The Story Behind Wes Copeland and His Donkey Kong World Record Score

Wes Copeland managed to break an amazing Guinness World Record on May 5th, 2016 for achieving the highest score on Donkey Kong. Copeland spent three hours hammering away at Nintendo‘s classic arcade game and acquired a whopping 1,218,000 points. Guinness World Records posted photos and touched on the story behind the gamer extraordinaire earlier this month. He was also featured in the new book, Guinness World Records 2018 Gamer’s Edition.