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Original arcade Donkey Kong comes to Nintendo Switch in first-ever re-release

5 days ago   |   By The Verge

The arcade version of Donkey Kong is a pretty big deal in retro gaming circles, as seen in the classic documentary King of Kong. Until today, though, it was impossible to legally acquire or sell an arcade-perfect version of the game without tracking down an actual arcade cabinet, reportedly due to complex legal issues over authorship of the code. Now those issues appear to have been resolved: Nintendo just put out Donkey Kong on the Switch for $7.99 through its Arcade Archives series .
This Donkey Kong release actually contains three versions of the game: the Japanese original, the more...
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Donkey Kong and Sky Skipper join the Arcade Archives lineup

Donkey Kong and Sky Skipper join the Arcade Archives lineup

5 days ago   |   By Pocket Gamer

Nintendo put a neat bow on their E3 presentations today, announcing that the arcade version of Donkey Kong and the ultra rare Sky Skipper would be the next additions to Hamster Corp.'s Arcade Archives series .
Arcade Archives Donkey Kong comes bundled with three different versions of the original arcade game. Players will be able to try out the original Japanese version, a later patched version that addresses bugs, and the international version. The Arcade Archives is also introducing two new gameplay modes - Hi Score and Caravan mode - that will take advantage of online leaderboards.
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Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong

5 days ago   |   By Giant Bomb

Control Jumpman and save his girlfriend, Pauline, from the evil barrel-tossing gorilla known as Donkey Kong. Designed by Shigeru Miyamoto, this was the game that set the template for the platformer genre.
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Modern Combat 5 Blackout for Nintendo Switch Announced

5 days ago   |   By N4G

The mobile first person shooting game, Modern Combat 5 Blackout has been announced for the Nintendo Switch.
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Arcade Donkey Kong, Sky Skipper games coming to Nintendo Switch

Arcade Donkey Kong, Sky Skipper games coming to Nintendo Switch

5 days ago   |   By SlashGear

A pair of classic games are heading to the Nintendo Switch: Sky Skipper and the original Donkey Kong. These two arcade games have never before been released for home consoles, making the addition a rare treat for classic game aficionados. Nintendo announced the launch plans earlier today during an E3 event. The original Donkey Kong arcade game...
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