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Billy Mitchell Breaks His Silence To Address Accusations Of Cheating

17 April 2018, 06:31 | Dale Webster

Competitive Gamer Billy Mitchell Responds To His High Scores Getting Removed

Competitive Gamer Billy Mitchell Responds To His High Scores Getting Removed

The official gatekeepers of Donkey Kong history, Twin Galaxies, last week disqualified Mitchell's high scores and banned him from future competition after finding evidence that he used emulating software, opening up the possibility of cheating in any number of ways, rather than an unmodified arcade game that is required for official high score record keeping.

His scores for Donkey Kong, as well as games like Donkey Kong Jr and Pac-Man, have since been scrubbed from the Guinness World Records and Twin Galaxies leaderboards. "The use of MAME or any other emulation software for submission to these leader boards is strictly forbidden".

Mitchell has promised to prove his scores are valid. The Guinness World Records organization quickly followed suit, but Mitchell isn't stepping down quietly.

"We also recognise records for First flawless score on Pac-Man and Highest score on Pac-Man". One can't help but wonder if anyone would care about this story had Mitchell not played this charismatic "villainous" persona, and how much of the ongoing drive to usurp his scores was founded in wanting to see the "baddie" fall from grace.

A formal dispute was filed in February against Mitchell's high score. The gamer questioned whether Mitchell actually earned the marks on an arcade machine.




Only time will tell what Mitchell's investigation will bring, or if Twin Galaxies and Guinness will even consider any evidence that's uncovered.

Mitchell is one the highest-profile gamers in the world due to his list of records. The 1,047,200 score from the documentary "King of Kong: A Fistful Of Quarters" was also voided.

In a new statement, former Donkey Kong champion Billy Mitchell says there's proof he's still the King of Kong.

Over the weekend, Mitchell addressed the ruling in a video posted to YouTube. The fact of the matter is, now there's a true professional due diligence being done to investigate things that happened as far as 35 years ago.

"We will show, everything that has been done, everything was done professionally, according to the rules, according to the scoreboard and integrity that was set up, not by the 2014 forward by the current regime, who wants to reach back 35 years".



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