BuySeasons, Inc. to Attempt to Break the Guinness Book of World Records for the Most People Dressed as Video Game Characters
On October 5th, the company will adorn the masses in costumes of video game characters.
BuySeasons, Inc. the largest online retailer of costumes, party supplies and decor, plans to break the Guinness Book of World Records for most people dressed in costumes of video game characters. The company will host its record-breaking attempt at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at its headquarters outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A representative from the Guinness Book of World Records will be present to validate the entry.
The current record for the largest gathering of people dressed as video game characters featured 376 participants and took place at MCM Expo in London in May of 2009. BuySeasons, Inc. is hoping to overtake this record by 20%, totaling approximately 450 people. The video game characters expected at the Ocober 5th gathering will include Angry Birds, God of War, Mortal Kombat, Pac-Man, Street Fighter, Spy vs. Spy, Super Mario Bros., and Tomb Raider. These Halloween costumes are all available from BuyCostumes.com.
"We're very excited for this epic event at our facility during the Halloween season," stated Daniel Haight, President & CEO. "It is an honor to showcase our video game costumes and make an attempt at breaking a world record!"
Video game costumes such as Angry Birds are creating a huge amount of interest this season; other leaders include Captain America, Green Lantern, Harry Potter, as well as Pirates, Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies, many of which are exclusive to BuyCostumes.com.
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About BuySeasons, Inc.
Founded in 1999, BuySeasons, Inc. is the largest online retailer and supplier of costumes, accessories, seasonal décor and party supplies for year-round celebrations and entertaining. BuySeasons owns and operates BuyCostumes.com and the Celebrate Express family of websites: BirthdayExpress.com, 1stWishes.com, and CostumeExpress.com, which offers one of the largest assortments of kid's costumes and birthday party supplies at any single online location. In addition, BuySeasons operates a private-label drop ship program for other internet retail partners. BUYSEASONS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.