Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D will beat its way into Europe on 24th May, Nintendo has announced via its Twitter account.
DKCR's release will slot into a bustling line-up of Nintendo-published 3DS games.
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon arrives on 28th March and Fire Emblem Awakening lands on 19th April. Then, after Donkey Kong, Animal Crossing: New Leaf finally sails in on 14th June.
Also in the pipeline are Mario & Luigi: Dream Team and Mario Golf: World Tour - both have a Q2/Q3 2013 release date. Looking further ahead, Pokémon X and Y are due in October.