Rise of the planet of the apes! The one and only Doney Kong! Donkey kong starting out was one of marios main man or ape to be literal, main monkey. Donkey kong first actually started in the game "Donkey Kong". What the point of the game is that donkey kong abducts princess peach and brings her to the top of some sort of platform. Once at the top, he starts pounding and the platforms fall to and fro and he starts throwing the barrels while you have to dodge them and once you get to the top, YOU WIN!!!! Pretty simple right?