Control the Jumpman with the arrow keys and jump over obstacels with spacebar. Coleco's sales doubled to $500 million and its earnings quadrupled to $40 million. Points are awarded for the following: leaping over obstacles; destroying objects with a hammer power-up; collecting items such as hats, parasols, and purses (presumably belonging to Pauline); removing rivets from platforms, and completing each stage (determined by a steadily decreasing bonus counter). Mario and all moving objects use single sprites, the taller Pauline uses two sprites, and the larger Donkey Kong uses six sprites. The conveyor belt will stop every time the dispenser drops more cement into the pans, and touching it will kill you. Be careful while you climb a ladder and avoid the rolling barrels. This is the first occurrence of the damsel in distress scenario that provided the template for countless video games to come. The ZNG Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. They felt very official to me, which just added to the confusion until researching what it was I played. [14]:211 On April 27, 1982, he met with Arnold Greenberg of Coleco and threatened to sue over Coleco's home version of Donkey Kong. Stage two involves climbing a five-story structure of conveyor belts, each of which transport cement pans. Arcade. Winning the game requires patience and the ability to accurately time Mario's ascent. Competitive video gamers and referees stress the game's high level of difficulty compared to other classic arcade games. The NES version was re-released as an unlockable game in Animal Crossing for the GameCube. [12]:5 Donkey Kong was, however, extremely popular in the United States and Canada, garnering a positive reaction from consumers and was a significant commercial success for Nintendo, pulling them out of financial troubles. Each represents 25 meters of the structure Donkey Kong has climbed, one stage being 25 meters higher than the previous. [72] Although using isometric perspective, the structure and gameplay are similar. The only way to reach the top is by jumping from the top of the "towers" on either side, and the only way to get rid of the fires at the top is by running over every white spot in the stage (similar to the original's Stage 4). A hack made in 2006 for the 1981 classic, Donkey Kong II adds four extra levels to the original four already present, as well as some other changes and additions. Nintendo revived the Donkey Kong franchise in the 1990s for a series of platform games and spin-offs developed by Rare, beginning with Donkey Kong Country in 1994. [14]:284 Donkey Kong also sold steadily in Japan. The bottom conveyor is moving counterclockwise, while the top, clockwise. The fourth and final stage requires Mario to remove eight rivets from the platforms supporting Donkey Kong; removing the final rivet causes Donkey Kong to fall and the hero to be reunited with Pauline. The hero and ape would later become two of Nintendo's most popular and recognizable characters. [22][23], The circuit board of Radar Scope was restructured for Donkey Kong. Yamauchi wanted primarily to target the North American market, so he mandated that the game be given an English title, though many of their games to this point had English titles anyway. [8]:238 A rival claim is that he worked with Nintendo's export manager to come up with the title, and that "Donkey" was meant to represent "stupid and goofy". [6] The eponymous Donkey Kong character is the game's de facto villain. Universal City Studios, Inc. v. Nintendo Co., Ltd. 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Six months later, Coleco offered Atari 2600 and Intellivision versions, too. Over seven days, Universal's counsel, the New York firm Townley & Updike, argued that the names King Kong and Donkey Kong were easily confused and that the plot of the game was an infringement on that of the films. [24] While the gameplay and graphics were reworked for updated ROM chips, the existing CPU, sound hardware and monitor were left intact. Jugar a Donkey Kong 2 Jumpman Returns juego gratis online: Divertida versión de la saga de este clásico de Nintendo de 1981 en el que ayudas a Mario a rescatar a su novia de las garras de Donkey Kong. [42], In January 1983, the 1982 Arcade Awards gave it the Best Single-player video game award and the Certificate of Merit as runner-up for Coin-Op Game of the Year. Taito offered a considerable sum to buy all rights to Donkey Kong, but Nintendo turned them down after three days of discussion within the company. Two separate ports were developed for the Commodore 64: the first was published by Atarisoft in 1983, and the second by Ocean Software in 1986. [57] Nintendo released the NES version on the e-Reader and for the Game Boy Advance Classic NES Series in 2002 and 2004, respectively. if you have a Donkey Kong game on scratch you want me to look at post the link in the comments! The game's initial 2,000 units sold, and more orders were made. De Maria, Rusel, and Wilson, Johnny L. (2004). An ape named Donkey