New Play Control! Donkey Kong Launched For Nintendo Wii

Posted: May 4 2009, 8:23am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 2:10pm CDT , in Gaming


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Nintendo gives some of their classic video games the new Wii play controls. Today Nintendo launched the New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat video game for the Wii console that lets players control the classic game with the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.

You control Donkey Kong’s running, jumping, and banana grabbing by using the traditional control stick and buttons, while motion controls add a realistic feeling to actions like grabbing vines and boxing.
Donkey Kong Jungle Beat originally debuted on the Nintendo GameCube system. This new version has been remastered with motion controls, new enemies and obstacles, and a new final boss battle. Nintendo has also added special monkeys to each stage that give tips or let players save their progress. The new controls make this well-reviewed game accessible to new players while giving those who played the original new challenges.

The first two games in the New Play Control series, New Play Control! Pikmin and New Play Control! Mario Power Tennis, launched March 9th. New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat is available at an MSRP of $29.99, $20 below the typical MSRP of Wii games. Buy the new Play Control! Wii games on

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