NEW GUINNESS RECORD
FOR LARA CROFT
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[ February 16th 2011 ]
Raider star Lara Croft has come up trumps in this
year's Guinness World Records 2011 Gamer's Edition.
The British archaeologist scores 7th on a list
of the 50 top video-game characters of all time,
as voted for by readers of the book. Nintendo's
Mario was crowned the people's favourite video-game
character receiving over 10% of the vote.
world has seen so many pivotal characters throughout
the history of gaming that asking our readers
to narrow it down to just 50 was a challenge in
itself," says Gaz Deaves, Guinness World Records
Gaming Editor. "Some of the choices on the list
are obvious, some less so, but it's sure to get
gamers talking about their favourites."
(The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo), Master Chief
(Halo), Solid Snake (Metal Gear), Cloud Strife
(Final Fantasy), PAC-Man (PAC-Man), Gordon Freeman
(Half Life), Kratos (God of War) and Sonic (Sonic
the Hedgehog) complete the top ten.