Darkstalkers Resurrection Caption Contest
Enter to win a digital copy of Darkstalkers Resurrection!
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We are giving digital copies of Darkstalkers Resurrection, a fighting game featuring a unique and colorful cast of characters, blended with fast-paced fighting action. Entering to win a copy is easy: simply caption the following image with your slogan for Darkstalkers Resurrection for your chance to win.
We will be giving away five (5) digital copies for XBL and three (3) digital copies for PSN.
Guidelines• Register as a GameSpot user. Go to the top of this page and hit the "Sign Up" link to start the registration process. If you're already registered, there's no need to register again.
• Leave your "Caption" below, making sure to include your platform of choice.
• Entries can be submitted until May 13th, at 12 p.m. PST.
• Leave only one comment. You may enter for this specific giveaway only once.
• The winners will be chosen randomly.
• If you are chosen, you will be notified via e-mail. The winner must respond within three days of the end of the sweepstakes. If you do not respond within that period, another winner will be chosen.
And here's the disclaimer that our legal department said we had to include (sorry for the caps, but rules are rules):
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU HAVE NOT YET WON. MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENT OF ONE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR D.C., 18 YEARS OLD OR AGE OF MAJORITY, WHICHEVER IS OLDER IN YOUR STATE OF RESIDENCE AT DATE OF ENTRY INTO SWEEPSTAKES. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALL U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Sweepstakes ends at 12 p.m. ET on Monday, May 13th, 2013. See official rules for details.
Darkstalkers Resurrection Giveaway
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF
WINNING. YOU HAVE NOT YET WON. MUST BE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, AT LEAST
18 YEARS OLD OR AGE OF MAJORITY, WHICHEVER IS OLDER IN YOUR STATE OF RESIDENCE, AT DATE
OF ENTRY INTO SWEEPSTAKES. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALL U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND
WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Sponsor, Administrator and Prize Provider: CBS Interactive Inc ("CBSI"), 1401 W. Cypress Creek Road,
Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.
Sweepstakes Entities: CBS Interactive Inc.
1. Acceptance of Rules. By entering the Darkstalkers Resurrection Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes")
operated on the CBSI web site accessible at the domain "gamespot.com" (the "GameSpot Service"),
you hereby accept and agree to these official rules (the "Official Rules") of this Sweepstakes, and the
decisions of the Administrator in connection with this Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final.
2. Eligibility. This Sweepstakes is offered and open to persons who are (a) Registered Users of the
GameSpot Service, (b) legal residents of one (1) of the states of United States or Washington DC, and
(c) at least 18 years old or age of majority, whichever is older in state of residence, at the date of entry
in this Sweepstakes. For purposes of these Official Rules, "Registered User(s)" means a person who
has successfully completed the registration form and has registered with a valid e-mail and associated
password ("Password") on the GameSpot Service.
If you are not a Registered User you may become a Registered User and obtain a Password by
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Employees and directors, and their immediate family members, of the Sweepstakes Entities, and their
parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies and legal and financial
advisors are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. For purpose of the foregoing "immediate
family" means parents, spouses, children, siblings or any members of the same households of such
employees and directors. This Sweepstakes is void outside of the U.S., in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories
and possessions and where prohibited by law.
3. Promotion Period. The Sweepstakes begins on May 3, 2013 at 5 PM PT and ends at 12 PM PT on May
15, 2013 (the "Promotion Period").
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community/blog area of the GameSpot Service and post a comment on the blog entry associated with
the Sweepstakes. Limit one comment/entry per person. Users submitting more than one entry will be
disqualified. User information will be verified through a validated GameSpot account.
5. Prize. The Sweepstakes will award eight (8) prizes (the "Prize(s)"), that each consists of a digital copy
of the Darkstalkers Resurraction Game for use in either Xbox Live Arcade or PlayStation 3 format
(depending on availability and winners system). Each Prize has an approximate retail value ("ARV") of
Fifteen Dollars ($US15.00). Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is One Hundred
Twenty Dollars ($US120.00).
6. Prize Restrictions. No assignment, transfer, conversion to cash or cash redemption or substitution
of the Prize is permitted, except Administrator reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a prize of
comparable or greater value should the Prize become unavailable. Prize is solely for personal use and
may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion. All Prize details are at the sole discretion of
the Sweepstakes Entities.
7. Odds/Drawings/Winner Notification. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the number of eligible
entries received during the Promotion Period. On or about May 16, 2013 the Prize drawings will be
conducted at random by Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Each
potential Prize winner (Winner) will be notified through the internal messaging system on the
GameSpot Service. Each Potential Prize Winner will be asked to provide their personal information such
as their name, email address, physical address, date of birth and phone number in order to confirm
eligibility and compliance with these official rules. If a potential Prize Winner cannot be reached after a
reasonable effort has been made during three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, such
person may be disqualified, with an alternate Prize Winner selected in accordance with these Official
Rules. Administrator will only select up to two (2) alternates. If no contact has been made with the
alternates after a reasonable effort has been made, the Prize shall not be awarded.
