Funky Kong

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Funky Kong
DeveloperRare, Nintendo
PublisherNintendo
SystemsAs noted below
ReleasedVideo games: 1994-present
Television: 1983-2000
Added to
museum
As noted below

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

The character of Funky Kong was created by Rare as a means to allow the characters to travel to previously completed worlds.

Funky Kong appeared in the Donkey Kong Country series.

He also appeared in some games in the Donkey Konga series, in some games in the Mario Kart series, and in some games in the Mario sports series.

Funky Kong character biography

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Funky Kong is a gorilla that originally operated barrels that allowed the Kongs to visit worlds they had already completed.

He later operated a shop that sold vehicles to the Kongs, then a shop that sold weapons.

He enjoys surfing, a trait that he has used during the instances where he was a playable character.

Video games featuring Funky 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 Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Rare SNES 1996 Not yet
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! Rare SNES 1996 Not yet
Donkey Kong Land 2 Rare Game Boy 1996 Not yet
Donkey Kong 64 Rare Nintendo 64 1997 January 20, 2018
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: Tropical Freeze Retro Studios Wii U, Switch 2014 Not yet