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83,647. Dwight: Second Life is not a game. It is a multi-user, virtual environment. It doesn’t have points or scores. It doesn’t have winners or losers.
Jim: Oh, it has losers. (Office & Video Game) The Office US: Local Ad s4e9
92,650. Tech news: the new sensation sweeping the solar system is the total immersion video game Better than Life. Using the new senso-lock feedback technique Better than Life is able to detect all your desires and fantasies and then make them come true. So great is the appeal of Better than Life, when one store in Tokyo ran out of stocks rubber weapons had to be deployed to disperse the crowds. Red Dwarf II: Better than Life, Groovy Channel 27 female hologram newsreader
92,652. Today we’re going to be looking at more people who think kids aren’t all right. Assholes who think that playing video games is bad for you. People who want to shut down video games. Today we’re going to be talking to a bunch of motherfuckers. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Video Games s7e3
92,653. Videos without big fucking guns are bullshit. ibid.
92,654. Youth crime has plummeted by half since the mid-1990s in spite of the sky-rocketing popularity of violent video games. ibid.
92,655. Violent video games cause increases in aggressive thoughts and behaviours. Hillary Clinton
92,656. Grand Theft Auto is the worst assault on children since polio. Jack Thompson, public interest attorney
92,657. Thus far there has been no absolutely hard evidence that violent video games cause any kind of teen violence, outbursts and any kind of anti-social behaviour. Laurence Walters, constitutional attorney
92,658. Billy Mitchell: 874,300  The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
92,659. The Player of the Century Award. ibid.
92,660. Steve Wiebe: Kill Screen 985,600 – 2 hours 27 minutes witnessed on Funspot machine. ibid.
92,661. Billy Mitchell on video tape: 1,047,200. ibid.
92,662. Steve Wiebe on video tape: 1,049,100 3rd August 2006. ibid.
92,663. Steve Wiebe now holds both the live and taped world records on Donkey Kong. ibid.
92,664. He [Mitchell] was the guy who pushed for live scores all the time, and now here I am at Funspot busting my arse to get a live score, and he just submits taped scores now and gets the record. Steve Wiebe
92,665. Now all of a sudden he’s Mr Video tape. Steve Wiebe, re Billy Mitchell
92,666. For years and years it was believed that Billy’s record of 874,300 in 1982 is really the highest score anyone would get. Brian Kuh [568,400 in 2001]
92,667. A video arcade classic has finally been conquered. On July 4th at a New Hampshire arcade thirty-four-year-old Billy Mitchell became the first person to master Pacman by recording the first ever perfect game. News report July 1999
92,668. There’s a level of difference between people, and it translates into some games. Billy Mitchell
92,669. Donkey Kong without question is the hardest game. Billy Mitchell
92,670. Donkey Kong and Pacman and Ms Pacman and Galaga and Defender – these are the games that caught the public eye. These are the games people cared about. Steve Sanders, author: Master’s Guide to Donkey Kong
92,671. Bill is the best classic arcade gamer of our era. Steve Sanders
92,672. Why do we do it? Because we actually love this. Walter Day, Twin Galaxies International Scoreboard coordinator & referee
92,673. Everybody picks on me. Walter Day
92,674. Funspot’s the premier place where the media comes and meets with the superstars. Walter Day
92,675. I make video games because I can. Indie Games: The Movie, Channel 4 2013, designer
92,676. The ultimate art form. ibid. designer
92,677. Edmund has designed 25 Flash games in the past 10 years. ibid. caption
92,678. Video games: for years the domain of outsiders and geeks and people who look a bit like owls. Somewhere down the line gaming went mainstream and now everyone plays them eighteen hours a day. Charlie Brooker, How Videogames Changed the World, Channel 4 2013
25. Pong 1972
24. Space Invaders 1978
23. Pac-Man 1980
22. Manic Miner 1983
21. Elite 1984
20. Super Mario Brothers 1985
19. Tetris 1989
18. The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
17. Street Fighter II 1991
16. Doom 1993
15. Night Trap 1992
14. Tomb Raider 1996
13. PaRappa the Rapper 1996
12. Starcraft 1998
11. The Sims 2000
10. Grand Theft Auto III 2001
09. Shadow of the Colossus 2005
08. World of Warcraft 2005
07. Wii Sports 2006
06. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 2007
05. Braid 2008
04. Angry Birds 2009
03. Minecraft 2011
02. The Last of Us 2013
01. Twitter 2006
92,679. … And promises to be as colourful and controversial as its predecessors. The Gamechangers, BBC 2015, New York radio, re Grand Theft Auto
92,680. Guys, we’re gonna create the first truly adaptable hero across any art form. ibid.
92,681. This lawsuit will put the video game industry on trial. ibid. prosecutor
92,682. They started as simple blocks of light ... An entire generation has now grown up immersed in virtual worlds ever more realistic ... Video games stand accused of making us violent or causing addiction - but is any of this true? Horizon: Are Video Games Really that Bad? BBC 2015
92,683. A growing group of academics believe video games have little effect on players. ibid.
92,684. Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games and imbue them with the best artistic quality. People are enthralled with video games in the same way as other people love the cinema or theatre. Andy Serkis
92,685. The obvious objective of video games is to entertain people by surprising them with new experiences. Shigeru Miyamoto