Diddy Kong Racing DS
Developer(s): Rare
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Platform(s): Nintendo DS
Release Date: Flag of USA Feburary 5, 2007
Flag of Australia April 19, 2007
Flag of Europe April 20, 2007
Genre Racing
Ratings ESRB: E
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Diddy Kong Racing DS is a racing game for the Nintendo DS. It is the remake sequel of Diddy Kong Racing for the Nintendo 64. It is Rare's first game for the DS and uses Nintendo Wi-Fi.

Nintendo DS Remake Differences

Some of the Nintendo DS version of this game's differences include:

  • Tiny Kong's design has been changed via her new redesign by Nintendo
  • Some Balloons are obtained or moved to different locations
  • The Silver Coin Challenge is taken out and replaced with the Balloon Touch Challenge
  • You can buy stuff with obtainable coins
  • To unlock T.T. you must do both Adventure 1 & 2 Time Trials
  • Instead of timing the start boost, you either use your stylus or blow into the microphone
  • The keys have their own distinct features, have different shapes, and different colors instead of the same gold color
  • The colors aren't as bright as in the original
  • The opening, credits, and starting Adventure Mode changes setting.
  • Everyones' voice actor changed with the exception of T.T.'s


The gameplay remains relatively unchanged from its predecessor, with the exception of the Balloon Touch Challenge.

Playable Characters



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