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The Lead Up to Street Fighter VI – PART ONE

STREET FIGHTER 6: Return of the Parry. If you are a fan of the Street Fighter series and you happen to be a fan of Star Wars, then maybe you see the symbolism here.

Donald Hayes Wins MGLLII With 11 Scores In The Top 6

The 2nd MGL of the 2022 season has now been completed, 51 gamers played in this very difficult competition

A glorious year in gaming history - Gaming in 92

It is extremely difficult to believe that it has been 30 years since 1992, but let's take a trip down memory lane to bring us back to those strange times...

In memory of Jeff Harrist: The Return of Donkey Kong Forum

After the tragic passing of its founder, the DKF community rallied to carry on his legacy

Patrick Stanley Repeats as World Champion of eSports

History is made with an unprecedented back-to-back victory

Gamers Gear Up for Yolo 2022

Event organizer Evan Mcgahey is ready to kick off the New Year with the first tournament of the season

The Man Who Helped Change Tetris by Playing Track & Field

How veteran gamer Hector 'Fly' Rodriguez shared his arcade "secrets" and inspired a new generation of Tetris players

The Tetris Community Crowns A New Silver Champion

After being seeded 96th, Supamines finds vindication in a dazzling finals

On Donkey Kong Junior, Phil Tudose Breaks Through

After watching a 7 year old record fall last year, the 1.5 million point barrier on the Nintendo arcade classic was next

In Honoring Jonas Neubauer, It's Game On

After the sudden passing of the Tetris great, Rampage world champion RedDawn looks to Neubauer's competitive legacy in offering bounties for new records

The Ballad of the Pac-Man King

In the summer of 1982, Rick Mori was on a quest to become an original Pac-Man champion. Then he helped launch the career of Pac-Man "Super Kid" Jeffrey Yee before the two met in the ultimate split-screen showdown.

The Spy Hunter Who Came in from the Cold

After 20 years, Timothy Kinkead was on a mission to learn the secrets of his favorite arcade game. Along the way, he decoded a 35 year old world record.

Niftski is a Different Kind of Keyboard Warrior

A Q&A Session with the Speedrun champ of Super Mario Bros.

With Super Mario Bros., Where There's a Frame, There's a Way

April Achievements in Review: In pursuit of the fastest time to complete Super Mario Bros., Niftski breaks the elusive 4:55 barrier and shows the gaming world that Nintendo's plucky mascot isn't ready to slow down

When Rick Fothergill Made History Twice Over

Twenty three years after a Canadian arcade game player submitted his Ms. Pac-Man world record to Twin Galaxies and helped launch a new era of competition, the recording of his history-making game is now available for public viewing for the first time.

Taming the High Score on Taito's Zoo Keeper

Bryan Wagner captures a MAME world record but he isn't ready to turn in his animal catching net just yet

Twin Galaxies at 40 - Tim McVey Day, January 28 1984

When an 8-bit snake and a billion points led to an epic record and a longer nap

Twin Galaxies Welcomes Arcade1up, Streams Games on Twitch

High score competition among Arcade1up owners arrives at TG, as well as Twitch streams of TG world record games!

Tony Temple Celebrates 40 Years of Missile Command

Release of his new book Missile Commander marks the latest achievement in gamer's storied career

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