Tropical Freeze Helps Wii U Sales Climb 180 Percent

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Tropical Freeze Helps Wii U Sales Climb 180 Percent
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According to Nintendo's sales figures, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze sold more than 130,000 copies in its first eight days on the market. Wii U sales have increased by more than 180% compared to the same month last year. Bravely Default has sold 200,00 copies in three weeks, and 3DS sales have gone up 25%.

Diddy Kong's Coming Back to Super Smash Bros

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Diddy Kong's Coming Back to Super Smash Bros
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Diddy Kong has been announced as a playable character in the upcoming Super Smash Bros game just in time for the Tropical Freeze release. Are you excited to see this familiar face?

The Original Kong, Cranky, Takes Over Nintendo's Twitter Feed and It's More Clever Than You Think

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The Original Kong, Cranky, Takes Over Nintendo's Twitter Feed and It's More Clever Than You Think
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In a cute move to promote their newest Donkey Kong Country game, Nintendo handed the reigns (so to speak) of their Twitter feed to series curmudgeon Cranky Kong. In a self-aware nod, Cranky is just as out of touch as most corporate entities who try to pull social media stunts.

~~Fun Fact~~ Did you know that canonically Cranky is the original DK from the classic arcade game? Fun times. Anyway, here are some more tweets:



Hopefully we'll get some more good Q+A as the day goes on:





Donkey Kong Spends His Idle Time in Tropical Freeze Playing 3DS Games

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In addition, here's the launch trailer from today's Nintendo Direct:

What If of the Day: What if Donkey Kong Country Barrels Were Real?

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FreddieW collaborated with Hey Ash, Watcha Playin'? to bring to life the barrels from Donkey Kong Country and show that they can be used as a functioning method of transportation...sorta.