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Was Donkey Kong Worth Buying AGAIN On Nintendo Switch?

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*Product provided by Nintendo* BUT I still went out and BOUGHT Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze AGAIN for Nintendo Switch! Was it Worth It? Or should I have just played it on Wii U again instead? Here is my gameplay and review of Donkey Kong for Nintendo Switch VS Wii U - Like/Comment/Subscribe/Share Become A Patreon And Join Our Family By Supporting The Channel - https://www.patreon.com/BeatEmUps SUPER RARE GAMES! - https://bit.ly/2HJUe3w Want to send me MAIL?! Wood Hawker - PO Box 821231 North Richland Hills, TX 76180 Buy Some MERCH Maybe! - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/BeatEmUpsMerch/ PayPal - beatemupsmerch@gmail.com Business Email - beatemupsbusiness@gmail.com Follow BeatEmUps on Twitter - @BeatemupsWood On Facebook - facebook.com/BeatEmUps Instagram - @BeatemupsWood Join The BeatEmUps Discord Chat - https://discord.gg/zyUGPfs My Second Channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/WoodsMaj... Music: Erek Ladd - https://erekladd.bandcamp.com/releases "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use." All clips and videos belong to their respective owners.
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BeatEmUps (2 months ago)
Did you GO BANANAS and buy DK again? Let me know down below or Tweet it to me! - @beatemupswood Help SUPPORT the channel, join exclusive chats, and become part of the Beatemups Family at - https://www.patreon.com/BeatEmUps WIN Limited Edition Nintendo Switch Games! For your chance to win @SuperRareGames newest releases, click here > https://goo.gl/6ESw1d See Exclusive Posts, Photos & Live Q&A's from me by following at - https://aminoapps.com/c/beatemups/home/
Legendary Eeveelutions (2 months ago)
Loved everything 🍀🕊🌸
Dennis Høj-Suhr (2 months ago)
Complete the game 100% and you will unlock the hard mode :)
Pedro Lara (2 months ago)
I do not have a WiiU so Im eagerly waiting for Nintendo to port all these games to Switch, I loved Bayonetta 2 and I can't wait for more of these relaunches, I mean where is my Super Mario 3D World? I purchased this game first day and it has been AMAZING, Im glad this game exists and the price tag doesn't bother me at all.
tunic (2 months ago)
tropical freeze on Wii U cost 49.99 I looked it up from gamestop with the waybackmachine February 21 2014 also I noticed gamestops internet traffic skyrocketed in 2001 and the ultimate game boy advance arctic bundle cost 249 wtf the game boy advance sucks why do people spend so much money on junk
Lucas (6 days ago)
Only the soundtrack of this game is better than the entire New Mario Bros U game (this game was super generic).
menelmacar3 (12 days ago)
That’s a lot of bananas lol. Btw, they’re breaking and smushing because you’re opening those bananas on the wrong end.
Dr Darkblaze (17 days ago)
I want a DK sandbox game
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JZ Ramos (23 days ago)
I’ve never played this game before until I got it for the switch. I could say it is worth paying 65 dollars for including tax in most states(I live in CA). Each level designs are almost perfectly created and I actually feel like I’m playing different levels after beating them one by one. Boss fights are cleverly designed as well and memorable. The background feels alive to me and the colors are vibrant yet not painful for the eyes after hours of gameplay. This game is very challenging. Don’t buy it if you lack the patience. 8.5/10
Carl Wilson (1 month ago)
I rightly skipped the Wii U so have just picked up Tropical Freeze for my Switch. $69AU is ok for me for a quality title. Not sure I’d buy it again if I had bought it before though.
Carl Wilson (1 month ago)
“go ahead take those bananas”
mercy fr (1 month ago)
OK so I seriously want to know what is up with the whole "10 min" deal. I've only started noticing it since I've been watching a lot of nintendo videos and some videos are flooded with "too much filler, clearly trying to hit 10 mins" comments. Whats the big deal about it? Does it have something to do with youtubes standards towards channels and their content?? Or is it literally just a milestone for some youtubers to hit at least 10 mins per vid??
MsAmz (1 month ago)
brought this for my kids on the wii u wont be buying it again they like the game still haven't finished it dont see the point in buying it again :)
cris sanchez (1 month ago)
why would i want the same game in 2 systems unless is a a new title of a franchise its dumb to waste money
He kinda looks like the guy who cheated on the original donkey kong
Zé Ortiz (1 month ago)
I´ve just bought it with the console and I chose it over Mario because I´m a huge fan of the Snes trilogy BUT I do think that it´s pricy for a ported game and they should have packed it with Country Returns, or at least a version of the Classic ones (DKQ!) would have been a better way to shove it (ugh) to gamers without complains.
