The ultimate â€˜Video Game Bibleâ€™ returns with the newest installment of the most comprehensive collection of video game records â€“ Guinness World Records 2011 Gamerâ€™s Edition. The global authority on record-breaking, Guinness World Records today announces the release of the fourth and latest edition featuring video game records, facts and figures - the latest in the series that tackles the best and brightest in the world of gaming. With full-page spreads on Farmville, the â€œMost Popular Facebook Gameâ€ as well as Call of Duty and World of Warcraft, games of every genre across all platforms are chronicled. Angry Birds is a new addition to the book as the â€œTop Paid-For Apple App Store Gameâ€ along with MAG, which allows 256 players on a single game, the â€œMost Online Players in a Console First Person Shooterâ€. A key feature in this yearâ€™s edition is the â€˜Top 50 video game characters of all-timeâ€™ as voted by thousands of Guinness World Records readers with the one and only polymath plumber, Mario ranking in at number one. Nintendoâ€™s signature character is followed by The Legend of Zeldaâ€™s Link and the Haloâ€™s genetically engineered super soldier â€“ Master Chief. This yearâ€™s book is a testament to the idea that all ages are gaming with 9-year-old Ryota Wada, as the â€œYoungest Person to Achieve a Perfect Score on Dance Dance Revolutionâ€, to 85-year-old John Bates, who bowled his way to the â€œMost Perfect Scores Achieved on Wii Sports Bowlingâ€ (2,850 games). Mitsugu Kikai also took his extreme love for Mario to new extremes with his eye-popping record for the â€œLargest Collection of Super Mario Memorabiliaâ€, which is currently at 5,400 different Mario-themed products. Not to be outdone by her male counterparts, one of the most successful girl gamers - Annie Leung â€“ is spotlighted for her record for â€œHighest Score on Guitar Hero III for a femaleâ€ with an impressive 789,349 points. Of the record, Leung says, â€œIâ€™ve had to put in a lot of hard work into proving that Iâ€™m just as good as anybody out there. Ultimately I want to be known as a great gamer, not just a great female gamer.â€ With a sleek magazine-style design and cinematic images, Guinness World Records 2011 Gamerâ€™s Edition readers can check out the special â€œCritical Hitâ€ spreads dedicated to record-breaking franchises such as Civilization, Halo, Wii Sports, Legend of Zelda, Fallout, and more. Gamers can also test their knowledge with â€œClassic Quotes Quizâ€ questions found at the bottom of every page, and read features on professional gaming leagues, the iPad Revolution, Indie Gaming, best-selling platforms and much more! Guinness World Records 2011 Gamerâ€™s Edition is available January 20th for a suggested retail price of $14.99. â€œItâ€™s been another great year for gaming, with incredible records broken, set, and created by players from all walks of life,â€ says Gaz Deaves, Guinness World Records Gaming Editor. â€œGaming has become a hugely important part of popular culture and this yearâ€™s Gamerâ€™s Edition will amaze and entertain everyone from the ultra-casual to the ultra-competitive.â€ â€œ9 year-old Ryota Wada from Tokyo, Japan, who has become the youngest person to reach a perfect score on a Dance Dance Revolution game on the expert difficulty setting today celebrates being included in Guinness World Records 2011 Gamerâ€™s Edition out todayâ€. â€œ25 year-old Annie Leung from California, USA, achieved the highest score on Guitar Hero 3 by a female gamer when she racked up 789,349 points playing â€˜Through the Fire and Flamesâ€™ on the expert setting. Annie is featured in Guinness World Records 2011 Gamerâ€™s Edition out todayâ€. â€œ25 year-old Mitsugu Kikai from Tokyo, Japan, makes it into the Guinness World Records 2011 Gamerâ€™s Edition with the largest collection of Super Mario memorabilia, 5,400 items strongâ€. â€œ85 year-old John Bates fro Wisconsin, USA, has achieved the most perfect games of Wii Sports Bowling ever with 2,850 perfect games and is featured in Guinness World Records 2011 Gamerâ€™s Edition out todayâ€.