Contests & Giveaways News - Page 31
TweakTown and OCZ Technology would like to thank the more than 8,000 Battlefield 3 players that participated in our first ever game server contest. You guy and gals played your hearts out for hours trying to win one of the three prizes generously offered by OCZ Technology.
And the winners are...
Third Place: PattonsMember with a score of 3129 points over a 66.88 hour period.
Second Place: xAPOXx with a score of 3873 points and just under 100 hours of playing time.
First Place: viz_46 with an amazing score of 6776 and an even more incredible 244 hours played!
Many of us at TweakTown watch the final day battle unfold for third place. xbootified was in third place all the way up to just two hours remaining in the contest. His eventual 4th place score was 3077, just 52 point behind PattonsMember. All month all of our contestant played with respect and a great time was had by all.
Once again thank you everyone for coming to play with TweakTown on our server and TweakTown would like to thank OCZ for their participation as well.
OCZ Technology and TweakTown have teamed up to decrease your Battlefield 3 load times. TweakTown launched an Official Battlefield 3 Server and are looking forward to gaming with you! In March the TweakTown Battlefield 3 Server will track stats via Game Tracker.
OCZ Technology has generously provided three award winning solid state drives that will be awarded to the top three scores for the month of March.
- 1st Place OCZ Technology Vertex 3 120GB
- 2nd Place OCZ Technology Octane 128GB
- 3rd Place OCZ Technology Agility 3 120GB
Players will also need to post on the TweakTown Battlefield 3 Server Forum in the Post Your Player Name thread to be eligible. Winners will be announced in the TweakTown Battlefield 3 Server Forum on April 2nd. This is a global contest. See you on the battlefield.
ASRock have just announced today the 2012 Global OC Competition with Furturemark. This new worldwide competition requires those who wish to participate to submit their highest 3DMark 11 Physics Test score by overclocking their CPU.
Of course, there are restrictions. All entries require the use of an ASRock Sandy Bridge, or Sandy Bridge-E motherboard and Intel 2nd Generation Core processors, or Intel Core i7 Extreme processors. Participates also need to upload their 3DMark 11 Physics Test score to 3DMark.com and then get the chance to win the top prize which is a very cool $3,000. Total prize pool is $13,0000, which makes it one of the largest OC tournaments in recently years.
There are two separate events: Sandy Bridge and Sandy Bridge-E platforms. The scores will be reviewed on a weekly basis, and will be awarded with the prize of US$650 and US$1,000, respectively. There will be four weeks to submit the results, with the participant who submits the highest score in those four weeks deemed the final champion for each group respectively. The final champion in the Sandy Bridge-E platform will be awarded with the prize worth US$3,000, whilst the Sandy Bridge platform contest will win a final prize worth US$2,000.
[US residents only] Acer are using Facebook to launch a campaign where users can enter to get a free Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook. In order to enter the competition, users need to 'like' the sweepstake page and enter their relevant contact information.
International Facebook users need not apply, as this is a US-only competition. Acer will give away one Ultrabook per day all the way through to December 31st. That is a total of 60 Ultrabooks during the campaign. Pretty kick ass if you ask me! Acer are giving away the cheapest $899 model, which sports a 13.3-inch screen with a resolution of 1366x768, an Intel Core i5-2647M, 4GB of DDR3 RAM.
Also included in the Ultrabook to fill it out is a 20GB SSD with a 320GB 5400RPM HDD, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI and weighs in at just 2.98lb. You can enter the competition, here.
After five days of intense competition in the International DOTA 2 Championships at Gamescom, six Ukrainian kings have emerged victorious, known as team Na'vi (yes, Avatar fans). And along with the immense pride in securing their #1 result, they also get to walk away with a cool $1M in prize money.
Chinese team EHOME came in a close second, securing their runner up prize of $250,000. The remaining top six teams (out of 16 teams in total for the event) that were awarded include :-
1. Scythe.SG - $150,000
2. MYM - $80,000
3. (tied) M5, iG - $35,000 each
4. (tied) OK.Nirvana.int, Mith-Trust - $25,000 each
With the new red colored Nintendo 3DS launching outside of Japan next month, the folks over at 3DS Buzz thought it be good reason to run a competition and give a lucky chump one for free. We all love free stuff, right?
It's a painless procedure to enter and be in with a chance; you just have to go to this page and leave a comment at the bottom. What you say doesn't even matter, as the prize winner will be drawn at random from all the comments.
Even if you already have a 3DS and happen to be the lucky winner, 3DS Buzz will give you the option to go for an alternative prize, being four 3DS game titles of your choice.
Anyone is welcome to enter world wide. The contest is already underway and runs until September 15th, with the winner to be chosen on September 17th.
For further rules and details about the giveaway, head over to this page for the full lowdown folks. Oh, and good luck!