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Action (2D Platformer, Arcade)


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Much More Depth Than You'd Expect

Donkey Kong for the original Game Boy has a surprising amount of depth for a handheld game. In this seriously upgraded version compared to the NES and arcade version, Mario has increased abilities, there's more of a puzzle element to it, and there's many more levels to get through.

It's a familiar sight, Donkey Kong has taken the princess hostage and you must climb though levels to get to her. However, in this version of Donkey Kong, Mario has more abilities. You can swing on ropes to launch yourself up and across the screen. There's still the hammer to take out enemies and walls, but now there are also items that can create ladders and floors to walk on. This adds more of a puzzle feel to the game than just your typical platformer. You must figure out how to use these items to g...

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