Well, since I received a grand total of zero entries for the contest I posted just under three weeks ago, I�m giving everybody a second chance. Yes, I know the deadline was a while ago, but I was busy over the holidays, and it�s probably better to ask for entries now, because it�s likely that a bunch of you got PSPs for Christmas (one of my friends did, anyway). Instead of just posting a link to my previous blog, since I know many people (myself included) are profoundly lazy, I�m going to essentially copypasta the text from that blog and put it below. I�ll also be posting this in the forums, just for more exposure and a higher chance of getting entries. Let�s see some hilarious pics, people!
As many of you know, I�m the happy owner of a PS3, and I have many games for it. But I�ve never been into handheld gaming; when I was young, my parents would only let my brother and me have one console at a time (per generation, that is), and now, I just don�t have the time or money to put into more than one gaming system � and that includes handhelds. I�ve been a PlayStation Underground member since the beginning of 1998, after I sent in the postcard that was in the box of my PlayStation (which I got for Christmas in 1997). They send me various promotional materials from time to time, such as game demos and advertising brochures for certain games, and sometimes, those brochures include coupons (yay!). Usually, though, the coupons are for PSP games, and since I don�t have a PSP, they�re of no use to me.
I recently received a Holiday 2007 booklet from Sony, which basically amounts to a 28-page advertisement for the PSP and its games. There�s one page in the entire thing that�s dedicated to the PS3, but it just features a short blurb about the connectivity between the two systems. Anyway, here�s the meat of the contest: the booklet includes a coupon that�s good for $5 off of any PSP game purchased at Best Buy
. Here�s a picture below, just to preclude any �pics or it didn�t happen� comments:
The coupon does feature the phrase �some holiday cheer for you,� but it�s valid through January 31, 2008. While God of War: Chains of Olympus
won�t be out by then, I�m sure you PSP owners will be able to find some reason to head on over to your local Best Buy and make use of this discount offer. Ah, yes: the terms of the contest. Well, since I only want to give this coupon to someone who actually has a PSP, I�m going to structure my contest very similarly (okay, identically
) to the Velocity Micro PC giveaway that Destructoid is currently running. So in case you haven�t figured it out already, I want a picture of you with your PSP and Destructoid�s homepage displayed on it.
As always, the picture that makes me LOL the most will win
. I was originally planning on mailing the entire booklet to the winner, but I�m a poor college student, and all I can spare is forty-one cents for regular old first-class mail in an envelope, so you�ll just be getting the coupon after I rip it out of the booklet. Oh, stop whining already; this shouldn�t take that much effort. The deadline for entries will be Saturday, January 19, at 12 AM (midnight) EST
� in other words, Friday night. And hey...no shooping required! Just post your entries in them thar comments below.
CliffsNotes for those of you intimidated even by semi-long posts: I have a coupon for $5 off a PSP game at Best Buy, but I don�t have any use for it because I don�t own a PSP. To enter, just take a picture of you and your PSP, with Destructoid�s homepage displayed on the PSP. So no Photoshopping is required, but the entry that makes me laugh the most will be the winrar, so go all-out. NEW DEADLINE: midnight EST on Saturday, January 19 (Friday night), to ensure that you�ll get the coupon before it expires on January 31. Post your entries in the comments below (please scale them to a width of 550 pixels so they�ll fit). Good luck!