Donkey Kong was once the main antagonist in the classic Donkey Kong game by Nintendo for the Arcades and later the NES, but his role changed completely and since 1994 and Donkey Kong Country by Rare he is known as one of the big Nintendo protagonists.

Beside the Donkey Kong Country games he also god the Donkey Konga rhythm series, is a playable character in all Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. games and also playable in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong games.

The latest Donkey Kong game is currently Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze ( February 2014) 

 Donkey Kong in Donkey_Kong_Country_Tropical_Freeze Art

Donkey Kong from Nintendo: an Overview

Charactername: Donkey Kong   Developed /Created by Nintendo
Gameseries: Donkey Kong (Country) + Spinoff and Crossover Games   First seen in: Arcades 
First Game: Donkey Kong (as Antagonist)   Year first seen in: 1981
Last Game: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Main Protagonist, Antagonist, Fighting Game Character, Racing Game Character   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to:

Mario (Rival, Enemy)

Diddy Kong

  See also: Donkey Kong in the Mario Wikia


Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Donkey Kong


Super Smash Bros WiiU / 3DS (2014)

Donkey Kong in Donkey_Kong_Country_Tropical_Freeze Art

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (2014)

Donkey Kong Country Returns (2010)




Donkey Kong in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Donkey Kong is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration

Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Donkey Kong

Classic Donkey Kong Art

Classic Donkey Kong

by Francisco Perez 

Donkey Kong Art by_joshuar summana

Badass Donkey Kong

by Joshua Summana

Classic Donkey Kong

by ry-spirit

 Donkey Kong & Rhino Donkey Kong Country Game Characters Fan Art

Donkey Kong & Rhino Sprite Art

by Warner C.

Donkey Kong in Smash4 Fan Art

Donkey Kong in Smash4

by Nick Savino