When it comes to video game characters , Mario is generally the most well-known, but there’s a giant gorilla nipping at his heels. That’s not some kind of expression or anything — I’m literally talking about Donkey Kong .
Mario the Carpenter actually got his start in Donkey Kong’s game (of course, he’d go on to be plumber). Since then, Donkey Kong has gone on to do his own thing, appearing in all kinds of quality games.
The infographic below gives you a quick visual breakdown of the history of Nintendo’s beloved ape, and it does with as much visual style as you’ll find any infographic on the web!
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