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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

Best-selling videogame platform

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Best-selling videogame platform

The best-selling videogame platform is the PlayStation 2, which sold 157,680,000 units from its…

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First PlayStation 2 game to support online play

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First PlayStation 2 game to support online play

The earliest Playstation 2 game to allow online play was Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3, published by…

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Largest e-sports individual tournament prize pool

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Largest e-sports individual tournament prize pool

The largest e-sports individual tournament prize pool is $15,287,500 (£12,338,400; €13,731,700), and…

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Largest payout for a single player in an e-sports tournament

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Largest payout for a single player in an e-sports tournament

The largest payout for a single player in an e-sports tournament is $3,000,000 (£2,421,270, €…

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First Duo players to become Fortnite World Champions

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First Duo players to become Fortnite World Champions

The first Duo players to become Fortnite World Champions are Emil Bergquist Pedersen aka Nyhrox…

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First Solo player to become Fortnite World Champion

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First Solo player to become Fortnite World Champion

The first Solo player to become Fortnite World Champion is Kyle Giersdorf aka Bugha (USA), who won…

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Largest arcade machine

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Largest arcade machine

The largest arcade machine is 4.41 m tall, 1.93 m wide and 1.06 metres deep, and was achieved by…

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Highest margin of victory against computer on 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

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Highest margin of victory against computer on 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

The highest margin of victory against computer on 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is 321 goals, achieved…

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