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Win Naruto 2 Clash of the Ninja Revolution 2!

Source: infendo.com

Hey there Infendoites, It is that time again, to win something for your Nintendo Wii! If you couldn’t tell by now it’s a copy of Naruto Clash of the Ninja Revolution 2. The good folks over at D3 Publisher have supplied us with a copy to give away to your guys. Now all you have to do to win is make up a Jutsu (describe it a bit) and put it in the comments below. Don’t know what a Jutsu is? Just look at the previous comments and try to come up with something similar or just google it. Winners will be announced on the next Infendo Radio. Good Luck guys, and may your ninja instincts take you far.

Published on October 29th, 2008 under , ,

High Voltage wants you to map The Conduit controls

Source: infendo.com


High Voltage continued its one-of-a-kind marketing blitz for The Conduit this evening with a new contest. It’s a pretty simple, pretty cool little contest that effectively gives you, the gamer, a chance to map the game’s controls.

Update: High Voltage’s Eric Nofsinger wrote us to clarify the prize: “The prize is getting your name in a videogame, e.g. the Jack Loftus control scheme. =) We will likely send a lot of other junk too (T-shirts, etc) but the real prize is credits / bragging rights,” he said.

More from the release, including contest rules, below the fold.

“Given how flexible our control scheme code is, and how we’re going to have several pre-set mappings to choose from,” said Lead Programmer for The Conduit, Ed Federmeyer in a press release delivered to Infendo. “Wouldn’t it be a cool contest to allow gamers to propose schemes and we can take the best and burn them into the game as additional preset control mappings?”

The High Voltage folks are making no secret of the fact that this game is designed with a certain type of person in mind, and they’re doing it in a way that I hope gets noticed by other developers in the genre.

“From the start of the project our primary goal has been to make the definitive first person shooter for the Wii, and specifically for core gamers. Asking core gamers for their input is just a logical extension of that rationale,” said High Voltage CEO Kerry J. Ganofsky.

What a concept. One of the biggest barriers to entry for the FPS is often the control scheme. Making the process more “open source,” to borrow a term from my previous job, could be pretty revolutionary. Well, maybe not revolutionary, but pretty neat.

The contest rules are simple; using a standard Wii-Remote and Nunchuk combination, fans should send in what control mapping they think would be best for the following functions:

1. Move Forward/Back
2. Strafe Left/Right
3. Jump/Activate
4. Shoot Weapon
5. Target Lock
6. Crouch
7. Reload Weapon
8. Scope/Binocular Mode
9. Switch Between Weapons Carried
10. Switch Between Grenades Carried
11. Pause Menu
12. Swap Between Weapon Carried and Weapon on Ground
13. Equip ASE (All-Seeing-Eye) / Special
14. Aim Reticule/Turn Camera
15. Melee Attack
16. Throw Grenade

Fans should also feel free to also suggest Wii-motions (gestures) to trigger actions – just be sure to describe motions thoroughly enough that they are clear to High Voltage Software’s design team.

Entries should be sent to Feedback@High-Voltage.com with the subject line of “Conduit Controller Mapping Contest”. Winning entries will be made available for selection through the UI as official controller schemes for The Conduit, with appropriate in-game credit given to their creators.

Contest entries must be received prior to November 14, 2008. Entries using duplicate schemes will be awarded based on whichever was received first. Winners grant permission to High Voltage Software (HVS) to use his/her name for professional and promotional purposes. All entries become the property of HVS and under no conditions does HVS promise any financial or monetary compensation to those who enter.

Now, all they need is that publisher…

Published on September 18th, 2008 under , , ,

Infendo Giveaway: New International Track & Field

Source: infendo.com

Wanna win a free copy of New International Track & Field for DS? Then name your top 10 moments from the 2008 Olympiad in the comments, and we’ll pick the best entry. Free game in exchange for your thoughts — can’t be that (well you could, if we sent out free games at random, but we don’t). Winner will be selected by the end of the week, so get to commenting.

Published on August 25th, 2008 under , ,

Win Fable 2 Pub Games code

Source: thexboxdomain.com

Fable 2 Pub games

Fable 2 Pub games

The Fable 2 Pub Games are out on Xbox Live Arcade and wouldn’t it be nice if you could get in on the action for the low low cost of free (without a pre-order)? Of course it would. Long time Xbox Domain reader Geo is running a contest where you’ll have a chance to win one of two codes he’ll be giving away each day. As of this writing 12 more days are left. Head on over to The World of Geo forums for more details. Registering and posting in the thread each day is all it takes to enter. Good Luck!

-William “thewilleffect” Bell-

Published on August 20th, 2008 under ,

Windy City to host “Wii Wars” all summer

Source: infendo.com

The Windy City forecast calls for an even windier summer this year, as Chicago locals will be swinging Wii Remotes all summer long.

Harry Caray’s Tavern in Chicago is hosting free “Wii Wars” every Tuesday through Aug. 26.

Wii Wars brings locals and Chicago sports icons together for a weekly night of Wii games and challenges. Participants compete for different prizes and play different games each week on a 123″ HD TV.

The event debuted June 17 with a Wii Sports home run derby against legendary Cubs slugger Ernie Banks. Other stars scheduled for Wii Wars include Pro Bowl defenseman Brian Urlacher, three-time NBA champion Dickie Simpkins and Cubs hall of famer Ryne Sandberg.

