This won’t come as a total surprise since we saw his Rabbid counterpart last year, but now we have our first look at what Donkey Kong — the regular, non-Rabbid form — looks like in Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle. Donkey Kong’s intro trailer shows just why he’s the leader of the DK Crew.



And for fans of Rabbid Peach, you’ll be thrilled to know that she gets screen time in the video, as well as a part in DK’s announcement tweet.


With a tentative date of “spring,” Donkey Kong will swing into the craziness of Mario + Rabbid: Kingdom Battle only on the Nintendo Switch.

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Illustrator, designer, writer and big Nintendo geek, you can find Jennifer with an N3DS within reach 24/7. As the oldest of three, she has survived many Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart sessions intact in addition to getting her brothers hooked on some really weird games. (Cubivore anyone?)