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Newsbytes: Billy Mitchell & Nolan Bushnell Controversies

Newsbytes: Billy Mitchell & Nolan Bushnell Controversies

arcadehero February 3, 2018 0

Well the end of this week turned into a weird roller coaster of news for arcade stuff. As the two main items ended up soaking up all my time, that’s all we’ll be discussing.

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Coming in November: The Kong Off 3

Coming in November: The Kong Off 3

arcadehero October 11, 2013 0

Since the release of The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, one event has come along to really capitalize on the resurgent interest behind Nintendo’s original arcade classic Donkey Kong and competitive classic

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The Kong Off II Headed to Denver, CO

The Kong Off II Headed to Denver, CO

arcadehero October 29, 2012 0

While interest in competing for the top score on Nintendo’s Donkey Kong arcade game has existed well before the documentary The King of Kong came along, after that found success interest in competing for

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The Top 10 Arcade Heroes Posts of 2011

The Top 10 Arcade Heroes Posts of 2011

arcadehero December 26, 2011 0

I am not a big fan of Top 10 lists – sure I could pass off my opinion of the “Top 10 Arcade Games to Feature a Winners Don’t Use Drugs Logo Screen During

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Billy Mitchell opens the King of Kong Arcade

Billy Mitchell opens the King of Kong Arcade

arcadehero February 10, 2011 47

The quest for the high score to the Donkey Kong arcade machine was made famous by the documentary, The King of Kong, A Fistful of Quarters. Thanks to that film, the rivalry between Billy

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King of Kong Saga continues with Steve Wiebe regaining the top score DK crown

King of Kong Saga continues with Steve Wiebe regaining the top score DK crown

arcadehero September 20, 2010 2

If you still haven’t seen the documentary “The King of Kong” then you might not get why this story sprawls across the internet every now and then. Barring a recap of that film, let’s

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Fans cheer on Steve Wiebe for his latest DK high score attempt at E3

Shaggy June 3, 2009 0

If you have seen the documentary “King of Kong” which portrays the ever lasting battle for getting the high score on a classic arcade title like Donkey Kong, then you know of the rivalry

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King of Kong DVD pre-order available

Shaggy December 31, 2007 0

I caught that Amazon has now listed a pre-order for the King of Kong Documentary DVD. For those that don’t know, The King of Kong documented some arcade players in their quest for the

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