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 Half Life

BEST-SELLING FIRST PERSON SHOOTER OF ALL TIME

Half Life has sold over 8 million copies worldwide making it the best-selling first-person shooter of all time. With sequels and spin-offs the franchise has sold over 16 million copies (not including sales from The Orange Box).

 Half Life 2

FASTEST HALF-LIFE 2 SPEED RUN

The fastest speed run ever for Half-Life 2 is 1hr 36min 57secs achieved by the “Half-Life 2 done Quick” team on 8 March 2006.

 Counter-Strike

MOST SUCCESFUL GAME MOD

Counter-Strike is the most successful game mod ever selling over 9 million retail copies worldwide.

 Birth of Deathmatch

BIRTH OF DEATHMATCH

Doom was the first FPS to feature a networked deathmatch mode.

 Mature Entertainment

MATURE ENTERTAINMENT

Doom was the first console game to receive a “Mature” rating from the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) in America. The board deemed that the game was suitable for those aged 17 years old or over.

 Civilization

FULL MOON

The best Civilization player in the world is “Moonsinger” who currently leads both the Civ III and Civ IV high score tables. His high score of 88,553 on Civ III beats the second place score by 7000 points.

 Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition

MOST POPULAR MMORPG

World of Warcraft is the most popular MMORPG in the world with nearly 10 million subscribers around the world.