Rapper Jean Grae's great new song Kill Screen riffs off Donkey Kong and Steve Wiebe. Take a listen over at MTV.
The top two record-holders for Donkey Kong will try to topple the game's existing all-time high scores tomorrow in a record chase you may watch live.
The high score battle between Donkey Kong pros Steve Wiebe and Billy Mitchell was immortalized in 2007's The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters. And for the past four years, there's been talk of that movie being remade, further fictionalized in a film adaptation of a film.
Global Thermonuclear War is coming back to the big screen courtesy of the man who brought a battle between two Donkey Kong high score warriors to film. Seth Gordon, director of 2007's The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters is re-directing WarGames.
Forget 2007 documentary The King of Kong. That was a struggle for Donkey Kong domination between just two men. The Kong Off, held last week, was a struggle between sixteen of the world's (well, North America's) best player.
In the battle between three men over who is the world's best Donkey Kong player, a New York plastic surgeon has claimed a fresh victory. Will this barrel hopping high score war ever end? Not any time soon.
The Donkey Kong high score record has been shattered three times this year with Steve Wiebe recapturing the title from his King of Kong rival Billy Mitchell.
The notorious arcade champion Billy Mitchell was certified as the new world record holder in Donkey Kong Jr. at his induction to the International Video Game Hall of Fame last month. But Mark Kiehl had already beaten his score.
Steve Wiebe, featured in the acclaimed documentary "The King of Kong", has reclaimed the world record high score for Donkey Kong Jr. after briefly surrendering it to an Oklahoma man.
This week's episode of crime procedural Bones tells the tale of Billy and Steve, competitive gamers vying for the "perfect score" on a classic arcade game. But unlike documentary The King of Kong, one of these gamers winds up... murdered!
Sure it's a bit stupid, childish, hokey, and inane. Most of the time it isn't even particularly funny. What strikes me is how…