Donkey Kong

7.30.19

An Old Letter Reveals the Unusual Story of a 'Donkey Kong' Glitch

A glitch that made the original 'Donkey Kong' arcade game easier to play was costing arcade owners money, and they had to fix it.

10.9.18

Never Forget That Eminem Could Beat Your Ass at 'Donkey Kong'

Rap's nerd king was once on a quest to be the best DK player in the world. He got kinda close actually.

7.29.16

We Played Deadmau5's Virtual Reality Game to Experience Life Inside the Mau5 Head

Get the superstar Canadian producer from his studio to the club in his new interactive video game.

7.15.16

Nintendo’s NES Mini Is the Same as the Old NES, So It’s Great

Why go forward when you can celebrate some of the best games of all time, and immediately top the Christmas Lists of 30-somethings everywhere?

5.4.16

This Is What Nintendo Needs to Do Next

Former 'Official Nintendo Magazine' writer Chris Scullion and VICE's Mike Diver discuss their hopes for the gaming giant's next chapter.

1.27.15

Whatever Happened to the Mascots of Our Beloved 90s Platform Games?

From Mario to Donkey Kong to Sonic the Hedgehog, we chronicled the highs and lows for our favorite mascots.

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12.12.13

The New Kings of Kong

Motherboard traveled to Denver, Colorado, to attend The Kong Off 3, the Donkey Kong world championship. During four loopy days of shooting, we witnessed first-hand the drama of a showdown between a video game's top contenders.

6.10.13

The Five Greatest Video Game Theme Songs Ever

Ahhh the nostalgia...