Tag: Donkey Kong

YouTuber Raises Close To $350,000 For Transgender Youth With 'Donkey Kong 64' Marathon Stream

A 'Donkey Kong 64' marathon by YouTuber Harry Brewis raised almost $350,000 for a trans youth group in the UK. The charity stream was proved to be an epic success thanks to some help from the LGBTQ community, activists, and celebrities.

Video Games January 23, 2019

The Original Arcade Version Of ‘Donkey Kong’ Arrives On Nintendo Switch

The original hard-to-find arcade version of 'Donkey Kong' is coming to the Nintendo Switch through Nintendo’s new Arcade Archives series. An extremely rare game called 'Sky Skipper' is also coming this July.

Video Games June 15, 2018

'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' For Nintendo Switch Adds Funky Kong, But It's Still Pretty Hard

'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze,' which was originally launched for the Nintendo Wii U, was released for the Nintendo Switch, However, even with the addition of the overpowered Funky Kong, it remains a hard game to play.

Video Games May 5, 2018

Billy Mitchell To Set The Record Straight About His Disputed 'Donkey Kong,' 'Pac-Man' Records

Billy Mitchell has released a statement, promising that he will set the records straight with documents and witnesses. This followed his 'Donkey Kong' and Pac-Man' scores removal in the Twin Galaxies' leaderboards and in Guinness World Records.

Video Games April 16, 2018

Billy 'King Of Kong' Mitchell Loses High Scores After Being Accused Of Using Emulators To Achieve Them

A dispute was submitted to Twin Galaxies regarding the high scores for 'Donkey Kong' submitted by Billy Mitchell. Presented evidence claimed that he used an emulator to play the game.

Video Games February 6, 2018

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Heading To The Nintendo Switch, Bringing Funky Kong Along

Nintendo will rerelease the 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' for the Nintendo Switch platform with 'Funky Kong' as part of the package. Revealed via the Nintendo Direct Mini broadcast, the game release date is set on May 4.

Video Games January 12, 2018

'Pokémon Red' And 'Green,' 'Donkey Kong,' 'Halo,' And 'Street Fighter II' Are 2017's Video Game Hall Of Fame Inductees

Several games have just been added to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Take a look at this year’s Hall of Fame inductees and see if you agree.

Video Games May 5, 2017

Nintendo Sued Over Supposedly Dangerous 'Donkey Kong' Costume

Anyone who ever played a Nintendo game as a kid dreamed about becoming one of the characters — as it turns out, being Donkey Kong may not be as fun as playing him.

Video Games June 1, 2016

'Donkey Kong' World Record Smashed Once Again

This particular score may never be beaten.

Video Games May 9, 2016

Live-Action 'Donkey Kong in Real Life' Makes An Arcade Classic Gritty

Mario is on a quest to save Peach, and it has never looked as real as this.

Geek April 27, 2016

Wes Copeland Reclaims 'Donkey Kong' World Record

Wes Copeland recently reclaimed his record for highest score on 'Donkey Kong,' by beating the previous record held by Robbie Lakeman, who overtook Copeland as the world record holder last year.

Geek January 12, 2016

Judge Dismisses Former Donkey Kong Record Holder's Lawsuit Against Cartoon Network

New Jersey Federal District Judge Anne Thompson ruled that the Regular Show merely exaggerated Billy Mitchell's traits for the character Garrett Bobby Ferguson, but that the program is protected by the First Amendment.

Geek November 24, 2015

Watch The Supercharged Vehicles In Action In 'Skylanders SuperCharger' Launch Trailer

Nintendo released the launch trailer for 'Skylanders SuperCharger' that includes stunts and a look at how the vehicles move on land, sea and in the air.

Geek September 21, 2015

Nintendo Announces Intentions To Head Back To The Movies

Nintendo has officially announced that it's open to bringing adaptations based on its games to the silver screen after a fifteen-year hiatus.

Geek August 24, 2015

Donkey Kong And Bowser Will Throw Some Barrels And Breathe Fire In 'Skylanders SuperChargers'

Donkey Kong and Bowser and their fire-breathing antics will be featured in 'Skylanders SuperChargers.'

Geek June 17, 2015

Cute Amiibo Costumes Coming To Cute 'Yoshi's Woolly World' Game: Nintendo

Good-Feel's upcoming 'Yoshi's Woolly World' is about to get even more adorable.

Video Games May 27, 2015

Link, Mario, And Pikachu Top List Of Most Popular Amiibo Figures in U.S.

Nintendo is selling millions of its NFC-enabled figurines, and Link, Mario, and Pikachu are among the most popular of them all.

Video Games February 17, 2015

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