Street Fighter IV

UK's Zak Bennet attempting a new Guinness World Record.

Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of videogames, announced today that UKs premier Street Fighter player Zak Bennet will attempt to break into the Guinness World Records Gamers Edition with a new world record for most consecutive wins on Street Fighter IV, in conjunction with the games launch on Friday 20th February.

The attempt will take place in the HMV store on Oxford Street in London at noon. Official Guinness World Records representatives will be present to adjudicate the feat, which if successful will be shortlisted for inclusion in next years Guinness World Records Gamers Edition. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the first person to defeat Zak Bennet will be awarded a monster top-of-the-range 48 TV and home cinema surround sound system.

Street Fighter IV brings the legendary fighting series back to its roots by taking the beloved fighting moves and techniques of the original Street Fighter II and infusing them with Capcoms latest advancements in next generation technology to create a truly extraordinary experience that will re-introduce the world to the time-honored art of virtual martial arts.

The number of minimum consecutive wins that Bennet needs to achieve in Fridays attempt in order to set the new Guinness World Records is ten, and the win streak cannot exceed four hours of play.

Street Fighter IV is set for release on February 20th on PS3 and Xbox 360. For more information, please contact Leo Tan (



Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man and Devil May Cry. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Tokyo and Hong Kong, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site,

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