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Last Updated: Tuesday March 18 2008 16:44 GMT

In pictures: Gamers gather to break record

Computer characters

No, you're not seeing things! Some of your fave computer characters came to life and took to the streets of London.

Three Marios

Well actually, it was a huge crowd of gaming fans who dressed up like their heroes to try to break the record for the largest number of people dressed up as computer characters.

Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Hedgehog was on hand to help make the record-breaking mission a success.


This multitude of Marios look happy to be taking part!

Crowd of characters

Could this really be the largest group of people dressed as computer characters ever?

Marios waving

Well, this lot certainly hope so, and they'll be appearing in the Guinness World Record Gamers Edition 2009.

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