Righto, some more Donkey Kong Country here after the big old Tropical Freeze review. DKC 2 has a very special place in Mr. Wapojif’s heart and he waxed lyrical about the SNES classic over on the Well Red Mage. Indeed.
They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force – nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.
–Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
“The following is a contributor post by the Moronic Cheese Mage.”
Okay, this is a highly personal review for me. Donkey Kong Country 2 was a game I became obsessed with as a kid, way back in 1995, and I’ve played it regularly ever since. Why? Well, it’s a classic. The successor to Rare’s 1994 smash hit Donkey Kong Country, there was a great deal of anticipation to see what Rare (rapidly breaking out as one of the world’s leading games developers) would add to the experience.
Although the series’ more famous first outing was a graphical triumph, a landmark title, and a good game, revisiting…
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