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Behold the 20-foot-tall Donkey Kong arcade game

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Donkey Kong is a big boy who deserves only the biggest arcade cabinet. And Mr. Kong will get exactly that, thanks to the Strong National Museum of Play. Making The Strong 20-Foot Tall, Fully Playable donkey Kong The arcade machine — in collaboration with Nintendo — that will be featured in the museum’s new 90,000-square-foot-expansion dedicated to the history of video games. This new extension will open on June 30.

Feast your eyes on the rendering, and coward in fear (or excitement):

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Rendering of a giant Donkey Kong arcade game.  It is nearly 20 feet tall, and dwarfs the rendering of the person standing in front of it.

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Image: The Strong National Museum of Play

According to the release, it is going to be the world’s largest donkey Kong arcade game. Looking at the wild rendering image of the machine I believe this to be true. It will be approximately 370% larger than the original arcade game. The arcade machine will have an aluminum frame with MDF fiberboard, and will run natively on the motherboard donkey Kong Arcade Machine. And they’ll be showing it off like a crown jewel: it’ll be visible from the museum’s first-floor reception atrium.

,donkey Kong is a true titan of the video game world – both in terms of the character’s size and the game’s iconic status – so it lends itself perfectly to this playful, whimsical setting,” John-Paul Dyson, Ph. Said the vice president for. Strong.

Luckily you won’t need hands that are 370% larger than normal human hands to play giant arcade games. While it appears there will be controls on a single panel – scaled up for the giant machine – at least according to the arcade machine rendering, players will interact with it via regular-sized controls on a pedestal on the front of the machine. I just know that it is my destiny to experience it personally.

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