Kong has kidnapped Jumpman's girlfriend, the beautiful Lady Pauline. Under this title, Tiger created a handheld game with a scenario and gameplay based directly on Nintendo's creation. [61] In North America, a download code for the game for Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console was sent to users who purchased one of five select 3DS games on the Nintendo eShop and registered it on Club Nintendo from October 1, 2012, to January 6, 2013. The Atari 8-bit computer port of Donkey Kong contains one of the longest-undiscovered Easter eggs in a video game. [60] In Japan, a download code for the game for Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console was sent to users who purchased New Super Mario Bros. 2 or Brain Age: Concentration Training from the Nintendo eShop from July 28 to September 2, 2012. Your mission is to free the girl! For the addicted, your cure lies elsewhere. [8]:82 In addition to presenting the goal of saving Pauline, the game also gives the player a score. Makers of video game consoles were also interested. You can also spray the insects that will be flying around your head. [19]:127, In 1996 Next Generation listed the arcade, Atari 7800, and cancelled Coleco Adam versions as number 50 on their "Top 100 Games of All Time", commenting that even ignoring its massive historical significance, Donkey Kong stands as a great game due to its demanding challenges and graphics which manage to elegantly delineate an entire scenario on a single screen. Donkey Kong II - Jumpman Returns (V1.2) (hack) 3,902 3 14 3 . Yamauchi demanded that Arnold Greenberg, Coleco's president, withdraw his Adam port. 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. Still, if you just play the game occasionally, or never, you may like this cartridge. A complete remake of the original arcade game on the Game Boy, titled Donkey Kong (referred to as Donkey Kong '94 during development) contains levels from both the original Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr. arcades. In 2007, Donkey Kong Barrel Blast was released for the Nintendo Wii. [50]:74–75 Universal City Studios, Inc. v. Nintendo, Co., Ltd. was heard in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by Judge Robert W. Sweet. Donkey Kong 2 Players by gaming_extremist; cat Kong by scratchguy239; Donkey Kong by TheMightyWarrior; Donkey Kong for retro lovers only by npcmadman; Donkey Kong -2 by Rinzler148; Derpy Kong by wimpypunch1; Donkey Kong remix by the_retro_gamers; Donkey Kong Nes. It's not a full remake of Donkey Kong, but a very well made flash version of one of the milestones of video game history. [9] These four stages combine to form a level. The game opens with the gorilla climbing a pair of ladders to the top of a construction site, accompanied by music (a variation on the theme from Dragnet[13]). By late June 1982, Donkey Kong's success had prompted more than 50 parties in the U.S. and Japan to license the game's characters. You are Stanley the Exterminator and must use your spray gun to blast Donkey Kong to the top of the screen. Start Game. [14]:215 Mario and his simian nemesis appeared on cereal boxes, board games, pajamas, and manga. [22] Both Donkey Kong and its sequel, Donkey Kong Jr., are included in the 1988 NES compilation Donkey Kong Classics. Episodes of The Simpsons, Futurama, Crank Yankers and The Fairly OddParents have referenced the game. In 1982, Buckner & Garcia and R. Cade and the Video Victims both recorded songs ("Do the Donkey Kong" and "Donkey Kong", respectively) based on the game. [14]:215, Universal sued Nintendo on June 29, 1982, and announced its license with Coleco. One life is lost whenever Mario touches Donkey Kong or any enemy object, falls too far through a gap or off the end of a platform, or lets the bonus counter reach zero. [14]:159, The game was sent to Nintendo of America for testing. Jogos Gratis Retro Clássicos 70s 80s 90s Em Flash Y Java Online. None of the home versions have all of the intermission animations from the arcade game. Arcade. Nothing new to see there. Nevertheless, Crazy Kong machines found their way into some American arcades, often installed in cabinets marked as Congorilla. It was created by Jeff Kulczycki in 2006 and is not an official Nintendo licensed product. The hero is a carpenter originally unnamed in the Japanese arcade release, later named Jumpman and then Mario. The stage screen is now different. A lawsuit brought by Universal City Studios alleging Donkey Kong violated its trademark of King Kong, ultimately failed. [51]:118 On October 4, 1984, however, the court upheld the previous verdict. Coleco agreed on May 3, 1982, to pay royalties to Universal of 3% of their Donkey Kong's net sale price, worth about $4.6 million. On December 24, 1981, Howard Lincoln drafted the contract. [79], This article is about the 1981 arcade game. You may be interested in: Start Game. [44] Edwards commented that "The faults really outweigh the plusses, especially if you've got 'Donkey Kong Fever'. [74], The 2007 documentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters tells the story of Steve Wiebe's attempts to break the Donkey Kong world record, then considered to have been held by Billy Mitchell. Embed Code Add to Favorite. This was broken four years later by Robbie Lakeman. In November 2010, Nintendo applied for a trademark on the phrase with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. [38], In his 1982 book Video Invaders, Steve Bloom described Donkey Kong as "another bizarre cartoon game, courtesy of Japan". 