Donkey Kong 3 (Game & Watch)

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Donkey Kong 3
Developer Nintendo R&D 1
Publisher Nintendo
System Game & Watch
Release Date February 1984

Donkey Kong 3 is a Game & Watch game released on the Micro Vs. format. Because of this, it was capable of multiplayer games. Thus "Game B" of Donkey Kong 3 is actually two-player mode instead of a Hard mode, unlike the games in other Game & Watch formats. The scenario is based on the Donkey Kong 3 arcade game (which was in turn inspired by the Game & Watch Green House).

Information

The first player controls Stanley while the computer or second player controls Donkey Kong. Each combatant is stationed at opposite ends of the screen and armed with a spay gun that can fire up to three shots before it has to be refilled. The point of the game was to fire the spray guns at a pair of bees in the center of the screen and propel at least one of them towards the opponent so that the bee may attack him.

Rereleases

Donkey Kong 3 was included on Game & Watch Gallery 4, both in its original "Classic" version and a new "Modern" version. The Modern version replaced Stanley with Mario and updated Donkey Kong's appearance with his trademark tie. The two bees were also replaced with a fireball and a Boo. Additionally, if the Boo was close enough to one player, it would move closer to the player (and eventually attack him) whenever he turned his back to refill his spray gun.

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