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Diddy Kong Racing (Nintendo 64)

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Written by  :  darthsith19 (64)
Written on  :  Jul 15, 2006
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Summary

A cool Mario Kart type racing game!

The Good

This game is like a mix of Lego Racers (the way the items work) and Mario Kart (everything else). With four world's and four tracks on each world, plus a Battle Zone, this game has exactly the same number or levels as Mario Kart 64. It's a lot of fun and the one-player mode, where you collect balloons to unlock levels, is cool. In this game you get to choose to race with a Car, Hover Car or an Airplane, though on some levels you must use the Hover Car. The controls are the same as Mario Kart so it's easy to master the control's if you've played Mario Kart before. You can play with up to four player's and use CPUs when less than 3 people are racing.

The Bad

It looks really Kiddy but no kid will be able to unlock very many levels. The music is okay at times but some of it gets really annoying really fast. The graphic's are okay, but Mario Kart 64's are much better and it was released a year earlier. Also, just like Mario Kart, when 3 or 4 people are playing at the same time you can't use CPUs.

The Bottom Line

If you've played Mario Kart or Lego racer's and enjoyed them then you'll probably like this game.