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The game that helped to reinvigorate the video game industry in the west, Donkey Kong, is being reimagined by Monaco indie studio Drowning Monkeys Games with their new game Castle Kong.

Castle Kong, a homage to the classic Nintendo arcade game, Donkey Kong, is released by Drowning Monkeys Games, a veteran led experienced developer, on PC Steam (Link), on June 4th 2020 followed on Nintendo Switch on July 4th 2020. For a limited time, the game will be available with a 33% discount – $10.04/€8.70/£8.03 on both platforms (normal price $14.99/€12.99/£11.99).

Simplicity Rules
Mirroring the full retro feel, ambience and addictive qualities of the original classic, Castle Kong truly transports the gamer back to delight in some of the challenges, moreish gaming appeal and arcade platforming that you will be coming back for more. 22 levels traversing through four different stages, with just 3 lives to complete your epic quest.

With Castle Kong coming to Steam on June 4th (exactly one month before Switch’s launch on July 4th), Drowning Monkeys Games has offered a $5000 bounty reward, as well as many other runner up prizes. Here’s how to win:

Play and Win
To add spice, and an unmissable offer, the developer has added a $5000 bounty/reward to the first player to complete Castle Kong and reach the kill screen, available until 6th June 2020, with additional prizes for the 10 top high scores that are posted by September 5th 2020.

Rules
1. Please visit http://www.drowningmonkeys.com/castle-kong-bounty for up to date Rules.

2. Castle Kong will only become fully playable on June 5th. This is to keep people from practicing the later levels and winning on day 1

Prizes
– First to the kill screen: $5000* (Winner is only eligible for this prize)
– Highest Score (other than the “Kill Screen” contestant): $1250
– 2nd Highest Score: $1000
– 3rd Highest Score: $500
– 4th-9th Highest Scores: $250

But if you don’t want to play the game on Steam, the game will launch on Nintendo Switch on July 4th.

Source: PR Hound PR

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Posted by Alex Harding

Lover of chocolate and admirer of video games, Alex is the chief writer/editor of Switchaboo.