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‘King Of Kong’s Billy Mitchell Banned By Twin Galaxies; ‘Donkey Kong’ and Other Scores Removed
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The King of Kong's Billy Mitchell

If you’ve seen the 2007 documentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, you’re well aware of who Billy Mitchell is. He’s not an easy character to forget. The doc followed Steve Wiebe as he attempted to claim the all-time high score in Donkey Kong from Mitchell, who fought to prevent that from happening using some questionable tactics.

But now some of those questionable tactics have come back to haunt him. Twin Galaxies, the organization which regulates gaming world records, has decided to strip Mitchell of all of his scores and records, including Donkey Kong, and ban him. The decision was the result of an investigation which included the infamous video tape seen in King of Kong.

If interested in all of the dirty details, you can read the full statement on the matter below.

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