Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Largest human image of a video game controller: Sony breaks Guinness World Records' record (VIDEO)
HONG KONG, China -- Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong
(SCEH) breaks a Guinness World Record after arranging 260 die-hard
PlayStation fans into the shape of a game controller; setting a new world record for the” largest human image of a
video game controller” involved recruiting 260 fans from the brand's
100,000 PlayStation Hong Kong Facebook fans to take part in a ‘midnight
mission’ at an outdoor venue near the Asia-World Expo on
Lantau Island, according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: 260 Hong Kong gamers gathered at the area outside AsiaWorld-Expo, formed a largest human PS4™ wireless controller with 12 meters in width and 39.2 meters in perimeter and successfully challenged the Guinness World Records' record "Largest human image of a video game controller" (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the largest human image of a torch consisted of 1,538 participants and was made in Akota Stadium, Vadodara, India.
Guinness World Record also recognized the world record for the most people arranged to form an image of a human hand is 849 participants and achieved at an event organized by Nestlé Puerto Rico, at Hiram Bithorn Stadium, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong
(SCEH) has set a new World Record by arranging 260 die-hard
PlayStation fans into the shape of a game controller as it works to
build pre-launch excitement for the PS4, which will launch in the local
market next month.
The Guinness Book of World Records required that at least 250 people take part and that an unedited video be provided.
For the world-record stunt, SCEH partnered with SK Lam of
AllRightsReserved, whose art and event company handled the highly
popular Doraemon and Yellow Duck exhibitions at Harbour City earlier this year.
The participants, including Commercial Radio 903 host Donald, online
influencers EminLeo and Louis5 Ng, as well as HKTV celebrity Meiki Wong
(who has a large online following), stood in a 39.2-square-metre area
shaped like the PS4 controller.
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