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Diddy Kong Racing, developer Rare's take on the kart, hovercraft and airplane-racing genre, is fondly remembered by many Nintendo 64 fans. Unfortunately the game's canceled successor, Donkey Kong Racing, never had a chance at earning the same sort of reputation. It's always interesting to learn m...

March 1st 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Video game rental service GameFly has a pretty big year-end sale going on through January 4th for over 30 of its used DS games. Though the carts are all pre-played, each one will come with a new manual and case, so you need not worry about receiving an incomplete set. As usual, we've picked the not...

December 24th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Who doesn't love lists? We know we certainly do! And this list we have, oh boy is it a big one. It's chock full of the type of information you want in your list, namely release dates for all the upcoming DS and GBA games releasing in Q2 for Europe. So, you wonderful European reader, maybe you should...

April 4th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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If you are the kind of person who might have a few euros in your pocket, then you might want to break out a calendar and that special red pen, because the latest list of upcoming DS releases is full of stars. Even better? The next two months are pretty packed. Makes up for a few of those lackluster...

April 3rd 2007 at 11:07am 0 Comments
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April 20 is the big day for European DS gamers, at least when it comes to reliving a Rare experience. Nintendo announced today that Diddy Kong Racing DS is set to hit shelves only two months after its release in the U.S., which is certainly an improvement over some of the gaps we've seen between rel...

February 26th 2007 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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As so many did, my friends and I bought into the original Diddy Kong Racing, which had been hyped as a superior blend of Super Mario 64 meets Mario Kart 64, from the same developer that had won our allegiance with GoldenEye 007 just months before. Diddy Kong Racing wasn't fun (despite mostly bloated...

February 7th 2007 at 6:29pm 0 Comments
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No doubt, Diddy Kong Racing has been in the spotlight for the last couple of months, due to some excellent features and the promise of repeating the success the game enjoyed on the N64. With custom-track creation and countless other wonderful features, we've waited long and patiently for this game...

February 5th 2007 at 3:50pm 0 Comments
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We haven't had a lot of excitement when it comes to weekly releases lately, but this week makes up for it. Count 'em -- we've got three new titles this week that all look pretty good in their respective genres. Now the only problem is coming up with enough money to support our habit. They never talk...

February 5th 2007 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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Thanks to the folks at GameSpot, we can now get a good look at Diddy Kong Racing. We're talking up close and personal, because they've put out a truly epic flood of screens from the upcoming enhanced port ... so many, in fact, that it's almost as good as playing it ourselves. You'll notice we said...

January 31st 2007 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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For all of you Diddy Kong cravers out there, an interesting video depicting custom track creation has hit You Tube and it, as expected, looks freakin' awesome. we won't hold you up any longer with pointless gibberish (see: this sentence), so just head on into the post and check out the video! Do it...

January 29th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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A GameTrailers clip of Diddy Kong Racing for the DS gets our nod for today's video pick. Will this upcoming driving game displace Mario Kart as the favorite DS racer? The trailer doesn't give us a lot of hope, with Diddy Kong seeming fairly similar to the previous game. At least DS kart fans will ge...

January 27th 2007 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Hotel Dusk may have dominated most of this week, but one of the biggest videos we saw this week was dedicated to a non-adventure game. Yes, sometimes we do take breaks from pointing and clicking. So what tempts us away? Racing. Definitely racing. And Diddy Kong Racing DS is definitely going to pull...

January 26th 2007 at 4:50pm 0 Comments