She's The First Woman To Set An Arcade Game Record In Nearly 30 Years

On Saturday, September 19 at the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Chicago, Illinois, 30-year-old Caitlin Oliver set the new world record for the arcade version of Namco's classic beat-em up, Splatterhouse. According to video game historian Patrick Scott Patterson, the last time a woman set an arcade game world record, Caitlin … » 10/21/13 5:00pm 10/21/13 5:00pm

Missile Command's 31-Year-Old All-Time Record Has Fallen [Update]

Victor Sandberg of Sweden has been playing Missile Command for more than 52 hours on a single coin, chasing a record that has stood since 1982. The all-time high world record high score of 80.5 million points is held by another Victor, in this case someone named Victor Ali. » 3/17/13 5:30pm 3/17/13 5:30pm

Holy @!#?@! Man Spends 68.5 Hours Playing Single Game of Q*Bert

When most of us think of a long session spent playing a single game, we think of spending a day or maybe a weekend immersed in story or competition. Eight or ten hours, maybe more, spent on the sofa or at a PC while the player loses track of time. » 3/02/12 1:00pm 3/02/12 1:00pm

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Breaking a World Record Seems Like a Fine Reason to Get a Virtual…

Marriage, ladies and gentlemen. Marriage is a game mechanic, or at least it will be early next month when update 1.7 goes live for Trion Worlds' MMO Rift. They'll be celebrating the new feature on February 14 by attempting to establish the World Record for most in-game marriages in a 24-hour period. Where's that… » 1/25/12 12:30pm 1/25/12 12:30pm

A Man Named Knucklez Doubles the Space Invaders World Record

On October 7, 2011, Flemington, NJ's Richie Knucklez catapulted himself into the video game record books by racking up 110,510 points in the original 1978 arcade hit Space Invaders, more than doubling the previously held record. How did he do it? Owning his own arcade certainly didn't hurt. » 10/17/11 1:20pm 10/17/11 1:20pm

Guitar Hero Expert Beats Dragonforce Record Score

What's your high score on Guitar Hero III's sore-finger finale "Through The Fire And The Flames?" At a 24-hour Guitar Hero marathon held by Blockbuster to benefit the nonprofit "Education is Freedom" children's charity, Grapevine, TX native Daniel Johnson blew away the Guiness World Record for a single-song high score. » 5/23/08 3:30pm 5/23/08 3:30pm