Donkey Kong champion loses title for 'using emulator'

Donkey Kong champion loses title for 'using emulator'
 

The Donkey Kong world champion has been stripped of a record he set for the 1981 arcade classic following claims he did not use an original machine.
Twin Galaxies, which tracks video games records, believes that Billy Mitchell's 1,047,200 score on the original Donkey Kong was achieved using an emulator.
An emulator is a computer program that replicates an arcade or console machine.
Twin Galaxies was alerted by Donkey Kong forum moderator Jeremy Young.
Mr Young suspected that images seen in a video of Mr Mitchell's Donkey Kong world record run were impossible to generate on an arcade... read more

 
13 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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