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A decade on, the Kings of Kong are very different

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Somehow nearly a decade has passed since the original release of celebrated, retro-gaming documentary, The King of Kong and the landscape of top-tier Donkey Kong gamers is very different today. Not only has the world record been raised to monumental heights since then, but the two champions of the film, …

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Donkey Kong has a new king

If the last time you checked in with the Donkey Kong arcade game world record was the 2007 documentary, King of Kong, then you have quite a bit of catching up to do as the two competitors from the film, Steve Wiebe and Billy Mitchell, aren’t even in the top …

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Good at Donkey Kong? Prove it and win cash

Since King of Kong was released back in 2007 to critical acclaim, retro gaming has seen a bump to its resurgence, but none of those 30+ year old games more than Donkey Kong. While Billy Mitchell and Steve Wiebe may have gone head to head virtually alone (save for Tim Sczerby), today …

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Donkey Kong, Kong Off 3 champion crowned

Another year is coming to a close and that means many things, but one of them is that a new Kong Off Champion has been crowned. Funnily enough, it’s turned out to be the same as the old champion, but that’s alright because it was well deserved, as Jeff Willms …

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Kong Off 3 Online Qualifier results are in

Inspiration and crushed dreams all rolled in to one, that’s what high-level Donkey Kong scores are. They show us what we’d potentially be capable of if we spent an inordinate amount of time jumping barrels and punching out rivets, but at the same time, they show us just how much …

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I want my basement to look like this one day

Having just decided that I’ll pick up a busted old arcade cabinet and whip it into shape with some new MAME innards, I’ve been doing some looking around at cabinets, repair techniques and build ideas. I’m thinking some custom art, a pair of six button controls with some minimalist coloring, gonna …

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