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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Joseph Saelee Becomes Back-To-Back Tetris World Champion

The Classic Tetris World Championship 2019 saw last year's new champ Joseph Saelee take it again in an incredible weekend of competition.

Super Mario Maker 2's Community Has Created Over 2 Million Levels

Super Mario Maker 2's worldwide community has been on a creative roll with the game. Over 2 million courses have been created for play.

Tetris Royale Set to Bring Tetris 99 Gameplay to Mobile

Tetris Royale is a newly announced battle royale game that will bring the 1-vs-All nature of Tetris 99 to mobile devices later this year.

Michael Lombardi On His Recent Mat Mania Max-Out

Recently, Michael "LUMBO" Lombardi maxed out Taito's 1985 arcade Mat Mania. We spoke to him about this phenomenal run, how it came together, and what comes next.

My Arcade's Retro Champ Is An Awesome Option For Portable NES Gaming

During E3 2019, we had a chance to talk with My Arcade about the Retro Champ - a portable and plug-and-play system that lets you play classic NES and Famicom games.

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