I recently had the delight of replaying one of my favorite video games, Donkey Kong Country 2, and I found it rather amusing that after all these years and after all these improvements in the world of gaming, none of the fun of DKC2 has been lost. I don’t care if games nowadays are so much more advanced, the graphics are better, and we have nifty wireless controllers and giant, widescreen TVs. DKC2, even compared to all the new technology we’re all so excited to try out, is still amazing.
And as I worked my way through the game, my response to it was still the same as when I first started playing it over a decade and a half ago. The ghostly ropes in Ghostly Grove still freak me out. The pirate-themed Kremlings are still pretty darn cool, and Dixie is adorable with her little juice box. And I still feel the same rush of adrenaline when racing the Klanks in Rickety Race and the same tension when traversing, well, pretty much any lava level. Continue reading Unforgettable: Haunted Hall