One Donkey Kong Country 2 fan got a little creative and recreated the beloved game into all new HD glory. With an HD conversion, you can't expect it to be pretty. What we weren't expecting was how gorgeous it actually is ...
The video below comes from YouTuber BlobVanDam and highlights the Bramble Blast level in newly revamped splendor. The visuals are stunning, making an older title look much more polished and tidy. The worst (and best) part about this fan video is now we know what it would look like, we want to see the remake actually happen! It seems like every week we are uncovering a new remaster of an older game onto this current generation. Don't know about you, but getting down on some Donkey Kong Country 2 on the Nintendo Switch would be delightful!
Alas, for now our dreams must be crushed as he clearly states in the video description: “Don’t ask for download links or tell me I should release anything, as I AM NOT MAKING OR RELEASING A GAME. This is only for a video. Enjoy!”
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest first made its debut back in 1995 and was avaialble on the SNES, WII, Game Boy Advance, and later the Wii U. With some many transitions, it's not hard to want it for this generation.
"Enter Diddy Kong and Dixie Kong, and they're ready to head out and show their stuff! The two small Kongs are each equipped with their own abilities - Diddy Kong's Cartwheel can sprint him across a distance, while Dixie Kong's Helicopter Spin will let her float from high places. Play solo, against a friend, or together with a friend in eight exciting worlds. During your adventure, meet up with other Kong family members for some fun times or friendly advice. Be on the lookout for animal friends, collectibles, and hidden areas, as they can be very valuable in your adventures! All aboard, and let's set sail! It's time for Kaptain K. Rool to get knocked off his ship"