Donkey Kong is the original and much loved arcade game that introduced us to Mario for the first time and spawned an entire genre of platform games. Rescue. Donkey Kong is back! Donkey Kong Returns is a remake of the classic arcade game made by Shigeru Miyamoto. It's not a full remake of Donkey Kong, but a. 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.