2. 1944 - the loop master (000620 USA) Start Game. [12]:36 Although its origin as a comic strip license played a major part, Donkey Kong marked the first time that the storyline for a video game preceded the game's programming rather than simply being appended as an afterthought. "[19]:47 Miyamoto has also named "Beauty and the Beast" and the 1933 film King Kong as influences. The Radar Scope hardware, originally inspired by the Namco Galaxian hardware, was designed for a large number of enemies moving around at high speeds, which Donkey Kong does not require, so the development team removed unnecessary functions and reduced the scale of the circuit board. They chose "Pauline" for the Lady, after Polly James, wife of Nintendo's Redmond, Washington, warehouse manager, Don James. Same basic idea as the original's Stage 3, but with a different structure to it. You can also play Donkey Kong 2 online, if you don't mind playing Flash games in a browser. [19]:111 In addition, Arakawa believed that as a more established company in the U.S., Coleco could better handle marketing. Consalvo, Mia (2003). Like 1980s Pac-Man, Donkey Kong employs cutscenes to advance its plot. Yokoi thought Miyamoto's original design was too complex,[19]:47–48 though he had some difficult suggestions himself, such as using see-saws to catapult the hero across the screen (eventually found too hard to program, though a similar concept appeared in the Popeye arcade game). The most fiendish of the bunch. The show lasted two seasons. However, play the store's copy, or try a friend's, before you buy. Donkey Kong spawned the sequel Donkey Kong Jr. (1982) with the player controlling Donkey Kong's son in an attempt to save his father from the now-evil Mario. It was originally developed as a GameCube game and would have used the bongo controller, but it was delayed and released exclusively as a Wii game with no support for the bongo accessory. The game was ported to Nintendo's Family Computer (Famicom) console and released in Japan on July 15, 1983, as one of the system's three launch games. 0. MT> What Donkey Kong 2: Jumpman Returns levels did you work on that you abandoned or left on the drawing table? Donkey Kong was ready for release.[12]:212. [10] Donkey Kong kidnaps Mario's girlfriend, originally known as Lady, but later renamed Pauline. Play continues until all lives are lost, which ends the game. Comments. [26] The Donkey Kong hardware has the memory capacity for displaying 128 foreground sprites at 16x16 pixels each and 256 background tiles at 8x8 pixels each. He moves to his final perch and sneers. The Best Donkey Kong games on Scratch! DK stomps down to stop Mario from saving Pauline in Stage 3 (turning Mario upside down; kinda funny animation). Donkey Kong II: Jumpman Returns. The closer you get to Donkey Kong, the harder it will be as the barrels will be coming in waves at that point. [19]:48–49 In the end, Miyamoto stated that he thought the name would convey the thought of a "stupid ape". Ray Kassar of Atari was fired the next month, and the home PC version of Donkey Kong was not released.[14]:283–285. It drops while dispensing cement, and raises back up once done. [50]:72 Both parties appealed this judgment, but the verdict was upheld on July 15, 1986. Once you do that, you beat the level. In 1983, Atari released several computer versions under the Atarisoft label. NB> An early version of the game included a level called The Crane. [14]:530 Yukio Kaneoka composed a simple soundtrack to serve as background music for the levels and story events. [19]:121 Meanwhile, Sheinberg revoked Tiger's license to make its King Kong game, but O. R. Rissman refused to acknowledge Universal's claim to the trademark. He included language that Coleco would be held liable for anything on the game cartridge, an unusual clause for a licensing agreement. It's a gaming experience I won't soon forget, and I'm glad I had the chance to experience it! [14]:158 Nintendo's budget for the development of the game was $100,000. [14]:211 Judy and Stone, who worked on straight commission, became millionaires. Donkey Kong is considered to be the earliest video game with a storyline that visually unfolds on screen. The victory music alternates between levels 1 and 2. When this license attempt failed, Nintendo took the opportunity to create new characters that could then be marketed and used in later games. [48], The Famicom version of the game sold 840,000 units in Japan. Nintendo licensed the game to Coleco, who developed home