“The basement dwellers can talk from their keyboards”.
2007’s King of Kong is one of the seminal video game documentaries. It charted the epic battle between legendary high-score holder and hot sauce-maker Billy Mitchell and the underdog Steve Wiebe. At the conclusion of the movie, Wiebe had made gaming history and the film has gone on to become a genuine classic.
However, a lot has happened in the world of Donkey Kong high scores since the movie was first shown. The record has changed hands multiple times, with the likes of Hank Chien, Wes Copeland, John McCurdy and Robbie Lakeman all claiming the title – Lakeman is the current champ with a score of 1,260,700.
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