A New World Record Ends Hank Chien's Reign As Donkey Kong Champion

In December of 2010, New York area plastic surgeon Hank Chien set the world record high score for Donkey Kong — 1,068,000 points.He topped that score four times over the next two years, setting the score at 1,138,600 in November of 2012. Thursday evening, DK competitor Robbie Lakeman scored 1,141,800 points, ending… » 9/06/14 1:00pm 9/06/14 1:00pm

An Awesome Interview With Missile Command's Mr. Awesome

You can keep your "good v evil" motif from King of Kong, for me, the film's highlight was the appropriately-named Mr. Awesome (aka Roy Schildt). Becase, yes, he was/is awesome. As such, this interview with the man behind the legend - over at The -Minus World - is essential reading. Because if you don't read it, you'll… » 7/03/08 6:00am 7/03/08 6:00am