Guinness World Records is getting ready to celebrate the release of its latest video game book – Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition 2009 – and is urging all gamers to take part in a record-breaking event at New York’s Comic Con this weekend.
This weekend convention visitors will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Gathering of Videogame Characters.”
The current record, set at the London Games Festival on October 25, 2008, stands at 342 participants. So, if you want to best that record and bring it home to New York City stop by the Galleria at the Jacob Javits Center.
Here are the details:
- Saturday, February 7
- Sign up begins at 6:30
- Record attempt scheduled for 7:30
- All participants must be wearing costumes representing characters from video games
- Characters from other media such as films, television, books and comics are acceptable; however these must have been featured in video games first
- All participants must be gathered in one location and will not be able to exit area until record attempt is finalized
- Don’t miss your chance to be a part of record breaking history and a chance to get in book
Find out more info on this event at the official New York Comic-Con website RIGHT HERE.