We feel a Guinness award for ‘longest sustained eye abuse’ is due. Dear old Guinness Book of Records – that venerable bible of inanity – churned out every year just in time for the Christmas holidays. If you know who owns the largest collection of airplane sick bags in the world, you’ve probably got a Guinness tome gathering dust at home. And if you’ve got the book, you may well be considering buying the game.
Well, here’s a tip: don’t. It’s not very good. The idea is to navigate the globe, smashing world records in the various countries you’ll visit – records that include flinging cow-pats and eating planes. The games are so shallow that you’ll have zero desire to return once completed. Flick the remote to head-butt a watermelon, shake the Nunchuck to chew some cockroaches… you get the idea. If you love your facts, stick with the book.
Dec 8, 2008