Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D News

Nintendo announces month of Donkey Kong eShop deals

Nintendo announces month of Donkey Kong eShop deals

Donkey Kong Country, Land trilogies both headed to Virtual Console.

Following on from a Year of Luigi, Nintendo has proclaimed a month full of Donkey Kong.

October will see the re-release of two classic Donkey Kong series: the SNES Donkey Kong Country trilogy for Wii U, and the Game Boy Donkey Kong Land trilogy for 3DS Virtual Console.

The original Donkey Kong Country will be available to download this Thursday priced 5.49 on Wii U, alongside Game Boy adventure Donkey Kong Land for 3DS priced 3.59.

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Nintendo hails 3DS, Animal Crossing: New Leaf sales in the US

Nintendo 3DS had a strong month of sales in the US in June.

The handheld sold nearly 225,000 units, making it the best-selling system in the US during the month.

The impressive sales were fuelled by the launch of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (Luigi's Mansion 2 in the UK), which collectively increased 3DS hardware sales by more than 40 per cent over the same time last year, and software sales by a whopping 105 per cent over the same time last year.

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Register three of eight Nintendo 3DS games to get another free

Luigi's Mansion 2! Fire Emblem: Awakening! Animal Crossing: New Leaf! More!

UPDATE: Nintendo UK has told Eurogamer that to qualify for the promotion all you have to do is register the appropriate games by 30th June 2013. It doesn't matter when they were registered as long as it's before this date.

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D release date swings in

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D release date swings in

Helps drum up a stellar first-party 3DS line-up.

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D will beat its way into Europe on 24th May, Nintendo has announced via its Twitter account.

The 3DS version of Retro Studios' celebrated Wii platformer was announced last month and has been "rebuilt from the ground up" by regular Nintendo collaborator Monster Games.

DKCR's release will slot into a bustling line-up of Nintendo-published 3DS games.

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Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D announced for 3DS

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D announced for 3DS

Wii platformer being "rebuilt from the ground up".

Nintendo is developing a new version of side-scrolling Wii platformer Donkey Kong Country Returns for 3DS.

It's being "rebuilt from the ground up", Nintendo Europe leader Satoru Shibata said in the company's just-concluded Nintendo Direct conference.

No other details of the game were mentioned, save for a vague "summer" launch window.

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