Following Amazon Italy's slip up
with its box art for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
, as reported by Gematsu
, Cranky Kong was confirmed to be the game's fourth playable character during Spike's VGX show. Demo footage depicted Cranky Kong attacking spiked enemies with his cane and bouncing across pointy sections of levels (hello, Bramble Scramble).
's February release window
has also been clarified - Donkey Kong and friends will start mauling wildlife for bananas on February 21.