Man Breaks Video Game World Record John McAllister squashes the former high score for Joust By Dan Evon, Newser User Posted Oct 24, 2010 9:50 AM CDT Promoted on Newser Oct 24, 2010 6:22 PM CDT 14 comments Comments This is just some guy trying to be as good as John McAllister. Good luck. (AP) (User Submitted) – A Seattle man has broken a video game world record that has stood for 25 years. John McAllister, who already holds the world record for Asteroids (which he won after a 58-hour session), set a new high score in the game Joust this weekend at the Arcade Cabinet. The former record of 107,216,700 was set by James Vollandt in 1985; McAllister is currently waiting for his score to be verified by Twin Galaxies. Read the full article.