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Cosplayer gathering at GamesCom attempts to break Guinness record

Over 400 cosplayers are expected to gather and break the Guinness record for "The Largest Gathering of Games Characters" today at GamesCom. We were looking forward to telling you if they broke the MCM London record of 376 characters ... but we forgot one little detail: Um, all those people need to...

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Latest Pokemon movie sets Guinness World Record

Japan recently received its 12th Pokémon animated feature in Arceus: To The Conquering of Space-Time. Even before its July 18 release, the film showed that the power of Pokemans is still strong in Japan by shattering records. The Escapist reports that pre-sales of tickets were at insane le...

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Guinness World Record wailed on and then smashed for Brutal Legend

440 European fans of the upcoming heavy metal-inspired game Brütal Legend got together in Leicestershire, UK this past weekend to, well, fake-play guitar all at the same time. During the metal heavy 2009 Download Festival, the game's publisher EA organized attendees clad in Brütal Legend...

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Seen@E3: Infinity Ward accepts Call of Duty 4 Guinness record

Activision's booth yesterday played host to more than just sweaty gamers and DJ Hero videos: Call of Duty 4-developer Infinity Ward was rewarded with a Guinness World Record for "the most popular online console game" citing the fact that it's been played "been played by over 13 million gamers on X...

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Fuel sets Guinness record as biggest console game ever

Codemasters' Fuel is big, and while some may argue that size doesn't matter, they're probably just jealous of the open-world racer's immense girth. In fact, the upcoming off-road racing game was recently crowned by Guinness World Records for having the largest playable environment in a console game...

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House of the Dead: Overkill has most swearing ever

Well, f**k yeah! Though it may not be the sales record we were hoping for, the absolutely G** ***n awesome House of the Dead: Overkill has made it to the top of a list. It's just been honored by Guinness World Records as having the most profanity of any game ever. 189 "f**ks". Count 'em. Here's ho...

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'108 Street Fighter wins' record has eerie significance

The number of stitches on a baseball. The number of prayer beads strung together to form a mala. The number of minutes in which Desmond had to press that damn button again and again. And, the new Guinness World Record for consecutive Street Figther IV wins. What do these seemingly unrelated phenome...

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Guinness World Records : The Trailer

We've just received a new trailer for upcoming minigame compilation Guiness World Records: The Video Game. It was kind of a sleeper hit for this blogger at E3. Despite it being a minigame compilation, which usually elicits a rolling of the eyes, it managed to impress through some fun scenarios and ...

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Hideo Kojima celebrated for inventing stealth games

Hideo Kojima's has been in London this week, not just for the signing of pre-release MGS4 sleeves at HMV Oxford Street, but also to pick up a couple of Guinness World Record certificates. Kojima will be featured in the new Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition 2008 with two achievements to his na...

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It's official: Mega Man is the most milked series ever

In the recent "Gamer's Edition" Guinness World Records book, the Mega Man series was certified with the record of "Most Number of Games in a Single Series." That's not too hard to believe -- there were about a million Mega Man games in the main series and various spinoff series before the DS, and ...

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