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[Megagames] GTA 4 Officially Breaks Guinness Records

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As newly-released sales figures show, Grand Theft Auto IV has crushed the competition by selling 3.6 million units and earning $310 million in its first day of release, earning Guinness World Records for the Highest Grossing Video Game in 24 Hours and the Highest Revenue Generated by an Entertainment Product in 24 Hours. These records establish GTA IV as the most profitable entertainment release of all-time, far surpassing other video game, film and book releases.

According to Guinness World Records, this is how the game stacks up against the competition:
Fastest-selling video game in 24 hours: Halo 3 at $170 million
Fastest-selling theatrical movie in 24 hours: Spider-Man 3 at $60 million
Fastest-selling book in 24 hours: Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows at $220 million

Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition 2008 (RRP £15), the first Guinness World Records book devoted solely to the world of gaming, is on shelves now.
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Not to shabby !. I want to get this game rather badly.
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I have this game right now and love it. I have it for Xbox 360 and has not Froze on me once. Seems like people have bad luck with freezing.
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Cool GTA IV was alright until I completed it 100%. Now there's nothing to do
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Cool GTA IV was alright until I completed it 100%. Now there's nothing to do
Go outside..have a shower maybe ?
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Ya, It's lots of fun to take a shower in your front yard with your hose. Except when you notice that all the neighbors are staring, but for some reason you just don't care.
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Ya, It's lots of fun to take a shower in your front yard with your hose. Except when you notice that all the neighbors are staring, but for some reason you just don't care.
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While that's great for them and all, and the game is friggin awesome, all this really tells me is that GTA IV has the biggest markup of any game ever, resulting in the "Highest Revenue Generated by an Entertainment Product in 24 Hours". Haha
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GTA4 is worth every cent. awesome, awesome game.
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That Harry Potter book was awesome. I'm pretty sure every Harry Potter book has broken that record all over again, beating the book before it.
    
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