console versions for numerous platforms. The player must take the role of Mario and rescue her. Collecting a heart makes another appear, and five must be found to tip the scale enough to cross. In the follow-up Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis, Donkey Kong once again falls in love with Pauline and kidnaps her, and Mario uses the Mini-Mario toys to help him rescue her. While performing the first set of jumps, the platforms above can hinder you; stopping you mid-jump, leading to your death. Donkey Kong 3 plays very differently than the previous Donkey Kong games. You know you remember Donkey Kong! Homepage; Standard: Easy; Standard: Normal; Standard: Hard [20] Another, more credible story claims Miyamoto looked in a Japanese-English dictionary for something that would mean "stubborn gorilla",[14] or that "Donkey" was meant to convey "silly" or "stubborn"; "Kong" was common Japanese slang for "gorilla". [67], Crazy Kong was officially licensed from Nintendo and manufactured by Falcon for some non-US markets. The success of Donkey Kong 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. See the FAQ instructions for easy workarounds! [68], In 1981, O. R. Rissman, president of Tiger Electronics, obtained a license to use the name King Kong from Universal City Studios. You must also watch out for cement/springs falling from conveyor belts above you. This page was last edited on 18 January 2021, at 08:51. While riding the conveyors, the idea is to ride the bottom platforms (moving in the direction you need to go) while jumping over the top ones. [14]:218 However, he denied Nintendo's claim of damages from those licensees who had paid royalties to both Nintendo and Universal. Pauline has a pink dress and long hair,[11]:19–20 and a speech balloon crying "HELP!" In the end, Yamauchi granted Coleco exclusive console and tabletop rights to Donkey Kong because he believed that "It [was] the hungriest company". Control: Arrow Keys - Move left and right, and climb up or down the ladders.Space - Jump. [36] Programmer Landon Dyer had his initials appear if the player died under certain conditions, then returned to the title screen. The narrative concludes when Mario reaches the end of the rivet stage. [12]:39 The story of how Miyamoto came up with the name "Donkey Kong" varies. It starts with the same damsel-in-distress premise and four basic locations as the arcade game and then progresses to 97 additional puzzle-based levels. Help Mario rescue Pauline from Donkey Kong, can Mario save her? "Cutscenes" have been added after every two stages, showing silly scenes such as DK stealing bait under a trap while Mario/Jumpman sleeps [Pauling dropping things, catch DK foot on fire]. It was also published on Virtual Console for the Wii, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Super Smash Bros. Brawl includes a demo of the NES version of Donkey Kong, and a stage called "75m", a replica of its Donkey Kong namesake.[73]. 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. [19]:112, Coleco did not offer the game cartridge stand-alone; instead, it was bundled with the ColecoVision console, which went on sale in August 1982. [8]:238 The artwork used for the cabinets and promotional materials make these cartoon-like character designs even more explicit. Robot and His Robot Factory (Atari 8-bit, 1984), focuses on traversing all of the platforms in the level, or collecting scattered objects, instead of climbing to the top. Following 1980's Space Panic, Donkey Kong is one of the earliest examples of the platform game genre[3]:94[4] even prior to the term being coined; the U.S. gaming press used climbing game for games with platforms and ladders. Download. [76] The current world record was set by John McCurdy on January 11, 2021 with a score of 1,272,700. This remained undiscovered for 26 years until Dyer revealed it on his blog, stating "there's an easter egg, but it's totally not worth it, and I don't remember how to bring it up anyway. The originally unnamed character, who was later called Jumpman, then Mario, must rescue a damsel in distress, Pauline, from the titular giant ape, Donkey Kong. Nintendoer • 9 April 2017 • User blog:Nintendoer. The Donkey Kong Country series was revived by Retro Studios in 2010 with the release of Donkey Kong Country Returns, and its sequel, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, in 2014. [19]:126 A later Nintendo protagonist was named in Kirby's honor. In the show, mystery crime-solving plots in the mode of Scooby-Doo are framed around the premise of Mario and Pauline chasing Donkey Kong (voiced by Soupy Sales), who has escaped from the circus. [19]:113 Nintendo earned another $100 million on the game in its second year of release,[19]:111 totaling $280 million[40] (equivalent to $787,423,133 in 2019). A heart appears between Mario and Pauline, but Donkey Kong grabs her and climbs higher, causing the heart to break. [8]:82, The game uses graphics and animation for characterization. [47] Computer and Video Games reviewed the