Donkey Kong is a video game franchise created by Shigeru Miyamoto and owned by Nintendo. It follows the adventures of a gorilla named Donkey Kong and his clan of other apes and monkeys. The franchise primarily consists of platform games—originally single-screen action puzzle games and later side-scrolling platformers. The first game was the 1981 arcade game Donkey Kong, featuring the eponymous character as the main antagonist in an industrial construction setting and the debut of both the Donkey Kong and Mario characters. The game was a massive success and was followed by two sequels released in 1982 and 1983. In 1994, the franchise was relaunched with the platformer Donkey Kong Country, in which Donkey Kong defeats a variety of anthropomorphic enemies, mainly the Kremlings, a clan of crocodiles led by King K. Rool who antagonize the Kongs by stealing their banana hoard.