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Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition: five million copies and growing

The 2017 version of the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition just launched, right on time for Christmas. Editor Stephen Daultrey tells MCV why retailers should consider having the book on their shelves. It’s the 10th anniversary of the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition this year. How have you been able …

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Exploding Kittens claims Kickstarter funding record from Ouya

Exploding Kittens crowdfunding campaign has taken over the Kickstarter record from Ouya for the highest-funded games-related project. The Kickstarter run concluded last week having raised $8,782,571 – $186,097 more than Ouya’s final total. Exploding Kittens continues to hold Kickstarter’s backer record as well, which swelled to 219,382 individuals by the …

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Football Manager 2014 breaks PC record

Sports Interactive’s hugely successful Football Manager series has claimed another PC milestone. Football Manager 2014 has now broken the record for the most weeks spent at number one in the UK PC game chart, with 22 weeks at number one – 18 of those consecutively. The news comes as Sega’s …

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E3 2014 claims Twitch records with 5.9m unique daily viewers

And you thought E3 was no longer relevant? Twitch has revealed that E3 2014 set a new sitewide viewership record for the service with 5.9m unique daily viewers logging on to watch the event. At its peak 405,029 people were watching Twitch’s E3 livestream on day one. Over the course …

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Grand Theft Auto V Games On Demand XBL release breaks records

The digital version of Grand Theft Auto V available on Xbox Live’s Games on Demand has broken records. Take-Two says that the game became both the highest grossing day one and week one release ever on Xbox Live following its release on the platform October 18th. The game had already …

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