Guiness World Records: Gamer’s Edition – Gamer Girls Records

Guinnes World Records Gaming Edition 2013

The Gamer’s Edition is on store shelves now.  Are there any gamer girls breaking records?  Why yes!

GWR Annie Leung - Guitar Hero Girl

Annie Leung – Highest Score on Guitar Hero Three (Female)
On 30 September 2010, at her home in California, USA, Annie Leung (USA) proved she was a true guitar hero when she racked up a score of 789,349 playing the classic track “Through the Fire and Flames” on Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Neversoft, 2007)

Photo Credit: Ryan Shude/Guinness World Records

 

GWR Leyla Hasso - Mario Kart-0633

Leyla Hasso – Most world records held on Super Mario Kart (Nintendo, 1992) by a female

The most world records held by a female player on Super Mario Kart (Nintendo, 1992) is 30, achieved by Leyla Hasso (UK) in London, UK, between January and August 2012. Leyla is 14 years old, and is the protégée of Sami Çetin (UK), the Super Mario Kart Time Triallist and Guinness World Records holder.

Photo credit: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

GWR Kitty Mc Scratch - Most Prolific Dancing Game High Scorer 1163-SOLO

Kitty McScratch – Most Prolific Dancing Gamer High Scorer

Elizabeth Bolinger AKA Kitty McScratch achieved this title by topping the boogie leader board for more than 85 different songs on Dance Central, Just Dance and Just Dance 2.

Photo Credit: Ryan Shude/Guinness World Records

Jennifer Hale

 

Jennifer Hale- Most Prolific Video game Voice Actor (female)
Quest for glory: Shadows of Darkness on CD (Sierra, 1994) marked the videogame debut of Jennifer Hale (Canada), the most prolific videogame voice actor (female).  That first character was not playable, but Hale went on to take leads in many of her 130 subsequent roles, including Samus Aran in Metroid Prime.

The longest video games marathon playing a card game lasted 30 hours exactly and was achieved by Laura Rich (UK) and Kathleen Henkel (USA), who played Solitaire Blitz (PopCap, 2012) simultaneously in London, UK, and New York, USA, respectively on 26-27 June 2012.

Most successful female SoulCalibur player

With 48 SoulCalibur podium placements between 2002, when she was just 10 years old, and 2012, French gamer Marie-Laure Norindr aka “Kayane” is a fighting games legend.

A special thank you to Guiness World Records: Gamer’s Edition for this story!

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