Most People Dressed as Video Game Characters: Buyseasons Inc. sets world record (Video) NEW BERLIN, WI, USA -- A costume company in suburban Milwaukee called Buyseasons INC gathered 425 employees of the company and members of the community dressed in popular costumes such as as Angry Birds, Halo 3, Pac-Man, and Super Mario Bros - setting the new world record for the Most people dressed as video game charachters, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com).
Photo: Buyseasons INC just earned the bragging rights to say they officially broke the Guinness world record for most video game character costumes gathered together in one place. (enlarge photo)
The previous Guinness world record for the Largest gathering of people dressed as video games characters featured 376 people dressed in video game costumes and it took place in London during a gaming convention.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most people dressed as superheroes, achieved by 1,580 participants in an event organised by Paramount Studios to promote the Dreamworks movie 'Megamind'.
"We are thrilled to now hold the current World Record in this category," stated Daniel Haight, President & CEO. "Our team works tirelessly to ship millions of Halloween costumes to our customers, but today the celebration was all about them!"
Video game costumes such as Angry Birds are creating a huge amount of interest for those seeking video game inspired Halloween costumes this season.
The company, a leading online retailer of costumes is seeing other major costume trends such as Captain America, Green Lantern, Harry Potter, as well as Pirates, Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies.