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  • Blog Post: Donkey Kong High Score Broken And Reclaimed Within Hours

    The hotly contested high score for Donkey Kong was claimed by a new owner recently, only to be reclaimed by the original owner within a few hours. On Thursday September 17, Wes Copeland set a high score of 1,170,500, breaking the previous score set by Robbie Lakeman of 1,158,400. Copeland's run was... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: King Of Kong Director May Helm Uncharted Film

    Seth Gordon, the director behind the comedy Horrible Bosses and the documentary King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters , is apparently in negotiations to direct the film adaptation of Uncharted. Deadline is reporting the rumor saying that Gordon is currently in negotiations to direct the film based on the... More
  • Blog Post: King Of Kong Director Doing War Games Reboot

    Director Seth Gordon blew up in 2007 when he released the fantastic Donky Kong-based documentary, King of Kong . Since then, though, he's been stuck directing TV shows and middling comedies like Four Christmases and the upcoming Horrible Bosses. Not so for long; Gordon will be returning to movies... More
  • Blog Post: Billy Mitchell Opens King of Kong Arcade

    When 2007’s documentary King of Kong hit theaters, video game record holder Billy Mitchell complained about his villainous portrayal in the film. But, that hasn’t stopped the hot sauce magnate from leveraging the film’s popularity to open a King of Kong themed arcade. The arcade recently... More
  • Blog Post: King Of Kong Attempting To Beat Own Record

    If you've seen the documentary King of Kong , you're familiar with the name Steve Wiebe. The classic gaming expert still holds the current Donkey Kong world record, but he's hoping to put Billy Mitchell even further behind by attempting to beat his own score of 1,064,500 points. The attempt... More
  • Blog Post: You Can Call Him Mr. Donkey Kong

    When artists who also happen to be gamers get to work, the results can be incredible. This is a great example of what I'm talking about. Flikr user Zero-lives has posted a gallery of fantastic creations, including this one, King of Kong . Check out the rest of Zero-lives' gallery for more creations... More
  • Blog Post: King of Kong Adaptation Is Still In The Works

    The 2007 documentary King of Kong followed the rivalry between High School science teacher Steve Wiebe and hot sauce magnate Billy Mitchell as the duo competed to outdo one another’s Donkey Kong scores. It also happened to be one of the most entertaining documentaries featured around the gaming... More
  • Blog Post: Wiebe Beats Billy Mitchell Once Again

    Last month Billy Mitchell beat Hank Chien's world record-score on Donkey Kong, which was previously held by Mitchell's King of Kong nemesis, Steve Wiebe (shown). Now Wiebe has reclaimed the crown. Official record keeping organization Twin Galaxies was on hand as Wiebe racked up 1,064,500 points... More
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