dark        

Contest: Round out your GOTY list with a copy of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

0

PS4 and Xbox One on offer

We've got some copies of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night up for grabs in today's contest!

Have all of you good little gamer boys and gamer girls been keeping up with the hottest games this year? It's time to slap together those GOTY lists, after all! I'm way, way behind on all of the games this year. If you're anything like me, you're going to love the next couple of days, as we've got keys for some of the hottest GOTY contenders to get you all caught up.

Today, we're featuring Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Years in the making, IGA's callback to the classic Castlevania 8-and-16-bit (and 32-bit, I guess) titles finally hit shelves this year, and to much aplomb. If you missed it the first time around (like me lol) then now's your chance to check it out for yourself!

What a wild ride. IGA spent years getting this thing funded, and produced. Through Kickstarter, then publishing, then swapping out dev teams, it's pretty amazing that this one released at all, let alone it being actually super awesome. In classic Castlevania fashion, you'll play as a be-whipped hero who sidescrolls their way through a labyrinthine castle, filling out parts of the map, taking out monsters, and doing it all over again once you get new abilities. This thing isn't just a love letter to the genre -- it is the genre.

Check out these game features:

  • Biggest Igavania EVER
  • Tons of weapons, spells, & equipment
  • Craft, Cook, & Upgrade
  • Full cosmetic customization
  • Celebrity voice actors (David Hayter!)
  • Orchestra soundtrack by Michiru Yamane
  • Rich story with alternate endings
  • New Game Plus
  • Nightmare Difficulty
  • 8-bit Level

Like what ya see? Of course ya do. It's a GOTY contender for a reason, you know.

To enter to win your copy, comment below telling which platform you'd like to win, and your GOTY and why. Is it Bloodstained? Is it Untitled Goose Game? Is it Lord of the Rings: Return of the Sneak King? If that one ever comes out, I'll cry tears of joy.

We've got three PS4 NA and three Xbox One keys to give away. Winners will be drawn Monday, December 23. Don't have a Dtoid account? Sign up today and get your hands on a Game of the Year contender!

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is available now for PS4 and Xbox One. Hit up our sister sites, PlayStation Enthusiast and Xbox Enthusiast, for more chances to snag a copy.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 
 

Official Rules

No Purchase Required to Enter or Win

1. Eligibility: Destructoid.com contests are usually provided by sponsors who, due to customs and shipping costs (yay budgets), often limit participation to individuals who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (unless otherwise stated) and are at least 12 years of age. We encourage our overseas friends to be super sneaky and make a friend in the United States who can receive your prize, and then you two figure out the customs/logistics. Be cautious about who you trust, obviously. Employees of Destructoid.com, their advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of Contests, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers any other person or entity associated with the Contests (collectively “Contest Entities”) and/or the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee, are *not* eligible and will be fired and publicly beaten if are caught participating. All U.S., federal, state and local and regulations apply.

2. Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

3. Entry Period: The start and end dates/times of each Contest (the “Entry Period”) will be posted on the applicable Contest site.

4. Entry: To enter a Contest, follow the instructions on the Contest site. Submission will result in one (1) entry. The number of times you can enter the Contest will be posted on the applicable Contest site. The use of any agencies or automated software to submit entries will void all entries submitted by that person, with the exception of patron members who may enter contests by logging into their 'perks' page.

5. Drawing: Unless otherwise specified in the contest details above, we will select the names of the potential winners in a random drawing of all eligible entries received during each Entry Period. The number of winners to be selected in a specific Contest will be posted on the applicable Contest site. The odds of being selected as a potential winner depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Potential winners will be contacted via email and will be asked to provide their full name, age and mailing address within a specified time period. If a potential winner does not respond within the timeframe stated in the notification email, we may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from all entries received during the Entry Period. Limit one (1) prize per household per Contest.

6. Requirements of the Potential Winners: Winners will be notified by the e-mail address associated with their account on Destructoid.com and/or receive a Private Message on Destructoid.com or through a Twitter Direct Message/Facebook message. Winners have five (5) days from the original message alerting them of their winnings to respond and claim their prize. If no winner comes forward within five business days, the prize will be forfeited and raffled again where Destructoid's hardcore fans are most active (social media).

7. Prize(s): The prize(s) (including each prize’s approximate retail value) available to be won in a specific Contest will be posted on the Contest site. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winners are responsible for any taxes and fees associated with receipt or use of a prize. Prizes will be mailed between 1 to 45 business days after winners have replied with their required info.

8. General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In case of a dispute as to the owner of an entry, entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the screen name from which the entry is made. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

9.Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; © printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Contest Entities’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the Contest Entities be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

10. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Virginia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11. Contest Results: To enter the contest without needing to buy/sell anything or request a written copy of the name of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope (stating the specific Contest you are requesting the winners for) to Destructoid.com Contest Winners, 548 Market Street #59757, San Francisco, CA 94104 USA. We run many contests, so please be specific in what you are requesting. Winner requests must be received within thirty (30) days from the end date of the applicable contest (they're always posted on our site though). Winners are usually posted the day following the contest on our contest section.

Lastly, Destructoid has the right to kick your ass and take away your prize if you are a total dick, so be cool and don't kick any puppies on your way to victory. Have fun with our contests and be a good sport when you win or lose. Remember: First you get the power, then you get the money, then get the baby.

 
 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Wes Tacos
Wes TacosCommunity Manager   gamer profile

Destructoid's resident LVL 70 Tacomancer, and Community Manager. I've personally backed exactly one KickStarter/crowdfunding project: Sony's PlayStation, by Dtoid community member darrenhupke. more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night   (162)   From our database:

  • Bloodstained is finally getting Boss Revenge and Chroma Wheel on Switch 'later this month' - Chris Carter
  • The Bloodstained team is working on more bug fixes, opens up 'current status' page for platform-specific glitches - Chris Carter
  • Bloodstained is getting a patch to fix issues the last update added in - Chris Carter
  • Bloodstained has new free DLC today, finally fixes annoying Zangetsu unlock bug - Chris Carter
  • The latest round of Bloodstained DLC is pushed back due to last-minute bugs - Chris Carter
  • Bloodstained is getting a new free update soon, 2020 roadmap finally unveiled - Chris Carter
  • Bloodstained's Randomizer update now available on Switch - Chris Moyse
  • Bloodstained's Zangetsu DLC Switch window shortened to 'the end of the month' - Chris Carter
  • So far, Bloodstained's post launch-approach has been underwhelming - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Action #Adventure Games #Castlevania #Contest #Metroidvania #PS4 #Sidescroller #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •