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Description

Donkey Kong and his friends get a hold of some Barrel Jets, propelling them through beaches, volcanoes and even outer space. This game requires the player to use the Wii Remote and Nunchuk, shaking them to make the jets accelerate while moving side-to-side to steer and raising both hands at once to jump.

The players travels through the tracks on a set path, collecting bananas to build up a meter to pull off moves and receive boosts while picking up weapons power-ups to slow down other racers while avoiding obstacles such as steel barriers and unbreakable barrels. It can support up to a four-players to compete in single races or a cooperative Grand Prix.

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Donkey Kong Barrel Blast Wii Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Donkey Kong Taru Jet Race" -- Japanese title
  • "Donkey Kong Jet Race" -- European title
  • "ドンキーコング たるジェットレース" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Gamezoom Mar 25, 2008 71 out of 100 71
GameTrailers Nov 12, 2007 5.2 out of 10 52
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2007 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 22, 2008 10 out of 20 50
GameDaily Oct 15, 2007 5 out of 10 50
Lawrence Oct 12, 2007 4.5 out of 10 45
Gaming Target Dec 07, 2007 4.3 out of 10 43
Kombo.com Oct 12, 2007 3.9 out of 10 39
GameCola.net Feb, 2008 3.7 out of 10 37
NZGamer Feb 13, 2008 3 out of 10 30

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Development

This game started out as a GameCube game with DK Bongo support.
Big John WV (27269) added Donkey Kong Barrel Blast (Wii) on Jun 10, 2008