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Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

arcadehero December 8, 2018 0

Happy belated birthday for Arcade Heroes – Dec. 3rd 2006 was when the site got it’s start, and because I was a little overloaded on work this week, I forgot to run a post

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Start the Week With A Double World Record, Super Arcade Kickstarter, Alternative Controllers & More

Start the Week With A Double World Record, Super Arcade Kickstarter, Alternative Controllers & More

arcadehero April 14, 2014 0

Good morning everybody and here’s to a good week for you all around. Here are a few stories from the weekend to discuss so let’s get to it!  The first two stories were sent

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Next Up In The Arcade High Score Wars – MAN VS SNAKE

Next Up In The Arcade High Score Wars – MAN VS SNAKE

arcadehero September 4, 2013 0

Since the early days of arcade gaming and single player games started making their way onto the scene, the concept of “Man Vs. Machine” has been a challenge taken seriously by many gamers. That

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Donkey Kong Battle Rages On As Hank Chien Reclaims Top Score

Donkey Kong Battle Rages On As Hank Chien Reclaims Top Score

arcadehero May 30, 2012 0

Newsfeed 1209 via I’ve said before in regards to the world record score on Donkey Kong that this won’t be the last story about it and the same applies to this post. Made famous

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The Saga of Kong continues with Doctor Kong

The Saga of Kong continues with Doctor Kong

arcadehero March 18, 2011 1

The competition for the top score for the arcade version of Donkey Kong hasn’t settled down recently and it’s unlikely that it will anytime soon. A good reason for that is the existence of

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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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Pat Laffaye smashes the "Costanza Score" on Frogger

Shaggy January 5, 2010 3

We have spoken of the Costanza Score before – the mythical score on the arcade game Frogger that was shown in an episode of the comedy TV show Seinfield back in the 90’s. When

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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

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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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Steve Wiebe sets world record score for Donkey Kong Jr., eyes Donkey Kong next

Shaggy April 28, 2009 0

Many people have seen the documentary “The King of Kong” which delves into the world of high-score record setting on classic arcade games and the center of that story revolves around Steve Wiebe. We

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25 years and still standing – the Asteroids High Score

Shaggy November 14, 2008 0

I’m sorry I missed this one yesterday but being a day late doesn’t hurt. Yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of Scott Safran setting the still unbroken high score record on Atari’s Asteroids, setting the

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Man assaulted over high score on arcade game

Shaggy August 28, 2008 2

Sometimes people need to learn how to chill out, as is the case with this story out of Lancashire, UK. Here’s the story from This Is Lancashire: TWO thugs brutally attacked a young man

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