Playing Super Mario On the World's Largest NES Controller Is Bloody Difficult

By Kat Hannaford on at

Oh my, the things we do for comedic value 'round Giz HQ's way. Remember the world's largest gamepad, the 12ft-wide NES controller? We got one into the office, where our video-girl Lucy and I tried our hardest with Super Mario. It was surprisingly tricksy, to say the least.

Take a look at the video above for our disastrous attempts, plus a brief snippet of how the heck engineering student Ben Allen actually made the thing. [Guinness World Records]