MAKE GUINNESS HISTORY
Copyright 2008 Guinness World Records Press Release
[ March 18th 2008 ]
the Hedgehog, Yoshi, Lara
Croft, Detective Gumshoe and Vincent Valentine
were among the eighty character's breaking the
"Largest Gathering of Games Characters"
Guinness World Record on the Millennium Bridge,
London on Tuesday 18 March.
"cos-players" and gamers donned their
best costumes to earn a place in the Guinness
World Records Gamer's Edition 2009 and make Guinness
World Record history.
children from Argyle Primary School, Kings Cross
dressed up Super Mario, one mini Mario said "I
have had a great day, I have met all my favourite
characters - the best one is Tails from Sonic."
attempt celebrates the inaugural Guinness World
Record Gamer's Edition 2008 that is on sale now
and is bursting with new records, high score statistics
and fascinating facts.
World Records is the universally recognized authority
on record-breaking achievement. First published
in 1955, the annual Guinness World Records book
is published in more than 100 countries and 20
languages and is one of the highest-selling books
under copyright of all time with more than 3 million
copies sold annually across the globe.
World Records celebrated its 50th anniversary
edition in 2004, a year after the sale of its
100 millionth copy. The Guinness World Records
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