Conquer Castle Kong on PC or Switch & Win $5,000

Drowning Monkeys Games is throwing down the gauntlet to gamers and influencers alike. Complete Castle Kong and win a $5,000 bounty! The catch? You got just three lives to finish the entire game and you HAVE to be live streaming for eligibility.

Got the skills? Think you’re the potential for being the next ruler of Castle Kong?

Castle Kong, a homage to the classic Nintendo arcade game, Donkey Kong, is released by Drowning Monkeys Games, a veteran led experienced developer, on PC Steam (Link), on June 4th 2020 followed on Nintendo Switch on July 4th 2020. For a limited time, the game will be available with a 33% discount – $10.04/€8.70/£8.03 on both platforms (normal price $14.99/€12.99/£11.99).

Simplicity Rules

Mirroring the full retro feel, ambience and addictive qualities of the original classic, Castle Kong truly transports the gamer back to delight in some of the challenges, moreish gaming appeal and arcade platforming that you will be coming back for more. 22 levels traversing through four different stages, with just 3 lives to complete your epic quest.

Play and Win

To add spice, and an unmissable offer, the developer has added a $5000 bounty/reward to the first player to complete Castle Kong and reach the kill screen, available until 6th June 2020, with additional prizes for the 10 top high scores that are posted by September 5th 2020.


  1. Please visit for up to date Rules

  2. Castle Kong will only become fully playable on June 5th. This is to keep people from practicing the later levels and winning on day 1



  • First to the kill screen: $5000* (Winner is only eligible for this prize)

  • Highest Score (other than the “Kill Screen” contestant): $1250

  • 2nd Highest Score: $1000

  • 3rd Highest Score: $500

  • 4th-9th Highest Scores: $250

To enter and post your score

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!