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Donkey Kong Country series
Such tires first appear in the original Donkey Kong Country game, where they can be moved around and can be jumped on to reach rather elevated places. Halves of tires, which cannot be moved around, also appear on platforms floating in the air or stuck into the ground in certain areas. They also appear in Donkey Kong Land and function the same way. Mincers are floating, spike-covered tires which instead act as obstacles.
Tires later appear in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest where they only appear in the level Jungle Jinx. These tires are much larger than the ones in the previous game, and resemble tractor tires. They are used the same way as tires from the previous games, but can be hazardous as well if one lands on the Kongs, crushes them by going into a wall, or pushes them into some other danger.
Donkey Kong Country (television series)
DK: Jungle Climber
After several years of absence, they appear once again in DK: Jungle Climber, where they come in several colors. They appear floating in mid-air in this game and they can be jumped on to reach objects such as a DK Coin.
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