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Two Long-Lost Nintendo Arcade Games Are Heading To Switch

Nintendo kicked off the final day of Treehouse Live with a huge announcement for fans of its classic games: Two arcade games that have never been officially released on home consoles are coming to Switch’s Arcade Archives: the original Donkey Kong, which is available now, and Sky Skipper, coming in July.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Donkey Kong Expansion For Mario + Rabbids Is Tricky And Apparently Very Long

Donkey Kong can throw allies and enemies around, making for some interesting new tactics in the expansion to the Mario +Rabbids Switch crossover coming out near the end of the month. I played it and have footage of an early level for you all to watch.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ubisoft showed off a look at Donkey Kong in the upcoming single-player DLC for Mario + Rabbids at E3

Ubisoft showed off a look at Donkey Kong in the upcoming single-player DLC for Mario + Rabbids at E3. The trailer features some gameplay in which D joins up with several Rabbids, including the Princess Peach-inspired Rabbid, to face off against a yeti-like foe in a DK tie. It’s out June 26 on the Switch.Read […]

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The Speedrunner Smashing Records On Mario Kart 64’s Donkey Kong Track

Matthias Rustemeyer has been trying to collect every individual Mario Kart 64 course world record for half a decade, but thanks to Daniel Burbank that job just keeps getting harder. Burbank has been getting better and better times on the game’s lone Donkey Kong race track since the beginning of the year and shows no…Read […]

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Donkey Kong Game Disappears From eShop Ahead Of Switch Re-Release

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze was first released on the Wii U in 2014, and has previously available as a digital download on Nintendo’s eShop. Now that the game has been re-released on the Switch, though, it’s been noticed that the cheaper digital version of the game is no longer available.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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After Donkey Kong Controversy, Guinness Removes All Of Billy Mitchell’s Records

Guinness World Records will remove Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong scores, as well as his records for Pac-Man, from their database following Mitchell’s disqualification from the Twin Galaxies leaderboards yesterday.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Twin Galaxies Removes Former Donkey Kong Champ Billy Mitchell’s High Scores

Controversial arcade game player Billy Mitchell’s record scores have been removed from the Twin Galaxies leaderboards following a dispute earlier this year that many of were performed using an arcade emulator. The ruling, which comes after a lengthy arbitration process, also bans Mitchell from further participation on…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Donkey Kong Timeline Is Truly Disturbing

Are you sitting down? I’ve got something to tell you—something that may shock you. Between the events of the various Donkey Kong games, the Kong family was involved in a bitter and vicious war. Among its many casualties, this war may have claimed the life of a classic Kong character, explaining his disappearance from…Read more… […]

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Billy Mitchell Breaks Silence About Donkey Kong High Score Controversy

Last week, a popular Donkey Kong website announced that it would be removing former champion Billy Mitchell’s scores from its list after an analysis that it said showed his playthroughs of the game were achieved on the emulator MAME and not on original arcade hardware. Yesterday, Mitchell made what is so far his only…Read more… […]

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Former World Record Donkey Kong Score Now In Dispute

A prominent Donkey Kong forum has removed some scores supposedly earned by legendary arcade game player Billy Mitchell after evidence that there was possible foul play. Mitchell’s scores, which had set world records in Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr., had been recognized by the forum for eight years.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Finally Someone’s Collecting All Of Nintendo’s Old Flash Games In One Place

Flash games have been on their way out for some time. Many are already lost, scattered to the far corners of the internet with only a handful of people on an old forum to grieve for them. As a result, one Nintendo fan has decided to collect as many of the company’s flash games as […]

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In Super Mario Odyssey Gaming’s Original Damsel In Distress Might Finally Get Her Due

Over three decades ago she was stuck sitting atop steel beams waiting for “the plumber” to rescue her, but in 2017, Pauline has risen to the highest public office of New Donk City, the fictional urban backdrop for Super Mario Odyssey.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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