Edit. From the Super Mario Wiki, the Mario encyclopedia. Donkey Kong jumps, runs, climbs, swims and fights brazenly and frantically in a glowing color environment. Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat (JPJapanese: ドンキーコングジャングルビートRomaji: Donkī Kongu Janguru Bīto) is a 2.5D platformer game for the Nintendo GameCube that was released in March 2005. He also heard various complaints that controls in contemporary games were becoming too complex and thus desired to develop a simpler game. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat uses essentially few but immediate commands: knocking your hand on the right or left bongo will go in the same direction, hitting both of them the gorilla will jump, while a beat of hands will stand up or be tied to a series of specials events. Although the DK Bongos let you think, Jungle Beat is not a real musical game, since the soundtrack does not act or is involved in the action of our hero. By default, the player earns a Bronze Crest no matter how many beats they have, though the others can only be earned by collecting the following amounts of beats: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat can be played using either the DK Bongos controller or a standard Nintendo GameCube controller. Nintendo sent out fifty people dressed in gorilla costumes to compete in the Los Angeles Marathon on March 6, 2005, to promote Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. In this game, Donkey Kong is given a new move called the Sound Wave Attack. It is played with the DK Bongos controller.. Jellyfish that are immune to any attacks. Play BRSTM: Game: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat: Song Name: Massive Canyon: Song Type: Song ID: 38709: BRSTM Uploader: Barkman6: Upload Date: October 22, 2019: Length: Characters from previous Donkey Kong games except Donkey Kong himself and "the banana" (whom Yoshiaki Koizumi apparently considered to be a character) were ignored, as EAD Tokyo felt the aesthetics of the series were not "fresh enough". Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again! However, the game's main criticisms were for its short length and departure from the classic Donkey Kong Country gameplay, as well as a lack of replay value. Most of Donkey Kong's voice clips for the demo were also reused from Donkey Kong 64. Platform(s) Donkey Kong Jungle Beat is English (USA) varient and is the best copy available online. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. (Or Configurable USB Loader would hang loading the game) Tested them even in Neogamma but with no success!!! In addition, the system of health and life has been altered, which is no longer guaranteed by the number of beats on the bongos but by the hearts that can be collected during the adventure, for a maximum of three. Several of said runners were wearing Donkey Kong Jungle Beat-themed t-shirts and sweatbands, and some were also carrying DK Bongos.[4]. This is the Europe version of the game and can be played using any of the GameCube emulators available on our website. [5] EAD Tokyo would also use the experience from developing this game when they went on to develop Super Mario Galaxy[6]. To jump diagonally, the player must hit the bongo in the direction he or she wants to jump while using the other bongo to run. The game is a 2D platformer but not a normal one. This truly shows how much of a developer Nintendo really is. Small monkeys who assist Donkey Kong in various ways throughout the game. Development on the game started after director Yoshiaki Koizumi and producer Takao Shimizu attended a meeting featuring the bongo controller developed for Donkey Konga[2]. Download Donkey Kong Jungle Beat ROM for GameCube / GameCube. Wikis. In 2008/2009, Donkey Kong Jungle Beat was ported to the Wii as part of the New Play Control! WhatsApp. Using the Sound Wave Attack, the player can collect all the bananas in a general area with one move, referred to as a clap grab, which increases the beat count by a greater number than by simply collecting each one individually. He also heard various complaints that controls in contemporary games were becoming too complex[2] and thus desired to develop a simpler game. In Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, you must use the DK Bongo Controller to guide the ape through dangerous environments rife with enemies and obstacles. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again! After working on several titles using a traditional controller, Koizumi wanted to make something a different input method. Donkey Kong's actions, which include walking, Feel the beat of an all-new Donkey Kong adventure as you drum your way through wild jungle kingdoms. The big ape is drumming up a new beat for platformers with this unique action game. The game features the ape, Donkey Kong. The Jungle Buddies are also controlled by using the drums. The game was rated the 95th best game made on a Nintendo system in the Top 200 Games List by Nintendo Power in its February 2006 issue, and in the final issue the game was rated 130 in the 285 best Nintendo games of all time list. donkey-kong-jungle-beat Identifier donkey-kong-jungle-beat Numeric_id 9884 Proddate 2004 Type MovingImage. The Wii version is not compatible with the DK Bongos, but the display has been added to 16:9. The music was composed by Mahito Yokota, who