Disgraced Donkey Kong champion just lost his Guinness world records


The latest bizarre piece of gossip from the video game community is the public fall of video game record holder Billy Mitchell, who today got his entries in the Guinness Book of World Records struck off thanks to being publicly exposed as a cheater. Mitchell, a.k.a. the “King of Kong,” used to hold the world record for the high scores in Donkey Kong and Pac-Man. His competition for the high score in the former is the stuff of legend — and the subject of a movie. Now, after a review that’s stretched back years, video game record tracking organization Twin Galaxies has determined…

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