You know you remember Donkey Kong! Not the one from Donky Kong Country though, but the old school Donkey Kong who kidnapped the princess and did. An ape named Donkey Kong has kidnapped Jumpman's girlfriend, the beautiful Lady Pauline. Your mission is to free the girl! Control the Jumpman with the. Donkey Kong is an arcade game released by Nintendo in It is an early example of the platform game genre, as the gameplay focuses on maneuvering the.