Smash Bros. Featured in the Guinness World Records!


The Guinness World Records has been the world's largest collection of world records for over 50 years. In this year's Guinness World Records Gamer Edition, not one, but two Smash Bros. players have been featured for their achievements!


Klayton dressed as his favorite Smash Bros. character, Sonic

Klayton Schauffer from Washington, USA, holds the Guinness World Record for "Most KO’s (knockouts) on Super Smash Bros. Brawl" with 51 KOs. This record uses the ruleset of 2 minute time matches. His method of achieving this was simple - just go to Flat Zone 2 with Zero Suit Samus, go to the far right blastzone, and repeatedly throw the opponents off stage. A video of his record can be found here.


Ken as his signature character, Marth

Meanwhile, Ken Hoang, very well known as "Ken" or the "King of Smash" in the competitive community, holds the Guinness world record for "Highest-earning Super Smash Bros. Melee player". After inarguably being the best Melee player in the game's early years, Ken has amassed $36,175 in tournament winnings over his career.
Note: Although Ken holds the world record, it seems Armada actually has made the most off of Melee. Source

Check out the video where Klayton and Ken discuss their experiences as Guinness World Record Holders!

 
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Meanwhile, Ken Hoang, very well known as "Ken" or the "King of Smash" in the competitive community, holds the Guinness world record for "Highest-earning Super Smash Bros. Melee player". After inarguably being the best Melee player in the game's early years, Ken has amassed $36,175 in tournament winnings over his career.
Note: Although Ken holds the world record, it seems Armada actually has made the most off of Melee. Source
I'm not sure if Ken's record is legit, maybe in 2013-2014 it may be but nowadays players like Armada and Zero should be earning much more than what he earn in his golden days. Also $36,175 doesn't look like a lot of money considering he was the most dominant player of his time. Then again Melee is probably the worst paid E-Sport
 
$81,897.25 is Armada's total so technically he should have that title.

Man still both him and Ken have earned a lot from Smash.
Actually, they're considering only Melee, not the total. Even so, Armada still has over 77k from Melee, so he would hold the record anyway. If they were considering the total from all games, then M2K would hold the record, with over 119k in total earnings.
 
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I'm not sure if Ken's record is legit, maybe in 2013-2014 it may be but nowadays players like Armada and Zero should be earning much more than what he earn in his golden days. Also $36,175 doesn't look like a lot of money considering he was the most dominant player of his time. Then again Melee is probably the worst paid E-Sport
That's what I said. Armada is the most paid Melee player.
 
$81,897.25 is Armada's total so technically he should have that title.

Man still both him and Ken have earned a lot from Smash.
Which is still not a lot if you consider the amount of time they spend to master the game. It's a job. This is over many years, while 80,000$ can be a man's yearly salary if they have a well enough job.
 
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Congratulations :) Today we see it with such naturality, but it's pretty insane to think a single man won most of the tournaments during the 2003 - 2006 period.
 
M2k most time total spent on ledge?

Hungrybox most rests?

Abate most misfire kills?

Just throwing stuff out there, not actually sure if any of these are accurate.

The Guinness World Records has been the world's largest collection of world records for over 50 years. In this year's Guinness World Records Gamer Edition, not one, but two Smash Bros. players have been featured for their achievements!


Klayton dressed as his favorite Smash Bros. character, Sonic

Klayton Schauffer from Washington, USA, holds the Guinness World Record for "Most KO’s (knockouts) on Super Smash Bros. Brawl" with 51 KOs. This record uses the ruleset of 2 minute time matches. His method of achieving this was simple - just go to Flat Zone 2 with Zero Suit Samus, go to the far right blastzone, and repeatedly throw the opponents off stage. A video of his record can be found here.


Ken as his signature character, Marth

Meanwhile, Ken Hoang, very well known as "Ken" or the "King of Smash" in the competitive community, holds the Guinness world record for "Highest-earning Super Smash Bros. Melee player". After inarguably being the best Melee player in the game's early years, Ken has amassed $36,175 in tournament winnings over his career.
Note: Although Ken holds the world record, it seems Armada actually has made the most off of Melee. Source

Check out the video where Klayton and Ken discuss their experiences as Guinness World Record Holders!

 
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