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Donkey Kong Land (Game Boy)

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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.


Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Title Screen
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Ancient Temple Level
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Barrel Tossing
Donkey Kong Land Game Boy Your buddy Rambi is a great help!

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 (345) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
Game over. DANIEL HAWKS ! (1896) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Not a bad attempt to re-create the SNES classic... Kartanym (10751) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

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


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



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
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