Excluding non-copyright works such as the Bible (with an estimated 6 billion copies sold) and the Koran, the worlds all-time best-selling book is Guinness World Records (formerly The Guinness Book of Records). Since it was first published in October 1955, global sales in some 37 languages have exceeded 100 million as of October 2003. Comparatively, Harry Potter books have sold over 100 million copies and Mao Tse-Tung’s Little Red Book boasts sales of around 900 million.
The best-selling video game on Xbox is Halo 2 (Microsoft, 2004) which had sold 6.3 million units as of May 2006. Sources: http://money.cnn.com/2006/05/09/technology/e3_microsoft/index.htm
The largest motorised shopping trolley measures 3 m (9.84 ft) long, 3.5 m (11.48 ft) tall and 1.8 m (5.9 ft) wide. It was made by Edd China (UK) and d
The best-selling physics-based puzzle has sold 17 million, achieved by Zuma (PopCap, 2003), which is available on over 10 different gaming platforms as of November 2010 Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011 While Peggle (PopCap, 2003) is better-known and has been downloaded over 50 million times, it has been widely distributed for free and therefore hasn’t sold as many copies.
The best-selling personal weighing device is the Wii Balance Board (Nintendo, 2007) which has seen a total of 32,114,428 units sold between its launch in 2007 and November 2010. The Wii Fit board is actually a balance board controller, but it also includes weighing functionality and its extremely high sales place it higher than any individual model of bathroom scales in history.
The best-selling Barbie doll is Totally Hair Barbie, released in 1992. Totally Hair Barbie has sold more than 10 million dolls worldwide.
Final Fantasy VII has sales of over 9.8 million copies worldwide. It’s the second best-selling game on PS1 (beaten by Gran Turismo), and is one of the best-selling console games of all time. GWR Video Gamer’s Edition 2008, title: Best-selling Final Fantasy game.
Elvis Presley (USA) is the best-selling solo artist, with 1 billion sales worldwide (129.5 million in the USA).
In January 2009, when announcing three new Need for Speed titles for that year, the game’s publisher, EA, revealed that their ever-popular street-racing series had sold “close to 100 million” copies over the course of the 15 years since its launch. Such stratospheric sales, achieved across 40 countries, have blown away the competitors and propelled the franchise to the forefront of the racing genre. Featured in Guinness World Records Gamer”s Edition 2010
With total sales of over 12 million copies across all titles in the franchise, Broderbund’s classic Myst remains the best-selling point n click series of all time. Featured in Guinness World Records Gamer”s Edition 2010