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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze sales reach 130K in eight days

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze sold "more than 130,000 combined physical and digital units" during its first eight days of release, according to Nintendo and U.S. sales data from consumer research group NPD. Tropical Freeze launched on February 21. Nintendo 3DS software sales increased 25...

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Joystiq Streams: Cranky takes it to the fridge in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

[UPDATE: Ludwig Kietzmann, fearing that his expert platforming skill would so incense viewers that they would riot, has yielded the stream to Richard Mitchell.] Were the Sesame Street gang to look upon the three major games released in the last week of February, they would surely sing "One Of...

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Joystiq Weekly: Irrational Games, co-op Pokemon and a Doom beta

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Between the new Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Tony...

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New Nintendo eShop releases: Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze, Weapon Shop de Omasse

Like the fifth/fourth/sixth world of a Mario, there's an icy theme to this week's list of eShop games. Well okay, that only really applies to Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Ice Hockey, but there are ice worlds in Kung Fu Rabbit, Quell Reflect, and Sky Kid too, maybe. Let's focus on...

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review: Money in the Banana Land

If the quality of a platformer can be measured by how long it staves off the obligatory lava level, we're in pretty good shape with Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. Nintendo's ground-pounding gorilla now sees his home island beset by the vaguely Germanic "Snowmads," cool-climate creatures that...

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New trailers for Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Bayonetta 2

We got quite a bit of 3DS news from today's Nintendo Direct, but it wasn't without a few tender morsels for Wii U owners. In addition to Little Mac appearing in Super Smash Bros, Game Boy Advance games hitting Virtual Console and the announcement of NES Remix 2, Nintendo rolled out new trailers for...

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Funky Kong returns in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Following a five-year absence from gaming, Donkey Kong's surfer bro ally Funky Kong will return in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze - though it's unclear what exactly he'll be doing. To date, four cast members have been revealed to be playable in Tropical Freeze: Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong,...

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze trailer is cranky, probably needs a nap

Nintendo showed off a new trailer for Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze during its Nintendo Direct presentation today. The video briefly spotlights the Wii U game's fourth playable character, Cranky Kong, who was first announced for the game during the VGX awards earlier this month. Donkey...

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Spike VGX round-up: Telltale's new projects, Cranky Kong, No Man's Sky and more

Despite ending with musical performances that closely resembled a form of torture, the Spike VGX show packed some decent surprises! Joel McHale and Geoff Keighley endured four three hours of nonstop programming, and they only seemed to want to murder each other a handful of times. Let's recap...

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Cranky Kong brandishes cane, joins Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze roster on February 21

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...

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