It's an age-old story.
Boy preorders Dead Rising 3 from cheap yet unreliable retailer. Microsoft sends boy a review copy. Boy forgets all about the preorder in the holiday season crunch, which then eventually arrives too close to Christmas to do anything about.
A classic tale, but it's going to have a happy ending for one of you lucky people. See, the boy in question is me... and I'm going to give away the sealed retail copy of Dead Rising 3!
Just in case you don't know, Dead Rising 3 is probably the most enjoyable new-gen launch title available for either system, translating the Xbox One's horsepower directly into outrageous shenanigans and insane numbers of zombies to put down with hundreds of sadistic combo weapons. "It's the essential Xbox One launch title: a rampant, ridiculous and riotous sandbox that delivers countless hours of unapologetic unrestrained fun," I wrote in our Editor's Choice review. "Rather than a pristine graphical showcase, it's a bountiful content-rich slaughter smorgasbord that encourages us to get our hands dirty in obscenely silly ways."
"Despite a handful of annoyances, Dead Rising 3 absolutely brings the fun to the new console generation."
So to be in with a chance of winning, we invite you to channel your inner MacGyver. Drop us a line in the comments box below and explain what outrageous weapon you'd cobble together out of common household/workplace objects to fight off a zombie invasion! The winner will be picked in terms of imagination, humour, originality and lethality.
The winner will be chosen at our discretion or randomly if it's too close to call. Be creative! Competition closes Monday 13th January at 17:00. Postage and delivery will be organised via the email address associated with your Dealspwn account, so please ensure that it's correct! UK entrants only.
This competition is now closed. Thanks to everyone who took part!
UPDATE: Congratulations to Raasclark and the 'Beast About To Strike!'
"Finally! I get to use my two copies of MJ's 'Thriller' Album on vinyl(One's an unwanted present) and super glue each one to my two angle grinder discs, then duct taping each killer double disc to either end of my washing line pole, the middle of said pole being welded onto my hammer drill, which would be attached to the top of my motorcycle helmet."
"Not forgetting that I would attach speakers to the sides of my helmet, which would feed to the heads of my two vinyl players, glued onto the angle grinder discs, playing Micheal Jackson's zombie loving tune, in turn attracting the hordes, and slicing their much useless brains clean from their heads as my 'beast about to strike' screams out "Thriller!"."