What's going on with retcons?>>108898393
Not quite to the extent in that movie.
Then again, a guy was getting an award for a game nobody has beaten, not even himself, and electromagnets can just lie around in computer labs. And the guy who programmed the virus made it give hints to his identity.
And there's a tron laser that's used to put a box of dog food in the game instead of just scanning it, or manually programming a model.