of 6 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.
lechuck13 (309) added Donkey Kong Land (Game Boy) on Jun 27, 2001
Other platforms contributed by GTramp (32216)