Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is a 2.5D platformer for the Nintendo 3DS. It’s actually a port/remake of the Wii game Donkey Kong Country Returns. Unfortunately I never got the chance to play the original game on my Wii before it broke. I’ve played the original three Donkey Kong Country games to some extent, with most of my experience being with Donkey Kong Country 2. I’ve also played Donkey Kong Land. So I have a bit of an idea of what the originals were like, but I’m certainly not what you’d call a veteran to the series. This game might not have been made by Rare, but it’s clear that the developers understood what made the original games fun and expanded on those ideas. Continue reading “Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D”

Mario Kart 7

Mario Kart 7 is a Mario-themed combat racing game for the Nintendo 3DS. As the title would suggest, this is the seventh installment in the series. However, since this is the first one I’ve actually reviewed so far, I think I should try to explain a bit about what the Mario Kart series is known for. If you already have a good idea, I suppose you can skip the next section. Also note that at the time of writing this review I’ve not played Mario Kart DS nor any Mario Kart games past 7. If you’re still here, then let’s a-go! Continue reading “Mario Kart 7”