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1317 ratings

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It's OK

posted by LACCA88 (LOMPOC, CA) Dec 19, 2008

Member since Nov 2008

2 out of 2 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I like racing games and I like Donkey Kong games...I thought this game would be awesome. But, unfortunately, it falls short. The tracks are repetitive and the movements are strange. It's okay to play for a little bit but it gets tiring after a while. The replay value just isn't there.

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Very Good

Great Fun for Adults

posted by johnoed (JERSEY CITY, NJ) Jul 2, 2008

Member since Jun 2008

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

We absolutely loved this game. Yes, it was written for the DS originally but it is loads of fun on the Wii. The one thing we had a little problem with was opening other races after completing a course. Hoping that once we buy the game we will be able to open those easily.

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Sluggish Racing, Poor Controls

posted by trucles (REDWOOD CITY, CA) Jan 18, 2008

Member since Dec 2006

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Thought this might be fun to try, since we usually like wacky racing games. Very disappointed, as controls are difficult, resulting in a lot of random and inopportune jumping. In addition, the max speed is slow, so you find yourself constantly trying to accelerate beyond max speed. Finally, there's little to no steering, as your racer will follow the track even if you don't do anything. Could've been a lot of fun, but was just very frustrating instead.

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