Donkey Kong: a muted anniversary

This year marks the anniversary of the good Donkey Kong, but it seems that the event has passed really quietly

Last July 8in fact, it was the anniversary of good old Donkey Kong that he could well put out 40 candles on his cake, probably with banana, but it seems that there have been no particular celebrations for one of the icons of the Nintendo house. So let’s try to understand together the reason for this choice.

Donkey Kong: an anniversary in the shadow of Zelda

In fact, it seems that Donkey Kong’s anniversary coincided with that of another of Nintendo’s super sagas, that is, that of The Legend of Zelda. A series that has therefore accomplished 35 years and which has become one of the symbols of the house of Kyoto together with the legendary Super Mario.

Created by the imaginative Shigeru Miyamoto, the title started as a cabinet in the early eighties, it remains playable on NES mini, and then continues on SNES with the Country series, on mobile consoles and also as playable character on other series like Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. Not to forget the sublime work of David Wise like composer for his soundtrack!

Donkey Kong: a muted anniversary

In short, a considerable legacy. Unfortunately saw that the primate has not yet been able to enjoy a new title after Tropical Freeze a few years ago, and that the last E3 was “dominated” by the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild together with the Game & Watch themed Link and associates, now the reason is understood. A rather sad explanation.

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