ColecoVision port in its September 1984 issue and scored it 4 out of 4 in all four categories of Action, Graphics, Addiction and Theme. [9], Donkey Kong is considered to be the earliest video game with a storyline that visually unfolds on screen. https://zng.fandom.com/wiki/User_blog:Nintendoer/Donkey_Kong_II:_Jumpman_Returns?oldid=3231. [50]:74 Nintendo's counsel, John Kirby, countered that Universal had themselves argued in a previous case that King Kong's scenario and characters were in the public domain. In preparation for the court battle ahead, Universal agreed to allow Tiger to continue producing its King Kong game as long as they distinguished it from Donkey Kong. [49], In April 1982, Sid Sheinberg, a seasoned lawyer and president of MCA and Universal City Studios, learned of the game's success and suspected it might be a trademark infringement of Universal's own King Kong. Donkey Kong[b] is an arcade game released by Nintendo in Japan on July 9, 1981,[2] July 31, 1981, in North America, and in Europe during the same year. "[44] In September 1982, Arcade Express reviewed the ColecoVision port and scored it 9 out of 10. All of the computer ports have the cement factory level, while most of the console versions do not. Donkey Kong Arcade Return, File Size: 815.09 Kb, Rating: 86.79% with 214 votes , Played: 19,524 times from May-4th-2011 Description: Donkey Kong Arcade Return. [14]:160 Arakawa used Nintendo's profits to buy 27 acres (11 ha) of land in Redmond in July 1982. DONKEY KONG 2 GAME & WATCH : El clásico juego Donkey Kong de 1983 con un diseño como si jugaramos con las antiguas maquinas Game & Watch de la decada del '80. Finally, the platforms in the center shift up and down at set intervals. Stage one involves Mario scaling a construction site made of crooked girders and ladders while jumping over or hammering barrels and oil drums tossed by Donkey Kong. [12]:42[19]:109 These character names were printed on the American cabinet art and used in promotional materials. [46] The magazine's Danny Goodman stated that of Coleco's three console versions, the one for the ColecoVision was the best, "followed surprisingly by the Atari and Intellivision, in that order". The phrase "It's on like Donkey Kong" has been used in various works of popular culture. In this screenshot, they are currently "up", so next they will shift down, then back up again, and so on. [43] Ed Driscoll reviewed the Atari VCS version of Donkey Kong in The Space Gamer No. The page lists 40 games related to the game Donkey Kong Arcade Returns 2, enjoy! 2) If the game is set to free play, the player can switch between Donkey Kong II - Jumpman Returns and the original "Donkey Kong" (US version) by holding down both start buttons for five seconds. Donkey Kong. It used several elevator sprites in a row to simulate a girder being raised and lowered. For the 1994 Game Boy game, see, 1981 arcade platform video game published by Nintendo, The Family Computer/Nintendo Entertainment System version was ported by, "And we received from Coleco an agreement that they would pay us three percent of the net sales price [of all the. [14]:214 When Universal threatened Nintendo, Howard Lincoln and Nintendo refused to cave. The game is divided into four different single-screen stages. Other clones recast the game with different characters, such as Cannonball Blitz (Apple II, 1982), with a soldier and cannonballs replacing the ape and barrels, and the American Southwest-themed Canyon Climber (Atari 8-bit, 1982).[69]. [21], Miyamoto himself had high hopes for his new project. For example, you must bide your time to make the first jump, leaping over two cement pans before a spring on the right drops, allowing you to cross. « Return to the main Retro Gaming … This game has been so well received, the artworkneeded to complete a dedicated Donkey Kong II Jumpman Returns arcade cabinetis available online (pending availability). Atomic Punk (US) Start Game. It is the first game to have built-in enhancement for the Super Game Boy accessory. The game was ported by the Famicom and NES developer, Nintendo Research & Development 2, under the Arcade Classics Series of NES games. Only with your help… Donkey Kong 4 is the 4th installment of the DK arcade series it is a reboot for the WII-U 1 plot 2 gameplay 3 Characters 4 Ending 5 Nature 6 Trivia 3 years after jumpman's death in DK Jr., Mario must revive him with a 1-up without Cranky,DK (Jr. and third) and Diddy catching him. Other ports include the Apple II, Atari 7800, Intellivision, Commodore VIC-20, Famicom Disk System, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Atari 8-bit family, and Mini-Arcade versions. On May 20, 1985, Judge Sweet awarded Nintendo $1.8 million for legal fees, lost revenues, and other expenses. The game was the latest in a series of efforts by Nintendo to break into the North American market. ... Donkey Kong 2 Jumpman Returns. Author Info: LilDwarf 1000+ Free Flash Games Updates Archive Page 2 Page 3. 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