Donkey Kong (1981 video game)

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Donkey Kong

The title screen for Donkey Kong

Developer Nintendo
Publisher Nintendo
Platform arcade
Director Shigeru Miyamoto
Release year 1981

Donkey Kong is an arcade game made by Nintendo in 1981 and directed by Shigeru Miyamoto. It was the first game starring Mario, and the first game to have jumping in it. It was also the first game ever that Miyamoto directed. The game was a big success, and has become very prolific to this day.

[edit] Story

The game follows Mario (originally named Jumpman), who in this game is a carpenter. The main villain is Donkey Kong, who kidnaps Mario's girlfriend, Pauline, and climbs atop a building with her. Mario has to reach the top and rescue Pauline.

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