Excerpt: I missed Diddy Kong Racing on the Nintendo 64 (N64) back in the day. When I heard that Nintendo was releasing a Diddy Kong Racing game on the Nintendo DS, Family Friendly Gaming was the first on the list to receive a reviewable copy.
Excerpt: It's time to face facts. Most role-playing games have gotten dull. It's nearly always the same: some naive spiky-haired youth finds a magical sword and embarks on a daredevil quest to save the world from certain doom, invariably necessitating the demise of some mean-spirited chap in black with a...
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: Diddy Kong Racing was a poor man's Mario Kart when it was originally released, and nothing has changed since. Some very bad touch elements don't add anything worthwhile to the experience. Buy this one only if you're a cartoon kart racer obsessive.
Excerpt: DS fans have been waiting patiently for another "smash hit" character racing game to arrive, so when Rare's Diddy Kong Racing was announced for the Nintendo DS, we thought it would be a great addition to our carefully built DS library. Oh, how wrong we were!
Excerpt: I felt a bit of nostalgia running through my blood as I popped in Diddy
Kong Racing. I was actually a little excited. I liked Diddy Kong Racing
more than Mario Kart 64, so I wondered how well the title held up
throughout the years.