Guinness World Records

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The Guinness World Records are a collection of - mostly unusual - records set by individuals, groups, companies, animals, plants, or natural phenomena. Every year they publish a book with current record.

Tomb Raider and Lara Croft

Tomb Raider and Lara Croft hold several Guinness World Records:

  • Largest gathering of people dressed as Lara Croft[1][2]
On 29 October 2016 over 270 fans dressed up as Lara Croft met at Paris Games Week; pictures are available on the official Tomb Raider Flickr Page
  • Most Magazine Covers for a Videogame Character[3][4]
More than 1,230 magazine covers have been uploaded to the official Tomb Raider Flickr page until the deadline in May 2016, counting only covers that feature Lara as the main character; there are over 1,400 if those with Lara in a montage or as a secondary feature[5]
  • Best-selling videogame heroine[6]
36.88 million copies of Tomb Raider Games have been sold as of 16 April 2015
  • Rodrigo Martin Santos and the world's largest Tomb Raider Memorabilia collection[7]
Spanish Tomb Raider fan Rodrigo Martin Santos[8] owned 2.383 different Tomb Raider related items in November 2014
  • Most official real-life stand-ins for a videogame character[9]
Between 1996 and 2012 there have been 10 different official Lara Croft Models


  1. Articles:2016/10/29/270 Lara Croft Cosplayers News Article on this Wiki
  2. Record on the Guinness World Record web page
  3. Articles:2016/05/11/Lara Croft Magazine Covers Guinness World Record News Article on this Wiki
  5. Crystal Dynamics Livestream, around 19 minute mark
  8. Rodrigo Martin Santos homepage