- Dec 8, 2004
- Switch FC
I think one of the reasons they'd want to revive the DK franchise to full glory is the popular cast of characters. Can't get rid of Dixie , much less any other Kong present in Tropical Freeze, Rambi and now also the Kremlings and especially K.Rool. There's no way. Since EAD is supposedly making this game, I could see them adding the evil Kongs from Jungle Beat back, maybe some enemy drones from there. Maybe even the animal buddies, but I doubt that since the cameos of so many Kong and animal buddy characters in Mario Odyssey.If a new DK series is actually occurring (which would be a leap for a company that's resisted doing that with most of the their shows in the last 25 plus years) then I think Dixie would have to be a big part of it unless they deliberately focused on DK/Diddy + original characters. Even getting beyond her prominence in stuff like Tropical Freeze or enduring legacy among fans, to be perfectly frank she's pretty much the only female Kong in the cast to fit as a consistent main character. Candy is far less relevant than she is these days, and Dixie would require much less of an outright re-design to better fit current sensibilities than the former.
They can't get rid of this cast of characters no more. That's one thing am sure of. The first game made by them might only feature DK and Diddy as playable, but am sure most of the beloved cast will be used, one way or another.