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Cheat Codes and Tactics: Mario Kart Wii, Donkey Kong Country Returns and Kinectimals

Updated on August 8, 2011

Because we all need a little help when it comes to playing some of our video games, here are some cheat codes and tactics for Mario Kart Wii, Donkey Kong Country Returns, and Kinectimals for Xbox Kinect.

Mario Kart Wii

Here’s how to add bonus characters to your driver selection:

Baby Daisy: Win 1,950 races or get at least a One Star rank in all 50cc cups.

Baby Luigi: Win 3,150 races or unlock eight Expert Staff Ghosts in Time Trials mode.

Birdo: Win 1,350 races or play 16 different courses in Time Trials mode.

Bowser Jr.: Win 3,450 races or get a least a One Star rank in all 100cc Retro cups.

Daisy: Win 2,850 races or win the 150cc Special Cup.

Diddy Kong: Win 450 races of complete all 50cc Retro Cups.

Dry Bones: Win 1,050 races or win the 100cc Leaf Cup.

Dry Bowser: Win 4,350 races or get at least a One Star rank in all 150cc Wii Cups.

Funky Kong: Win 2,250 races or unlock four Expert Staff Ghosts in Time Trials modes.

King Boo: Win 750 races or win the 50cc Star Cup.

Outfit A for your Mii: Win 1,650 races or win 100cc Special Cup.

Outfit B for your Mii: Win 5,100 races or unlock all 32 Expert Staff Ghosts in Time Trials mode.

Donkey Kong Country Returns

Here’s how to get some extra lives:

Resume a saved game with a Wii controller that has a low batter, Cranky will warn that the battery is low and give the player three extra lives.

In Level2:2 (Sloppy Sands), there is an area before the second checkout pig with two squid turrets below a bridge. Play as Diddy Kong and use his jetpack to super jump from the lower squid to the higher squid shot out from the turrets. After hitting the higher squid, bounce again on the lower squid and repeat until you reach the number of lives and coins as desired.


Here’s how to add some secret cubs to add to your player selection:

Bobcat: Win at least three silver metals at Cherry Blossom Grove.

Borneon Clouded Leopard:Win at least three bronze medals at Woodland Glade.

Saber-toothed Tiger: Complete the game and earn a medal in the last contest at Celestial Glacier.

Serval: Win at lease three bronze medals at Fiddler’s Beach.

Siberian Tiger: Win at least three gold medals at Suri Mountain.


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      Efortrade 6 years ago

      good for share?

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      Matthew Hotaling 6 years ago from Missouri

      I wish I still had my Wii...this would be great help! Nice tricks!