Donkey Konga (GameCube)

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A rhythm and beat game like the popular Dance Dance Revolution game series, but instead of matching the beats with your feet you use your hands to play the bongos. Starring the characters from the Donkey Kong series of games. There are more than 30 tunes to drum beats to, from every genre of music - pop favorites to classical remixes. The more on-time your beats are with the music the higher score you get to earn more coins to unlock different beat sounds.


Donkey Konga GameCube Prior to the title screen, it asks you to create a save file, using graphics from Donkey Kong.
Donkey Konga GameCube Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "ドンキーコンガ" -- Japanese spelling

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Is the rhythm in you? knuckles-rox (11) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews Oct 19, 2004 85 out of 100 85
NintendoWorldReport Sep 26, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Diehard GameFan Oct 14, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79 Oct 12, 2004 15 out of 20 75
Game Revolution Oct, 2004 B 75
PlayDevil Feb 21, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Cheat Code Central 2004 3.5 out of 5 70
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Edutaining Kids Nov, 2004 B- 67
GamePro (US) Sep 29, 2004 3 out of 5 60


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1001 Video Games

Donkey Konga appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.


  • GameSpy
    • 2004 – Best Use of Plastic Bongos of the Year (GameCube)

Related Web Sites

  • Donkey Konga Online (Play Donkey Konga Online with Macromedia Flash. You can choose the background setting for the game, however, you can't choose the music.)
  • Nintendo: Donkey Konga (Nintendo's official Donkey Konga website.)
Corn Popper (69570) added Donkey Konga (GameCube) on Oct 01, 2004