But they were still awesome entries. Consider these "honourable mentions".
We ran a competition for Monster Hunter Freedom Unite on PSP. The four winners were announced two days ago. As we said, it was the toughest comp we've had to judge at Kotaku. So, to give you an idea of just how tough it was, here's a selection of entries that - sadly - didn't win.
They're all fantastic, but we only had four prize packs. Hopefully this goes some way towards compensating you all.
Andrew B went hunting for some Sporn:
Ayrton C can breathe underwater:
Isaac M has fire-retardant fists:
Jason P needs to upgrade his armour:
Jimmy N should lay off the weed:
Lucas W's health bar stabbed him in the eye:
Micca D sets a very bad example:
Tomasz S is up for some bromance:
And finally, Jeff K felt his earlier entry required further explanation:
And that's a wrap!