Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Contest

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan demo, contest launch

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan (3DS) Demo Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new demo has launched on the Nintendo eShop for Atlus’ Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan. The upcoming first-person role-playing game will feature 3D dungeons, skyships, and some old-fashion dungeon-crawling. The demo features the opening areas and the introduction, which include the Old Forest Mine mini-dungeon, the Windy Plains skyship area, and some of the first main dungeon, Lush Woodlands. All progress is transferrable to the final game.

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3DS, Contests

Hitman HD: Trilogy limited edition, art contest announced

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Square Enix has announced that IO Interactive’s upcoming Hitman collection, Hitman HD: Trilogy, will be available as a limited edition. Trilogy, set to launch on January 29, will come with an art book filled with 22 drawings by various artists depicting moments from throughout the series. Combined, all three games in the pack will offer players the chance to take down over 75 targets across 40-plus levels. Hitman: Sniper Challenge, the standalone game that was released as a pre-order bonus for Absolution, will also be included.

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Contests, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Aksys continues the BlazBlue celebrations with two new contests

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Aksys is celebrating three years of BlazBlue in the US with three contests, and they have just announced that the final two are now live. The first, which took place back in August, was all about finding the biggest fan, while the second looks for a bit of creativity and the third a bit of promotion. Caption the Blue challenges contestants to come up with a witty caption, while All Eyes on the Azure is all about spreading word about this weekend’s Northeast Championships XIII in Philadelphia, PA.

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Contests, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Mass Effect Trilogy out for 360 and PC, Loyalty Pack dropping 11/7

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BioWare has kicked off N7 Day with the release of Mass Effect Trilogy for 360 and PC. The $59.99 collection will be available for the PS3 on December 4, and will mark the first time PS3 gamers get a chance to experience the original in full as either part of the set or as a standalone download from PSN for $14.99. Current players will be able to get into the festivities tomorrow with the N7 Day Loyalty Pack, a one-day-only free DLC drop. The 360, PC, and PS3 download will include rare weapons and six consumables.

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Contests, DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

CastleStorm unleashes karaoke fury in new trailer, contest

Zen Studios has tapped into their musical side for a new karaoke-style trailer for CastleStorm. The upcoming 2D physics-based title pits Knights against Vikings, and the trailer brings their battlefield hymns to awaiting commanders as the two sides prepare for combat.

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Contests, Xbox 360 News

Dragon’s Dogma contest, update, and new PS3 demo announced

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Capcom has announced that they will be releasing a new demo for their fantastic action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma next week. The demo, exclusive to PS3, will allow players to utilize the character-customization system to create their own hero, and then take them character through the game’s Prologue, which ends with a battle against a nasty Hydra. Characters created for the demo will also be importable to the full version.

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Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond donor contest announced

Astronaut: Moon Mars and Beyond (PC) Project Moonwalk Giveaway Announcement - Screenshot 1

We mentioned NASA’s Kickstarter-funded MMO Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond a few weeks back, and since then, the project has surpassed its goal of $25,000. The drive still has a few days to go, and to celebrate its successful run (over $40,000 pledged so far), a new contest has been announced. Fifty winners will be randomly selected out of all donors to receive a free copy of the upcoming title Project Moonwalk.

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Contests, PC News

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Five Days of 40k promo kicks off

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine (360, PC, PS3) Five Days of 40k Announcement - Screenshot 1

With Relic’s action-shooter Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine just around the corner (September 6), publisher THQ has announced a five-day contest in which different prize types will be given away each day until launch. The giveaways will take place on the game’s official Facebook page, with prizes ranging from merchandise to in-game content.

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Pre-order Deus Ex: Human Revolution at GameStop to enter Augment Your Living Room contest

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Square Enix is looking to up the pre-order ante with a new promotion for Deus Ex: Human Revolution. In conjunction with GameStop, gamers who pre-order Human Revolution at a participating store for the 360, PC, or PS3 will be entered into the Augment Your Living Room PowerUp Rewards contest. The winner will receive up to $20,000 in goods, ranging from a new television to home theater seating. The complete list of prizes is included below.

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Contests, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Dark Souls shield design contest announced

Dark Souls (360, PS3) Shield Design Contest Announcement header

This isn’t normally something we would bring to you good people, but A.) we loved (love) Demon’s Souls and B.) the idea of user-created shield emblems in a tough-as-nails RPG is awesome. With that said, Namco Bandai is running a Facebook contest for Dark Souls, the 360 and PS3 spiritual successor to Demon’s Souls, in which contestants submit shield designs from now until July 13 via Facebook.com – Dark Souls. The three winning designs will then be available as post-launch content, and their designers will receive both a copy of the limited edition version signed by game director Hidetaka Miyazaki and their name in the credits.

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