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Donkey Kong 3

Average Rating: 5.35/10
Video Game Rank: 6478
Game Boy Advance Rank: 127
NES Rank: 261
Wii Rank: 434
Arcade Rank: 224
Nintendo 3DS Rank: 202
Wii U Rank: 261
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Primary Name
Donkey Kong 3
Alternate Names
Donkī Kongu Surī
ドンキーコング3
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1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
1983-00-00
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Wii U Virtual Console (NES) edition
Rel Date: 2013-09-26
Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
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Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
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Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E, PEGI: 3+
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Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console (NES) edition
Rel Date: 2013-03-27
Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
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Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages)
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Wii Virtual Console edition
Rel Date: 2008-07-14
Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
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Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: North America
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E, OFLC(AU): G / ACB: G, PEGI: 3+more»
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North American Game Boy Advance edition
Rel Date: 2003-04-21
Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
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Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Media: e-Reader Card
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: E
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North American NES edition
Rel Date: 1986-06-00
Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
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Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Japanese Famicom edition
Rel Date: 1984-07-04
Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
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Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Arcade edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
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Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Media: Arcade Machine
Region: 
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Donkey Kong 3 (ドンキーコング3 Donkī Kongu Surī?) is the third video game in the original Donkey Kong series by Nintendo. Released near simultaneously for the Family Computer and arcade, and later released in America on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986. The game was re-released on the Wii Virtual Console in North America on July 14, 2008 and in Europe on January 9, 2009. Although it is a sequel, this title is a radical departure in gameplay from previous titles.

Stanley is a bugman. Donkey Kong has taken refuge in his greenhouse and it is now up to him to stop the ape from stirring up any more insects that will soon destroy his flowers.

The game is a simplistic shooter which actually incorporates many ideas from an older game entitled Space Firebird and adapts them into a new setting, which consists of only three repeating rounds, requiring the player to defend flowers as the objective rather than have any specific long-term goal in mind. Throughout the levels are scattered various enemies: Buzzbees, beespies, queen bees (which shatter into deadly pieces when destroyed), creepy caterpillars, butterflies, beetles, moths, beebombs and vine eaters. Stanley[2], who wears suspenders similar to the previous protagonist, Mario, must destroy the insects as they attempt to steal his flowers. Donkey Kong himself hangs from two vines at the top of the screen. Continuously using bug-spray on him will force him upwards and eventually to the top of the screen to complete the level. Killing all the bugs will also cause Donkey Kong to exit the screen and the game will go to next level. Typically, the vine grasped by Donkey Kong's left hand holds the super spray can, which will drop to the ground if the ape climbs high enough that his hand knocks it loose; this spray can forces Donkey Kong upwards at a much faster rate than the standard version, but it only lasts for a certain number of shots and only appears at the start of each "life".

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Video Game Rank: 6478
Game Boy Advance Rank: 127
NES Rank: 261
Wii Rank: 434
Arcade Rank: 224
Nintendo 3DS Rank: 202
Wii U Rank: 261
Num Ratings: 10
Average Rating: 5.35
Standard Deviation: 1.52
Num Views: 494
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Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 2
Users Owning: 30
Users Wanting: 0
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