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The Contest Log #2: Who wants to win some Rock Band


Coming out just in time for Thanksgiving is the second installment of The Contest Log, a new weekly feature that helps you, the fabulous guys and gals of Destructoid, find ways to win cool videogame related stuff. There are a few minor changes this week: I’ve started flagging contests that will end before the next update with a red colour change, added in a section for community contests and made a new image header along with graphical section dividers. Unfortunately, due to my extreme suckage at photoshop, the results leave a lot to be desired but they should do for now. Who know, maybe some kind soul with more (read: ANY) design skill will offer to whip something up that won’t be so painful to look at. *hint**hint**nudge**nudge*

As before feel free to let us know about any other contests you might know of in the comments so that I can add it to the list.

Attack of the Show, via their recently revived User Created Segment, has a full Rock Band set along with a drum throne and guitar stand up for grabs. You can also win a copy of Live Free or Die Hard…but yeah, ROCK BAND. A great chance for anyone that doesn’t want to pony up the $169 it would normally cost. – User Created – To enter you need to make a video in the style of those cheesy videogame commercials of the 80’s (they have an example showing what they’re looking for). You need to get to work soon as the contest ends November 27th.

a DS Lite, copy of Jam Sesssions and a guitar amp - MTV - Sweepstakes, just vote for either of the two people and you can enter. Ends November 25th. (thanks kwaselow!)

Soldier of Fortune: Payback branded Falcon gaming rig worth 5k - Joystiq - Drawing, enter multiple times by posting each day. Ends December 4th.

80gb PS3 Motorstorm bundle along with five games: Call of Duty 4, Warhawk, Heavenly Sword, Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction and Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - PlayStation Underground - Make a two-minute long video about why the PlayStation 3 is the best console out there (so just regurgitate any of Sony's press releases or public statements on the matter ;) ). Ends December 11th. (thanks CTZ!)

an Xbox 360 Elite, Guitar Hero III and a $100 Hot Topic gift card - Total Assault - Sweepstakes. Ends December 14th. (thanks kwaselow!)

Halo-themed Xbox 360, Halo 3 and a bunch of other games, books and accessories - Fanscape - Sweepstakes. Ends December 20th. (thanks kwaselow!)

A Packard Bell iPower 8610 gaming PC – CVG – Sweepstakes, only open to UK residents and you need to register with the site to enter.

A copy of Soldier of Fortune: Payback and an Xbox 360 – 1up – Sweepstakes. Ends December 24th.

Win a PSP, a copy of Daxter and meet a WWE wrestler - WWE - Sweepstakes, must be a site member. Ends January 15. (thanks kwaselow!)

Cash prizes and registered UK students are entered in a drawing to win a 360 Elite each month – Microsoft – The 6th annual Imagine Cup Contest, open to all college students. Has nine different fields you can enter with the universal theme being the environment. Entry deadlines vary, but they aren’t until next year.

A chance to win various assortments of gaming swag David has picked up during his time here at Destructoid. – Photoshop contest. Ends November 25th.

Copies of Uncharted, Folklore, Heavenly Sword, and NBA 08 for the PS3 and various Sony-branded swag. – Design a Desturctoid XMB theme. Ends November 30th.

Assassin’s Creed t-shirts, Bunnies Creed shirts, limited edition AC hoodie/shirts – atheistium – Photoshop contest, make some lol-inducing pictures involving Assassin’s Creed. Ends November 30-ish.

Win a new game of your choice that isn’t more than $60 – Cowzilla3 – Make a donation to Child’s Play, the person with the highest donation wins. Ends along with CP’s donation period.

Chance to win a copy of Capcom Classics Collection Vol 1 (PS2), Resident Evil: Deadly Silence (DS), Mega Man Starforce:Pegasus or Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble (PSP). - Tron Knotts – Pick one of four Capcom characters that you think will be added to Brawl.

Xbox 360 Elite, an Ace Combat 6 flightstick bundle and a $100 giftcard to KFC (?) – GamesRadar – sweepstakes. Ends November 30th.

Ramptech 2’ Quarter Pipe Ramp, Xbox 360, a copy of Tony Hawk’s Proving GroundGamesRadar – Sweepstakes, though you have to answer some lame skateboarder related questions to get to it. Ends November 30th.

Two VIP tickets to the 36 Hours of Music headliner event, 47” Westinghouse LCD TV, a copy of Guitar Hero III and a Gibson guitar – GamesRadarGuitar Hero III contest at the 36 Hours of Keystone event in Keystone Colorado. Takes place November 31st-December 1st.

Mystery “goodie package”, games, t-shirts and random swag are suggested possible prizes. – GamePolitics – Banner design contest. Ends December 1st.

Xbox 360, copy of FlatOut Ultimate Carnage, FlatOut Roadside Demolition Kits and Tire Shaped CD Case – 1up – Sweepstakes, though you have to send someone a FlatOut themed e-card to be able to enter. Ends December 3rd.

Dell XPS 720 gaming PC, copy of The Witcher and various Witcher-themed accessories – 1up – Sweepstakes. Ends December 10th.

Various Xbox 360 prizes – xbox360xmts – To be entered in the sweepstakes you need to track down words with green X’s across various websites (like Destructoid!), each solved word gets you one entry in the daily drawing. Ends December 10th.

DS Lite and a copy of Lifesigns: Surgical UnitLifesigns-Game – A create your own manga contest. Ends December 16th.

Custom painted Conan-themed Xbox 360 – GamesRadar – sweepstakes. Ends December 16th.

Custom painted Empire Earth III themed PC, copy of Empire Earth IIIGamesRadar – Sweepstakes. Ends December 21st.

Nintendo DS, Bleach: Blade of Fate, Bleach DVD box set, poster – GamesRadar – Sweepstakes. Ends December 30th.

iBuyPower NZXT water-cooled gaming PC – 1up – Sweepstakes. Ends December 31st.

DS Lite and a copy of Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trial and Tribulations1up - Sweepstakes, also an option trial thingy you can participate in. Ends February 1st.

50,000 Microsoft Points – VUgames – Sweepstakes, you only need to enter once as it saves your entry until you win. Ends November 1st 2008. (thanks Corncobtacular!)

There you go everyone, good luck!
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About Justin Villasenorone of us since 10:40 PM on 01.17.2007

Hey all, I've been hanging around Destructoid since late 2006. I joined the staff in 2007 as a News Contributor after flooding the tip line on a daily basis, and then I got to write stuff on the front page. Now I mostly just bum around while doing grad school stuff.

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