News Item: The King of Kong Returns!
(Category: Video Game News)
Posted by Sleepy
Tuesday 21 September 2010 - 12:06:43
If you're familiar with the fascinating 2007 documentary, The King of Kong, about the battle for the world record high score in Donkey Kong, then you remember Steve Wiebe - the eternal underdog of the world of competitive classic video gaming.
** SPOILER ALERT **
By the end of the film Wiebe had claimed the world record for Donkey Kong which made for a perfect happy ending to a fairytale sort of story. Mere months after the film was released, however, Wiebe lost the record to Billy Mitchell, his arch-rival in the film. Wiebe has spent the intervening years trying to regain the record to no avail... until yesterday.
Twin Galaxies Press Release
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