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Rift sets Guinness record for most in-game marriages

Tapping into the rich vein of lonely people playing video games and their desire to establish world records, Rift -- which recently just added a free-to-play option -- held a day-long event on Valentine's Day seeking to marry as many in-game characters as possible. It was a success, and now Rift...

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Kinect Sports dev seeks participants for Guinness World Records attempt

A Guinness World Records achievement for "most people running a virtual 100m dash at one time" will take place over Easter weekend, on April 23. According to Rare, a free Xbox Nations gamer pic should be available in the coming week. Downloading it will "automatically enter you into the record...

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Mafia 2 takes Guinness f-bomb record; HotD: Overkill effing dethroned

Mafia 2's rap sheet now includes a Guinness World Record for "most swearing in a video game." The mob saga surpassed House of the Dead: Overkill's 189 permutations on the word "f*ck" by ... well, they're still counting. Seriously. A representative for Guinness World Records tells Joystiq that at...

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Assassin's Creed 2 enters Guinness World Records 2010

Yes, Assassin's Creed 2 has been awarded with a Guinness World Record. You might be surprised, however, to learn that it has nothing to do with how good the game is. No, Assassin's Creed 2 has been awarded the world record for "being the most cover-featured video game." In other words, it appeared...

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Joyswag: God of War 3, guide & Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition

Update: Congratulations to our grand prize winner, Chris W., and our 4 first prize winners! Read any good books lately? We've got a couple you might be interested in: Guinness World Records 2010: Gamer's Edition and the God of War III Signature Series Strategy Guide. We're giving away 5...

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Guinness World Records 2010: Gamer's Edition out today

What's the highest grossing arcade game of all time? What's the longest anyone's spent playing an MMO? You'd know the answers to these and many more questions about the extremes of the video game world if you had a copy of the Guinness World Records 2010: Gamer's Edition. Or if you clicked over to...

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New Guinness World Records Gamer Edition in January

The third edition of the Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition hits store shelves January 4 and 21 in the US and UK, respectively. The edition likely contains some of this year's more profound records, including: Batman's most ridiculous world record in the history of world record keeping. ...

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