UK gamers offered Christmas dinner in a tin

Too busy playing GTA V or spending time with your new games console to prepare any food on Christmas Day? UK games retailer Game has the answer with the Christmas Tinner, a layered block of all the traditional festive foods that won’t take you long to devour.

You start off with scrambled egg and bacon, which presumably represents Christmas breakfast. The first layer is followed by mince pie, turkey and potatoes, gravy, bread sauce, cranberry sauce, brussel sprouts or broccoli with stuffing, roast carrots and parsnips, with Christmas pudding to finish.

“According to new research almost half (43 percent) of the nation’s gamers plan to spend the majority of Christmas Day playing on their new consoles and games,” says Game in a press release. “The Christmas Tinner enables gamers to get their teeth into gameplay all day without having to miss out on a mouthful of their favorite food or do the washing up.”

The Christmas Tinner was created by design student Chris Godfrey. “I tried to ensure when creating the menu that all the flavors complemented one another,” he says, “and it was designed so that gamers can eat one layer at a time, starting with breakfast and finishing off with Christmas Pudding — the perfect Christmas Day meal without any of the fuss.”

At the moment the product is only on sale at one Game location but the retailer has said it will roll the Christmas Tinner out to other stores if there’s sufficient demand. Hungry gamers will have to fork out £1.99 (around $3.30) for the can.

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