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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.

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Donkey Kong Barrel Blast Wii Title screen

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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

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Critic Reviews

Gamezoom Mar 25, 2008 71 out of 100 71
V2.fi Mar 03, 2008 54 out of 100 54
Cheat Code Central Oct 16, 2007 2.5 out of 5 50
GameDaily Oct 15, 2007 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot Oct 11, 2007 4.5 out of 10 45
IGN Oct 15, 2007 4.5 out of 10 45
videogamer.com Jan 28, 2008 4 out of 10 40
4Players.de Feb 04, 2008 38 out of 100 38
GameCola.net Feb, 2008 3.7 out of 10 37
GamerDad Nov 28, 2007 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Development

This game started out as a GameCube game with DK Bongo support.
Big John WV (25473) added Donkey Kong Barrel Blast (Wii) on Jun 10, 2008