Back in the original Twin Galaxies arcade era, Donkey Kong was just another game in the arcade.  But Billy Mitchell and Steve Sanders had an epic play-off where Billy solidified the concept of the game ending at a specific level.

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By the 2000’s that early battle helped build a cult classic documentary, King of Kong.  Brian Kuh coined the term, Kill Screen and the rest became a culture and community around the game title.

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Which spawned a whole new group of player characters such as elite champion Hank Chien and his documentary and Richie Knucklez who hosted Kong Off I, II, and III for all elite players.

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Kong Off II

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Kong Off III

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More great players and the continued tradition of refereeing, and a little game in Disney’s Wreck-It-Ralph, called Fix-It-Felix Jr…..Hey is that Mr. Litwak?

Kong Off IV is being planned for 2015. Stay tuned…

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But no matter what, you gotta love that Billy Mitchell!

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But there is a new celebrity in town-


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