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Billy Mitchell Releases Statement On His Disqualified Records Billy Mitchell Releases Statement On His Disqualified Records

Controversial arcade game player Billy Mitchell released a statement today, responding to the recent disqualification of his records from both the Twin Galaxies leaderboards and Guinness World Records.

After Donkey Kong Controversy, Guinness Removes All Of Billy Mitchell's Records After Donkey Kong Controversy, Guinness Removes All Of Billy Mitchell's Records

Guinness World Records will remove Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong scores, as well as his records for Pac-Man, from their database following Mitchell’s disqualification from the Twin Galaxies leaderboards yesterday.

Twin Galaxies Removes Former Donkey Kong Champ Billy Mitchell's High Scores Twin Galaxies Removes Former Donkey Kong Champ Billy Mitchell's High Scores

Controversial arcade game player Billy Mitchell’s record scores have been removed from the Twin Galaxies leaderboards following a dispute earlier this year that many were performed using an arcade emulator. The ruling, which comes after a lengthy arbitration process, also bans Mitchell from further participation on…

We have updated our story on Billy Mitchell’s recent internet radio appearance with comment from Jeremy Young. Young removed Mitchell’s scores from a prominent fan forum after video analysis suggesting they were performed in an emulator.

Billy Mitchell Breaks Silence About Donkey Kong High Score Controversy Billy Mitchell Breaks Silence About Donkey Kong High Score Controversy

Last week, a popular Donkey Kong website announced that it would be removing former champion Billy Mitchell’s scores from its list after an analysis that it said showed his playthroughs of the game were achieved on the emulator MAME and not on original arcade hardware. Yesterday, Mitchell made what is so far his only…

Former World Record Donkey Kong Score Now In Dispute Former World Record Donkey Kong Score Now In Dispute

A prominent Donkey Kong forum has removed some scores supposedly earned by legendary arcade game player Billy Mitchell after evidence that there was possible foul play. Mitchell’s scores, which had set world records in Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr., had been recognized by the forum for eight years.

Warcraft-Playing Bodybuilding Fan Barely Misses Donkey Kong World Record Warcraft-Playing Bodybuilding Fan Barely Misses Donkey Kong World Record

Vincent Lemay came in just 2,700 points shy of Hank Chien's world record score for Donkey Kong, adding his name to the team of rivals for what has become arcade video gaming's Holy Grail of high scores.

The The King of Kong Remake Is Still On, but May Go Mockumentary The The King of Kong Remake Is Still On, but May Go Mockumentary

The high score battle between Donkey Kong pros Steve Wiebe and Billy Mitchell was immortalized in 2007's The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters. And for the past four years, there's been talk of that movie being remade, further fictionalized in a film adaptation of a film.

The Three Kings Of Kong Finally Meet And Do Battle The Three Kings Of Kong Finally Meet And Do Battle

Forget 2007 documentary The King of Kong. That was a struggle for Donkey Kong domination between just two men. The Kong Off, held last week, was a struggle between sixteen of the world's (well, North America's) best player.

Record Holder Says "I'm Playing Donkey Kong So I Can Get Laid" Record Holder Says "I'm Playing Donkey Kong So I Can Get Laid"

Hank Chien, the plastic surgeon who is the two-time (and current) world high score champion in Donkey Kong, is the subject of a documentary getting its second screening tomorrow.

Billy Mitchell Opens an Arcade Billy Mitchell Opens an Arcade

Billy Mitchell, who supplied every villainous stereotype short of twirling his mustache in "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters," has opened an arcade at Orlando's airport under the film's branding - with good guy Steve Wiebe gracing the entrance. The King of Kong branding on Mitchell's arcade probably means…

Plastic Surgeon Topples Hot Sauce Man, Algebra Teacher To Claim Donkey Kong Throne Plastic Surgeon Topples Hot Sauce Man, Algebra Teacher To Claim Donkey Kong Throne

In the battle between three men over who is the world's best Donkey Kong player, a New York plastic surgeon has claimed a fresh victory. Will this barrel hopping high score war ever end? Not any time soon.

The King Of Donkey Kong Country Returns References The King Of Donkey Kong Country Returns References

Nintendo's Donkey Kong Country Returns makes homage to on-again, off-again Donkey Kong high score champ Billy Mitchell, Steve Wiebe's nemesis in the documentary The King of Kong. How so? See the patriotic neckwear worn by this giant monkey idol?

Wiebe: Still Points Available In Race To Donkey Kong's Max Score Wiebe: Still Points Available In Race To Donkey Kong's Max Score

The infamous "kill screen" sets a limit to the highest possible score in Donkey Kong. Steve Wiebe, who reclaimed the world's No. 1 in September, says the game still has about 100,000 points to go.

The King Of Kong Once Again The King Of Kong The King Of Kong Once Again The King Of Kong

The Donkey Kong high score record has been shattered three times this year with Steve Wiebe recapturing the title from his King of Kong rival Billy Mitchell.

Technically, Billy Mitchell Never Set The Donkey Kong Jr. Record Technically, Billy Mitchell Never Set The Donkey Kong Jr. Record

The notorious arcade champion Billy Mitchell was certified as the new world record holder in Donkey Kong Jr. at his induction to the International Video Game Hall of Fame last month. But Mark Kiehl had already beaten his score.

Billy Mitchell Again Is Champion Of Donkey Kong — And Jr. Too Billy Mitchell Again Is Champion Of Donkey Kong — And Jr. Too

On the day he was to be enshrined with the inaugural class of the International Video Game Hall of Fame, Billy Mitchell was once again certified as the world record holder in Donkey Kong - and also Donkey Kong Jr.

New Kong King's Record Chase Almost Dethroned His Toilet New Kong King's Record Chase Almost Dethroned His Toilet

The newly minted world record holder in Donkey Kong didn't have a lot of space in his high-rise condo. So when he brought home an arcade cabinet, one of three things had to go: sofa, fridge, or commode.

Video Game Hall of Fame to Enshrine First Class in August Video Game Hall of Fame to Enshrine First Class in August

Less than a year after it was first conceived, the International Video Game Hall of Fame and Museum at Ottumwa, Iowa has announced its first class of enshrinees, who will be inducted during a four-day gala event in August.

Wiebe Reclaims Donkey Kong Jr. World Record Wiebe Reclaims Donkey Kong Jr. World Record

Steve Wiebe, featured in the acclaimed documentary "The King of Kong", has reclaimed the world record high score for Donkey Kong Jr. after briefly surrendering it to an Oklahoma man.

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