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Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
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Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

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Review: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat New Play Control (Nintendo Wii)

Diehard GameFAN
25 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat (New Play Control) (Wii) Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Action Platformer Release Date: 05/05/2009 Nintendo’s decision to release Gamecube remakes under a new label for only $30 is a welcome change over passing these games off as full new Wii releases.
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Overall 8
8.4
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.4
Control 8
8.2
Addiction 8
8.4

New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Review

Cheat Code Central
22 July 2009
  • Conclusion: If you never got a chance to check out the original DKJB, then you should definitely play NPC! DKJB. However, longtime fans of the bongo smashing original may have issues adjusting to this new version, or may even find that they miss their old peripherals while playing.
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New Play Control! Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat (Wii) Review

Cubed³
13 July 2009

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

NZGamer.com
24 June 2009
Overall 8
8.0

New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

GamesRadar
3 June 2009
  • Pros: Great looking graphics, Infectious jungle boogies, Fantastic core experience
  • Cons: Some ideas are lost in translation, Dumber control scheme, Not as good as the GameCube version
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Wii Review - 'Donkey Kong Jungle Beat'

WorthPlaying
22 May 2009
  • Summary: Get ready for the return of some of Nintendo’s best-loved characters as Donkey Kong Jungle Beat has been added to the Wii’s New Play Control family, in which classic games are reinvented to take advantage of Wii’s unique motion sensing capabilities and new widescreen experience.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.0
Control 7
7.0
Addiction 7
7.0

New Play Control! Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat

Nintendo World Report
21 May 2009
  • Summary: What happens when you take the bongos away from the ape? Bad things.
  • Pros: Graphics are still great, Rearranged levels make it feel new again
  • Cons: The removal of the bongos takes away a lot of the charm
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Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

playmagazine
14 May 2009
  • Excerpt: There’s a schism in the ideology behind the GameCube’s Donkey Kong Jungle Beat . It was either a brilliant, innovative experiment on how to control a platformer, or it was a desperate attempt to cash in on the gimmicky bongo controllers for fans that had already eagerly devoured Donkey Konga and its...
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0

New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

Game Boyz
15 March 2009
  • Excerpt: New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat is a re-release under the New Play Control label. It is based off the original Donkey Kong Jungle Beat on the GameCube and has been reworked with some changes and additions including the use of the unique controls of the Nintendo Wii.
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Overall 8
8.0

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat review

Gameplanet
26 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat on the Wii is a fantastic reappearance of a fantastic original.
  • Pros: Graphically and musically brilliant.
  • Cons: Should have included support for the original bongo controller.
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