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DanTDM's Minecraft channel is the most popular in the world
DanTDM: How I became a Minecraft record holder
Sonja Reid is the most followed female gamer on Twitch
Most followed female gamer on Twitch
The longest single game of Football Manager currently stands at 221 seasons
Longest single game of Football Manager
Kurt J Mac holds the record for longest journey in Minecraft
Longest Journey in Minecraft - Kurt J Mac
Stampy Cat has the record for the fastest time to make and display 10 cakes in Minecraft
Stampy Cat's fastest time to make 10 cakes in Minecraft
Longest videogame marathon on FIFA record is owned by Christopher Cook
Longest FIFA videogame marathon

Gamer's Edition 2020

Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2020 is back for its 13th edition. This year's book contains a 14-page chapter dedicated to Fortnite which includes an opportunity for you to make your own challenges for others using the game's Creative Mode.

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Gaming records

Most popular female videogames broadcaster on Twitch

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Most popular female videogames broadcaster on Twitch

Self-proclaimed “full-time dragon slayer, part-time sniper” “OMGitsfirefoxx”, aka Sonja Reid…

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Most alternative control methods used to complete Dark Souls

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Most alternative control methods used to complete Dark Souls

Action RPG Dark Souls is widely regarded as one of the toughest games in existence, but that hasn't…

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Most subscribers for a female games broadcaster on YouTube

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Most subscribers for a female games broadcaster on YouTube

A “true geek” who loves to “make people smile”, “iHasCupquake” – aka Tiffany Herrera from Los…

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Most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit

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Most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit

The most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit is 23, in a Batman suit created by Julian Checkley…

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Youngest gamer to achieve a perfect score on Dance Dance Revolution

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Youngest gamer to achieve a perfect score on Dance Dance Revolution

The youngest person to reach a perfect 'AAA' rating on a Dance Dance Revolution game on the expert…

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Youngest professional videogamer

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Youngest professional videogamer

Born on 6 May 1998, "Lil Poison" (USA, aka Victor De Leon III) picked up a Dreamcast Controller at…

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Longest single game of Football Manager

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Longest single game of Football Manager

The longest single game of Football Manager was played for 221 in-game years as of 22 November 2017,…

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Longest videogame marathon on a Final Fantasy game

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Longest videogame marathon on a Final Fantasy game

The longest videogame marathon on any Final Fantasy title lasted 40 hours, achieved by Aarón…

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Largest collection of Tomb Raider memorabilia

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Largest collection of Tomb Raider memorabilia

The largest collection of Tomb Raider memorabilia belongs to Rodrigo Martin Santos (Spain) and…

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Most critically acclaimed PlayStation 2 (PS2) videogame

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Most critically acclaimed PlayStation 2 (PS2) videogame

The most critically acclaimed PlayStation 2 (PS2) videogame is Resident Evil 4, which achieved a…

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First Dante cameo in a Monster Hunter videogame

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First Dante cameo in a Monster Hunter videogame

2013's Monster Hunter Frontier G was the first game in the series to feature Dante as a freelancing…

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Fastest Any% completion of Monster Hunter: World

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Fastest Any% completion of Monster Hunter: World

The fastest Any% completion of Monster Hunter: World is 5 hr 18 min 28 sec, and was achieved by…

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Tallest monster in Monster Hunter: Worlds

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Tallest monster in Monster Hunter: Worlds

If measured from the lowest point to the highest point, the tallest monster in Capcom's Monster…

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Most large monsters hunted in Monster Hunter: World (Xbox One)

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Most large monsters hunted in Monster Hunter: World (Xbox One)

The most large monsters hunted in Monster Hunter: World on Xbox One is 6,689, and was achieved by…

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Oldest videogames YouTuber

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Oldest videogames YouTuber

Shirley Curry (USA, b. 2 April 1936) – aged 83 years as of 2 April 2019 – has shot hundreds of…

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Best-selling SEGA videogame console

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Best-selling SEGA videogame console

The best-selling SEGA videogame console is the SEGA Mega Drive aka SEGA Genesis, which according to…

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Most prolific beat-'em-up videogame soundtrack composer

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Most prolific beat-'em-up videogame soundtrack composer

Yuzo Koshiro is one of the longest-serving melody-makers for the world’s most memorable videogame…

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Longest videogame marathon on Mario Kart (series)

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Longest videogame marathon on Mario Kart (series)

The longest videogame marathon on Mario Kart (series) lasted 35 hours 45 minutes and was achieved by…

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Largest Game Boy

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Largest Game Boy

The largest Game Boy is 1.01 m tall, 0.62 m wide and 0.2 metres deep, and was created by Ilhan Ünal…

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Largest collection of Pokémon memorabilia

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Largest collection of Pokémon memorabilia

The largest collection of Pokémon memorabilia is 17,127 items, achieved by Lisa Courtney (UK) in…

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