Update: Will won! It was close but he got the victory in the end, and the most total number of overall votes, too. He just wants to thank any and all PSXE readers who helped out.

Congrats dude!

Original Story:

Creative individuals deserve a little exposure, especially when they admit to being an avid PSXE reader. 😉

If you're unaware, Amazon is hosting a Costume Contest that is designed to promote imagination and ingenuity, and the grand prize winner receives a $1,000 Amazon gift card, a Kindle Fire HD, and a 5 lb. Hershey bar…no, we didn't make that up. Chocolate rules, anyway.

And one of our readers, Will Q., is now a finalist in the Best Low Budget category. You can read his interesting story as to how his Sackboy costume came to be, and it's important to note that he has the only fully video game-inspired costume in the contest. And therefore, we feel it's our duty to help put this out there. Will was behind by 18 votes at the time of writing to us, although he has been featured on the official LBP and Media Molecule Facebook pages.

Think you can help him out? To vote, head over to the contest Facebook page and vote for William's Sackboy! Good luck dude!

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wquach
wquach
8 years ago

Thank you so much Ben and the PSXExtreme team!

Voting ends by midnight tonight so please get your votes in by then. Thank you everyone and the whole PSXExtreme community. You guys are amazing.

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
8 years ago

You got my vote, just for the story alone,LOL

"GOOD LUCK" And let us know how the contest turns out.

Pandacastro
Pandacastro
8 years ago

Just voted. Good luck.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

You got my vote Will; hope you aren't Republican.

Underdog15
Underdog15
8 years ago

For the sake of the world! (See what I did there?)

wquach
wquach
8 years ago

Thanks for everything guys! I love this community so much. You guys are so supportive.

As for WorldEndsWithMe, no I'm not 😉 My vote has already been sent in to the other guy.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

Heh, good to know, I was really just joking as it's election day. There's a lot of conservative nuts around here and I like to rattle their cages 🙂

tes37
tes37
8 years ago

All d*cks are useless without these nuts. 🙂

darxed
darxed
8 years ago

Just voted… Good luck and hope you win

(Was about to leave but sees World's avatar)

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
8 years ago

Just a reminder that today is "ELECTION DAY"!

So if you value your American rights & freedoms as much as I do, THEN VOTE!

Our Future Has a Voice and it's…."YOUR VOTE"

For most Americans, today's election is not about two men.
It's about two fundamentally different visions for our country.

Will we be a nation of liberty, innovation, and virtue – or will we continue down a path where the dream of OUR Founders grows smaller & smaller by every ticking second?

Even after these last four devastating years, there are still people in this nation who are buying what this White House is selling: crushing debt, unemployment,
moral and material poverty,
and an ideology that costs as many innocent lives as it does borrowed dollars.

This is our chance to make it right.

In your hands rest the hopes of soldiers on the battlefield,
the persecuted church in faraway lands,
the future of generations in the womb, and 400 years of faith-driven independence.

Now is the time for choosing.
Not right or left, as Ronald Reagan said, but "up to the old-age dream of the ultimate in individual freedom consistent with law and order, or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism."

Don' t be deterred by the long lines – be grateful for them.
After so many years of taking democracy for granted, more Americans are engaged than ever before.
And you're part of the reason why.

The Lord granted us our freedom to make a difference – it's our responsibility to exercise it.

So don't just watch and let our history, our liberty, & our freedoms slip out of your own hands today – be an actual part of it!

"ROCK THE VOTE, I DID!

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

I voted! And you're gonna hafta remove that avatar tomorrow my friend 😉

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
8 years ago

Kids say the darnest things.

tes37
tes37
8 years ago

It wasn't until World commented on your avatar, that I realized it was a moving truck. I'm slow sometimes.

Underdog15
Underdog15
8 years ago

Canada has it's own version of that show, Biker. It's called "Rick Mercer Talking To Americans".

;p

Underdog15
Underdog15
8 years ago

It's a really harmless show, but it is funny. My American friends and relatives get a kick out of it. It's very friendly. Especially the American kid at 5:20 who turns out to actually know his stuff pretty well! lol Here, I'll add a link. for you. 🙂

Underdog15
Underdog15
8 years ago

Sorry for the really crappy resolution. Only one I could find that had the whole bit.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhTZ_tgMUdo

Underdog15
Underdog15
8 years ago

P.s. The very end is a laugh out loud moment.

tes37
tes37
8 years ago

You got lucky with my vote. I refuse to sign up for facebook and then I remembered my sister is signed up, so I voted for you using her account. Good luck.

Pandacastro
Pandacastro
8 years ago

Your in the top 4 now. It says 4 winners will receive the prize, so does that mean you win even though your not in first?

wquach
wquach
8 years ago

No, I have to win the best of category. So I only have to beat out the scarecrow for the most votes in the Low Budget category.

Thank you for all the votes everyone!

omg it's tied right now and I hope the momentum will continue to voting ends. Can't give up now!

MrAnonymity
MrAnonymity
8 years ago

Got my vote, guy.

tlpn99
tlpn99
8 years ago

just voted now for you from across the pond in the UK good luck 🙂