Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong

1981

System
Arcade
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Nintendo

8.2

Game Rating

User Ratings: 6

Our Review: N/A

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  • Video We've Ranked All 55 Kongs From Donkey Kong, For Science

    Wait, how many?

    Donkey Kong is a franchise that has been passed around numerous developers over the years, resulting in a lovely array of different genres and interpretations of the series. It also had a TV show made about it, which is something that some people would probably like to forget. After being banded around for 30 years as of 2021 it's...

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  • Random Well, Here's A Crazy New Theory About Mario's Origins

    "Oh my gorshk!"

    We all know that Mario began life as the protagonist of Donkey Kong, although he was referred to in the early days simply as "Jumpman" and it has been widely reported that he only gained his famous moniker when the resemblance between the character and the late Mario Segale – the landlord of Nintendo of America's Tukwila warehouse...

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  • Video A New Theory on How Pauline Got Her Name

    And some notable similarities to Odyssey's style

    With just days to go until Super Mario Odyssey hits the shelves, there’s a lot of excitement and buzz in the air. While most of the game will be kept under lock and key until 27 October, Nintendo has made a few things public. One of the bigger revelations made earlier this year, when Odyssey was...

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  • News New Music and Voice Samples Discovered in the Donkey Kong Arcade

    A few decades on, there's still more to find

    The Donkey Kong arcade was a key turning point for Nintendo as a company, as it brought Shigeru Miyamoto to the fore and helped to demonstrate to Hiroshi Yamauchi and his management that the video game business could be lucrative for the company. It's so iconic that a small band of gamers still compete...

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  • Ninterview Stepping Into The Nintendo Arcade

    Alex Crowley tells us about collecting cabinets and his love for DK

    When gamers refer to and discuss retro gaming, we suspect that in most cases the conversation revolves around ageing consoles, cartridges and CDs; occasionally, the debate may even revert to libraries and choices on services such as Nintendo's Virtual Consoles. Yet an integral part...

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  • News The King of Kong Remake Could End Up as a Mockumentary

    Seth Gordon talks directorial influences

    Seth Gordon's The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters documentary about Billy Mitchell and Steve Wiebe ― two gamers on a quest for a world record-breaking high score on Donkey Kong ― is still on course for a remake, but the style in which the film will be presented might in some ways end up being a...

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