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 Main menu
Donkey Konga 2 GameCube Finally, there will be no indication of the barrels at all - try to keep the beat!
Donkey Konga 2 GameCube Each time you hit the bongos, different character renders appear.

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Donkey Konga 2 Screenshot

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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64 Power / big.N / N Games Jul, 2005 88 out of 100 88
NintendoWorldReport May 10, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Gamezine Jun 11, 2005 16 out of 20 80
Nintendo Difference Aug 01, 2005 16 out of 20 80 2005 7.2 out of 10 72 Jun 10, 2005 7 out of 10 70 May 30, 2005 7 out of 10 70 Jun 01, 2005 14 out of 20 70
GameSpy Jun 02, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Video Game Critic Feb 04, 2006 D+ 33


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Sciere (529432) added Donkey Konga 2 (GameCube) on Aug 06, 2005