Listen closely and outside, in the distance, you can probably hear the sound of giant, big stompy robotic footsteps and they're getting ever closer.
It's the sound of MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf, Microsoft's sequel to its immensely popular big mech blaster and those sounds are getting ever closer because next Friday, Feb 4, is when the big Mechs finally go Live.
Who could resist the urge to pilot a huge Mech and crush puny humans and multi-storey buildings alike beneath your power armoured feet? Not us for one and that's exactly what MechAssault 2 will offer, but for the first time, you'll be man as well as machine, with the ability to zip out of your mech, don smaller zippier power armour, hijack other Mechs, drive vehicles and take part in what looks like the most comprehensive big Mech battlefield ever seen.
If you'd like to know more about MechAssault 2 you can learn the full story by simply clicking here to enjoy our full coverage of the game, as well as possibly getting a gentle hint on the answer required below.
We've been absolutely caning our advance copies of the single player game, but where MechAssault 2 is really going to blow you apart is on Microsoft's Live gaming service, where you'll be able to join fellow Mech jocks from around the globe to take part in the ultimate online Mech war. Remember the original MechAssault was one of the most popular games ever seen on Live and part deux promises a whole ton more of Mech-related carnage.
So we've teamed up with Microsoft to offer you a chance to win one of five copies of the game and a free Live account and all you have to do to win is answer the following simple question: