Includes new and updated records with never-before-seen photography--from the new shortest living man and a slam-dunking parrot to the fiercest predators in the ocean.
The Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition is now in its fifth edition. The ultimate guide to videogames, Gamer's 2012 is completely updated with amazing new records and the very best images from this year's top titles. There are also exciting news stories and fascinating nuggets of trivia detailing recent and upcoming developments in the world of gaming, along with Top 10 charts ranking the most impressive scores and achievements. Discover a dazzling array of essential facts and figures about record-breaking videogames and the highest-scoring players, along with fascinating quotes from the leading figures in the industry. There's also an entertaining taglines quiz that will test just how much you know about the games' stories and characters.
Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts in the areas of fame, the natural world, exploration, technology, remarkable activities, the arts, amusements, and sports.
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2014 is bursting with new and updated records. From skateboarding goats to a 15-metre robot dragon and a giant drumkit, you will discover the most awe-inspiring people, pets and pioneers in our most explosive edition yet!
The world's biggest-selling annual is back and bursting with thousands of amazing new records! Last year, ourdiamond anniversary edition was the Christmas #1. This year, we're building on this success to bring you an all-new design, thousands of exciting new and fully updated records, and exciting new photography from around the world. The 2016 edition is our most ambitious yet!
The ultimate Guinness World Records book for gamers - now in its fourth edition Pick up the completely updated Guinness World Records, Gamer's Edition 2011 and learn all about amazing computer and video-game record breakers from around the world. You'll find out the highest scores, biggest tournaments, largest cash prizes and most successful games ever. Packed with thousands of high scores and records, a round-up of key events of the video-gaming year - including reviews of new releases, new consoles and the major tournaments - along with detailed game strategies, interviews with professionals, tips and cheats to improve your play, league tables, bizarre facts and incredible video game trivia!
From the global authority in record-breaking comes the 11th edition of the world’s best-selling videogames annual. Packed with the latest records, coolest stars and the biggest games, the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition is the go-to bible for every gaming fan. Just ask the five million readers who’ve made it an international sensation! Inside you’ll find amazing stats, thrilling facts, inspirational tales, lightning-quick speed-runs and dazzling photos. Read about the records behind your favorite games including Mario, Overwatch, FIFA, WWE and Rocket League, plus recap on a year of crazy Pokémon GO stories. Go behind the scenes of the world’s longest-running eSports organizer. Spook yourself silly with real-life videogame mysteries. Check out the fastest videogame completions. And gaze in envy at the world’s largest Zelda and Tomb Raider collections! You’ll also meet gaming heroes such as the world’s oldest games YouTuber at 81, a man with a real-life cyborg arm that was inspired by Deus Ex, and the kingpin of eSports fighting games. But the videogame stars don’t get much bigger than DanTDM, whose Minecraft channel has been watched nearly 10 billion times! So we’re thrilled he’s written a special intro just for the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition. Speaking of heroes...grab your cape and turn to this year’s special chapter featuring superhero games. It hard to believe it’s been nearly 40 years since Superman first exploded onto our consoles! So, we’re celebrating with your favorite costumed crime-battlers. From Spider-Man’s web-crawling to Batman’s gadgetry, they’re just as powerful in pixels as they are in the movies. So, whether you want to know who scored the fastest goal in FIFA or achieved the fastest speed-run of Final Fantasy XV, or just want to see the world’s biggest Game Boy, this is the book for you!
Chronicles the evolution of record breaking while incorporating thousands of new entries, including the first band to perform on all seven continents, the most accurate clock, and the world's largest model train store.
Discover thousands of new and classic records in 'Guinness World Records 2012.' Get on your marks for the London Olympics and marvel at the International Space Station. See over 900 new photos, watch 30 records come alive with augmented reality technology, and discover hundreds of bite-sized facts.
Calling all animal lovers! Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals puts the spotlight on the world’s most fur-nomenal creatures, peculiar pets, wacky wildlife, and cute critters. In this action-packed annual, you’ll meet surfing pigs, talking gorillas, and even the world’s largest elephant orchestra! Ever see a dog who thinks he’s Picasso or a bunny who plays basketball? You will now! From the tallest and smallest animals to the most popular social pet-working stars, they’re all here. If it’s activities you want, you’re in for a treat! Create your very own record-breaking animal with our online game, or try making an origami zoo! Test your wildlife knowledge with fun quizzes and puzzles, plus find out if your pet is a secret Einstein with our exclusive IQ tests. For a superlative showcase of the world’s greatest creatures – and a few LOLs along the way – get your paws on Amazing Animals now!
Discover thousands of new and classic records in 'Guinness World Records 2014.' Encounter the most venomous creatures on Earth, go for a ride on the world's largest pogo stick and meet the largest walking robot.
It's an Olympic year, and to celebrate, the latest incarnation of the world's biggest selling annual unveils its most thrilling edition yet­ with a dynamic new "widescreen" design, thousands of new and classic records, never-before-seen photos and an exciting selection of new topics and features. * Crisp, new design and color-coded sections to help organize and signpost the record content. * 100% new pictures and fully updated records * Mythconceptions - Test yourself and test your friends with quiz questions about the record facts that you think you know well! * Fact files - Fascinating introductory articles about the stories behind the records. * All-new sports section - Categorized by theme and allowing you to compare superlatives across every major sport. * Pioneers - Meet the new generation of young men and women who are pushing the boundaries of human achievement... on land, air, ice and sea. * The average reader - Find out how much time you spend watching TV, playing videogames and sleeping, and discover how much you laugh, weep, breathe and fart! * Connexions - What connects China and Ireland? What does the USA have in common with Zaire? Find out with our country-by-country global connections at the bottom of every page.
Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts in the areas of fame, business, crime, the natural world, technology, war, the arts, music, fashion, and sports.
Discover never-before-seen pictures and untold stories behind some of your favourite record-breakers in the GWR 2015: Bonus Chapter. This eBook goes hand in hand with your Guinness World Records 2015 annual. Meet awe-inspiring people and animals, see how records are set, relive record-breaking FIFA World Cup 2014 moments, and put your GWR knowledge to the test in our brand-new superlatives quiz.
Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts about computer and video games, and includes interviews with champion gamers, tips on play, and profiles of the best-selling games.
A reference guide includes records in the realms of popular culture, sports, science, nature, and technology, and includes a section of United States records.
Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts about computer and video games, and includes interviews with champion gamers, tips on play, and profiles of the best-selling games.
Updated for 2016 with the newest, most exciting fun facts and records! Who has had the longest career in baseball and who has had the shortest? Whose blockbuster movie made the most money and whose was a major flop? Which car is the fastest and which is the slowest? Discover the epic fails of science and technology, money, pop culture, nature, sports and more in the new and improved Scholastic Book of World Records!
A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! Super Humans! is all about the incredible people who push it to the physical limit. Whether it’s swallowing the most swords, single-handedly pulling a 200-ton plane, or balancing for the longest time, these Guinness World Records holders show what we can achieve with a little courage and a lot of hard work. Every one of us has the ability to be a super human! Guinness World Records compilations are jam-packed with over 300 fun facts and full-color photos about all the record holders we can fit on one amazing theme! These books are perfect for Guinness World Records fans.

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