Love seeing records broken? What about records that you never thought could ever be broken? Vogel's, which is described as the leading European market leader in Audio/Video & TV mounting solutions, has just announced that on July 16th, Gerdi Vogels, CEO of Vogel’s, will give the starting shot for a new Guinness World Record attempt for Non-Stop Gaming.
Yes, non-stop gaming. You may think that's a record that you'd love to attempt to break. But is it? The world record sits at 40 solid hours in a row, so that means that Gerdi will have to game for nearly two full days without sleeping in order to break it. Now are you still interested?
Of course, the company is also using this opportunity so introduce the PS3
TwistDock accessory, as gamers at Dixons will spend the entire weekend playing Red Dead Redemption on the PS3. The Guinness World Record winner will receive a 1,000 Euro prize plus a TwistDock docking station for the PS3, but we suspect it'll take at least a week before the winner can recover and actually enjoy the spoils. So, anyone entering?
VOGEL’S ANNOUNCES WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT FOR NON-STOP GAMING
Attempts to Beat the 40 Hour Gaming World’s Record on July 16, 2010 in Rotterdam
Gamers Use Vogel’s TwistDock at Marathon to Keep Controllers Charged for Continuous Gaming
July 13, 2010, Eindhoven, Netherlands, - Vogel’s www.vogels.com, the leading European market leader in Audio/Video & TV mounting solutions, announced today that on Friday, July 16, 2010 at 1:00 PM Central European Time (CET) in Rotterdam, Gerdi Vogels, CEO of Vogel’s, will give the starting shot for a new Guinness World Record attempt for Non-Stop Gaming. The world’s record attempt marks the introduction of the new must-have accessory for the Sony PlayStation®3 (PS3TM): Vogel’s TwistDock www.twistdock.com.
Gamers to Play Red Dead Redemption for Entire Weekend - Ultimate Test of Stamina & Endurance
On July 16th at Dixons, the largest chain store in the Netherlands, the marathon session for the Guinness World Records will begin with six champion gamers spending the entire weekend – day and night – playing Red Dead Redemption on the PS3. The gamers will attempt to beat the current World’s Record of 40 hours for gaming in the racing category with the help of Vogel’s TwistDock providing non-stop play by keeping their PS3 controllers continuously charged. The Guinness World Record winner will receive a 1,000 Euro prize plus a TwistDock docking station for the PS3.
“During this attempt to break the record, it’s all about stamina and perseverance. The current gaming Guinness World Record in the racing category is 40 hours,” said Albert Zeeman, VP of Innovations, Vogel’s and the inspiration for the record breaking attempt. “Of course, we want to beat this record. And we’ll find out if we do on July 18th. Exciting!”
Vogel’s TwistDock – Clean, Stylish & Sexy
The Guinness World Records gaming marathon coincides with the introduction of the new essential docking station for the PS3: TwistDock. TwistDock connects, docks, expands, and charges the PS3, keeping cables and controllers organized and neat for a home entertainment center that looks clean, stylish and sexy. A must-have for all PS3 users, TwistDock received rave reviews for its elegant form and functionality after its introduction at E3 Expo held in June in Los Angeles (see press quotes: http://www.twistdock.info/aboutus/press/pressquotes/). TwistDock is expandable and integrates with the PS3, working with both the Original and the Slim versions of the PS3 gaming console.
Currently available in Europe through Dixons and Dynabyte, TwistDock will be available in the U.S. Q4 2010 in time for the holiday season. For more information, see: www.twistdock.com and www.vogels.com.