What a day

Before you read this article, go to Play.com and buy King of Kong on DVD for a measly £3.99. Done that? Good, because now the next paragraph will actually mean something to you. And hopefully that headline will do too.

Joystick junky Steve Wiebe has announced that he’ll be attempting to break the Donkey Kong world record at E3 this year, which will also be broadcast live in the US on G4 TV. Billy Mitchell currently holds the record – he and Steve Wiebe are the two people to reach Donkey Kong’s “kill screen”, which literally does just that.

When I tried to submit my high score of 23 lines on Tetris to Twin Galaxies they told me to get lost.

Matt Gander

Matt is Games Asylum's most prolific writer, having produced a non-stop stream of articles since 2001. A retro collector and bargain hunter, his knowledge has been found in the pages of tree-based publication Retro Gamer.

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