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Steve Wiebe Returns to Donkey Kong World Record Pursuits

After 10 years of hiatus, the star of the documentary "The King of Kong" has returned to Twin Galaxies with a passion to get back into his record setting groove.

Pac-Man Achievement, Anniversary and Honors!

Greg Sakundiak achieves a Perfect Pac-Man, Pac-Man celebrates its 40th year, and World Champion David Race Honors his fellow competitors.

Competitive Gaming News Update for May 2020

Michael Sroka from Settle it On the Screen brings you a few quick updates on the news revolving around Twin Galaxies.

Longstanding 80's Video Game World Record Potentially Beaten

The 38 year old Crazy Climber arcade world record could be dethroned by an incredible performance submitted by competitor Brian Joseph Sperback - but there may be controversy.

Tokido Talks State of Street Fighter 5 and Being the Defending Champion

We caught up with Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi at EVO 2018, to get his thoughts on defending his EVO Street Fighter title and the state of the franchise.

Armada Discusses Smash Bros. and His Thoughts on The Direction of the Franchise

Despite his very busy schedule, we managed to catch up with Adam "Armada" Lindgren, to get his thoughts on the direction of the Smash Bros. franchise and what he would change.

GTL: Overwatch Update Leaves Trolls to Rot

New Overwatch updates include social features like endorsements and a "Looking for Group" feature as Blizzard practices positive reinforcement. Plus, the reveal of Hero 28 (aka Wrecking Ball) is a big surprise for fans, but it's not without controversy. With continued Meta changes, like the Symmetra rework and major map updates, players and onlookers are eager to see how these adjustments will affect Overwatch League.

Scoreboard Spotlight: Greg Degeneffe Crushes Pigs in Space and More

On this Scoreboard Spotlight, we check out Strikers 1945 Plus for some classic Neo Geo action, a speedy run through a Mega Man 9 stage, and reach for the stars in a staggering score in Pigs in Space on the Atari 2600.

GTL: Fortnite Fever Rages On Amongst Kids

The popularity of Epic Games' Fortnite among young gamers is leaving kids vulnerable. Luckily, streamer Ninja chooses to tone down vulgar language for his under aged audience, and teachers adapt by incorporating game terminology into their lesson plans. At the same time, children as young as 9 are being sent to rehab for their Fortnite addictions, and the World Health Organization (WHO) now categorizes Gaming Disorder as a mental condition.

GTL: Bethesda Takes Legal Action Against Warner Bros

Bethesda claims the new WB Games/ Behavior Interactive Westworld mobile game is a rip-off of Fallout Shelter– so they're taking them to court. Meanwhile, companies like tencent aim to adapt their mobile games for the Nintendo Switch.

GTL: VidCon & TanaCon Are More Trouble Than They're Worth

VidCon 2018 finally wrapped, closing with big platform updates from Instagram and YouTube. Meanwhile, the future of content creator conventions is threatened by uproar following Tana Mongeau's failed rival conference "TanaCon" and Logan Paul's mobbing incident last year. With so much turmoil we are left wondering: What is the true nature of streamer-worship culture?

Scoreboard Spotlight: Steve Germershausen Attack on Plaque and More

This week on the Scoreboard Spotlight, we check out Plaque Attack on the Atari 2600, an obscure arcade shmup, and take a look at one of the earlier attempts to play as Spider-Man in gaming.

GTL: Twitch's Power Means Game Over for Single Player Titles

Developers claim that Twitch is killing their single player games. With titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 removing their single player campaign and Fallout 76 bringing multiplayer to the series, streaming services are showing their powerful influence on game development. It's clear that "Games as a Service" is not just a lucrative opportunity for publishers but also a strategy to keep games relevant and trending on Twitch.

GTL: Riot Rules Echo Fox Winners After NA LCS Server Issues

The League of Legends Summer Split kicked off last weekend, and Echo Fox & Team SoloMid rose to the top. With new LOL Esports franchises, the bizarre state of the meta, and Week 1's technical issues, Riot Games's massive MOBA is reverting to its wild west roots.

GTL: China Monopolizes Gaming Worldwide

Chinese-owned Tencent is the #1 gaming company in the world for the fifth year in a row. The company holds stakes in the studios that brought us games like League of Legends, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS, and Assassin's Creed: Odyssey. Despite severe government regulations, Chinese gamers are a powerful force. Will American companies like Sony, Apple, Microsoft, and Blizzard be able to keep up?

Scoreboard Spotlight: Brandon Finton's Discovery of RPG Scorechasing & More

This week on the Scoreboard Spotlight, we check out some of the recently approved scores in an Atari take on Star Wars, Rampage, Double Dragon, Children of Mana, and Tenchu Shadow Assassins. Plus we put out a bounty for next week!

Who Won E3 2018? Twin Galaxies Editorial Weighs In On The Show

The week is up and E3 2018 has finally come to an end. In the bounty of gaming goodness, who had the most to share? Sony? Microsoft? Ubisoft? We at Twin Galaxies Editorial share who wowed us the most in this all-staff feature.

GTL: Fallout Multiplayer Divides Fans & More E3 Announcements

Square Enix finally reveals the Kingdom Hearts III release date, EA shows off Anthem, and Bethesda premieres Fallout 76. Plus, Microsoft announces new titles including open-world Halo and Gears of War 5. Every publisher is vying to steal the show at E3 2018.

GTL: Bethesda Suddenly Holds All the Cards

Blizzard's Hearthstone may have started the online craze of collectible card games, but expected major changes from titles like CD PROJEKT RED's GWENT: The Witcher Card Game pose the threat of competition. Plus, Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls: Legends is switching developers, leaving fans fearful about the game's future.

Scoreboard Spotlight: Chris Gleed's Street Fighter 2 Ken Mastery & More

There's some serious thieving and plenty of punchies going on in this edition of Scoreboard Spotlight! Check out stellar runs in King of Fighters, Street Fighter II, Lock 'N' Chase, and more!

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