Donkey Kong Country Returns announced for 3DS

Handheld version of Wii platformer out this year

Nintendo has announced Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D for Nintendo 3DS.


The game, a remake of Wii title Donkey Kong Country Returns, will launch in Japan, Europe and North America this summer.

A 3D trailer for the game will be made available through the Nintendo 3DS eShop today. No more details on the port were provided.

Developed by Retro Studios and released in 2010, Donkey Kong Country Returns was generally well received for its colourful visuals and challenging gameplay.

The original Wii version of the game sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

Read our Donkey Kong Country Returns review for more and see the first 3DS screens below.


See the full list of 3DS announcements in our Nintendo Direct live coverage.