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Donkey Kong is a series of video games by Nintendo starring a gorilla named Donkey Kong

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Who is Mario trying to rescue in Donkey Kong?

I've been watching playthroughs of the more primitive Donkey Kong games on YouTube and it occurred to me, if these games predate Super Mario Bros., the Mushroom Kingdom and Princess Peach, then who is ...
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Is Scapelli actually Donkey Kong?

In the 1993 Super Mario Bros. film, we meet a secondary antagonist, Scapelli, who apparently is a professional rival to Mario and Luigi's plumbing business. Near the end of the film, Koopa de-evolves ...
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What is the real name of our current Donkey Kong?

From my understanding the original Donkey Kong from the 1981 Nintendo arcade game is not the same character as our current Donkey Kong in such games as Mario Kart, and Super Smash Bros. Who is our ...
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What was the Kremling's business with bananas?

The Kremlings were cold-blooded reptiles, which are usually carnivores. Why would they go to the immense trouble of stealing the Kong banana hoard and defending it from our two favourite monkeys on ...
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Why were the arch-enemies of the Kong family replaced?

In Donkey Kong Country Returns and its sequels, the Kremlings were replaced in favour of the Tikis, which completely new to the series. Personally, I didn't think they fitted into the DK-universe very ...
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How come the Kong family are resistant to Tiki magic?

In Donkey Kong Country Returns we see the Tikis (weird wooden faces) use some type of music to enchant other animals and steal our precious, tasty bananas. For some reason, Donkey and Diddy (and also ...
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