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Average Player Score Based on 184 ratings
7.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 184 ratings
  1. 10 (27)
  2. 9 (18)
  3. 8 (70)
  4. 7 (42)
  5. 6 (12)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (4)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8.2

    Short & light but fun & innovative

    Let's start by saying that a certain kind of person is going to like this game, and that would be either a light, casual gamer or a more experienced gamer looking for something a little different in the platforming/puzzl... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about DK: King of Swing

  • User Rating:8.2

    Short & light but fun & innovative

    Let's start by saying that a certain kind of person is going to like this game, and that would be either a light, casual gamer or a more experienced gamer looking for something a little different in the platforming/puzzl... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.6

    Dk king of swing

    This game is a overall a great game, even though it can be a little frustrating,if you beat it than you can easily beat it again.One thing alot of people dont care for in the game is the controlls and they say there hand... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    This is an AmAzInG GBA game!

    This is probably the best GBA gamesd of 2005. It is the perfect game for the DK series. I just love swinging from those little bubbles in the sky. It is kinda wierd and twisted but it is a good addition to the game. The ... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8

    This is a fun but short diversion for anyone who loves their GBA or DS.

    The 2005 title from Nintendo and Paon Corp. takes everybody’s favorite monkey to high places with a unique new control scheme. Fun visuals, great side-scrolling action and a batch of extra mini-games make DK: King of Sw... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1

    How can you not love this gameplay?

    While everyone gives nintendo flak for rehashing old characters, DK: King of Swing is a perfect example of the new gameplay styles that nintendo presents in many of their games. While it shares the name, the gameplay is ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.2

    it is....well youll have to read the review

    DK King of Swing is boring and repetitive. Well maybe not boring. Yes it is repetitive but it is also fun. You will I either love it or hate it. It has cool control and I like that personally. DK King of Swing is pretty ... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.2

    DK: King os Swing's ruthless control scheme ultimately gets the best of this otherwise great Donkey Kong game.

    DK is back with a brand new look and feel in this innovative chore of a Donkey Kong game. I'm not even going to try and explain the controls. I'm just going to say that you use the shoulder buttons to swing on these no... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful