A challenge towards the George Castanza Frogger high score happening now

Shaggy June 20, 2009 0

If you have ever watched the sitcom Seinfield, chances are good if you are an arcade fan that you have seen the episode where George Castanza comes across an old Frogger arcade machine at an old pizzeria that he went to as a teenager. It’s a pretty funny episode and one thing that has stood out from it is George’s high score on the game – 860,630 points. The reason it stands out is because in the real world, the world record high score for the game according to Twin Galaxies for many years was a bit lower than that, although a few players have made some strides towards the Castanza score.

Right now, Donald Hayes is trying to beat that score on a real Frogger machine. He has actually accomplished the feat in MAME and currently there is a live video on Twin Galaxies of the attempt that you can see by going here.  A press release detailing the event which is happening at the Challenge Arcade in Pennslyvania can also be read by clicking on the link below.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CONTACT:

Joseph P. LeVan, Owner
Challenge Arcade
(610)750-1121
jplevan@challengearcade.com
www.challengearcade.com

GAMER DONALD HAYES SEEKS TO BREAK “SEINFELD: THE FROGGER” SCORE IN
FROGGER WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT
READING, PA, APRIL 18TH, 2009
Legendary video gamer Donald Hayes will attempt to eclipse the classic
video game Frogger score of
860,630 as portrayed on “The Frogger” (episode 174) of the hit show
“Seinfeld”. Not only is this
attempt one of Mr. Hayes' personal goals, a successful attempt would
eclipse his own Frogger world
record as well. This historic 2-day event will take place at Challenge
Arcade located in the Berkshire
Mall, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. It will take place June 20th and 21st
from 10 am Until 9:30 pm both
days or until the score falls.
Challenge Arcade is an internationally known arcade located in
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. As a
location that has hosted several successful Guinness Gamer's World
Records, Challenge Arcade holds
world class tournaments and video game competitions. Challenge Arcade
features a wide variety of
classic and modern video games, pinballs, merchandisers, vending
machines, pool tables, and much
more. Challenge Arcade provides quality, low-cost entertainment for the
entire family.

Challenge Arcade
Berkshire Mall – Store 900
1665 State Hill Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610

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Too Many Games
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www.toomanygames.com


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