Donkey Kong was created by Nintendo in 1981, and quickly became one of the highest selling arcade games of the early 80’s. Donkey Kong was a pioneer for arcade platformers. It even debuted Mario who at the time was called Jumpman. Players control Jumpman, and must ascend the construction site to rescue his girlfriend Pauline from Donkey Kong. Avoid obstacle by jumping over them or using the ladders scattered throughout the level.