Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

1982 Missile Command Record Beaten: Victor Victorious!

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Man, I broke so many arcade records back in the day, but one game that I was never very good at was Missile Command. The game was released in arcades in 1980, and later that year on the Atari 2600. Two years later, a high score was set that hasn’t been broken for the last 31 years. Now a player finally managed to beat it.

missile command
The 1982 record was set by Victor Ali who played the arcade version for 56 hours and got a score of 80,364,995. It’s easy to see why the record stood for so long. Who wants to stand there for that many hours? Well, another Victor was not afraid to go for the gold. Victor Sandberg from Sweden.

Over the last couple of days, Victor live-streamed a single coin game of Missile Command that lasted 56 hours, 5 minutes, and 53 seconds. The record wasn’t shattered, but he beat it with a final score of 81,796,035, making it to level 172.

Now it will be up to another to try and steal the title. Any takers? Only one prerequisite: your name must be Victor.

[via Geek]



Gatura Tactical Pouch

Gatura Tactical Pouch

Dual of the Dyad

Dual of the Dyad

Social Distancing Bundle Deal

Social Distancing Bundle Deal

Advertisement
Volkswagen e-BULLI Is a Classic VW Bus with an Electric Heart

Volkswagen e-BULLI Is a Classic VW Bus with an Electric Heart

Simulating Driving on Other Planets

Simulating Driving on Other Planets

Comparing the Bloodhound LSR with a Bugatti Chiron and an F1 Car

Comparing the Bloodhound LSR with a Bugatti Chiron and an F1 Car

Advertisement