By FDG Entertainment
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**Free for only 24 hours**
**DEAL OF THE YEAR**
A thrilling ride through jungle, caves and treetops.
Play as Kong! Banana Kong!
Run, jump, bounce and swing on vines as you help Banana Kong to outrun a huge banana avalanche! Keep full control with highly responsive single-finger tap and swipe controls.
Ride the boar or fly with the toucan to overcome dangerous obstacles like massive boulders, crocodiles, piranhas and boiling lava. Nature can be a cruel enemy…
While you dash through the jungle you'll be able to outrun your friends! Thanks to full Game Center integration you can see your friends best distance right in the game.
Compare your high scores and unlock achievements while improving your playing style.
A highly dynamic game engine will provide endless fun in this endless run. Each session is a new challenge as the level is built randomly on the fly.
Collect as many bananas as possible to fill your energy bar. Use a power-dash to destroy obstacles or take alternative routes like the deep underground cave area or treetops.
Find secrets and unlock extras to get the most out of the game.
Kotaku: 'If Donkey Kong Country Were an Endless Runner, It Would Look Something Like This'
- iPhone 5 widescreen support
- Retina Display support
- Full Game Center integration
- Ride animals
- One thumb controls
- 10 seconds from launching the game to playing it.
What's New in Version 1.6.0
The jungle is ready for your return!
We listened and added some great new features to the game:
- NEW ITEM: Golden Hearts
You can revive Banana Kong and finish your best run!
- 5 FREE Golden Hearts for everyone!
- More Bananas in the Jungle!
*** 'SUPER POWERS' STORE OPENING ***
Exclusive Banana Kong treats for everyone who agrees that the best is just good enough!
Beware of IAPs
For a game that's tapping into the endless runner craze, I feel that Banana Kong has a lot of charm. The theming for each area seems to be very cohesive, and the music is awesome. The gameplay is also very fun and easy to get into.
I got the game when it first came out, and I found it to be a game that justified the asking price. If I'd known that they were going to add the revive IAP mechanic, though, I would not have purchased this game. These IAPs not only represent a gross business practice, they also interrupt the gameplay experience. Whenever you die on a run, a message pops up asking if you would like to revive, forcing you to either spend a heart or wait for the box to disappear before you can continue playing. This mechanic makes me feel less compelled to continue playing the game each time I die.
It is a shame that the devs felt the need to include this feature, because it mars an otherwise wonderful experience.
All Hail Banana Kong!
A brilliantly designed app for the Donkey Kong Country Universe. The stunning animation hardly matters to the one thumb yet entertaining gameplay. The hidden areas of the game add to the excitement of a new run. The custom hats and parachutes give you something to work for. The game compatibility makes downloading it on my iPad and iPhone that much easier. The fun addition of the animal friends to help aid you on your quest to run away from the leaning tower of bananas adds to the brilliance. The fact that Banana Kong is free is fantastic, and lastly the original name will help my friends download this app once I have recommended it to them. You have outdone yourself FDG Entertainment and I will be downloading from you again.
It is entertaining for hours! It doesnt lag, it has articulate scenery, and there are hats and powerups to use. I think this is a great game but the treetops area should have more of a world and more interaction. I love the underwater, forest, and underground areas as well. The animal powerups sometimes are not useful, especially with the giraffe. It usually bounces me out of rhythm and I fall out of the treetops. This game needs altering but I'd rate it 4 3/4 since there are a few touch ups needed. I think adding more hats/powerups and adding an outfit feature would be great. It would also be great if there was a girlish monkey. Overall, Banana Kong is my favorite app and I would definetly download it!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Sep 19, 2013
- Version: 1.6.0
- Size: 46.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: FDG Mobile Games GbR
- © 2013 FDG Entertainment GmbH & Co KG
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Top In-App Purchases
- Supply of 5 Golden Hearts$1.99
- Shipload of Bananas$2.99
- Mountain of Bananas$7.99
- Banana Beginner Set$0.99
- Box of Bananas$1.99
- Box of 25 Golden Hearts$4.99
- Golden Banana$4.99
- Treasure of 100 Golden Hearts$14.99
- Lucky Charm$5.99
- Mega Sale$9.99