Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!

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Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Rareware
Nintendo
Donkey Kong Country
Platform
32-megabit Cartridge
SNES and Game Boy Advance
Virtual Console
Wii and Wii U
Ratings
This title has been rated E by the ESRBThis title has been rated KA by the ESRBThis title was classified G by the OFLCA
European Union European Release Date(s)
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
December 131996
Game Boy Advance
November 42005
Wii Virtual Console
December 252007
Wii U Virtual Console
October 302014
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
November 221996
Game Boy Advance
November 72005
Wii Virtual Console
December 242007
Wii U Virtual Console
February 262015
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
November 231996
Game Boy Advance
December 12005
Wii Virtual Console
October 212008
Wii U Virtual Console
November 262014
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Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (DKC3 for short) is the third, and final, game for the Donkey Kong Country series released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game stars Dixie and her little cousin Kiddy as they travel through numerous lands in order to rescue Donkey and Diddy from the Kremling Krew and their new leader, KAOS.

A new version of the game was released for the Game Boy Advance in 2005 with new features, most noticeably six new stages and an all-new soundtrack, which was often criticized by fans of the original Super Nintendo Entertainment System version. There was also a Virtual Console version released in 2005.

Story[edit | edit source]

In this game, Dixie Kong and her toddler cousin Kiddy Kong have to discover the location of missing vacationers, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong. Meanwhile, the Kremling Krew returns under the leadership of the mysterious cyborg KAOS, who K. Rool (called Baron K. Roolenstein in this game) is secretly controlling. Unlike the previous installment, which featured a pirate high-seas adventure theme, this game has more of a mix between a mechanical theme and a generic theme similar to the first game, but unlike Donkey Kong Country's often tropical scenery, this game features locations much more similar to northern Europe and similar climates. The events of the game were located in the Northern Kremisphere, a hitherto unseen part of the DK Isles. Supporting Kong characters returning from the previous games included

Characters[edit | edit source]

Animal Buddies[edit | edit source]

Brothers Bears[edit | edit source]

  • Bazaar: Runs a general store on the world map near Wrinkly's Save Cave and Funky's Rentals.
  • Barnacle: Found in Lake Orangatanga. He wants to complete his collection of shells. He was moved to Pacifica in the GBA version.
  • Brash: Found in Kremwood Forest. Holds the record of the fastest playthrough of the level Riverside Race (until it's beaten by Dixie and Kiddy).
  • Blunder: Found on the world map near Lake Orangatanga and Kremwood Forest. He accidentally reveals how to unlock the lost world.
  • Blue: Found in Cotton-Top Cove. He thinks that the other Brothers Bear forgot his birthday.
  • Bazooka: Operates a cannon in Mekanos.
  • Bramble: Runs a flower shop on the world map near Cotton-Top Cove and Mekanos.
  • Blizzard: Found in K3. He's the only one of the Brothers Bear who got a birthday present for Blue (but he needs Dixie and Kiddy to deliver it).
  • Benny and Björn: They operate chair lifts in Razor Ridge.
  • Barter: Runs a shop on the world map near K3 and Razor Ridge.
  • Baffle: Found in Kaos Kore. He specializes in cracking codes.
  • Boomer: Works with explosives in Krematoa, the lost world. When he's paid a certain amount of Bonus Coins, he clears paths to Krematoa's levels.
  • Bachelor: Only in the Game Boy Advance remake, replaces Barnacle Bear in Lake Orangatanga. He wants the Kongs to pick up flowers and chocolates for his date.

Enemies[edit | edit source]

Bosses[edit | edit source]

Levels[edit | edit source]

Lake Orangatanga[edit | edit source]

Kremwood Forest[edit | edit source]

Cotton-Top Cove[edit | edit source]

Mekanos[edit | edit source]

K3[edit | edit source]

Razor Ridge[edit | edit source]

Pacifica[edit | edit source]

KAOS Kore[edit | edit source]

Krematoa[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Krematoa is based off Krakatoa, a volcano near the Indonesian island of Rakata in the Sunda Strait. In addition, Boomer Bear, the Brother Bear of Krematoa, specializes in explosives, which spoofs the original Krakatoa's explosive nature.
  • The Northern Kremisphere is derived from the Northern Hemisphere, which is the half of a planet's surface that is north of the equator.
  • K. Rool's submarine, the Knautilus, is named after the Nautilus, Captain Nemo's submarine in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
  • The world K3 is based off the 12th highest mountain on Earth, K-3 (now known as Broad Peak).
  • The Kremean War (that Bazooka Bear commonly talks about) plays on the name of the Crimean War.
  • Bazaar Bear makes a Legend of Zelda reference if the player says "no" after asking "Who owns the castle?".
  • Bazaar Bear was thought to be Banjo from the Banjo-Kazooie Series, but Rare denied the rumor.
  • The two chairlift operating bears are known as Benny and Björn which is a reference to Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of the music group ABBA.
  • When Baron K. Roolenstein appears after the player defeats KAOS, he says, "I'd have gotten away with it if it weren't for you meddling kids", a line quoted from Scooby-Doo.
  • The level where the player faces Bleak is named Bleak's House, a name pun of the Charles Dickens novel Bleak House.
  • Skidda's Row is based on the band Skid Row.