Guinness World Records 2013 Gamer's Edition - Sample Chapter

Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 1908843314

Category: Games

Page: 83

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Welcome to this sample ebook chapter of the Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition, readable on all devices but specifically formatted to be read on most smartphones! These selected features have been specifically designed for all ereading devices to give you a flavor of the full action-packed Gamer's Edition 2013 available now in physical and ebook forms. The Gamer's Edition is the ultimate guide to videogames, packed full of the most up-to-date news, achievements and developments in the gaming world, illustrated with the best and most exciting imagery from this year's top titles. Complete with fascinating facts, figures and features on the most popular games, the latest edition also includes gameplay tips and hints, retro facts from classic games, and your favorite characters battling it out against each other in our new "Vs" feature. One of the features we've included here brings you the results of our readers' poll of the most visually stunning videogame graphics ever. As game graphics become ever more stylized, fast-moving and impressive, we guide you through a visual feast of the 50 titles you ranked as the very greatest. To participate in the poll for next year's book, please visit www.guinnessworldrecords.com/gamers. We'd love to hear from you, and you could win yourself a prize!
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Guinness World Records 2013 Gamers Edition

Full Color eBook

Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 1908843276

Category: Games

Page: 216

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Welcome to the brand new Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition! Now in its sixth edition, this year's book is completely updated with incredible new records and the very best images from this year's most amazing titles. There are exciting news stories and fascinating nuggets of trivia detailing recent and upcoming developments in the world of gaming, along with Top Ten charts ranking the most impressive scores of the very best gaming achievements. Discover a dazzling array of essential facts and figures about record-breaking videogames and the highest-scoring players. You can also try our entertaining quiz to test just how much you know about the games you love. Other new features include the "Vs" face-off, in which game characters battle one another. There's also "Flashback", bringing you insights from gaming in days gone by. Get to know gaming better with our "How to spot this genre" box, and improve your own playing skills by following our "Power Up!" tips and hints. "Wow" will surprise you with remarkable gaming facts, and get "One Up" on other gamers with this dazzling trivia feature. There are also gaming recommendations, number-based facts, and stunning-looking features about zombies, female gaming icons and game-related movies. Guinness World Records Gamer's 2013 is the ultimate videogame guide!
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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 9781908843074

Category: Games

Page: 216

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The Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition is the ultimate guide to videogames. The all-new 2014 book is bursting with news and views from the gaming world, alongside the latest and very best records relating to the world's most popular games. Amazing trivia sits alongside hard facts and top tips on how to achieve greater feats on the games you love. This edition brings you: An At A Glance feature on every game spread for those who crave the essential lowdown on each game's genre, characters and strategy. A Best of the Rest wrap up all of the games we couldn't squeeze into the other pages, widening the already panoramic scope of the book. A Reader's poll that reports back on the most fundamental question you can ask any gamer - what is the greatest videogame of all? With a brand-new, visually dynamic design intended to reflect exciting developments in technology, Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition continues to be the world's greatest videogaming almanac!
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Guinness World Records 2013 Gamer's Edition

Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 9781904994954

Category: Games

Page: 216

View: 9032

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The Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition is the ultimate and complete guide to videogames. The brand new 2013 Edition is packed full of the most up-to-date news, achievements and developments in the gaming world, illustrated with the best and most exciting imagery from this year's top titles. Complete with fascinating facts and figures and full features on the most popular games, the 2013 edition also includes gameplay tips and hints, retro facts from classic games and the results of our reader's poll on the top 50 most visually stunning games. Videogame characters battle against each other within the pages of the book with our new Face-off feature, while an interactive story feature and a videogaming quiz offer readers a unique way to interact with the book.
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Guiness World Records 2013

Gamer's Edition

Author: Guinness World Records Editors

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 9781904994947

Category: Computer games

Page: 216

View: 4964

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Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2013 is the complete guide to all things gaming. Check out the latest videogame news and achievements, see top characters face-off against each other and meet the newest gaming record-breakers, all illustrated with the best images from the year's top titles.
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Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 191056169X

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 216

View: 8233

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It’s time to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition! With over four million copies sold, this is the ultimate annual for every gaming fan. It’s bursting with the latest facts and stats on your favorite games from the futuristic soccer action of Rocket League to the psychedelic paint battles of Splatoon. And as Star Wars mania explodes once again, we explore everything Jedi in a special feature section. Plus, you’ll get a sneak peek at all-new games from the ever-evolving gaming universe! Get an inside look at the indie game scene, the big-money world of eSports, and a celebration of 25 years of Mario Kart. There’s everything from space shooters such as Destiny, to RPGs such as Fallout 4, to the hit sport series FIFAand Madden. We’ve got sims, strategy games, and horror titles, and we also take a look at the toys-to-life phenomenon. From League of Legends to The Legend of Zelda, it’s all here in the 2017 edition of Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition!
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Guinness World Records 2014

Gamer's Edition

Author: Craig [Ed.] Glenday

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 9781904994749

Category: Video gamers

Page: 216

View: 5007

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The Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition is the ultimate guide to video games. The all-new 2014 book is bursting with news and views from the gaming world, alongside the latest and very best records relating to the world's most popular games. Amazing trivia sits alongside hard facts and top tips on how to achieve greater feats on the games you love. This edition also brings you an At a glance feature on every game spread for those who crave the essential lowdown on each game's genre, characters and strategy. Best of the rest wraps up all of the games we couldn't squeeze into the other pages, widening the already panoramic scope of the book. And our readers' poll reports back on the most fundamental question you can ask any gamer - what is the greatest video game of all? With a brand-new, visually dynamic design intended to reflect exciting developments in technology, Gamer's Edition continues to be the world's greatest video gaming almanac
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Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2015 Ebook

Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 1908843713

Category: Games

Page: 216

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Now in its eighth edition, Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2015 Ebook is the ultimate guide for videogame lovers, perfect for reading on smart devices on the go. Whether you’re an avid fan of platformers, shooters, MMOs or racing games, there’s something for everyone, including interviews with industry experts, handy in-game tips and, of course, hundreds of amazing new records. In this year’s Gamer’s Edition, the book features a countdown of the top 50 videogames of all time, based on our readers’ poll. Be sure to check out where your favourite games rank. Also get the lowdown on all the latest hardware developments, from next-gen virtual-reality peripherals like Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus to who’s the reigning champion in the battle of the eighth-gen consoles: PlayStation 4 or Xbox One – place your bets now! But the Gamer’s Edition isn’t all about the games and consoles – it’s also a showcase of the most dedicated gamers in the world. Meet the chart-topping players who have completed games the quickest, earned the most points or collected the most memorabilia. Maybe they’ll inspire you to break a gaming record of your own…
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Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal

Author: Anastasia Suen

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 1467724882

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Do you like the challenge and adventure of video games? As Jane McGonigal was growing up, she had fun playing early video games. As an adult, she saw games as an outlet for problem solving and teambuilding.McGonigal started creating alternate reality games (ARGs), which may be based online but take place mainly in the real world. She enjoys challenging others to engage in modern issues and to work together, as in her game World Without Oil and in The Lost Ring, which she created for the 2008 Summer Olympics. McGonigal was named one of the world's top innovators by MIT's Technology Review, and her 2010 TED Talk, "Gaming Can Make a Better World," is one of the most-watched of all time. But how did she get there? Find out how she developed her passion for games to become the public face of game design.
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Guinness World Records 2018 Gamer's Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Gaming Records

Author: Guinness World Records

Publisher: Guinness World Records

ISBN: 1912286211

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 216

View: 2693

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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!
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