In addition to the contest, the Donkey Kong 64 web site features DKTV, a full-motion video feature and a special Jungle Pak product offer not available in stores.
The Jungle Pak, offered by Nintendo Power magazine, includes the Limited Edition Donkey Kong 64 Banana Bunch Controller, which features the DK64 logo and is designed to look like a bunch of bananas.
Donkey Kong 64 was developed by the world-famous game developers at U.
This exclusive bundle includes an N64 control deck, one controller, the revolutionary Expansion Pak and a special edition banana yellow Donkey Kong 64 game pak.
Nintendo expects Donkey Kong 64 to become one of the company's fastest- selling games ever.
Nintendo's Donkey Kong 64 promotion with Dr Pepper fulfills consumers' appetite for interactive entertainment the whole family can enjoy while sipping their favorite soft drink," says Peter Main, Nintendo of America's executive vice president, sales and marketing.
The under-the-cap program, involving specially marked 20-ounce bottles of Dr Pepper, provides consumers a chance to instantly win a Nintendo 64 game system with a Donkey Kong 64 game cartridge.
Nintendo will also be releasing a Limited Edition Donkey Kong 64 Bundle that will include a Nintendo 64, one controller, the revolutionary Expansion Pak(TM) and a Special Edition Banana Yellow Donkey Kong 64 game pak.
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(ISBN #: 1-56686-909-9), Perfect Dark(TM) (ISBN #: 1-56686-908-0), and Jet Force Gemini (ISBN #: 1-56686-887-4) are scheduled to be published at the release of their respective games.
Consumers can play Donkey Kong 64, and have a chance to win T-shirts, Donkey Kong music CDs and games.
The 'Beast Is Back' tour is just one of the many marketing initiatives supporting the launch of Donkey Kong 64.
The "Beast Is Back" tour is part of a $12 million marketing and advertising campaign by Nintendo to promote Donkey Kong 64, which is expected to be the hottest selling game of the holiday season, and one of 40 new titles available for the N64.