Somehow I got this tape in sent to me in the 90's and I loved it. It really got me excited about Donkey Kong Country and as such the hype was so real I bought it. After I played and beat the game about a zillion times I came back to watch the tape and it never really hit me the same way after playing the game. As time passed I ditched the tape, which in hindsight wasn't a great idea but my young self didn't really realize that kind of thing might be useful to keep around someday. Nor that i'd be collecting VHS tapes 20 years later.

The Donkey Kong country tape video embedded above is 17 minutes of 90's Nintendo at the height of it's power and majesty. The video is extremely dated and as such totally cringe worthy including that TOTALLY X-TREME HOST. But that was a big part of that 90's "Bart Simpson rebel cliche" character that was so TOTALLY IN YOUR FACE as the host is trying to do! Plus this is a good video to study ways to overuse Digital Toaster effects because you can.

Will_Ball   Game Mod   Super Member wrote on 10/12/2017 at 03:34pm

Influenced heavily by MTV. They even had a Dan Cortese wannabe. :) I liked that it dropped some secrets. I also wanted to go to that nintendo game room, where they had all the game kiosks. Looks so cool.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 10/13/2017 at 02:58am

> They even had a Dan Cortese wannabe

I totally forgot about Dan Cortese. I think i'm ok with that. smile

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