The ‘King of Kong’ could be stripped of his high score

Just days after video game high score champ Todd Rogers was stripped of his Dragster title for mathematically impossible times, the man who was the Donkey Kong king for almost 20 years has also come under scrutiny. Billy Mitchell's 2010 high score fo…
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Casual online multiplayer Mini Golf King receives a brand new update

Bluehole PNIX has just recently added a brand new update that aims to sink even more competition and party antics into its arcade multiplayer, Mini Golf King.

Shrinking down the noble sport onto mobile, developer Bluehole PNIX adds in a fair share of whimsical features that you’re unlikely to find at your local Putt-Putt golf course. Bomb traps, accelerator pads, tube slides and swinging drawbridges are just a few of the obstacles you’ll encounter over 30 levels, adding just the right amount of zaniness to compliment its serene visuals and laid back gameplay.

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Monster Hunter World review: king of beasts

Monster Hunter World is a glorious, long overdue overhaul of one of my favorite video game series of all time. It preserves almost everything that makes its unique blend of skill-based combat and obsessive loot collection so satisfying and addictive, while streamlining many of its most inscrutable systems. It’s exactly what I wanted it to be.

All of these changes represent a serious attempt by Capcom to make the series appeal to players in the West. While it’s made token efforts in this regard before, Monster Hunter World is a total revamp designed to attract new players outside its traditional base of Japan, which has proven tough in the past. But far from dumbing Monster Hunter down for a mainstream global audience, Capcom has shown…

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Burger King made a surprisingly good ad about net neutrality

Burger King — a fast-food chain that sells cheap beef — apparently understands net neutrality more than the average member of Congress. The company released an ad today explaining the concept of net neutrality with a stunt that showed what it would be like to have paid prioritization in a burger joint. In the ad, actors playing Burger King employees taunt “actual guests” by making them wait for absurd amounts of time to receive their food — unless they pay huge tolls to get it quickly.

Most of the popular net neutrality discussion in the past year has been reduced to this idea of “fast and slow lanes,” which refers to deliberate throttling of internet content. That’s the extreme scenario, and ISPs haven’t ruled it out. ISPs aren’t…

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Burger King thinks a Whopper can help you understand net neutrality — it really can’t


Net neutrality is the current cause du jour, and rightfully so. If undermined or eliminated, it could have lasting consequences for tech innovation in America. The thing is, it’s a really complicated topic. If you’re not particularly technologically clued up, you might struggle to grasp it. Burger King is an unlikely champion for Net Neutrality, and has created a video that “explains” it through an even unlikelier device: the Whopper. If you’ve ever wondered what it looks like when a fast food company wades ineptly into a topic it scarcely understands, you’ll probably want to watch this: The premise is…

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