The inaugural ‘Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2008′ has finally arrived! Released on the 8th February it is definitive guide to all computer gaming records, facts and figures - the games fans ultimate companion.From Pac-Man to Halo 3 the new Gamer’s Edition celebrates records and achievements in gaming history. Game devotees can enjoy profiles of the worlds best selling titles, interviews with champion gamers and learn fascinating facts on all consoles and games since gaming began!
The Gamer’s Edition announces Halo 3 as the Highest Grossing Game In One Day generating $170 million worth of first day sales in the USA alone on 25 September, and the Legend of Zelda, Ocarina of Time succeeds in being the Highest Ranking Game Of All Time with a combined score of 97% from GameRankings.com and 40/40 from Famitzu.
Quiz masters will enjoy Games trivia such as Faiz Chopdat who served the Longest Prison Sentence For Playing A Computer Game after refusing to turn off his Tetris game while aboard an airplane, and how Metal Gear 3 holds the record for Most ‘Ghosts’ In A Game with 43 of the games producers appearing throughout the game.
In addition Guinness World Records are also searching for the next new gaming record breaker to join the hallowed ranks of the book, the Highest Scorer on Guitar Hero! Applicants are being encouraged to upload their scores on the Gamer’s Edition website, http://gamers.guinnessworldrecords.com to enter the challenge.
The all new Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2008 is on sale from 8 February 2008, and is bursting with new records, high score statistics and fascinating facts.
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