All arcade video games available since beginning of video game time have been setting records in terms of high scores for competitive gamers from around the world. In this article, we try and look at some of the best video game records out there and why you should just leave it the way it is!
King of Kong (2007)
Probably classified as one of the best games in history, this is one old video game which demonstrates that video game scores and mullets are in fact a very serious thing among gamers. You can keep at playing this game till your thumbs are as sore as your neck with all the strain you put in to try and beat leader scores but maybe you better leave it at that while having fun. If you like to get your name etched in gaming history, keep at it, however, be prepared to face some really hard time doing so!
Pac Man (Arcade) – Turbo Mode Kill Screen
Every arcade game lovers in the world absolutely love Pac-Man. Perfecting this game means relentless hours of dedication trying to outrun the colorful monsters and hours of non-stop entertainment. The player’s goal will be to ultimately reach the “Kill Screen” a point in the games code in which the screen decays into random symbols due to shortage in game memory. This has been probably reached by only 7 people in gaming history and in turbo mode; the game becomes an even tedious challenge, with only two confirmed screen kill players. Are you ready to be among the hall of famers to beat this record? If yes, all the best!
The Simpsons (Arcade)
Don’t you just love to be the yellow lovable man Homer Simpson? When you play this game however, you enter a world where even Mr. Smithers is a bank robber plus kidnapper, you are invited to a world of fun beat them up adventure! The highest recorded kill streak in the game is a measly 263 with the nearest competition less by 25. The game is extremely difficult and even difficult to find making the record nearly impossible to beat.
Super Mario 64
Super Mario 64 is a revolutionary arcade game within a complex 3 D world as he travels collecting stars that can be freely accessed over and over. Since this is first of its kind, there are several glitches within the code. The rules are pretty simple; collect all stars without using the glitches. The biggest reason you may never beat this record is simple and hilarious – Italian plumbers aren’t fast!
Tetris (Game Boy)
Tetris was first released in 1984, but once Nintento Game Boy took over, it exploded worldwide. The worldwide high score held by Uli Horner is at 748,587 points and nearly 140,000 points ahead of the nearest competitor. Take a wild guess why you will find it nearly impossible to beat this score?