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8.1
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Score Breakdown Based on 3533 ratings
  1. 10 (491)
  2. 9 (1075)
  3. 8 (1135)
  4. 7 (533)
  5. 6 (163)
  6. 5 (65)
  7. 4 (30)
  8. 3 (13)
  9. 2 (15)
  10. 1 (13)

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  • User Rating 9.1

    Better that mario kart.

    Rated on July 14, 2006 by Supa_natural888

    This is definitely the best cartoon racing game ever made. It is because of the face that you can race on land, water and in the sky. It is everything mario kart is and more. There are many weapons to...

    0 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Diddy Kong Racing is a great racing for the Nintendo 64 besides Mario Kart 64.

    Rated on February 27, 2012 by SiMgUrL1721

    I remember when I first played Diddy Kong Racing since I was in fourth grade (ten years old) with my best friends. Now that I look back on Diddy Kong Racing, it's still one of the greatest racing game...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Extremely fun and addicting

    Rated on July 23, 2006 by LA_lakers_4life

    Diddy Kong Racing is an addicting racing game that is worth at least a rental. You are given a number of characters to start with, each with their own sets of pros and cons. The characters that are ea...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Wow just wow. this is just pure amazment.

    Rated on July 30, 2006 by Mecha_Koops

    diddy kong racing is the best game I have ever played. there are 20 stages and ten characters to play with.this game has the best multiplayer ever. up to 4 players can battle to the finish to see who ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    I LOVE THIS GAME!!! N64 was and still is one of the best game systems evver!!! NINTENDO IS BLESSED!!!

    Rated on January 05, 2006 by revolution2008

    Ive recently rediscovered many of the wonderfull N64 classics that i completely forgot about over the years. nowadays gamers are getting completely spoiled by the huge amont of games out on the market...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Badass!!!

    Rated on August 02, 2006 by spike_desanti

    this game is fun. i passed it all with adventure 1 and 2 im always playing with my brother and sister because its so fun and i like the places where you battle or get eggs or get bananas or the other ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    fun for ages 1-100

    Rated on January 07, 2006 by crazy_ferret123

    when i first played this game, i thought to myself, wow this gonna be another crappy rip off of a donkey kong game. well, this is an instant classic. the greatest part is the colorful graphics. they a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Diddy Kong Racing a mix of aventure while racing through different wierd maps.

    Rated on May 10, 2008 by altenter

    Diddy Kong Racing was never to see daylight except when Nintendo messed around with some rare games back about 11 years ago which they had no choice but to put it on the n64 at the time. The whole gam...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Diddy Kong Racing for the Nintendo 64 plays as one of the greatest racers of all time, AND it has a adventure behind it.

    Rated on June 02, 2007 by holywars989

    To start off, Diddy Kong Racing for the Nintendo 64 is an excellent game. It takes everything that Mario Kart 64 didn't have and added it in. The highlights of this game include the adventure mode, th...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    What a year 1997 has been for the development team at Rare.

    Rated on June 21, 2012 by allgameguide

    Diddy Kong Racing is a "racing/adventure" game. What does that mean? Well, racing is definitely the main attraction here, but there are quite a few adventure aspects, too. For example, all worlds and ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.