Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition

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Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition
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Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition logo
Cover artist Itonic Design, Api Group
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition
Subject World Records, Video Games
Genre Information
Publisher Hit Entertainment
Publication date
Pages (2008) 258
ISBN 978-1-904994-20-6

Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition is a Guinness World Records book dedicated to video games. The first edition was released in February 2008 in association with the video games world records' tracking organization Twin Galaxies. There have been 9 editions. All subsequent editions have been released in January of their year until 2015, which was released in September.[1][2]


Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition, (Year) is a book of 250 pages filled with gaming facts, trivia, and records spanning the birth of the video game to current next-generation consoles.

Chapters in this book include:

  • The Year In Gaming: A look at the major events of the year broken down by months.
  • (This years) Best Sellers Chart: A list of the top 20 best selling Games of (That year), with records and descriptions.
  • Hardware: A history of gaming hardware broken down by platform, and a list of best selling games by platform.
  • Breaking Games: An overview of games divided by genre, with standout games featured in a spread.
  • Your New Favourite Games: An overview of upcoming games planned to be released in the next year.
  • Top 100 Arcade Games: A list of the top 100 arcade games of all time, from classic games to modern. (This has been replaced in the 2009 edition by a "Top 50 Console Games" based on the favorite games of industry experts polled. Other examples include "Top 50 Video Game Characters", "Top 50 Video Game Endings", "Top 50 Villains" and "Top 50 Graphics".)
  • High Scores: An alphabetical list of high scores for games of all genres and platforms.


  1. ^ "Guinness World Records". Retrieved 2016-08-19. 
  2. ^ "Guinness Goes Grand With 2015 Gamer's Edition". FanSided. 2014-11-14. Retrieved 2016-08-19.