What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Play Donkey Kong Atari 2600 Video Game

Donkey Kong is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981. Nintendo licensed the home market of Donkey Kong to Coleco, and in August 1982 Coleco offered Atari 2600 and Intellivision versions. The game is divided into four different single-screen stages. Donkey Kong employs cutscenes to advance its plot. The game opens with the gorilla climbing a pair of ladders to the top of a construction site. Donkey Kong is rated as one of the Top 10 Atari 2600 games of all time.

Emulator instructions and keyboard controls towards bottom of page.
Click “Game Reset” or F12 to Start Game

If you grew up in the 80’s you shouldn’t need instructions!! You might find some help at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Atari_2600_games and look up the game you need assistance playing.

Click “Game Reset” or F12 to Begin/Restart Game
Arrow Keys – Move
Space bar to fire/action button

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Atari 2600 Donkey Kong Game


Platforms: Atari 2600 Intellivision ColecoVision, IBM PC, Commodore 64