Donkey Konga 2 (GameCube)

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The sequel to the first game preserves the original gameplay and adds some new features. Supporting the DK Bongos input device, you have to hit one drum, the other, both or clap when the cursor passes the corresponding icon, to match the rhythm. You score points when the timing is right.

Familiar characters from the Donkey Kong series make an appearance and there are 25 new songs of different genres, from J-pop to dance and hip-hop. The main drumming mode is limited to two players, but up to four players can play together in the mini-games. In the street performance mode, you earn coins that can be exchanged at the shopping mall for expert music, new sound sets and mini-games. In the other modes, you can go freestyle, match a set performance score to play all the game's songs in one sitting or battle against an opponent in regular games or drum roll contests.

There are two versions of the game, one with the DK Bongos included and a low-priced version without the device.


Donkey Konga 2 GameCube Freestyle mode lets you hit the bongos at random to any song you like.
Donkey Konga 2 GameCube Finish with a drum roll!
Donkey Konga 2 GameCube The beat will be demonstrated before you begin.
Donkey Konga 2 GameCube Lose all your life and it's game over!

Alternate Titles

  • "Donkey Konga 2: Hit Song Parade" -- Japanese title
  • "ドンキーコンガ2 ヒットソングパレード" -- Japanese spelling

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NintendoWorldReport Jul 14, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85 Jul 31, 2005 84.5 out of 100 84
MAN!AC Jun 03, 2005 83 out of 100 83
Nintendo Difference Aug 01, 2005 16 out of 20 80 2005 7.2 out of 10 72
Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2005 7 out of 10 70 Jun 01, 2005 14 out of 20 70 Jun 10, 2005 7 out of 10 70 (UK) Jun 13, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Netjak May 24, 2005 2.5 out of 10 25


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Sciere (320647) added Donkey Konga 2 (GameCube) on Aug 06, 2005