record breakers: January 2012 Archives

275x250.jpg It might not be the best device for button-bashing -- but this is officially the world's largest video-game controller.

The record-breaking device -- revealed at London’s Liverpool St station to launch the Guinness World Records 2012 Gamer’s Edition -- measures 30 times the size of a standard NES controller.

It was created by British Engineering student Ben Allen (23), who studies at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and took five months to make at an estimated cost of £4,000

Commuters even got to have a go on the 366 cm x 159 cm x 51 cm joypad which weighs 18 stone, but it took more than their thumbs… it requires at least two gamers to press the buttons by jumping on them.




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