Los Angeles Video Gamer Gains First-Ever Perfect Game of Tetris

Twin Galaxies International Scoreboard Announces Harry Hong as the First-Ever Gamer to Max Out The Score on The Classic Nintendo Tetris with 999,999 points
By: Twin Galaxies Editor-in-Chief - Scott Patterson
Harry Hong
Harry Hong
May 6, 2009 - PRLog -- Harry J Hong of Los Angeles, CA has become the first-ever gamer in video game history to gain the maximum 999,999 points on the classic game of Tetris on the Nintendo Entertainment System.

The NES version of Tetris, released in 1989, sold millions of copies in it's day, but no gamer had ever officially reached this point in the game, where the puzzle pieces are moving so fast that few gamers have ever managed to keep up.  The game score freezes at 999,999 points, and does not count further, making this accomplishment unbeatable.

The score was verified and announced by scorekeeping organization Twin Galaxies, which has tracked World Record high scores from around the world since 1981, and has been featured in numerous recent documentary films, such as "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters" and "Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade" as well as NBC show "Chuck".  Twin Galaxies is also recognized by Guinness World Records as the ofifcial scorekeepers for all video gaming.

Hong's quest for the first-ever perfect game took 4 years of attempts to finally accomplish.

TwinGalaxies.com has posted an exclusive Twin Galaxies interview with Harry Hong about this incredible gaming achievement as well as if he plans to duplicate his skills on current versions of Tetris for the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS.
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