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The Wildest Gaming Party of the 2000's

My favorite story from the year 2000 is a lesser known tale. I'm talking about the $10,000 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 Big Score Competition...

Top 5 Kart Games of the 90's

Kart games were a HUGE craze in the 90's in case you didn't notice...

The Man, the Myth, the Musical Legend: Yuzo Koshiro

Who exactly is Yuzo Koshiro? Even if you don't know his name, there is a very high probability that you have listened to his music and you didn't even know it!

A Game Just Isn't The Same Without the Voice

Think about those video games that you enjoy the most. I'm talking about the ones that never age no matter how old they, or how old you get.

Scoreboard Spotlight: Jim Boyce Kill-Screens Donkey Kong & More

We have a new crop of stellar video game performances that pack a few tricks and are a treat to watch! Let's check out a selection of the latest gaming achievements from the week of October 31.

Nothing Says Halloween Quite like the Alien Wars

It is the strangest yet wildest holiday of them all - Halloween. It's a day where people have an excuse to dress up as any character they want, kind of like a worldwide cosplay event.

Scoreboard Spotlight: AJMetalLord's Magic Sword Run & More

In the latest edition of the Scoreboard Spotlight, we turn our attention to some of the latest gaming achievements from community members for the week of October 10.

GoldenEye Turns 25!

Where were you in August of 1997? The development team at RARE studio were drinking champagne and breathing a sigh of relief as GoldenEye 007, a FPS trailblazer, was FINALLY released after countless delays...

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.

The Evolution Of Community & Competition In 10 Years Of Galaga

Former Twin Galaxies Galaga World Record holder Phil Day goes into detail on how competitive Galaga has evolved since his record in 2009 and what the future holds for Galaga scores and competition.

An Ode to The Toads: TG's Champions of Battletoads

On Sunday, Microsoft revealed at E3 that the fan-favorite retro beat 'em up Battletoads was returning in 2019. We wax nostalgic and show off a few TG record holders who definitely have Battletoads on lock-down.

Tetris Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary With New Logo & Events

Tetris was released on this day in 1984. In celebration, the Tetris company is sharing all new logos, games, and new ways to play the classic game.

Bandai Namco & Artist Richard Orlinski Team Up For Pac-Man Sculpture

Bandai Namco recently collaborated with popular artist Richard Orlinski and Neamedia to produce a neat new sculpture of the retro gaming star icon, Pac-Man.

Capcom Home Arcade Plug-And-Play Device Revealed

After a teaser trailer yesterday, Capcom revealed its latest retro gaming device - a plug-and-play "Home Arcade" containing 16 pre-loaded arcade classics.

Twitch Streamer Rudeism Beats Mario 64 With Single-Button Controller

Twitch Streamer Rudeism created a one button controller and then played Super Mario 64 in a 70-hour run.

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.

Conquering A Cosmic Record On Cosmic Alien - A Chat With Petr Prokop

Petr Prokop set a Twin Galaxies record on Cosmic Alien, a nearly 40-year-old game with a 6-year-old previous record. We spoke to him and other experts about challenging one of the rare Universal arcades that goes over 1 million points.

Could Nintendo Switch NES Classics Be Next For Twin Galaxies Record Chasers?

With Nintendo Switch Online introducing the NES Classics Library and new games added regularly, we look at the possibility of a new horizon for NES record chasers in their favorite games.

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