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Donkey Kong Country Returns $34.99 on Amazon


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#1 FireWarrior

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:07 PM

http://www.amazon.co...13438713&sr=1-1

Looks to be a price match for the sale at KMart. Solid price for those who are interested and have no Kmart within reasonable distance.

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:16 PM

People are better off getting this for 24.99 used at blockbuster
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#3 FireWarrior

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:19 PM

That's wonderful..for people who have a Blockbuster nearby which I do not.

#4 scottman

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:21 PM

Some people would not consider getting a scratched up coaster disc as being better off.

And is this the cheapest it's ever been so far? I think so. I am hoping for an eventual $20 selects release, but hard to predict with donkey kong games.

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:23 PM

That's wonderful..for people who have a Blockbuster nearby which I do not.


sorry dude :(
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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:24 PM

Some people would not consider getting a scratched up coaster disc as being better off.


Lol, Fortunately I haven't had bad disks from blockbuster.
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#7 SkyMasterson

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:35 PM

Lol, Fortunately I haven't had bad disks from blockbuster.


It's still gross to me, do you know how many people who handle those discs?

Also I'd rather support the developer for $10 more.

#8 Pck21

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 08:38 PM

Amazing game at this price. I bought it for the same amount after the holidays, and it's well worth it.
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#9 punkmaggit

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 09:37 PM

If you didn't have to fucking shake the wiimote to roll, it'd be awesome.

#10 Antipodes

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 10:02 PM

Best 2D platformer on Wii and a serious contender of best 2D platformer in general. Gameplay is incredibly well tuned (difficulty level is perfect) and the variety in level designs are fanatic. Only downside is having to shake the Wiimote to roll.

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#11 beaus27

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 11:40 PM

For some damn reason I stopped getting Kmart ads in my inbox, so I had no idea this sale was going on.
I have been waiting for any sale other than MSRP forever.
Question is who should I buy DKC 4 from? Amazon(who's shipping is taking forever with Tactics Orge) or Kmart, which is here and now.

#12 KrayzieKMF

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 11:41 PM

I want to buy this but I just know it will drop in price more before I ever open it.

#13 2000man

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 05:44 AM

I will have to check BBV for a copy tomorrow. I can hit Kmart later, if they don't have it at there. In for one either way. Thanks.

#14 Drclaw411

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 06:13 AM

Best 2D platformer on Wii and a serious contender of best 2D platformer in general. Gameplay is incredibly well tuned (difficulty level is perfect) and the variety in level designs are fanatic. Only downside is having to shake the Wiimote to roll.


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#15 marineal

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 08:10 AM

overrated and overpriced.

#16 Ski Hawk

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 08:29 AM

Eh. I grew up on the originals, and playing this game just caused me to quit eventually and go back to play Donkey Kong Country 3 again.



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Posted 16 August 2011 - 01:49 PM

If you didn't have to fucking shake the wiimote to roll, it'd be awesome.


If you have a hacked Wii you can change this and map it to a button. Makes the game even better.

#18 2000man

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 01:58 PM

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#19 AwRy108

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:52 PM

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DKCR is so much better than NSMB. So much.

#20 Donken

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:16 PM

I really enjoy this one, I already have it though, the 2 player is kind of weird. I wish they had done the life distribution differently.

#21 ijustw1n

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:59 PM

DKCR is so much better than NSMB. So much.


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#22 Antipodes

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Posted 17 August 2011 - 09:39 PM

DKCR is so much better than NSMB. So much.


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NSMB Wii was a good game, but it isn't close to the running of "best platformer" and I didn't enjoy it nearly as much as previous 2D Mario games. I beat it completely twice, but I never liked how Mario controlled. The castle levels had great level design, but the rest wasn't too memorable.

My ranking for recent platforming games are:

NSMB Wii < Super Meat Boy < DKCR < SMG2

I know a lot of people are fans of Meat Boy and will disagree with me on that. I really like Meat Boy and it just goes to show how awesome I thought DKCR and SMG2 were.

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Posted 17 August 2011 - 09:44 PM

I think both DKCR and NSMB are awesome games, but I think DK is more fun to play single player and NSMB is more fun to play multiplayer.

There's just so much chaos with 4 people on the screen that it can get pretty intense.

#24 SonictheHedgehog1337

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Posted 17 August 2011 - 09:44 PM

For anyone waiting for this to go lower, it's currently $24.99 used at Blockbuster. There will be a B1G1 free sale on memorial day, so there is a possibility that you could buy donkey kong and then get a $14.99 or under game for free. It's also possible that Donkey Kong won't qualify for the B1G1 sale at all. It's kind of up in the air right now.

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#25 UberNinjaz

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 04:02 PM

If you didn't have to fucking shake the wiimote to roll

That wasn't just a joke back at release? Jesus Retro, what the hell did you do? Way to lose a sale...