later collaborated with other Nintendo staff to compose the soundtracks for various other Nintendo games. Flurl the squirrel acts like a parachute, causing the player to slowly float downward when encountered. An expanded storyline was added in the Wii re-release. Hoofer is either found at the end of a level, or at the beginning of one, and depending on which determines what minigame is played at the end of the stage. Game profile of Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (GameCube) first released 4th Feb 2003, developed by Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo. Brown, smaller Rocs that fly above in Hoofer levels; in Iguanagon's Realm they attack by dropping spiked balls. Small rodents that latch on to Donkey Kong. Aquatic Bakkies that swim toward Donkey Kong. Large spiders that move back and forth and take several hits to defeat. To move, the player must tap the in the desired direction in order to move Donkey Kong; holding it causes Donkey Kong to walk, and repeatedly tapping it causes him to run. Drowsy, large chicken-like plants that take several hits to defeat. At the end of each level is a fruit, which Donkey Kong must bite into to complete a level. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Video Review Listen to what senior editor, Jeff Gerstmann, has to say about Nintendo's latest bongo-beating game featuring everyone's favorite virtual ape, Donkey Kong… A massive lizard that chases Donkey Kong in Hoofer's stages. Nintendo Sound Selection vol.3 Luigi NINTENDO SOUND SELECTION [Ending & Staff Roll] Show More Stingas in metal armor that cannot be defeated with a single attack; using the Sound Wave Attack turns them into unarmored Stingas. In the Wii version, you move with the Nunchuck analogue lever, jump with the A button, you bend with B, and knock your hands at Donkey Kong with a jolt given to the Wii Remote or the Nunchuck. series of games, a series of GameCube games remade to take advantage of the Wii's motion controls. Once you clap your hands, DK will do so with his. series, was released in 2009. Furry, spiked enemies that act as obstructions. The Wii version of Donkey Kong Jungle Beat is somewhat changed from the original GameCube version, including new levels, modifications of old … CERO Small black pigs that can be defeated with a single punch. This page was last edited on November 25, 2020, at 22:39. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat isn't a musical game at all. This is a Class A article. This will cause enemies to be knocked over, or effect other items around the level as well. Be the first one to write a review. As it did in the past, Donkey Kong will have to do a new adventure by gathering more bananas and drowning the wicked King Gorilla emerging on the jungle's … However, if the player is damaged while a combo is active, the player loses all the beats accumulated during the combo. Irate, large chicken-like plants that are more aggressive than their sleepy counterparts. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat is a platform video game for the Nintendo GameCube game console. Nintendo EAD Tokyo Small white pigs that can be knocked into the air and punched into other enemies. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, https://www.mariowiki.com/index.php?title=Donkey_Kong_Jungle_Beat&oldid=3074877. 1.34 million One main aspect I was disappointed with is the fact that - apart from the animal buddies - the makers of the game failed to include any other Donkey Kong Country elements such as barrels, minecart rides, or characters. Additionally, the player's momentum increases for every clap, causing them to speed away if the player reaches the top of the wall or jumps off of it, similar to the backwards long jump in Super Mario 64. comment. Fish that swim around a given area and defend themselves with retractable spikes. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (ドンキーコングジャングルビート Donkī Kongu Janguru Bīto) is a game featuring the ape Donkey Kong and played with the DK Bongos.In 2009, the game was re-released in the "New Play Control!" Pound anything that gets in DK's way as he conquers the kingdoms and becomes the king of the jungle lands!!! An expanded storyline was added in the Wii re-release. This was also the first game to be given the "E10+" rating from the ESRB. North American box art for the GameCube. The four barrels containing the game's sixteen main kingdoms are the "D", "K", "J", and "B" barrels, the letters composing the abbreviation for Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. It is one of the most inovative games I have seen lately. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, List of changes/differences in Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, Nintendo Power ranks the top 285 Nintendo games of all time. The game's producer was Takao Shimizu, the manager of EAD Tokyo Group No. These crests are used to unlock new kingdoms, as each one can only be unlocked when a certain number of crests have been obtained. The game was rated the 95th best game made on a Nintendo system in the Top 200 Games List by Nintendo Power in its February 2006 issue, and in the final issue the game was rated 130 in the 285 best Nintendo games of all time list. It's an exciting, high-energy action game that uses the DK Bongos controller in a completely unique way.