B33FY2015 (1 month ago)
Not at all. Maybe at $40 but brand new game price $60 no sorry I can't justify the price. It's the same with most of the Switch games. Most of them that are ports from years ago from the PS3 and 360 era $60 not a chance. The only two games on the Switch that are worth full price are Zelda Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odessey. Other then them two there isn't any other game on the console worth more $40 max not even Mario Kart because again another remastered port.
ColgateROB (1 month ago)
Review ends at 7:11
DigitalD20 (1 month ago)
Amazing game. If you haven't played it before it's definitely worth the $60. Also, pinch the bottom of the banana and it will split right open.
Abelardo (1 month ago)
In case you didn't know, cats don't like bananas.
Nox Tinker (2 months ago)
There is a hard mode called hard mode you only have 1 heart and you can play as any kong
Alexander Moreno (2 months ago)
The intro of this video had me dead 😂
Zade Muhammad (2 months ago)
If I loved Cuphead will I like this
BADASSM1NER (2 months ago)
7:37 I hate it when that happens
Reid Schaper (2 months ago)
I think there is a hard mode in this game and it gives you one heart as Donkey Kong it's called 200% mode or something
CAPGOD1 (2 months ago)
So when’s the 10 minute video of you eating banana’s coming out?
Wut! (2 months ago)
Guys I have got a Wii U and switch is there any point getting the switch version if I don’t have the wii u version
Oliver Smith (2 months ago)
Well he dragged it past 10 minutes
RumoTu (2 months ago)
if You open banana from the other side they wont brake.
Lénaïc BRICHLER (2 months ago)
here is a great advice for you : try opening your bananas from the other end. It is actually much easier and more convenient. Changed my life forever.
TamaleMuncher 789 (2 months ago)
I passed up, so I'm getting it
kakarroto007 (2 months ago)
I won't be able to eat a banana for like a month, because of what happened here today. Good review, though.
Manny Perez (2 months ago)
Best donkey Kong no way its not the same without the kremlings but other than that game is fantastic
Michael Ispas (2 months ago)
I love your channel but please provide captions so I can understand your videos better. Audio-based captions aren't accurate at all and distracts me from enjoying your videos. Thanks!
Dudeman (2 months ago)
So if its worth $60, the real question is, is it worth $80? (Canadian price) keeping in mind I did not own a Wii U and have never played it
Daveed da sick (2 months ago)
Nintendo apologists
Luke Millard (2 months ago)
Just saying, I bet that most of your subs have bought a wii u :)
TheOgreMan (2 months ago)
I really want this game, but bills... haha I'm poor
Evan (2 months ago)
The easy mode is for young kids.
Mitchell Pond (2 months ago)
Well I live in Canada so it’s 80... with taxes 94
the first time that i was playing donkey Kong it was super Nintendo it was before 17 years that what I remember but is it the same one that it was from the super Nintendo
emoster (2 months ago)
I wanna pick it up but the amount of platformers i should fiish before adding another one to my list is tooooo high rn, including a 3ds donkey kong game so. i'm gonna hold off. maybe for a sale
Borracho2014 (2 months ago)
The challenge with Funky is speed running
SwitchOn (2 months ago)
BeatEmUps, My copy isn't working properly, any ideas bro? Here's a super short video on the issue, https://youtu.be/-uWoZbTFkdY
Martie Labuschagne (2 months ago)
I never bought a Wii U but I got donkey Kong tropical freeze on switch (suprise suprise)
Justyn Moore (2 months ago)
Pinch the other end of the banana to open it.
XXXAMSTERDAMXXX HD (2 months ago)
I am having so much fun with this game. It looks and plays great
Jaxon Holden (2 months ago)
And let me add, Funky Kong actually DOES provide a harder and more challenging experience... via time trials. Time trials are crack on a cartridge- The immaculate level design was built around it for every single stage. Trying to obtain a gold medal on every stage is a crazy amount of fun and time spent playing, and competing on the Funky time trial leaderboards really tests your skills, as you have to forge your own shortcuts not originally intended by the developers.
Spyros Ballas (2 months ago)
Ofcourse its worth it!! If you havent play it in the past! It needs somes skills and I love it for that! Thats what a gamer can ask...challenging.
