Donkey Kong was originally the highly popular flagship title of the SNES that
was eventually transferred to more powerful systems such as the Nintendo 64
and even the Nintendo GameCube with the characters today still making cameo
appearances in other Nintendo titles.
Fortunately for GameBoy Advance owners, the saga continues in Donkey Kong
Country 2, one of the most addictive side-scrolling arcade games of all time
which once again proves that if it isn't broke than don't fix it.
story revolves around Diddy and Dixie Kong who must now venture into the
unknown to rescue one of their beloved companions. When the insidious
Kaptain K. Rool and his band of creepy cutthroats kidnap Donkey Kong, it's
up to Diddy and his girlfriend Dixie to rescue Donkey Kong by traversing
Crocodile Isle in some of the most exciting gameplay to ever hit the GameBoy
Gamers have the choice of playing a variety modes of play that includes
playing both Diddy and Dixie Kong to help rescue Donkey Kong, challenging
friends in the Diddy's Dash, Funky's Flying and Bag a Bug and even hooking
up two GameBoy Advanced for some great multiplayer excitement. Although the
mini-games are extremely entertaining, this review will focus on the main
quest of the title which is playing as Diddy and Dixie Kong.
game starts with a very amusing in-game introduction that sees our former
hero called Donkey Kong being kidnapped by the insidious Kaptain K. Rool and
his nasty cutthroats called the Kremlings.
the gamer has dispensed with the pleasantries, it's up to the player to
start their journey and fight their way through a plethora of different
enemies in order to rescue their hero. The game starts on the decks of
Gangplank alley where you can control either Diddy or Dixie Kong.
However, in order to successfully finish the title, the player must control
both Diddy and Dixie who both have different abilities such as Diddy's
cartwheel attack and Dixie's helicopter spin that can also be used to fly.
The gameplay of the title features the traditional run and jump activities
where you must either defeat your foes by helicopter spins, cartwheel
attacks, jump on their heads or use in-game equipment such as barrels and