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In Donkey Kong Land 2, Donkey Kong has been captured by the evil Kaptain K. Rool, leaving it up to Diddy and Dixie Kong to save the day in this side-scrolling adventure. Fortunately, they will have plenty of help along the way from their friends.

Like the original Donkey Kong Land, all the graphics in this game are pre-rendered three dimensional models. The gameplay is also similar, with platform jumping and banana collecting remaining a core part of the game experience.


Donkey Kong Land 2 Game Boy Krem Cauldron
Donkey Kong Land 2 Game Boy Jumping in some enemies like this fool Kremlin is always funny!
Donkey Kong Land 2 Game Boy Defeated for a fool beetle...
Donkey Kong Land 2 Game Boy The game has 3 empty slots to save your current progress.

Alternate Titles

  • "Donkey Kong Land: Diddy's Kong Quest" -- Japanese title
  • "Donkey Kong Land 2: Diddy's Kong Quest" -- Commonly used title
  • "ドンキーコングランド" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Bravo Screenfun Mar, 1997 1 out of 6 100
GamePro (US) Jan, 1997 5 out of 5 100
Joypad Dec, 1996 95 out of 100 95
Electric Playground Feb 27, 1997 9.5 out of 10 95
Total! (Germany) Nov, 1996 1.25 out of 6 95
Portable Review Oct 25, 2005 36 out of 40 90
Mega Fun Jan, 1997 86 out of 100 86
Nintendojo Apr 15, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85


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quizzley7 (21164) added Donkey Kong Land 2 (Game Boy) on Jan 07, 2002
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