Donkey Kong

Global Total as of 30th Sep 2017 (units): 3.07m
Platform: Game BoyAlso on: Wii, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft Windows
Developer: Nintendo Genre: Platform

Total Units

North America: 1.57m 51.0%
+ Europe: 0.62m 20.3%
+ Japan: 0.55m 17.8%
+ Rest of the World: 0.34m 10.9%
= Global 3.07m

Release History

Donkey Kong NintendoNorth America01st June 1994Retail
Donkey Kong NintendoJapan14th June 1994Retail
Donkey Kong NintendoEurope24th September 1994Retail

Game Overview

The first Donkey Kong game was released by Nintendo in 1981 originally as an arcade game.

It features 3 main characters: Jumpman (aka Mario) who is the protagonist, Pauline who is the damsel in distress, and Donkey Kong who is the antagonist.


killeryoshis (on 13 June 2009)
I wish I still had this game :-(
madmaniac (on 06 October 2008)
Never knew it was Pauline that I was
trying to safe all those times I played
this game
StarcraftManiac (on 22 September 2008)
Sweet! Loved, and played the game really
REALLY much!
The Ghost of RubangB (on 29 February 2008)
Best Donkey Kong game ever, possibly
best 2-D platformer ever. Great in the
Super Game Boy. I highly recommend this
to everybody.
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