Donkey Kong (Game & Watch)

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Donkey Kong
DeveloperNintendo R&D1
SystemsGame & Watch, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS
ReleasedGame & Watch
Multi-screen: 1982
Game & Watch Gallery 2
GB JP: September 27, 1997
GBC NA: November 1, 1998
GBC EU: 1998
GBC AU: 1998
3DS, NA: May 24, 2012
3DS JP: March 21, 2012
3DS EU: May 3, 2012
Nintendo Mini Classics
Game & Watch Gallery 4
GBA EU: October 25, 2002
GBA NA: October 28, 2002
GBA EU: 2002
Wii U EU: December 10, 2015
Wii U AU: December 11, 2015
Wii U JP: March 16, 2016
Wii U NA: April 7, 2016
Added to
3DS: December 4, 2017

Donkey Kong is a game by Nintendo R&D1. It was the twentieth Game & Watch game and the second game in the Donkey Kong series.


Mario has to rescue his girlfriend, Pauline, who has been kidnapped by Donkey Kong.


Donkey Kong was released as multi-screen Game & Watch system in 1982.

It was remade as part of Game & Watch Gallery 2 for Game Boy in 1997 in Japan and for Game Boy Color in 1998 in Australia, Europe, and North America.

It was released as part of the Nintendo Mini Classics line in 1998.

It was remade as part of Game & Watch Gallery 4 for Game Boy Advance in 2002.

Game & Watch Gallery 2 was released for Virtual Console on 3DS in 2014.

Game & Watch Gallery 4 was released for Virtual Console on Wii U in 2015.