'King of Kong' Rivarly to Re-Ignite Over 'Wreck-it Ralph'

'King of Kong' Rivarly to Re-Ignite Over 'Wreck-it Ralph'

The 2007 dramamentary The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters provides a really fascinating glimpse into the culture of retro gaming competition, and from that movie emerged two stars: the hot-shot hot-sauce maker Billy Mitchell, and the underdog dad Steve Wiebe.

Now those two are set to face off again, this time in a fictional game that's been brought to real life by Disney: Fix-it Felix, from the upcoming retro gaming homage film Wreck-it Ralph.

Wiebe and Mitchell will compete from their home towns of Miami and Seattle starting tonight at 5 p.m. Pacific, while interested fans can follow along on Wreck-it Ralph's Twitter and Facebook pages.

Disney created a dozen real-world, retro-style arcade cabinets to promote the film, and they're currently travelling the country, so keep an eye out for one near you.

Who do you think will come out on top between Steve Wiebe and Billy Mitchell?

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