Well-Rounded Man Wins $1 Million for Being Really Good at Video Games
Even though the American economy is stuck in a state of embattled purgatory, the video game business continues to thrive in ways that no other non-pornography-related business can comprehend.
How good are things in the digital gaming universe?
2K Sports recently held a contest for the release of their newest offering, MLB 2K10. According to the rules, the first person to submit video evidence of a perfect game (zero hits or walks by a starting pitcher) would receive a check for $1 million.
It took exactly one day for the competition to produce a winner, when 23-year-old Alabama resident Wade McGilberry accomplished the feat on his seventh try.
The excited (and shockingly married) gamer told ESPN First Take that he plans on paying off his mortgage, starting a savings account, and doing various other boring things with his money that don’t involve jet skis.
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