Donkey Kong fans were left disappointed when details emerged about a canceled game for the Nintendo Switch. Developed by Vicarious Visions, the studio known for its work on Skylanders: SuperChargers, the game codenamed “Freedom” was expected to bring a fresh look to the beloved character. With a bold vision for Donkey Kong, Vicarious Visions planned to introduce a renovated version of the character with larger arms and smaller legs, as well as a gameplay element inspired by the Tony Hawk game series. However, the project ultimately failed due to internal team changes, leading to the studio’s focus on other owned properties like Crash Bandicoot. Despite the cancellation, the glimpse into “Freedom” showcases the industry’s creative collaborations and ambitions for innovative game experiences on the Nintendo Switch.

Vicarious Visions’ bold vision for Donkey Kong

Vicarious Visions, the studio known for its work on Skylanders: SuperChargers, had a bold vision for their adaptation of Donkey Kong. The game, codenamed “Freedom,” aimed to offer a fresh take on the beloved character. The designers wanted to create a renovated version of Donkey Kong with larger arms and smaller legs, a design choice made to make the character stand out and portray a more modern version of the iconic monkey.

 

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