Cold World (2 months ago)
You ate too many unripe bananas, that was the problem, not the amount. You should only eat ripe bananas they're much nicer on digestion, and way healthier for you :)
Just Andre (2 months ago)
If you're willing to put some time into the endeavor, 100%ing the game in Funky Mode unlocks Hard Mode, which knocks Funky Kong down to just one hit point instead of five. Having to make it all the way through some of these levels without taking a hit is definitely taxing, but I find it's the perfect balance to how OP Funky is. It makes the experience difficult enough to be satisfying while also allowing you to enjoy just how damn _fun_ Funky is to play as.
Jdog The Boss (2 months ago)
chew with your mouth closed
Stevie Cook (2 months ago)
Stop your annoying talking for a moment...Did you ever shut up for one minute, in your life, to stop and think that Nintendo is selling for full price so the old sckoolers will actually go out and purchase the Switch? If they sold it for less it would look like a cheap ripoff from the Wii U Now go out and start talking to women
Spoony (2 months ago)
what do i get? bayonetta or donkey kong?
LuminaryEm (2 months ago)
Talks about it needs a hard mode expect the fact it already has a hard mode :p
Ares S. (2 months ago)
i really hope that they release the hd zelda remakes on the switch as well, that would be fucking sweet
Dominic Tringali (2 months ago)
I have it on wiiU and never got around to playing it. I know, shame on me. But I would have gotten it for switch if it was 40€ and not the 53€ I saw it for locally. I just couldn't pull that trigger, specially when I already ordered the Labo Variety pack for 70€ and am not fully recovered from rebuying MarioKart (luckily I got that for 45€ new from someone who didnt want their copy). I could still end up buying it but there is such a back log of games for me to buy already. If I really want to play it I guess I can play my wiiU version. It is still shrink wrapped...
Mitch Mayes (2 months ago)
I subbed almost 2 years ago but if I could've subbed now we would've been bestfriends
Lucy Guest (2 months ago)
Never brought it on Wii u got it for £43 from tesco and I really like it :)
Jacob Gregersen (2 months ago)
Bananas suck
Nick Pacheeks (2 months ago)
Wood Kong is my favorite character.
Crimson Red Gremory (2 months ago)
Its definitely worth playing again But is it worth paying full price for it on🤔 Idk, I feel like it should have been $39.99 instead of $59.99
Steven Segalla (2 months ago)
you need riper bananas mate
Jamie York (2 months ago)
Bought it for the Switch; it's beautiful, well polished, still as difficult in areas as it was with the Wii U and I love Funky Kong. Funky is awesome even if he is a easy mode lol
howyoudurrinhunneh (2 months ago)
Definitely worth the $47.99 I paid on pre order. I am pretty much late to the Switch party and am trying to get all Nintendo brand games on a physical copy. Never had a Wii U.
negative7proxy (2 months ago)
I bought this game when it came out on the Wii U and I loved every minute of the game play. I still have the game and the console so I will not be spending $60 for it again when the only thing new is an easy mode for kids. I think Nintendo should focus more on new games for the Switch instead of porting games over from previous consoles.
ItsYaBoyDelz (2 months ago)
To be fair even though funky is easy mode,You can play as him in *hard mode* where you have only one heart.So that can be a challenging experience for those who want to use funky with a higher difficulty. I’m glad because he’s very flexible in terms of replaybability, he can be good for speedruns or just playing the game on a hard difficulty.
Pokémanz Mastur (2 months ago)
I already got my physical copy of Human Fall Flat months ago.
Robert D'Amico (2 months ago)
I mean, look, no disrespect to this game because it is of the highest quality when it comes to platformers... but the $60 is not justified. It’s a port with a new mode and shorter load times. Games like the Crash Trilogy and Shadow of the Colossus are old games but were rebuilt from the ground up, and they were only $40. This is merely of case of Nintendo just being Nintendo.
Superman Fan (2 months ago)
this video proves that wood is a blind Nintendo fanboy. No old port should be full price.
Master-Smash Sandoval (2 months ago)
TOO MUCH POTASSIUM!
Chapperz 994 (2 months ago)
You open bananas the wrong way. Pinch the bottom then peel. A lot easier;)
DeimosSK (2 months ago)
You're very bad at opening bananas
espengggg (2 months ago)
Please chew with your mouth closed.
RetroCollector84 (2 months ago)
The game still has the same feel as the Wii U. But my favorite new feature add on is the Funky Kong character.
Larry Goodsell (2 months ago)
i think this game is great but i got is a Nintendo select game and only paid 30can for my wii u so cant bring my self to pay 70can now for my switch
ChiefMedicPururu (2 months ago)
Short answer: No.
GalacticMoblin (2 months ago)
Answer: Yes, we need another one
Killerhdgaming (2 months ago)
It doesn’t matter whether or not no one played it it’s still a re release not a brand new game hardly any extra features it should be discounted
Super Duperest (2 months ago)
Exploiting a cat to get more views, eh? Your clickbaityness knows no end.
ExtremeRotoms (2 months ago)
How much for the cat?
Albin Bjärkstam (2 months ago)
is this Billy Mitchell????? XD
SUBZEROUK (2 months ago)
I didnt have a wii u because it was total bollox. I just brought this for the switch and its an amazing game!
Yes. It is worth picking up again. I just saved you 10 minutes.
Josh Carriker (2 months ago)
Did you get your bananas at H-E-B?
Chris R (2 months ago)
You open your bananas from the wrong end.
NintendoTv (2 months ago)
The clickbait was just a bit much
Bruce lee1947 (2 months ago)
Pretty sure dk isn't wearing a fake tie ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Walter Lewis (2 months ago)
The Music is amazing.
Ritzy,WALLSEND, NUFC,UK (2 months ago)
Ratchet & Clank & Shadow of colossus & rare replay were $30 Nuff said
Ritzy,WALLSEND, NUFC,UK (2 months ago)
got mixed up the £30 UK thanx
oscarzx n (2 months ago)
Ratchet and SOTC were $40. Still, your point is there.
Ryuhanta (2 months ago)
I will buy it, because I didn't have a Wii U and I love challenging games who really want you to crash your console because you're always failing but when you finish it you're kinda proud of yourself.
sixfittyonembitties (2 months ago)
I've never played a Donkey Kong game since the Gameboy pocket days. I think I'll end up getting this game tomorrow.
Caladas (2 months ago)
If it has got the omni-Y button of the originals, then yes. As a original DK fanatic, I really struggled with the WiiU version since you had to use the ZR for either rolling, or grabbing. The game itself is absolutely beautiful, but when the controlls feels wonky, the experience suffers. Another slight issue I had with the WiiU version (dunno if it's still there on the Switch, but I reckon it is) is the slightly wierd timing of the jumps that occurs in this game. Especially on mine kart levels where timing is key, I feel a slight "offness" where I don't land where I expect to land, and that results in many unnecessary deaths, missed bananas/coins/hearts/puzzle pieces, and baddies that doesn't get properly bonked. If those issues are fixed this game would be a sublime platformer (it already is good, but not as good as it could be) and almost at the level of the original 3 (yes the 3'rd is a flipping golden too!).
Zack Vankleeck (2 months ago)
If you open your bananas the opposite way by pinching the bottom... You will never squish or break your bananas! ;) Thanks for the review!
Hillcrest Switch & Play (2 months ago)
Did you want to look like Billy Mitchell on purpose?
Dayvie (2 months ago)
Yes, DK best girl
T- Bird (2 months ago)
DK port also has way better graphics, has faster loading times, little extra things added on to the game, good for people who have a small switch collection, people who couldn't finish the game, and the game is really good at bringing people together (point of the switch) and on top of that you can get a level in quickly on lunch breaks, and last but not least it is a really good portable game! #I luv your channel keep going and nice review!
Koopa Kev (2 months ago)
As a Wii U owner, I can say I’m not mad about the price, because I simply don’t have to buy DKCTF again. However I will say I’m kinda bummed that the game doesn’t have enough going for it for me to find an excuse to buy it again, cuz I’d love to experience it again on switch... just not for $60
Robert Wisdom (2 months ago)
No. Wii U is probably a better choice than Switch anyway.
Morning Glory (2 months ago)
Nintendo re-releasing a game for FULL PRICE! You’ve gotta be shifting me! ;)
Dariel Manresa (2 months ago)
I got the game for $47
SonoKodoku (2 months ago)
Not buying a switch
Edgy Moose (2 months ago)
Is this game harder than shovel knight?
Jared RB Garrison (2 months ago)
Well said about the Dark Souls comparison. Tropical Freeze was only on the Wii U and certainly didn't break even with its production costs vs its sales. I totally think it's worth buying for $60 on the Switch, but of course, I'm a hardcore DK fan, so I'm biased.

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