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Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

Unlockables

Blue K-O-N-G Medal

For collecting all K-O-N-G letters in a level you will receive a red medal. If you collect all these letters again in mirror mode, the medal will turn from red into blue.

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Extra Image Gallery pictures.

To unlock the pictures labeled "only the most determined ape may unlock this item," collect every KONG letter in Mirror Mode, complete every stage in Mirror Mode, and get all the Puzzle pieces.

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Hidden Temple Stages

There's a special temple stage hidden within each section of map. In order to find them, you have to collect the K-O-N-G letters from every level of that particular map section.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Collect all KONG letters from every Beach level.Beach Temple
Collect all KONG letters from every Cave level.Cave Temple
Collect all KONG letters from every Cliff level.Cliff Temple
Collect all KONG letters from every Factory level.Factory Temple
Collect all KONG letters from every Forest level.Forest Temple
Collect all KONG letters from every Jungle level.Jungle Temple
Collect all KONG letters from every Ruins level.Ruins Temple
Collect all KONG letters from every Volcano level.Volcano Temple

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Mirror Mode

Once you've gotten inside the Golden Temple, you'll unlock a new section on the map called the Cloud. Complete all nine of its levels to unlock Mirror Mode. This mode allows you to play through flipped versions of each level. In addition, Diddy Kong is not available, and you're only given one heart.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Complete all nine levels of the Cloud section.Mirror Mode

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Music Gallery

After you've beaten a boss for a given section of the island, head back to the Extras Menu. You'll have unlocked a bonus music gallery that features the tracks played in the levels of that particular section. It's also worth noting that you must defeat the boss yourself; if you use Super Kong to get past the fight, you won't unlock the music.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat the boss of the Beach section.Beach Music
Beat the boss of the Cave section.Cave Music
Beat the boss of the Cliff section.Cliff Music
Beat the boss of the Factory section.Factory Music
Beat the boss of the Forest section.Forest Music
Beat the boss of the Jungle section.Jungle Music
Beat the boss of the Ruins section.Ruins Music
Beat the boss of the Volcano section.Volcano Music

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Staff Credits

After you've beaten the game, you'll unlock the Staff Credits. They can be viewed in the Options section of the main menu.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat the game.Staff Credits

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The Golden Temple

After you've beaten the game, a new area called the Golden Temple will appear on the map. However, you can't enter it immediately; in order to open the door, you need to collect eight Rare Orbs. To find the Orbs, you must go back and collect the K-O-N-G letters in each level, then complete the special temple level in each section of the map. Alternatively, you can visit each of Cranky Kong's shops in New Mode and buy an Orb for 50 coins apiece.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat the game, then collect all eight Rare Orbs to open the door.Cloud (World 9)

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