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 Posted Oct 24, 2010 9:50 AM CDT
Promoted on Newser Oct 24, 2010 6:22 PM CDT
Man Breaks Joust Video Game World Record
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. (Read more video games stories.)

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