Donkey Kong's Controversial King Is Dethroned

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The video, courtesy of Old School Gamer Magazine, finds Mitchell at the Midwest Gaming Classic.

The disgraced King of Kong allegedly did wrong, and now he's working to restore his tarnished reputation.

As of right now, all of Billy Mitchell's records have all been removed from the Twin Galaxies site. The dispute alleged that Mitchell achieved his scores on an emulator and not original hardware, which opens the door to cheating through a variety of methods. They then forwarded the decision to the Guinness World Records committee so they could follow suit. The more damning implication is that Mitchell-previously credited with being the first to score a ideal game on Pac-Man and the first to crack 1 million points on Donkey Kong-faked his games. 'All the things that were happening at the time... like why he didn't come out and play me, and why he was inciting whose records were going to be authenticated and who's were going to be dropped.

In a professional manner, not in a shock-jock mentality designed to create hits, we will show that everything that has been done - everything was done - professionally, according to the rules, according to the scoreboard, [and] the integrity that was set up.

"Everything will be transparent".

In Billy Mitchell's video announcing his innocence, he also implies that he may have used an emulator, but that it wasn't against the rules at the time. I wish I could hand it to you.

Only time will tell what Mitchell's investigation will bring, or if Twin Galaxies and Guinness will even consider any evidence that's uncovered. Witnesses, documents, everything will be made available to you. Nothing will be withheld. "We've been at this since 1982, and it's not gonna stop now". For now, we'll have to wait and see what evidence and witnesses Mitchell can produce.

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