While we're sure that nobody is going to trash Soda Pop while using the Donkey Konga bongo controller in Punch-Out!!, it's good enough to take down Glass Joe with ease. And, it's a neat way to enjoy one of the best 8-bit games around. Just, uh, skip like the first minute of the video. It's kind of p...
July 8th 2008 at 6:00pm
As a party game, the appeal of Donkey Konga is self-evident -- who doesn't enjoy clapping and banging on things? But while the game is well-tuned to allow gamers of all skill levels to join in, experienced rhythm gamers will be bored to tears by most of the game's patterns. How to crank up the diffi...
October 23rd 2006 at 12:55pm
[UPDATE: Ah, back to $19.99. Sigh... Thanks, Steven.]
This sale comes and goes with some regularity these days, but if you've got a hankering for some bongo drummin' (whether for Donkey Konga or Jungle Beat on the GameCube), then check out this product page for some new $9.99 drums at EBgames.com....
October 6th 2005 at 9:37pm
Peterb has sent in an interesting story. Apparently Gamespy posted a heavily edited review of Donkey Konga 2, with favorable copy (and a final score) that was not part of the reviewer's original piece. Uh-oh.
One take is that this is unethical, and an example of everything that's wrong with gaming...
May 13th 2005 at 4:39pm
Something for everyone this week, except Xbox owners from the looks of it. The PC has far too many card games coming out for it, while the GC snags Donkey Konga 2. The full list is below, care of the ever-dependable Reed.
Knights of Honor (05/10)
Restricted Area (05/10)
Poker Superstars (05/10...
May 9th 2005 at 8:00am
Europe will be getting a nice stream of games this coming quarter. Nintendo has released their updated schedule for Q2's games, and it includes some doozies.
The ones that stand out to us are:
Viewtiful Joe 2 - 1 April 2005 (pictured above)
Star Fox Assault - 29 April 2005
Donkey Konga 2...
February 24th 2005 at 9:38am
While it was just yesterday that Nintendo shipped Donkey Konga off to retailers, the reviews have been piling up for some time now, and it certainly looks like this latest ape adventure is a mixed bag of bananas at best. You've got to hand it to Nintendo for being a risk taker, often lending to wort...
September 29th 2004 at 11:13am
In an effort to raise money for charity-and promote their new game-Nintendo invited some celebrities to play Donkey Konga before the MTV VMAs last week. Joining the luxury suite foray were the likes of OutKast, Good Charlotte, Lil' Jon, Matchbox 20, Evanescence, Fabolous, and Chingy, among others. E...
September 2nd 2004 at 12:00pm