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

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Donkey Konga Screenshot
Donkey Konga Screenshot
Donkey Konga Screenshot
Donkey Konga Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "ドンキーコンガ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

N-Zone Oct 22, 2004 89 out of 100 89
EL33TONLINE Sep 16, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
1UP Sep 28, 2004 8 out of 10 80 Sep 24, 2004 8 out of 10 80
NintendoWorldReport Sep 26, 2004 8 out of 10 80
64 Power / big.N / N Games Mar, 2004 77 out of 100 77
The Video Game Critic Nov 05, 2004 B 75 Oct 24, 2004 72 out of 100 72 (UK) Oct 12, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Sharkberg Jul 09, 2015 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20


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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 (69324) added Donkey Konga (GameCube) on Oct 01, 2004