8. Prize Taxes. All federal, state, local and other tax liabilities arising from this Sweepstakes, including,
without limitation, winning a Prize, will be the sole responsibility of the each Winner.
9. Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and Publicity Release. Winners may be required to complete,
execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and where lawful, a Publicity Release
(collectively, the "Release Forms") within three (3) days of notification of winning. Failure to return
Release Forms timely, or if Prize notification or the Prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if a Winner is
found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, may result in disqualification with
an alternate Winner selected in accordance with these Official Rules.
10. Publicity Release Terms. Except where prohibited by law, a Winner's acceptance of a Prize
constitutes permission for the Sweepstakes Entities to use Winner's name, photograph, likeness,
statements, biographical information, voice, and address (city and state) worldwide and in all forms of
media, in perpetuity, without further compensation.
11. Improper Conduct. Administrator, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any entrant from participation
in or use of any or all portions of this Sweepstakes, and refuse to award a Prize, if entrant engages
in any conduct Administrator deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation
of the Sweepstakes or detrimental to other entrants of the Sweepstakes. Such improper conduct
includes, without limitation, falsifying personal information required during entrant registration or Prize
claim, violating any term or condition stated herein, accumulating entries through methods such as
automated computer scripts or any other programming techniques, allowing others to use entrant's
personal information for the purpose of accumulating entries, or intentionally trying to defraud,
reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise tamper with the computer programs in connection with
this Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that Administrator may void any part of a Prize that entrant may
have won and/or require the return of any part of a Prize that entrant may have won as a result of
such improper conduct. Entrant further acknowledges that any forfeiture of a Prize and/or return of a
Prize shall in no way prevent Administrator from pursuing other avenues of recourse such as criminal
or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY
DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION
OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, EACH OF THE SWEEPSTAKES
ENTITIES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S)
RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
12. Integrity of Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned
by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud,
technical failures, or any other causes which Administrator, in its sole opinion believes could corrupt
or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes,
Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this
Sweepstakes and select the Winner(s) from entries received prior to the action taken or in such other
manner as Administrator may deem fair and appropriate.
13. Lost or Corrupted Entries. The Sweepstakes Entities, and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary
companies and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and
you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, lost, late, incomplete, corrupted,
stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage due entries or mail, if applicable; or for any computer,
telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions,
unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information,
or the failure to capture any such information. The Sweepstakes Entities, and their parents, affiliated
and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, are not responsible for any incorrect
or inaccurate information, whether caused by registration information submitted by end users or
tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this
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in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to
14. Damaged Property. Sweepstakes Entities, and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and
advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby
forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, injury or damage to any entrants or to any
other person's computer or property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or
downloading materials from this Sweepstakes.
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and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you
hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, errors and/or ambiguity: (a) in the
Sweepstakes; (b) in any related advertising or promotions of this Sweepstakes; and/or (c) in these
Official Rules. In the event of any ambiguity(s) or error(s) in these Official Rules, Administrator reserves
the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes or to correct any such ambiguity or
error(s) without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
16. Prizes and Winners. The Sweepstakes Entities, and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary
companies and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for,
and you/entrant hereby forever waive/s any rights to any claim in connection with, the selection and
announcement of a Winner, the distribution of a Prize, the acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of
any part of the Prize and/or any injury or damage to any entrant's or third person's property related to
or resulting from any part of a Prize or any part of this Sweepstakes.
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hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliates,
subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees,
representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to
person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance,
possession, use or misuse of a Prize, participation in this Sweepstakes and participation in any activity
related to this Sweepstakes.
18. Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES, THEIR PARENTS, AFFILIATES,
SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR
RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE
OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE
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FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF
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RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
19. Disclaimer of Warranties. THE SWEEPSTAKES AND PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
20. Identity Disputes. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address,
the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address
submitted at time of entry. For purposes of these Official Rules, "Authorized Account Holder" is defined
as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service
provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for
assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
21. Binding Arbitration. The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in
connection with these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of
or relating to these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in
accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such
controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any
arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the
State of New York, in the City of New York and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into
any court having jurisdiction thereof.
22. Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This promotion is governed by US law and is subject to all applicable
federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. All issues and questions
concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the
rights and obligations of entrant and Administrator in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without
giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject
to arbitration as set forth in Section 21 of these Official Rules and/or for entering any judgment on an
arbitration award, shall take place in the State of New York, in the City of New York.
23. Winner List/Official Rules. For the name of the Prize Winners send a self-addressed stamped
envelope for receipt by May 31 2013 to "Winner's list, Darkstalkers Resurrection Giveaway," CBS
Interactive Inc., 1401 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. For Official Rules
send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the above address marked "Official Rules: Darkstalkers
Resurrection Giveaway for receipt by May 31, 2013. The full name of the Winners may be posted and
the Official Rules will be posted on the GameSpot Service.