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Arcade Archives Donkey Kong seeing surprise release on Switch tomorrow

Posted on June 14, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Update: Bumped to the top. Arcade Archives Donkey Kong out now in North America; seems to be tomorrow in Europe

Original: Last September, it was announced that Hamster had formed a partnership with Nintendo to bring classic arcade titles to Switch. We’ve seen a few releases since then, including Mario Bros., Vs. Super Mario Bros., and Punch-Out!!.

We now have confirmation about the next title, and it’s coming very soon. According to the Nintendo Download press release issued for Europe today, Arcade Archives Donkey Kong launches on Switch tomorrow.

Here’s a brief overview:

“Donkey Kong” is an action game released in 1981 by Nintendo. Avoid a variety of obstacles while heading through a construction site to make it to the top and rescue Lady. Use the hammer to destroy the barrels and fire coming towards you to earn more points.

Arcade Archives Donkey Kong contains both the early and later versions as well as the international version. The game will cost $7.99 / €6.99 / £6.29.

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