Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze - Test-Übersicht mit internationalen Reviews
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze in der Test-Übersicht: Das neue Wii U-Abenteuer Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze erscheint am 21. Februar im Handel und via Nintendo eShop. Wir bieten euch internationale Wertungen und Fazits zu Reviews zu Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze für Wii U im Überblick.
In unserer Test-Übersicht zu Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze für Wii U bieten wir euch internationale Test-Berichte samt Fazits und Wertungen. Dabei heimst das neue Wii U-Spiel im Durchschnitt gute bis sehr gute Wertungen ab. Doch es gibt auch Ausreißer "nach unten." Während beispielsweise GameInformer eine Wergtung von 9.25 von 10 vergibt, heimst Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze bei Gamespot nur eine 6 von 10 ein. IGN vergibt eine Wertung von 9 von 10 für Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.
In unserem Test-Video zu Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze verraten wir euch außerdem, wie sich das neue Jump and Run der Retro Studios im Vergleich mit Super Mario 3D World oder auch Rayman Legends schlägt. Am 21. Februar erscheint dann Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze endlich auf der Wii U. Weitere Informationen, Bilder oder auch Videos findet ihr zusammengefasst auf unserer Themenseite zu Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze in der internationalen Test-Übersicht:
pcgames.de - 86 von 100
Als Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze angekündigt wurde, war ich enttäuscht. Ich hatte mit einem neuen Metroid-Teil aus dem Hause Retro gerechnet, und dann wurde "nur" eine Fortsetzung von Donkey Kong Country Returns vorgestellt. Diese Enttäuschung war jedoch wie weggeblasen, sobald ich das erste Level des neuen Hüpf-Abenteuers in Angriff genommen hatte. Der Titel macht einfach unheimlich viel Spaß und wagt es, in Zeiten von ausufernden Tutorials die Spieler nicht bei der Hand zu nehmen. Umso befriedigender ist es, wenn man eines der teilweise höllisch schweren Levels bestanden hat und die Siegesmusik erklingt. Wenn Retro weiterhin so grandiose Jump & Runs abliefert, warte ich gerne noch länger auf das nächste Metroid-Abenteuer.
Eurogamer - 7 von 10
And then there's me. I've played Nintendo games all my life, and while I enjoyed DKC Tropical Freeze, I can't help feeling saddened by it at the same time. DKC is becoming another Nintendo series where quality grows and importance shrinks with each faithful new instalment. Not all Nintendo's franchises have fallen into this pattern, but games like Tropical Freeze make me wonder whether they all eventually will, turning up to be damned by praise that appears fainter with every passing chapter.
Nintendo Life - 9 von 10
Retro Studios has demonstrated once again that it can take a treasured Nintendo franchise and keep it relevant, with modern thrills and retro nods expertly combined. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze utilises the Wii U's graphical capabilities beautifully, with levels both stunning in design and looks, and impressive set-pieces that never skip a frame and can test any gamer's skills. As a single player experience it is near flawless, but the precision of the level design can lead the often fun multiplayer into moments of chaos.
NintendoWorldReport - 85 von 100
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze brought a constant smile to my face, even when I died in a horrific way or had to come to terms with a difficult level. The variation goes deeper than Returns ever did and makes Retro's latest creation shine. While at a glance it may seem that this is just another platformer for the system, I feel that this is a game worth playing and exploring from beginning to end. The levels are lengthy yet very replayable, though the long loading times could have been improved. It is a bummer that the animal friends or the Wii U GamePad don't get top billing (the controller's screen is completely blank), but Tropical Freeze felt fresh the entire way through. The many secrets, the many paths and the colorful cast of characters make this game one of the Wii U's best.
Gamespot - 6 von 10
If the regular levels were as inventive as the boss battles, then Tropical Freeze would be a surefire hit, or at least a game that demands more of your attention. No matter how much I was looking forward to seeing DK in HD, it's difficult to maintain that enthusiasm when the end product plays it so safe: even the visuals fail to make an impact. They're nice enough, but like the level design, the environments are mostly bland. While you could argue that the visual style is true to the series, I think even traditionalists wouldn't mind something with a little more pizzazz behind it. As it stands, this a sometimes fun but mostly uninspired and unimaginative entry in the Donkey Kong series.
Polygon - 8.5 von 10
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze could've easily been a me-too sequel. Its much-loved predecessor reinvigorated the series and did so much with the 2D framework that Retro could've released a bunch of new stages and called it a day. But Tropical Freeze adds intelligently to the formula, with new characters that imbue subtle nuance to the gameplay, a better-tuned challenge level and an increased emphasis on replay value. These features make Tropical Freeze consistently worth coming back to, and mark it as a high point for the series.
Joystiq - 4 von 5
At this point, there's not much written here that couldn't have been repurposed from a review of 2010's Donkey Kong Country Returns – and that's both the problem and the recommendation. Sure, there's swimming in lovely blue waters, a pleasant soundtrack by series composer David Wise and even prettier backgrounds for Retro's ingenious levels, but meaningful growth is kept to a minimum. Such is the blessing and curse of refrigeration.
GameInformer - 9.25 von 10
Players accustomed to the eight core worlds of DKC Returns might be surprised that there are only six in Tropical Freeze. Even though there are fewer total levels this time around, the individual stages are longer than an average level from the previous game. In the end, I'd rather have a slightly smaller collection of Retro Studios' best levels than one bloated up with lesser-quality stages in order to hit an arbitrary number. That finely cultivated assortment is exactly what you get with Tropical Freeze.
Destructoid - 10 von 10
I didn't think it was possible, but Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze has topped Returns. It's an incredibly crafted platformer with an HD sheen and an insane attention to detail, and any fan of the genre owes it to themselves to experience it. With the addition of control options to the already proven formula, Retro Studios' rendition of Donkey Kong is pretty much flawless.
IGN - 9 von 10
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a great platformer full of tense sequences and tough levels. Boss battles are a huge highlight, and it's packed with hard-to-find secrets and collectibles. Multiplayer could use some improvement, but I found myself laughing whenever my teammate and I wiped out on some of these unforgiving setups. But a rewarding sense of accomplishment stuck with me each time I overcame a new obstacle, and that feeling kept me going all the way to the end.
CVG - 8 von 10
Tropical Freeze is old-fashioned, then, but it's exquisitely fashioned, too; as long as you're not expecting a genre-shaking masterpiece, you'll find plenty to enjoy. For all its visual dazzle, it is determinedly old-school in its approach, and audiences seeking a challenge to match that of its predecessors in particular will appreciate that isn't necessarily a criticism. Retro by name and by nature, Tropical Freeze may not be another Mario, but it's very ape, and very nice.