Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


  » news
  » reviews
  » previews
  » cheat codes
  » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

  » specials
  » interviews

  » facebook
  » twitter
  » contests

  » games list
  » franchises
  » companies
  » genres
  » staff
 

Which console do you plan to buy?

Xbox One
PS4
Both
Dude, Wii U FTW!


Game Profile
INFO BOX
PLATFORM:
Wii
PUBLISHER:
Nintendo
DEVELOPER:
Retro Studios
GENRE: Platform
PLAYERS:   1-2
RELEASE DATE:
November 21, 2010


IN THE SERIES
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble

Donkey Kong Barrel Blast

DK: Jungle Climber

Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest

More in this Series
 Written by John Scalzo  on November 10, 2010

News: If the USPTO says no, will Nintendo reply "It's on like Donkey Kong"?



According to the Urban Dictionary, someone who tells you "It's on like Donkey Kong" is warning you that something is about to go down. Today, the great ape's creator has issued a warning to all of us: they plan to trademark "It's on like Donkey Kong."

The phrase first appeared as the opening line of Ice Cube's "Now I Gotta Wet'cha" in 1992. Since then, it has grown into a worldwide phenomenon that was even used by one reporter to describe Australia's election season this past Summer.

Nintendo has filed a request with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark, but it's currently unknown how they'll respond. Even with an endorsement from Mr. Cube that is nearly 20 years old, the publisher is claiming they created "It's on like Donkey Kong." Good luck with that Nintendo.

So why trademark it now? Well, Nintendo says they're doing it to honor Donkey Kong Country Returns, which is coming to the Wii on November 21.

And by "honor," I'm guessing they mean a bunch of commercials during The Big Bang Theory.

We'll have more soon.



User Comments

Titanfall is on sale at Toys “R” Us for $39.99 on Xbox One


PSN Store Flash Sale This Weekend Includes PS3 and PS Vita Games


Microsoft releases March NPD Numbers for Xbox One and Xbox 360


Alien: Isolation “Lo-Fi Sci-Fi” Trailer Released


Amazing Spider-Man 2 Appears To Be Delayed on Xbox One


Risen 3: Titan Lords teaser trailer released for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC


The Walking Dead: Season Two Arrives on PS Vita Next Week


Jet Car Stunts will be releasing on PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS Vita, Xbox One and PS4


Super Mario Bros 3 is now available on the Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console


Mario Golf: World Tour Online Tournaments Revealed by Nintendo






Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS