Diddy Kong

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Diddy Kong
DeveloperGregg Mayles
PublisherNintendo
SystemsAs noted below
Released1994-present
Television: 1997-2000
Added to
museum
As noted below

Diddy Kong is a character by Nintendo. He is part of a multimedia franchise consisting of video games, television shows, and music.

The character of Diddy Kong was created by Gregg Mayles at Rare as the second playable character in Donkey Kong Country.

Diddy Kong also appears in some games in the Donkey Kong Country series, in some games in the Mario Kart series, in some games in the Mario Party series, in some games in the Mario sports series, and in some games in the Super Smash Bros. series.

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Diddy Kong character biography

Diddy Kong was Donkey Kong's sidekick and friend.

He helped Donkey Kong retrieve his banana stash from King K. Rool.

When Donkey Kong was kidnapped, Diddy and his girlfriend Dixie Kong rescued him.

When he was kidnapped with Donkey Kong, Dixie and her cousin Kiddy Kong rescued them.

Video games featuring Diddy Kong

Title Developer System Release Added to museum Notes
Donkey Kong Country Rare SNES 1994 Super Famicom Mini: October 31, 2017
SNES Classic Edition: March 16, 2018
Re-released on SNES Classic Edition and Super Famicom Mini.
Donkey Kong Land Rare Game Boy 1995 Not yet
Donkey Kong Country 2 Rare SNES 1995 3DS: August 8, 2020
Donkey Kong Land 2 Rare Game Boy 1996 Not yet
Donkey Kong Country 3 Rare SNES 1996 3DS: September 8, 2020
Donkey Kong Land 3 Rare Game Boy 1997 Not yet
Diddy Kong Racing Rare Nintendo 64 1997 Not yet
Donkey Kong 64 Rare Nintendo 64 1997 January 20, 2018
Donkey Konga Namco GameCube 2003 Bongos: December 25, 2004
Game: July 7, 2020
Donkey Konga 2 Namco GameCube 2004 Not yet
DK: King of Swing Paon GBA 2005 Not yet
Donkey Konga 3 Namco GameCube 2005 Not yet
Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast Paon Wii 2007 Not yet
DK: Jungle Climber Paon DS 2007 Not yet
Donkey Kong Country Returns Retro Studios Wii U, 3DS 2013 March 17, 2014
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Retro Studios Wii U, Switch 2014 Not yet