World records are always been an interesting subject because they showed just how imaginative and determined some people can be. And when these out of the ordinary accomplishments takes place and the ever evolving world of video gaming, things tend to be even more enticing.
So today we’ll talk about Top 5 Weirdest World Gaming Records Of All Time.
Top 5 Weirdest World Gaming Records Of All Time
5. THE TWELVE FOOT HIGH CONTROLLER
In 2012, a team of enthusiastic engineering students built the largest video game controller in the world. It was 30 times bigger than a normal joypad and it requires three people to operate it. This giant gamepad weighed 265 pounds and took 5 months to create. At a whooping estimated cost of Five Thousand Three Hundred Seventy Five($5375). This amazing project entered the Guinness Book of world record and it remains there to this day.
4. MOST GAME SCREENSHOTS ON A SINGLE WEBSITE
Up until February 21st of this year Katie Fleming has been updating her Tomb Raider official fan site of high quality screenshots from all of the games in the well known series that features Lara Croft as the main character. For 17 years this extraordinarily dedicated gamer has been uploading about 10,000 images captured at important moments found throughout the gameplay.
3. MOST VEHICLES STOLEN IN 60 SEC. IN A VIDEO GAME
Stealing vehicles from NPCs is a normal thing to do in both GTA and in Saints Row. But when a player manages to pilfer 11 cars in just one minute, you have to admit that’s really something. Back in 2013, Nathan B of Scotland showed the entire world his Grand Theft auto skills and snatched an impressive number of rides in 59 seconds. He now holds the world record for most game cars stolen in under a minute.
2. LARGEST COLLECTION OF SUPER MARIO COLLECTABLES
The largest collection of Super Mario memorabilia is owned by MITSUGU KIKAI and contains an astonishing number of 5441 individual unique items. This world record was established seven years ago and since then no one’s been able to break it. Kikai’s efforts didn’t go unnoticed. Guinness World Records dedicating an entire book to his amazing collection of Super Mario merchandise.
1. FASTEST DISTANCE RIDDEN ON A PIG IN MINECRAFT
Riding a pig as a means of transportation is not something people do on a daily basis in real life. And in MInecraft finding such an a typical vehicle is an event to be celebrated and how better off to do it then by breaking world records. The longest pig in Minecraft was accomplished on December 3rd when Russell B from Texas managed to take his loyal hog for a walk of 21461.31 KM. An absolutely stunning distance if you come to think about it.
So that wraps up Top 5 Weirdest World Gaming Records Of All Time.