The Guinness World Records 2015: Gamer's Edition has been unleashed upon the world - coinciding with the original publication's 60th anniversary! In it - the eighth volume of the video game specific annual - Guinness has named the Top 50 Record-Breaking Games as voted by readers!

The Independent reports, "More than 5,000 fans of the book from 140 countries across the world took to an online poll to vote for their favourite games..."

The finished list features an aggregate tally of franchises based on votes polled for individual games. The final result: Call of Duty is the #1 game for 2015!

Mortal Kombat makes the list at a respectable #45, beating out unranked global fighting game rivals like: Street Fighter, Tekken, Virtua Fighter and more.

#1 Call of Duty
#2 Super Mario Bros.
#3 Minecraft
#4 Grand Theft Auto
#5 Halo
#6 The Legend of Zelda
#8 Assassin's Creed
#9 Battlefield
#10 The Elder Scrolls

The collated list is notably light on fighting games, in general. The only other traditional combat series represented are Super Smash Bros. (#39), and World Wrestling Entertainment (#41), who have been an annual console presence since 2000's PlayStation exclusive: Smackdown!. Online arena fighter (MOBA) League of Legends finished #16, reflecting its intense worldwide popularity.

This isn't the first time Mortal Kombat has been toppled by Acclaim's powerhouse franchise shooter Call of Duty, in 2014. Back in October; MK took silver at the 2014 Hollywood Reporter KeyArt Awards - runner-up to Kevin Spacey starring Advanced Warfare.

Fans looking to give their favourite series a boost can currently vote for Scorpion & Sub-Zero in Official PlayStation Magazine UK's all-time greatest PlayStation icons poll!

How do the Guinness reader's votes stack up? Register to share your opinion on the forum! Create and debate inter-series character fantasy battles in the Fan Koliseum!