Jason Bennett
Community Contributor

During the 1980s, some kids went to summer camp; Jason spent his summers in arcades. Since then, Jason works to preserve old historical documents by day, and preserve (and play) retro games by night.

Latest posts by Jason Bennett

Return to the Supercade

Twenty years after showing us how video games are intertwined with our lives, Van Burnham prepares a long-anticipated sequel to her path-breaking book

8 Bit Weapon Is Your Gaming Life Soundtrack

Chiptune duo Michelle and Seth Sternberger delve into their catalogue for a musical antidote during trying times

Dan Yamnitz is in the Pole Position

After claiming an unprecedented four world records on Namco's classic arcade sequel, he's looking for his next checkered flag

Galagathon Aims for the Ultimate High Score for Kids

Galaga gamers unite for an 11 day celebration of the iconic Namco space-themed shooter to raise funds for children's hospital charity

With the Kong League, It's On Like Donkey Kong

For Tanner Fokkens, Duke Nickolas, and JP Buergers, High Scores Are Only the Beginning

Steve Wiebe Has A New Kill Screen Coming Up

The Former King of Kong Breaks the 1.1 Million Point Barrier on Donkey Kong and Stakes His Claim

Robbie Lakeman Climbs His Way to a Donkey Kong Record

Competition heats up again on Nintendo's arcade classic

Andrew Barrow Claims $5K Bounty on Castle Kong

Following the reward for achieving the game's first kill screen, additional prizes for highest score to be claimed on September 5, 2020

Greg Sakundiak Makes 40 Years A Perfect Pac-Man Moment

Thirteen years of determination leads to a perfect score on the 40th anniversary of Namco's iconic title

Matt Sales Is The New MAME Gaming League Champion

Fifty eight gamers from around the globe competed during the first MGL tournament of the year.

The Second Act of Steve Wiebe

Ten years after last entering the record books for top score on Nintendo's Donkey Kong, Steve is ready to turn the page.

Plumbing New Heights With the Arcade Classic Marios Bros.

World Record Champions Steven Kleisath and Stephen Boyer showed the classic gaming community that Mario and Luigi still have a few tricks up their sleeves when it comes to Double (two player) Mario Bros on MAME.

Video Game Museum Seeks Extended Play

Even though its doors are temporarily closed, Gary Vincent is hopeful that gamers can come together in common cause to lend a helping hand to keep the American Classic Arcade Museum and its vast arcade game collection primed and ready to go once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

The Arcade eSports Tournament That Refuses To Say Game Over

As sport leagues go on hiatus and eSports migrates to on-line competition, Paul Hornitzky and the M.A.M.E Gaming League are already there. And they're just getting started - again.

Frank Breneman Killed Pac-Man Then Pac-Man Chased Frank Forever

When it debuted in 1980, Pac-Man made a strong impression on gamers everywhere. A select few achieved a world record.

Jeff Wolfe & John McCurdy Are The New Kings of Kong

The classic gaming community was treated to news of an unprecedented event in the world of Donkey Kong arcade competition - a "King of Kong" championship double-header.

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