Excerpt: In the world of gaming technology, the peripheral is the child star-turned alcoholic. The industry has always been flooded with devices that let players shoot virtual ducks with a "real" gun or compete against a robot or...whatever it was the Power Glove was supposed to do.
Excerpt: The original Donkey Konga proved to be a critical and commercial success. It seemed that everyone-- players of all ages and all gaming skill levels--enjoyed drumming to Nintendo's first rhythm game. The game is played by beating on a pair of special conga controllers.
Excerpt: Games are fun, aren't they? You could be fooled these days. Bloody things take themselves too seriously, if you ask me; we're plagued with enormous yawn-inducing RPGs that demand a 60-hour investment of our time without a second thought, not to mention gloomy, atmospheric PC FPS' which seem more...
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: It's fun. As the novely wanes, so too does the enjoyment level unfortunately. Still, it's something different to the usual crop of titles and at a very reasonable price point is well worth picking up.
Conclusion: For both single and multiplayer there are a variety of modes including Jam Session, Battle, Challenge, and Street Performance where you play for coins, but the underlying gameplay mechanics pretty much stay the same. There are purchasable mini-games to break things up.