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Super Mario - Donkey Kong Backpack - Backpack in banana pattern - Donkey Kong on the front - Two slip pockets on the front - Padded notebook compartment - Banana motif on the...Read moreEmp deals
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Donkey Kong is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981. It is an early example of the platform game genre, with a gameplay focuses on maneuvering the main character across a series of platforms while dodging and jumping over obstacles.

Donkey Kong is considered to be the earliest video game with a storyline that visually unfolds on screen. The eponymous Donkey Kong character is the game's de facto villain. The hero is a carpenter originally unnamed in the Japanese arcade release, later named Jumpman and then Mario.

Donkey Kong kidnaps Mario's girlfriend, originally known as Lady, but later renamed Pauline. The player must take the role of Mario and rescue her. This is the first occurrence of the damsel in distress scenario that would provide the template for countless video games to come.

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The Game’s Development The game was the latest in a series of efforts by Nintendo to break into the North American market. Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo's president at the time, assigned the project to a first-time video game designer named Shigeru Miyamoto.

Drawing from a wide range of inspirations, including Popeye, Beauty and the Beast, and King Kong, Miyamoto developed the scenario and designed the game alongside Nintendo's chief engineer, Gunpei Yokoi. The two men broke new ground by using graphics as a means of characterization, including cutscenes to advance the game's plot, and integrating multiple stages into the gameplay. Although Nintendo's American staff was initially apprehensive, Donkey Kong succeeded commercially and critically in North America and Japan. The company licensed the game to Coleco, who developed home console versions for numerous platforms. Other companies cloned the hit and avoided royalties altogether. Miyamoto's characters appeared on cereal boxes, television cartoons, and dozens of other places.

A lawsuit brought on by Universal City Studios alleging Donkey Kong violated their trademark of King Kong, ultimately failed. The success of the game and Nintendo's victory in the courtroom helped to position the company for video game market dominance from its release in 1981 until the late 1990s (1996–1999). How to Find Cheap Donkey Kong Deals Online

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  • Donkey Kong Amiibo Nintendo Wii, 3DS, Switch. Amiibo is a series of character toys that interact with games on the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS. When an Amiibo is placed on the GamePad, that character will be brought into the game. As you play, your figure's data will also be updated, so keep playing to make your amiibo unique. There is a wide range of characters from numerous games to choose from.
  • Donkey Kong Amiibo Super Smash Bros Collection Nintendo Wii U 3DS. An item that is still in its original shrink wrap from the manufacturer and the original manufacturer’s seal has not been removed.
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