How much time do you spend in each single session when you play games?

Donkey Kong Barrel Blast (Wii)

44
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.7
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

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.

Screenshots

Donkey Kong Barrel Blast Wii Title screen

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

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


The Press Says

Gamesmania Feb 05, 2008 61 out of 100 61
GNT - Generation Nouvelles Technologies Feb 22, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2007 5 out of 10 50
GamePro (US) Oct 17, 2007 2.25 out of 5 45
Lawrence Oct 12, 2007 4.5 out of 10 45
Gaming Target Dec 07, 2007 4.3 out of 10 43
Gameplayer Jan 29, 2008 4 out of 10 40
Game Tap Oct 16, 2007 3 out of 10 30
Maxim Magazine Oct 30, 2007 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Game Revolution Oct 18, 2007 D- 16

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Development

This game started out as a GameCube game with DK Bongo support.
Big John WV (25279) added Donkey Kong Barrel Blast (Wii) on Jun 10, 2008