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  • Summary: What makes the golden age of arcade gaming so fun is a simple concept: 1 coin (Meaning no restarts or additional lives. there are no actual or virtual coins for the Nintendo Switch™ version of the game), 3 lives. play till you die or hit the kill screen, and set a high score. And that's whatWhat makes the golden age of arcade gaming so fun is a simple concept: 1 coin (Meaning no restarts or additional lives. there are no actual or virtual coins for the Nintendo Switch™ version of the game), 3 lives. play till you die or hit the kill screen, and set a high score. And that's what Castle Kong is all about. Just like the game it's based on, CK will be a ruthless, 4 stage, 22 level romp! You play PauperBoy, a young kid who sets out to save PrincessGirl from the evil clutches of BaronMan.

    Unlike it's predecessors, we leverage the power of connectivity to host tournaments (with a championship!), verify high scores, and have a global leaderboard.

    And As Always,
    if anyone's interested, a kill screen is coming up.
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  1. Feb 26, 2021
    75
    Castle Kong gives Donkey Kong a colorful visual refresh and an extreme challenge bump, but otherwise sticks closely to the formula that made it a legend. Fans of classic arcade games will enjoy it, and will be thankful they don’t have to drop another quarter with each frustrated restart.
  2. Feb 25, 2021
    70
    Castle Kong is an excellent game choice for Donkey Kong fans who want to look at something new. The controls and overall gameplay mechanics don't change from what you know, but it's a fresh coat of paint on a 40-year-old title with full portability on the Nintendo Switch. If you're into chasing down high scores and are confident in your abilities, this should be on your radar.
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  1. Mar 2, 2021
    8
    As far as Donkey Kong clones go, Castle Kong is a great parody of the original game, incorporating aspects of the original into each level’sAs far as Donkey Kong clones go, Castle Kong is a great parody of the original game, incorporating aspects of the original into each level’s design, but adding a twist to tie it into the castle theme. The game plays a bit looser than the original Donkey Kong, but once you get a feel for the controls, the game is an enjoyable romp in the arcade genre. It’s unfortunate that the leaderboards don’t include a region and friend ranking system, but maybe that’s something that’ll be added in a future patch. Expand