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Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast
6.3 out of 10

Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast

Donkey Kong Barrel Blast is a continuation of the DK Bongo serie Read more

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Overall 5
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Gameplay 5
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Graphics 6
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Sound 6
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Replay value 4
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Expert Review

Video Game talk
30 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Mario may be known as Nintendo�s flagship character, but Donkey Kong has certainly not been forgotten. After his reinvention in
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Overall 6
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Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
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Sound 5
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Control 3
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Addiction 4
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Donkey Kong Barrel Blast

Nintendo World Report
28 October 2007
  • Summary: Finally, there's a racing game for people who can't steer.
  • Pros: Even a newborn can play, Fun chain-boosting mechanic, Nice graphics
  • Cons: Gimmick controls are poorly suited for racing, Often confusing and frustrating, Too simple to have any longevity
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Overall 5
5.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 6
5.8
Control 5
4.8
Addiction 4
4.0

Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast Review

Cheat Code Central
27 October 2007

Donkey Kong flying game takes a nosedive.

Common Sense Media
23 October 2007
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this is a simple kart-style racing game that swaps out traditional wheeled vehicles for flying bongo harnesses. It features plenty of Donkey Kong characters kids are likely to recognize, including an alarmingly ample-bosomed ape named Candy.
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Donkey Kong Barrel Blast

hardware heaven
19 October 2007
  • Excerpt: The Donkey Kong series is most renowned for being a platformer, aside from the popular Diddy Kong Racing on the N64. While Barrel Blast was originally intended for release on the GameCube using the DK Bongos, the Wii’s motion capabilities pose as a worthy alternative.
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Overall 4
4.0

Donkey Kong Barrel Blast

GamesRadar
8 October 2007
  • Pros: "Playing" drums, Flying monkeys! Tee-hee!, Party-game "potential"
  • Cons: Uglier than scabies, Non-existent steering, Non-existent fun
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

Official Nintendo Magazine
1 November 2007
  • Excerpt: What do you get when you take a racing game and remove the speed, the ability to steer and the need to accelerate? Donkey Kong Barrel Blast.
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