For those who don’t know, National Video Games Day is celebrated on September 12th annually, and this might confuse some people as there is also a National Video Game Day that occurs in July. This particular celebration is just a day for gamers to enjoy and share their love of video games with others from around the world. One person who is most certainly sharing their love for video games today is Linda Guillory, an electrical engineer from Richardson, Texas (USA). Read more to see her massive collection of gaming consoles.
Linda Guillory is currently the Guinness World Records title holder for largest collection of gaming consoles and spans countless items, including a Red Conic basketball game, which she acquired at the age of eight. Some of her favorite rarities are the Coleco Pacman, Tandy Cosmic 200 Fire Away, Actronics Grandprix Turbo, Epoch Galaxy II, and Soopa Doopa by Toytronic. Many trips to Japan were required to obtain some of the more obscure consoles, and they were all very fruitful to say the least.
- 3 Play Styles: TV Mode, Tabletop Mode, Handheld Mode
- 6.2-inch, multi-touch capacitive touch screen
- 4.5-9+ Hours of Battery Life will vary depending on software usage conditions
- Connects over Wi-Fi for multiplayer gaming; Up to 8 consoles can be connected for local wireless multiplayer
- Model number: HAC-001(-01)
The ability to buy in Japan was huge. I cannot count the number of cities I visited. If there was a rumor of a game store selling vintage gaming systems, I made it my business to find it. I was fearless in my search. Thoughts of being lost and searching the back streets of Akihabara in Japan still brings a smile to my face,” said Linda.