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1. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 14:34 BST
Here's the link.
Edited on Sat 12th September, 2009 @ 14:37 by Turbo_Genesis_64
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2. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 16:43 BST
I'm surprised people aren't commenting on this?
3. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 16:49 BST
Maybe people aren't interested. Actually, let me see that link for a sec.
No wonder people aren't saying much. They're not even showing the score to go along with that claim that's higher.Although, Billy Mitchell playing through Pac-Man for six straight consecutive hours must've been some hard labor!Also, fastest time? There's a glitch in the game?? Huh. Well, that's interesting.I guess I'm the first to properly reply to this thread.
Edited on Sat 12th September, 2009 @ 16:54 by StarBoy91
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4. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 17:44 BST
The reason why they don't show the score is because a perfect game of Pac-Man will always be 3,333,360 points. This new guy just did it faster than Billy.
Edited on Sat 12th September, 2009 @ 17:44 by Turbo_Genesis_64
5. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 18:38 BST
Thats cool. After all the Donkey Kong hype the past years it seems everyone forgets there are other old school games that people get into.
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6. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 18:43 BST
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7. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 18:48 BST
Steve Wiebe would've.
But this isn't Donkey Kong!
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8. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 18:49 BST
While I love these world records on the classic arcade games as much as the next guy, I think some people are revolving their entire world around it and maybe taking it a bit too far.
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9. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 18:54 BST
@Corbie: Good point.
10. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 18:55 BST
I think for these high scorers, it's basically their hobby. Billy has a chicken wings empire and Steve is a math teacher and they both have families.
11. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 19:01 BST
After watching King of Kong, it just seemed a bit creepy and pathetic to me. Hanging on a bit too tightly and taking things a wee bit too seriously for me. I'd like to see a yearly tournament or something like that instead of all of this videotaping and refereeing. Not to mention all of these people questioning the authenticity of the scores.
Edited on Sat 12th September, 2009 @ 19:05 by Corbs
12. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 19:05 BST
I know what you are saying, especially about the guy who only gets three hours a night of sleep because he watches videos for Twin Galaxies for free. That guy needs a girlfriend or something.
Edited on Sat 12th September, 2009 @ 19:06 by Turbo_Genesis_64
13. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 19:06 BST
Don't you think a yearly tournament would be cool. All of them show up in person and have it out at these classics? I'd watch it.
14. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 19:08 BST
That would be cool! I give Steve credit for trying to do it live at E3.
15. Posted: Sat 12th Sep 2009 20:07 BST
why dont they talk about the amazing super mario bros. records?
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16. Posted: Sun 13th Sep 2009 00:16 BST
That's another big blow on Billy Mitchell's ego. haha. Watch soon enough, he will have revenge and lie his way back up to the top.
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17. Posted: Mon 14th Sep 2009 11:09 BST
Well, Billy is still #1 in Chicken Wings!
18. Posted: Fri 18th Sep 2009 20:50 BST
Meh. He gets credit for a speed record, but Billy will always hold the high score for Pac-Man.
And as much as i love King of Kong (one of my favorite films possibly of all time), Billy is not as big an a-hole as he came off in the film. An a-hole? Yes, surely, but not quite as bad as presented.
Oh, and Corbie, if King of Kong gave you that creepy/pathetic impression of some of the guys, beware of Chasing Ghosts (another awesome documentary on the 80s arcade era) and the whole piece with the great Todd Rogers.
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19. Posted: Sat 19th Sep 2009 15:29 BST
Actually, Billy is tied with like 5 other players for the perfect score, but Billy gets first place because he did it first.