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Donkey Kong Jr. (game)

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Donkey Kong Jr.
Donkey Kong Jr. flyer.jpg
Developer(s): Nintendo Research & Development 1, Iwasaki Engineering
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System
Players: Single player, multiplayer
Predecessor: Donkey Kong
Successor: Donkey Kong 3
Release dates
N. America: 1982 (Arcade)
June 1986 (NES)
Japan: 1982 (Arcade)
July 15, 1983 (NES)
Europe: 1982 (Arcade)
June 15, 1987 (NES)
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This article is about the game, for the character see the Super Mario Wiki article about Donkey Kong Jr.

Donkey Kong Jr. is a game in the Donkey Kong series, originally released in 1982 as an arcade cabinet and later released as a Nintendo Entertainment System title.


A game where the player as Donkey Kong Jr. must rescue Donkey Kong from inside of a cage, against Mario. This is a role reversal of the previous game (Donkey Kong) in which Mario was the hero and Donkey Kong was the villain. Action involves platforming elements such as climbing vines and avoiding enemies, falling into the ocean.


Box art for the Nintendo Entertainment System version

This game has been bundled up in Donkey Kong + Donkey Kong Jr. + Mario Bros. for arcades.


Donkey Kong series logo
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