Tiny Kong Was Originally A He

In the early days of Donkey Kong 64’s development, Tiny Kong was originally planned to be a male monkey before his later change into the pig-tailed Kong we all know today. The revelation was revealed by former Rare artist Mark Stevenson earlier today with a concept artwork of the original design…

Tiny Kong  Concept Art

It looks incredibly similar to Aladdin’s Abu, even sporting a matching Fez! What do you think of Tiny’s original design? Do you prefer it over what we received in Donkey Kong 64 or would you have liked to have had the original? Let us know in the comments!