To rejoice the launch of Little Big Planet 2, Sony and Media Molecule organized a special three day event in New York City earlier this week and set various Guinness World Records. These accomplishments will be listed in the Guinness World Records 2011 Gamers’ Edition, which is now available in stores.
The following records were set:
- Longest marathon playing Little Big Planet 2
- Longest marathon playing a platform video game
- Most video game genres played in one video game in 24 hours
- Most user-generated video game levels played in 24 hours
- Most user-generated video game levels played in a video game marathon
“We’d like to congratulate the dedicated group of gamers and the entire Little Big Planet 2 team on setting five new Guinness World Records, an impressive accomplishment in such a short period of time,” said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of Product Marketing SCEA. “With Little Big Planet 2 releasing this week, it’s fantastic to see so many fans embrace this launch, which continues to illustrate the endless fun that this title provides for fans and newcomers, as well as the entire family.”