John McAllister, the owner of what is widely believed to be the most unbeatable video game high score, has claimed another world record, in Joust, after a marathon session at the arcade cabinet.
The first class of inductees of the International Video Game Hall of Fame at Ottumwa, Iowa, included 28 real people – and one video game character. Here is Pac-Man’s enshrinement during Saturday’s ceremony, with a Namco representative accepting the award.
The International Video Games Hall of Fame inducts its first class in August. Located in Ottumwa, Iowa, known for its ties to the gaming’s early arcade days, the Hall will enshrine more twice as many high score champions as developers.