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Updated Scoreboard: New, Improved, Searchable and More

vgs-article-rotation2-650-updateVideo Game Scoreboard is excited to announce the first iteration of our scoreboards which are not only searchable and sort-able, but also broken into individual scoreboards by platform.

The main scoreboard, which contains all scores verified since the beginning of Video Game Scoreboard can be found here: http://www.videogamescoreboard.com/recent-verified-scores/

This system is much easier to update and will be updated as scores are verified. If you bookmark the page or don’t close out the page on a regular basis, you may want to refresh this page or other scoreboard pages to get the most current scores.

To search the scoreboard, click in the white space below the save options and type in search term. You can search by game name, player’s name or variation. It will auto-filter as you type. If you search in the main website search engine it will not work as the scoreboard databases and the website database are separate entities.

Each scoreboard is sortable by any of the columns seen below. To sort, just click on the column you wish to sort by and it will sort them from there.

To see the most recent scores, click on the far right column twice. The first click sorts it from oldest to newest, second click will make it sort from newest to oldest. You can access the individual scoreboards by clicking on the links below, or by clicking on the links found below each scoreboard.

Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.  We know that the text needs some tweaking color wise and that’s next on our list of improvements within the week.  If we verified a score and it is missing, please let us know and we’ll track it down and get it into the new system.

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And the November Gamer of the Month Is…

november-gamer-of-the-month-challenge-winnerBefore we announce the November Gamer of the Month, we would like to offer a small apology regarding the fact that this wasn’t posted at the end of December.   There were some recording difficulties for the single submitter to the contest and after some internal discussion, it was decided that if she could replicate the score within 20% of the final score shown on her original submission, the original submission would be deemed valid.

That being said, congratulations to Katie Cho who achieved a score of 770,400 by playing Dr. Mario on the hardest setting with one life on the Nintendo 64.

As Video Game Scoreboard’s Gamer of the Month, Katie receives:

  • VGS T-Shirt
  • Interview for Gamer Profile
  • Named Gamer of the Month for that Month
  • Competes at end of year Gamer of the year Tournament (postponed till end of 2014).

Interested in being a gamer of the month?  The February Winter Challenge ends March 15 and the March Giga Challenge ends April 15, so there is still time to participate.  Best of luck!

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October Gamer of the Month Goes To…

vgs-october-gamer-of-the-month-geometry-warsThanks to those who participated, and attempted to participate but were caught up by technical difficulties, in our October Gamer of the Month contest.  We had two official entries – one from Dave Vogt of Gaming World Wide and the other from Michael Sroka, creator of the new podcast Settle it on the Screen – for the contest, but only one Gamer of the Month.

Congratulations to Dave Vogt for setting the first place record via the Wii with a score of 363,025.

Second place goes to Michael Sroka via Xbox 360 with a score of 102,930.

Good job to both of them and congrats to David for being named Video Game Scoreboard’s Gamer of the Month for October.

The 5-minute Retro-Evolved Challenge will be added as a permanent track to our scoreboard.  If you think you can beat either David’s on the Wii or Michael’s on the Xbox 360, we encourage you to do so.

November’s Gamer of the Month Challenge can be found here.

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Gamer of the Month: The October Geometry Challenge

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Video Game Scoreboard is pleased to announce the third “Gamer of the Month” challenge – the October Geometry Challenge. Unfortunately, we received no entries for the August Gamer of the Month Challenge, even with the extended deadline, so there is no August/September Gamer of the Month.

The October Geometry Challenge is Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved – 5 minute score challenge on the Xbox 360 or Wii. Please see the rules below for an explanation and the break down.

The Rules:

  1. This month’s competition runs from today, Oct. 6 to Nov. 15, 2013. October winners will be announced in the second half of November, once all scores are verified and places tallied.
  2. Players must submit a recording of their 5 minute record score attempt on Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved via XBLA on the Xbox 360 or via Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved found on the Geometry Wars: Galaxies disc for Wii.
  3. Players may only compete on the Xbox 360 or Wii.  They may ONLY compete on Retro Evolved for this competition. Scores for this game will be added to our variation list under 5 minute challenge and tracked on both Wii and Xbox.  For the purpose of the competition, a combined scoreboard will show the ranks of all players competing together.
  4. Recording rules must be followed.
  5. Timer starts when the play button is hit. Score will be when 5  minute time has finished.
  6. Game ends and score is recorded when 5 minutes is up or when all lives are done, whichever comes first.
  7. Final Score is the score submitted for recording purposes.
  8. Players may submit in any of the ways we accept, however, if you are mailing submissions in, please be sure to have them postmarked no later than Nov. 10, 2013, so we can receive them in time for the Nov. 15 deadline.
  9. The October Geometry Challenge is this: Players get to see how high of a score they can set playing 5 minutes of Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved or the max they get on the lives they have if they run out of lives before 5 minutes.

Prizes:

The Gamer of the Month will receive:

  • VGS T-Shirt
  • Interview for Gamer Profile
  • Named Gamer of the Month for that Month
  • Competes at end of year Gamer of the year Tournament

If you would like to stream your attempts, let us know and we will feature them on our forums.

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Gamer of the Month Contest Extended

rock-band-blitz-august-challengeThe August Gamer of the Month contest has been extended.  As we have received no entries for the contest, we have extended until Sept. 30, 2013.  All entries must be received no later than 11:59 pm. PST Sept. 30.

As things got a bit muddled with PAX and other things going on and because we’re extending the August Blitz, we will be skipping September for the Gamer of the Month.  We will resume a regular schedule in October.  And to tease a little, the next contest will have something to do with Geometry Wars.

We look forward to receiving your submissions for Rock Band Blitz and the August Gamer of the Month Contest.  The rules for the August contest can be found here.

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