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Gamer’s Edition of Guinness Book of World Records Out Soon

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The newest Guinness Book of World Records Gamer’s Edition is coming soon. It’s the 9th version of the Gaming Edition of the records, and will be out on September 10 of this year. This book includes the Largest Arcade Machine, built by Jason Camberis, 44, a Network Engineer from Chicago. It took almost two years to build, and stands taller than a fully grown African elephant. And it actually does play—it’s outfitted with 200 different classic arcade games, though players have to climb stairs to reach the controls. Read More

Pixelkin's Holiday Gift Guide

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The holidays are almost here, and one of the most commonly requested gifts for kids of all ages is video games. If you aren’t a gamer yourself, you might be unsure of what to buy. We’ve collected a list of our favorite games released during the entire year and broken them down by ESRB rating to make it easier for you to make smart decisions about your purchases. No matter what your chosen platform or preferred rating is, you’ll find some game recommendations right here. Clicking the Buy buttons in our guide helps to support Pixelkin.

Happy Holidays and happy gaming!

6 Sports Games Your Kids Will Want This Season

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If your kids love playing sports outside, chances are they love playing sports video games as well—maybe even more so! Today’s expansive, polished sports simulations pack in all of the superstar players kids love with plenty of ways to play, including online against other real opponents. And they make it easy for you to feel like a pro, even if you can’t hit a three-pointer or throw a perfect spiral in real life.

Most of the big sports games launch in the later months of the year as major professional leagues begin their new seasons, which makes them popular picks for holiday wish lists. Got a sports fan or two in the house? Here’s what you need to know about the season’s top options. Read More