(November 11, 2008 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced that “Guinness World Records™: The Videogame” for Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ has shipped to retail outlets in North America. In the only videogame based on actual Guinness World Records, players can strive to become world record holders as they compete in 36 engaging challenges that the entire family will enjoy. Gamers can even compete to become a “Virtual Guinness World Records Holder” by posting their results for each event online to see how they stack up against the competition. Those with the best scores have a chance to win the ultimate prize of being immortalized in the official book of Guinness World Records. “‘Guinness World Records™: The Videogame’ offers fans an immersive, interactive Guinness World Records experience they can share with friends and family,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director of TT Games Publishing. “Players can feel the rush of becoming a Guinness World Records holder using lifelike motions and actions that will have them feeling like they have just competed in a record breaking event.” “Guinness World Records™: The Videogame” allows players of all ages and abilities to create their very own customized avatars to participate in quick-fire action challenges that can be played solo, in teams or in competitive multi-player groups. The accessible gameplay mechanics utilize unique and engaging Wii and DS controls that enable anyone to conquer a diverse set of records ranging from “Longest Fingernails” and “Longest Motorcycle Jump” to “Most Arrows Caught” and even “Fastest Time to Eat a Plane.” As gamers traverse the globe in search of gameplay glory, they can collect trophies, fact cards and record breaking certificates, as well as Guinness World Records Coins that can be used to unlock new events and zany supplies such as trampolines and space hoppers. Along the journey, players uncover interesting facts about real-life records that have been set in different locations around the world. “Guinness World Records™: The Videogame” is rated “E 10+” (Everyone 10 and older) by the ESRB and is available for the Wii for the suggested retail price of $39.99. The Nintendo DS version is rated “E” (Everyone) and is available for the suggested retail price of $29.99. For more information, please visit http://www.guinnessworldrecordsgame.com/. About TT Games TT Games (www.ttgames.com) is the combined publishing and development group behind the hit games LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Star Wars II and LEGO Indiana Jones. Incorporating renowned UK developer Traveller’s Tales, TT Games has a distinctive focus on console and PC games of the highest quality, suitable for young gamers. About Guinness World Records 1955, the annual Guinness World Records book is published in more than 100 countries and 25 languages and is one of he highest-selling books under copyright of all time with more than 3 million copies sold annually across the globe. Guinness World Records celebrated its 50th anniversary edition in 2004, a year after the sale of its 100 millionth copy. Guinness World Records also annually publishes the Gamer’s Edition; a records book devoted solely to the world of computer gaming and high score record achievements. The Guinness World Records website (www.guinnessworldrecords.com) receives more than 11 million visitors a year. Guinness World Records is part of the Jim Pattison Group, one of Canada’s largest privately owned companies which is a conglomerate of interests, including advertising, broadcasting, grocery stores and automotive retailing. About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
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