Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz

released on Nov 19, 2006

The single-player puzzle levels in Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz have been designed to challenge gamers' skills like never before. For the first time in the Super Monkey Ball franchise, AiAi and his friends have the ability to jump when players flick the Nintendo Wii controller in an upward motion. The ability to jump has given game designers another dimension in which to expand the Super Monkey Ball gameplay experience and allows gamers a whole new way to interact with the franchise; this time in true three-dimensional fashion. The Party Games return with more variety than ever. An abundance of new Party Games have been designed to take advantage of the Wii controller in a multitude of ways. Gamers find themselves competing in a traditional game of ring toss, or even smacking pesky moles in a game of "Whack-a-Mole."

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took super monkey ball and kinda squashed it flat. some fun levels here and there but the controls are just awful for monkey ball level design and many of the levels are just so dull and lifeless. features what may be the worst boss fights in the history of video games, too. lets not forget the copious amounts of atrocious minigames the original had to offer. the soundtrack is pretty good at least, and graphically the redesign isnt ungodly on the eyes.

its arright. id rather play one of the gamecube monkey balls, but it was good enough for baby me and it still is now.

Wii motion controls are :(

Motion controls weren't the best but I had a lot of fun with this one. The minigames were also great.

Abandoned on Windows via Dolphin. I used a real Wiimote for the record. The controls are just poppycock. You can't come to a halt easily; you have to hold it as a weird 45 degree angle. And going forward takes a lot of tilt, but going backwards is as easy as pie. This would be fine if the stages felt built around that, but at times they can be weirdly precise. And sometimes they can be annoying because you can't stop. Hell even the damn MENUS are a bitch to navigate. That's never happened to me in my (albeit short) gaming career. Overall, this game just sucks.

I barely remember this game, but I didn't put much stock into it