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==Existence==
 
==Existence==
The only proof of the game's existence is in the ''Official Nintendo Player's Guide'' in 1987, where it is listed as an "upcoming attraction",<ref>[https://i.imgur.com/8MVQHnp.png Official Nintendo Player's Guide, Upcoming Attractions page.] Retrieved 17 Apr '21</ref> and the ''Nintendo Fun Club'' magazine in 1988, where it mentions the game in it's 5th issue<ref>[https://i.imgur.com/o6DeQcj.png Nintendo Fun Club Sneak Peak page.] Retrieved 17 Apr '21</ref> It's not known if the game was being made but got cancelled, or if it was planned but scrapped before they could work on the game. Based on the advertisements, it seems that you would play as Donkey Kong, and you could throw barrels like the original ''Donkey Kong'' arcade games. There are currently no images of the game, and it was never shown or mentioned again.
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The only proof of the game's existence is in the ''Official Nintendo Player's Guide'' in 1987, where it is listed as an "upcoming attraction",<ref>[https://i.imgur.com/8MVQHnp.png ''Official Nintendo Player's Guide'' upcoming attractions page mentioning the game.] Retrieved 17 Apr '21</ref> and the ''Nintendo Fun Club'' magazine in 1988, where it mentions the game in it's 5th issue<ref>[https://i.imgur.com/o6DeQcj.png ''Nintendo Fun Club'' sneak peak page mentioning the game.] Retrieved 17 Apr '21</ref> It's not known if the game was being made but got cancelled, or if it was planned but scrapped before they could work on the game. Based on the advertisements, it seems that you would play as Donkey Kong, and you could throw barrels like the original ''Donkey Kong'' arcade games. There are currently no images of the game, and it was never shown or mentioned again.
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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Blurb-1.png|''Official Nintendo Player's Guide'' page, where ''Return of Donkey Kong'' is mentioned.
 
Blurb-1.png|''Official Nintendo Player's Guide'' page, where ''Return of Donkey Kong'' is mentioned.
Blurb-2.png|''Nintendo Fun News Club'' page, where ''Return of Donkey Kong'' is mentioned.
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Blurb-2.png|''Nintendo Fun Club'' news page, where ''Return of Donkey Kong'' is mentioned.
 
</gallery>
 
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==External Link==
 
==External Link==

Revision as of 22:53, 17 April 2021

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Blurb describing the game in the Official Nintendo Player's Guide.

Status: Existence Unconfirmed

Return of Donkey Kong was a cancelled video game planned for the NES, as an entry to the insanely popular Donkey Kong franchise at the time.

Existence

The only proof of the game's existence is in the Official Nintendo Player's Guide in 1987, where it is listed as an "upcoming attraction",[1] and the Nintendo Fun Club magazine in 1988, where it mentions the game in it's 5th issue[2] It's not known if the game was being made but got cancelled, or if it was planned but scrapped before they could work on the game. Based on the advertisements, it seems that you would play as Donkey Kong, and you could throw barrels like the original Donkey Kong arcade games. There are currently no images of the game, and it was never shown or mentioned again.

Gallery

External Link

References