Donkey Kong

Born in 1981

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  • Nintendo

  • FormatVideo
  • TypePlatform
  • SystemArcade

Nintendo broke into the video games industry with a smash pioneered by Nintendo's chief engineer, 
Gunpei Yokoi.

the bad guy in this case is Donkey Kong and Mario is our Hero!

Nintendo broke into the videogames industry with a smash pioneered by Nintendo's chief engineer, Gunpei Yokoi. The bad guy in this case is Donkey Kong and Mario is our hero (the first time Mario appeared is in Donkey Kong arcade!). Miyamoto looked at developing a famous cartoon character from the realms of Popeye or elsewhere but licenses were costly so he developed Donkey Kong and Jumpman (soon to be known as Mario, and Pauline (to be saved!)   

Classic Donkey Kong Arcade - Gameplay

King of Kong - Trailer

  • Nintendo

  • FormatVideo
  • TypePlatform
  • SystemArcade

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