June 1986

Donkey Kong Jr.

The junior companion to Nintendo’s proverbial 800-lb. gorilla, rendered more faithfully on consoles than Dad was.

Donkey Kong

The game with which Nintendo made its name and its fortune, Donkey Kong was the prize release for the Famicom’s launch in Japan — though thanks to the system’s…

Donkey Kong Jr. Math

According to Nintendo, this was the very first American NES release in the Donkey Kong series. Somehow.