Seattle Gamer Weekend Contest

One lucky winner of the Seattle Gamer Weekend Contest will be headed to PAX. Will it be you?

Another Way to Save on Video Games

My goal with this site is to help you discover new ways to get more video games for less money. Most of the time I recommend using specific strategies and tactics. But this time, it’s pretty straightforward: enter the Seattle Gamer Weekend Contest, and you might get some video games and a lot more for nothing.

Prizes of the Seattle Gamer Weekend Contest

The winner of the contest gets tickets to PAX and a PlayStation gaming bundle, as described in the info shown from the email I received. For more detailed info, look further down this page.

What is PAX?

PAX started when Penny Arcade decided to launch an annual gaming conference. Reaching approximately 4,500 attendants in recent years, PAX has become one of the biggest conferences in the gaming industry. For more info, click here to check out the official PAX website.

The Email I got from Amazon:

Dear Amazon.com Customer,Customers who have shown an interest in video games might like to know that Amazon Video Games is giving away a Seattle Gamer Weekend Prize Package including tickets to the PAX Prime festival and a PlayStation gaming bundle. Enter for a chance to win on the Amazon Video Games Facebook page.NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes ends July 22, 2012 (11:59:59 PM PT). Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or D.C. Entry may not be available on mobile devices. See Official Rules.

Prizes (cont.)

This is the fine print on what you can really win:

Grand Prize

  • Round trip economy class airfare for the winner and one guest departing from a major airport near the winner’s residence (within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia) and arriving at a major airport in the Seattle area (the “Airport”) (approximate retail value (“ARV”) $600.00 per person or $1,200.00 total);
  • Three nights standard hotel accommodations for the winner and his/her guest (single room, double occupancy) at a Seattle area hotel (the “Hotel”) (ARV $750.00);
  • Roundtrip ground transportation for the winner and his/her guest from Airport to Hotel (ARV $150.00);
  • Two adult admission tickets to attend the PAX Prime festival in Seattle on September 1, 2012 (ARV $70.00);
  • Two adult admission passes for Seattle CityPASS. See www.citypass.com/seattle for information about Seattle CityPASS (ARV $138.00);
  • $200.00 in Space Needle Gift Certificates. See http://store.spaceneedle.com/catalog/index.cfm?fuseaction=giftcerts for information about Space Needle Gift Certificates (ARV $200.00);
  • Lunch with at least one member of the Amazon.com Video Games team at Cactus Restaurant in Seattle (“Lunch”). Winner and his/her guest will receive $50.00 in Cactus Gift Cards, or comparable, to use for their portion of Lunch. See http://cactusrestaurants.com/gift-cards/ for information about Cactus Gift Cards (ARV $50.00);
  • Roundtrip ground transportation for the winner and his/her guest from Hotel to Lunch (ARV $50.00);
  • One PlayStation 3 160GB System (ARV $249.99);
  • One PlayStation Vita – WiFi (ARV $249.99);
  • One PlayStation Vita Starter Kit with Memory Card (ARV $39.99);
  • One G155-Gaming and Entertainment Mobile System (Xbox 360/ PS3 Not included) (ARV $209.99);
  • One Turtle Beach Ear Force XP400 Dolby Surround Sound Gaming Headset (ARV $219.95);
  • One “Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception” Video Game (PS3) (ARV $36.47);
  • One “Madden NFL 13” Video Game (PS3) (ARV $59.99);
  • One “Madden NFL 13” Video Game (PlayStation Vita) (ARV $39.99);
  • One “Rayman Origins” Video Game (PlayStation Vita) (ARV $39.99);
  • One “Gravity Rush” Video Game (PlayStation Vita) (ARV $39.99).

Second Prize:

Two Second Prize winners each will receive the following prize package that has a total ARV of $409.95:

  • One PlayStation Vita – WiFi (ARV $249.99);
  • One PlayStation Vita Starter Kit with Memory Card (ARV $39.99);
  • One “Madden NFL 13” Video Game (PlayStation Vita) (ARV $39.99);
  • One “Gravity Rush” Video Game (PlayStation Vita) (ARV $39.99);
  • One “Rayman Origins” Video Game (PlayStation Vita) (ARV $39.99).

What are You Waiting For?

There is no cost to enter and a whole lot to gain. Head over to Facebook to enter the contest. Deep down, I really hope I win, but if it’s not me, I hope it’s you. ;)

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