The new Popeye World Record is 3,023,060

Brooklyn's Ben Falls is the new world record holder in the 1982 Nintendo arcade game Popeye, according to the score-tallying folks at Twin Galaxies. He scored 3,023,060 points. Previous record holders managed barely more than 1 million.

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I remember playing this game back in 1983-84 at an arcade in Circleville OH; I would love to see Nintendo re-release it, but I suppose they wouldn't want to get the rights to bring out a virtually-unknown arcade game at this point.

The video is where someone played through the three screens the game consisted of.