Kotaku 'Shop Contest: Mine Rescue

The rescue of 33 miners trapped below the earth for more than two months riveted the world's attention earlier this week. Namco apologized for its video games tribute to the moment, but we won't.

This week's assignment: 'Shop up another game-themed commemoration of this joyous moment. Below is one of the first (likely the best) 'shops to crop up in the aftermath, followed by a newspaper front page making its own game-play on words, and a Mr. Driller salute to the heroism of the miners. By no means are these your only options; I've included a Google image search on the subject in case you're thinking in a different direction.

Source Image: Mario Emerges From The Mine

Source Image: "Súper Mario" (Las Últimas Noticias, Oct. 13, 2010)

Source Image: Namco's Mr. Driller salute to the miners (since taken down)

Source: Chile Mine Rescue, Google Image search.

You know the, ahem, drill. Post your submissions in the comments. The 20 best will get rounded up and published at the end of next Saturday. Meantime, I and the rest of the starred commentariat will approve and promote as many as we can so folks can see them and pass judgment.

Remember, if you're trying to get a comment account approved, turning in a worthy 'shop is an easy path to the privilege.

Gentlemen, start your 'shops!