Kong Strikes Back! (C64)

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Kong Strikes Back!
Kong Strikes Back! - C64 - UK.jpg
Platform: Commodore 64
Year: 1985
Developer: Ocean Software, Ltd.
Buy: Amazon

Kong Strikes Back! is an unofficial sequel to Donkey Kong (ARC). The game takes place at an amusement park and a generic giant gorilla has kidnapped a generic female, and must be rescued by a generic tradesman. While the plot is awfully similar to the arcade game, the game play is quite unique. There aren't any barrels or fireballs to dodge, instead you must climb the tracks of a roller coaster and avoid the cars as they pass. In each stage you are given a couple bombs that can be used to temporarily destroy a single roller coaster car if you're in a jam. You can find safety in strategically placed ladders, often with bonus points at the top. If you can make it to your sweetheart, you'll finish the stage and move on to the next one.


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The title screen.

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Deftly avoiding the cars.

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Beat the first stage, but Kong still takes my sweetheart away!

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Working my way through stage 2.

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Game Over! :-(

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I got a high score though!


There is only a single music track for the game, but it's quite impressive for a 1985 Commodore 64 game. It's also Martin Galway's very first soundtrack for the Commodore 64.


# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Kong Strikes Back! Martin GalwayMartin Galway 1:32


(Source: Verified by composer, game lacks credits)

Game Rip






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  UK.svg   UK
Kong Strikes Back! - C64 - UK.jpg
Title: Kong Strikes Back!
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1985-??-??
Publisher: Ocean Software, Ltd.
  USA.svg   USA
Title: Kong Strikes Back!
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1985-??-??
Publisher: Ocean Software, Ltd.