4.25 stars 4.25/5 Stars Average score of 2 user reviews spread across 22 releases and 0 DLC
The original Donkey Kong was a hallmark in the platforming genre when Nintendo released it in 1981. It doesn’t hurt that it also made some mad money in the arcades. Thus designer Shigeru Miyamoto got to (perhaps was put to) work on the sequel, Donkey Kong Jr. Premiering in 1982, Donkey Kong Jr. stars the game’s namesake as he goes through four levels of platforming to rescue his father, the original Donkey Kong, who was captured by Mario at the end of the previous game. This time Mario is your e...
The ShortPros- Wholly unique sequel to Donkey Kong, starring his son- Similar focus on climbing and jumping, but more on the former than its predecessor- All four levels are intact in the NES port- A bigger challenge than Donkey Kong- Remains the only game ever where Mario is the bad guyCons- Jumping in this one feels unbelievably clunky- Falling even a short distance kills Jr. Guy would die tripping over a rock.- Again, original cart does not have a battery save functionJr, mixing it up.The Lon...
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