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Those of you who turned out to help PlanetSide 2 set a world record this past Saturday now have the satisfaction of knowing that you're officially a part of gaming history. The Guinness World Records title for "Most Players Online in a Single FPS Battle" was set by the combined efforts of three fa...

January 26th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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PlanetSide 2 players are trying to beat the Guinness world record for the largest number of gamers simultaneously in a single instance of an online FPS. That's kind of a mouthful, isn't it? In any event, organizers have taken to the PS2 forums and are planning to pull 1,100 players together on the...

January 12th 2015 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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As Star Citizen recently crossed $55 million in funding, Roberts Space Industries founder Chris Roberts announced that the game is entering the Guinness Book of World Records "not as the largest crowdfunded game of all time, but as the largest crowdfunded anything of all time."

October 1st 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Last time we checked in on Michael Thomasson, the Guinness-certified owner of the world's largest video game collection, his attempts at selling his massive cache of gaming goods had attracted a top bid of $50,000. Now that the auction has ended, that total has skyrocketed to $750,250. While a ful...

June 17th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Need a bigger backlog of games to work through? Michael Thommason is selling his 11,000-plus game collection, a treasure hoard officially recorded as the largest in the world by Guinness Records, on GameGavel. So 11,000 is a big number and all, but what do you get with that many zeroes? For starte...

June 6th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Raymond Cox - or Stallion83 as he's known on Xbox Live, Twitter and Twitch - has reached a level of gamer previously thought unobtainable. We've seen gamers, even Super Gamers. Cox showed us back in August 2011 what it looked like when a Super Gamer ascended past a Super Gamer - or, you could just...

March 13th 2014 at 2:35am 0 Comments
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The Sony Blog has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto 5 is the most-downloaded game in the history of the PlayStation Network, while Guinness World Records has awarded not one, not two, but seven titles to Rockstar's sandbox full of murder and mayhem. Whether it's virtual law or real-life records, Gran...

October 9th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Right now in RIFT, couples are donning their best attire, polishing up their rings, and practicing their vows as they participate in a Valentine's Day wedding challenge. From yesterday until today at noon, players will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for most in-game weddings in a single...

February 15th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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A new world record for simultaneous FPS participants was set over the weekend. Man vs. Machine, a browser title from MuchDifferent, is the new champion thanks to its ability to support 999 players on a single battlefield at the same time. MuchDifferent CEO Christian Lonnholm says that Man vs. Ma...

January 31st 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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If your hard-won Guinness World Record has to be beaten one day, it's best that you do it yourself. That seems like Wargaming.net's philosophy, as the studio just announced that it's already broken World of Tanks' previously established record for Most Players Online Simultaneously on One MMO Se...

December 8th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments