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…
This year, the city of Ishihara opened a 200-square meter, landscaped women's restroom. It is supposedly the "world's largest toilet".
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.
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.
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,…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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"…