Record Smashed as Arsenal Beat Spurs 190-Nil

Guinness and video games have made quite a partnership over the years, to the point where many of their honours now sound more like adverts. (Yes, I'm deliberately writing in UK English here.) Here, however, is one that harkens back to Guinness' old-school marathon and milestone roots: Shattering the record for… » 2/02/13 2:00pm 2/02/13 2:00pm

Who Cares about Japan's Large Toilet, Says Guinness World Records

This year, the city of Ishihara opened a 200-square meter, landscaped women's restroom » 10/17/12 7:45am 10/17/12 7:45am. It is supposedly the "world's largest toilet".

Nintendo Wants to Celebrate Kirby's Birthday With Chewing Gum

Kirby's 20th birthday is this year, and Nintendo plans to observe it with a stunt at PAX Prime on Sept. 1. They're trying to get more than 304 people together in the same place to collectively blow chewing-gum bubbles, which would set a Guinness World Record. » 8/24/12 10:00pm 8/24/12 10:00pm

Rift Breaks World Record For Virtual Love

Love was in the air in the world of massively multiplayer online role-playing game Rift last week, where players set a Guinness World Record for most in-game marriages in a 24-hour period. » 2/20/12 11:15am 2/20/12 11:15am

The 10 Most Bogus Entries in the Guinness World Records 2012 Gamer's…

Growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, I remember being awed at when the TV specials based on the Guinness Book of World Records would show up on network TV. I'd see really big things! Really small things! Weird life forms out of 1950s monster comics! A guy who'd never cut his fingernails, like, ever! One after another,… » 1/10/12 12:00pm 1/10/12 12:00pm

Needless to Say, This Bulletstorm Video is NSFW

While no character in Bulletstorm has the name, the game's script does seem overly concerned with the activities of someone named "Dick." Here's a compilation - by no means exhaustive - of two-dozen references to aforesaid Mr. Richard, within the span of a minute. » 2/25/11 6:00pm 2/25/11 6:00pm

Are These The Top 50 Video Game Characters Of All Time?

Guinness asked gamers to vote for the top 50 video game characters of all time, so if your favorite character is not represented in this list you probably should have voted harder. » 2/16/11 1:00pm 2/16/11 1:00pm

LittleBigPlanet 2 Gunning For World Records No Other Game Could Win

Guinness is handing out the video game world records left and right, and now it's Sony's turn. They've assembled a crack team of LittleBigPlanet 2 players to take down fabricated records next week, and you can watch. » 1/13/11 11:20am 1/13/11 11:20am

This Video Game World Record Will Blow You Away

Yesterday Guinness awarded Jesse Moerkerk of Dutch gaming magazine N-Gamer a world record certificate for playing Super Mario Galaxy 2 for 18.52 minutes. Oh, and he did it while free-falling. » 1/12/11 3:20pm 1/12/11 3:20pm

Guinness Gives Mafia II The F-Bomb Record

Yesterday, Rooster Teeth's Achievement Hunters compiled 200 instances of Mafia II using a four-letter word that rhymes with "John Kruk." Today, Guinness World Records says it's provisionally certified the game as the all-time F-bomb champion among video games. » 9/16/10 7:20pm 9/16/10 7:20pm

Guinness Records Longest Tekken 6 Winning Streak

A new game releases, and the Guinness Book of World Records is there, awarding the world record for longest winning streak on Tekken 6 to Mr. Eliot Smith-Walters, A.K.A. Shadow Force. » 10/28/09 12:00pm 10/28/09 12:00pm

Super Mario Kart: Most Influential Video Game in History

Super Mario Kart has the longest legacy and the biggest impact on video games in history, according to Guinness World Records which compiled a list of the top 50 consoles games of all time. » 2/26/09 12:00pm 2/26/09 12:00pm

Guinness World Records Set At Leipzig GC

Actually, there may have been several unofficial records set at the Games Convention - most teutonic booth babes, most embarrassing erection at a major trade show, etc. » 8/22/08 5:40pm 8/22/08 5:40pm

Check the extended for some photos of the victorious record breakers in action.

Guinness World Records: The Videogame

No, I'm not talking about the Guinness World Records Gamer Edition. This is Guinness World Records: The Videogame, a new title from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games for the Wii and DS. The game will allow players to experience breaking a world records via "quick-fire action challenges"… » 6/26/08 10:40am 6/26/08 10:40am