Wii Wars begin each Tuesday at 8:00 PM and end at 1:00 AM. For more information, check the Harry Caray’s Tavern Web site.

Cubs win! Cubs win!

Published on July 8th, 2008 under , ,

Nintendo art exhibition set for Australia

Source: infendo.com

The Sydney Morning-Herald reports Goldie Marketing has organized a public art exhibition in Melbourne focused on Nintendo characters.

The inaugural Out of Controller art exhibition will open Sept. 10 at Melbourne’s iconic Fad Gallery. Entries are open to the public, and Goldie Marketing is encouraging Nintendo fans, young arts professionals and game designers to contribute to the exhibition.

Nintendo fans should be familiar with Goldie Marketing for its beautiful Nintendo figurines distributed worldwide by Corgi Int’l.

Entries will be judged by a panel of games journalists, designers and Nintendo of Australia executives. The grand prize winner will receive a cash prize of $2000 and a Nintendo Wii prize package. Even those without a knack for creativity may consider keeping the date; all entries will be on sale to the public during the exhibition.

The deadline for entries is Aug. 15. For more information, visit the official Out of Controller Web site.

Published on July 1st, 2008 under , ,

Tell Me Your Delicious Nightmares Win a Darkrai

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Darkrai Movie Sample

So I know we have some Pokémon fans here at Infendo, and some of you guys probably missed out on the Darkrai event that was being held at Toys R Us last weekend. Anyway, for you guys that happened to miss out on acquiring this legendary Pokémon, and have no way of getting to Nintendo World in New York City. I have been planning to run a little contest of sorts, to enter all you have to do is write up the following… Click the jump to find out exactly what it is.

What was the worst Nightmare you ever had and why was it a Nightmare to you?

To enter simply write up your “nightmare” and post it in the comments section. Keep it clean, scary and concise. Judging will be based on why it was so scary to you, and judged by a secret panel of judges. So entries should be kept short and easy to read, as well as slightly entertaining.

The winner will receive of course the legendary Nightmare Pokémon Darkrai, and I will personally trade you the Pokémon from my copy of Pokémon Diamond. So after I announce the winner of this contest, I will contact you personally. So keep in mind that you must have Pokemon Diamond or Pearl for the Nintendo DS, as well as be able to trade and exchange friend codes.

The contest will end by the end of the week (Saturday June 14th, at 11:59:59 PM) so be sure to post them in the comments section before the deadline.

Published on June 8th, 2008 under , ,

Your Wit vs Your Wager Contest Winners

Source: thexboxdomain.com

The answer to the question posed for a chance to win a copy of Xbox Live Arcade title Wits and Wagers is:

Up until this post, the Xbox Domain had logged 3,521 posts.

Without going over, here are the top 3.

  1. Bob Walters with 3,521 exactly. How it was done is a mystery. You get a copy of the XBLA version of Wits and Wagers and a copy of the board game of which the XBLA version is based on as well.
  2. Indiana Hoosier with 2,500. You get a copy of the XBLA version of Wits and Wagers.
  3. GamjawanG with 2324. You to get a copy of the XBLA version of Wits and Wagers.

Congratulations to the winners, and a big thanks to North Star Games for providing the prizes.

-William “thewilleffect” Bell-

Contest: Your Wit vs Your Wager

Source: thexboxdomain.com

Courtesy of North Star Games (Creators of Wits and Wagers) is the Your Wit vs Your Wager Contest. No supreme complexity here folks. This is going to be straight forward.

Prizes:

  • 1st = 1 copy of the XBLA version of Wits and Wagers and 1 copy of the Wits and Wagers Board Game
  • 2nd = 1 copy of the XBLA version of Wits and Wagers
  • 3rd = 1 copy of the XBLA version of Wits and Wagers

Rules:

Make a comment on this post with a guess as to how many posts The Xbox Domain has posted as of this post. Just like Wits and Wagers, if you go over no dice. If not, the first three with or closest to the answer will get a download code for the full XBLA game of Wits and Wagers. To get the boardgame of Wits and Wagers as well, you’ll need to be the closest to answer correctly and be the first to do so.

[update] Here’s a hint. 1-6,000

If you’re a Witty dedicated Xbox Domain reader you just might have a leg up or just make a wager on what you think is correct. Either way, Good Luck!

*Make sure the email address you submit is correct in case you win.

-William “thewilleffect” Bell-

Published on May 29th, 2008 under , , ,

Contest: Early Access to Battlefield:Bad Company Demo

Source: thexboxdomain.com

EA’s Andrew Green was kind enough to send over some codes for you readers to download the demo for Battlefield:Bad Company 1 week early. The demo comes out on June 5th, but you can play it *tomorrow if you win a code. We’re giving away 20 codes and we’re making it super simple to win.

This is what the demo includes:

Single player

· Early look into the quest for Gold with Bad Company.

Multiplayer

· Play the all-new Gold Rush mode on the Oasis map, featuring land, sea and air vehicles.

· Reach rank 4 in the demo to unlock an exclusive in-game weapon

So, how can you win a code? Easy.

The first Twenty(20) readers to comment on this post or e-mail us get the codes.

Thanks again to EA and get to commenting!

-Michael “Thrills Killa” Pacheco-

Published on May 28th, 2008 under , ,

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