7 things Donkey Kong Country Returns needs to be authentic

It's just not worthy of the "Country" name without all of this

Exactly how “Country” is Donkey Kong Country Returns? In the gameplay shown so far, Retro Studios and Nintendo appear to be diverging in some interesting ways from the Donkey Kong Country template that original developer Rare set up. Did they think fans like me wouldn’t notice?

What about the core tenets of any Donkey Kong game with “Country” in the title? What exactly in Donkey Kong Country Returns is, well… returning? Not to be a whiny fanboy, but if that’s the name developer Retro and publisher Nintendo are going with, the game had better have…