From the makers of the hit Ice Age series, comes Rio, a 3D computer-animated comedy adventure about Blu, a rare domesticated Spix's Macaw who travels to the exotic land of Rio. In this version of the musical video game (made for the Nintendo DS), Blu goes on the adventure of his life, with the help of his female counterpart, Jewel, and a group of wise-cracking and smooth-talking city birds! Players will help Blu and his new friends navigate through Rio, using their stylus to discover Latin and Hip-Hop beats in this unique, rhythm-based adventure! The game also features four fun mini-games where players will be able to party with the other characters from the film.

The game was released on April 12th, 2011.


It features a unique musical platforming gameplay. The player starts as Blu and has the ability to control him throughout Linda's house, following the rhythm and beat of the music. Later on, Blu gets chained with Jewel and grants the player the ability to let Jewel fly but only for a limited time due to the weight of Blu dragging Jewel down. In the last three stages, like in the movie, Jewel is captured by Nigel and Blu tries to rescue her through the parade. This grants the ability to let Blu fly but only for a limited time. The story ends in Carnival but there are cut-scenes shown from the movie. Blu rescues Jewel from the plane, is able to fly and safely returns to Linda and Tulio.


Players styles to somersault, bounce, dodge, and more in unique musical platforming gameplay! The tempo also features the sounds of musical instruments.


Nintendo Power gave the game a 5.5/10 rating.


  • Rio Dancing With The Birds
  • Good Morning Sunshine
  • Internet Celebrity
  • Faux Forest
  • Love Hurts
  • On The Run
  • Urban Jungle
  • You And I Makes Cockatoo
  • Breakout Hit
  • Crawl Of The Wild
  • Follow My Beak
  • Hang On, Gliders!
  • Beach Volley!
  • Catch That Truck
  • Tutti-Frutti
  • Monkey Business
  • Time For Trolley
  • Monkeys On Parade
  • Float Away
  • Jewel Of Carnival.


Rio NDS Catridge 1

The cartridge for the Nintendo DS game.

Rio (DS)-title

The game's title screen.


A screenshot from the game, as shown from the official Nintendo page.

Main article: Rio The Video Game (DS Version)/Gallery