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'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' for Nintendo Switch is funky but not in a good way

By Phil Akin This was played on the Nintendo Switch This review mainly focuses on the new Funky Mode Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on the Switch is a challenging port. Not to mention that it’s a stunningly beautiful game both in docked and handheld modes. If you’re only in it for the visuals, you won’t be disappointed. Never before has Donkey Kong’s hair looked this good. I’ve never played a Donkey Kong game before, and what better way to jump into the series?

It’s enjoyable when it wants to be

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Tropical Freeze 

It’s difficult

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But is it worth it?

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Tropical Freeze .
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