July 9 1981 – Donkey Kong, a video game created by Nintendo, is released. It is also Super Mario’s first appearance.
Donkey Kong is a series of video games featuring the adventures of a gorilla character called Donkey Kong, conceived by Shigeru Miyamoto in 1981.
The franchise consists mainly of two game genres, but also includes additional spin-off titles of various genres.
First release Donkey Kong July 9, 1981
Latest release Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze May 3, 2018.
Spin-offs Mario Donkey Kong Country Mario vs. Donkey Kong.
July 9th marks
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While Nintendo hasn’t announced any plans for developing a new Donkey Kong game, fans of the side-scrolling primate are in desperate need of a new adventure.