Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country (Game Boy Advance)
System Game Boy Advance
Developer Rare
Genre 2D Platformer
Series Donkey Kong Series

The second remake of Donkey Kong Country was once again rebuilt from the ground up to take advantage of the system. The graphics and sound are closer to the original (and in some cases improved) but were made brighter due to the lack of backlighting in early Game Boy Advance systems.

The Sticker Pads are replaced by Cameras for collecting artwork, and you can see more detailed completion information on each stage. You can also play the DK Attack score attack and time trial on any stage you have cleared.

Because you can save and travel anywhere using the map menu, now you visit Funky Kong to play Funky Fishing (returning from the GBC version), and visit Candy Kong to play Candy's Dance Studio, a rhythm-action minigame.

Release Information

Region Name Release
Europe Donkey Kong Country 06 Jun 2003
US Donkey Kong Country 09 Jun 2003
Japan スーパードンキーコング Super Donkey Kong 12 Dec 2003


Cranky's Cabin

Cranky's Cabin

When you enter Cranky's Cabin, there are a few references to other Rare games:

  • Mumbo Jumbo's mask from Banjo-Kazooie
  • Sabre Wulf's head mounted on the wall, from the Game Boy Advance game Sabre Wulf
  • The indistinguishable picture on the wall is reportedly the cast of Xbox game Grabbed by the Ghoulies

Submitted by TV Eye, Fryguy64, screenshot by TV Eye

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