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posted by Boomy @ 9:01 am on May 7, 2010

How would you like your art featured on the inside jacket of Blazblue: Contiuum Shift? Well nows your chance!We will choose the best 2 pieces of art for the PS3 and Xbox 360. Read below for more details. May the most awesomest artist win!

BlazBlue: Contiuum Shift ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ ART CONTEST
Official Rules
Dates May 7, 2010 through June 4, 2010

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Contest begins 12:01 a.m. May 7, 2010 and ends 11:59 p.m. June 4, 2010.  For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).

The Art Contest is sponsored by Aksys Games Localization Inc. (“Aksys Games”) and Destructoid.

2. ELIGIBILITY.  The Art Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States. Contestants must be 18 years or older. Void in Puerto Rico and wherever prohibited by law.  Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, sales, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and representatives, and legal advisors, and their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

3. HOW TO ENTER.   Contestants must create an original piece of digital art to Aksys Games. Read Art Submission Guidelines for more information.

Entrants represent and warrant that submitted artwork(s) are wholly original pieces, created solely by the entrant, and are not copied from a book, magazine, newspaper, or other commercial or proprietary source. ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE SPONSOR(S) AND WILL NOT BE RETURNED. In consideration of entrants’ participation in this Contest, entrants expressly grant Sponsor the right to modify, use, reproduce, electronically publish, and display the submitted designs in all media, means, and forms and without any payment to entrants.

4. PRIZES.
- Two (2) pieces of submitted art will be chosen as the winning pieces. One will be displayed on the INSIDE of the coversheet for the Xbox 360 version of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, and the other will be displayed on the INSIDE of the coversheet for the Playstation 3 version of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift.

- A copy of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift on the console of the winners choice.

No cash or other prize substitution permitted. Prize is nontransferable.

6. PRIZE DRAWING
. All Prize winners will be selected based solely on the judgment of Aksys Games’s staff. Their decision is final.

In addition to selecting the winning pieces, the staff of Aksys Games will also select which piece will be used for the Xbox 360 coversheet, and which will be used for the PS3 coversheet.

Art Submission Guidelines:

a) Artists will create an original piece in digital media.

b) Work will be selected on the basis of being well-executed and aesthetically interesting. The inspiration behind your art should be based on the characters of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift (Please keep it PG-13).

d) All work must be submitted digitally at artcontest@aksysgames.com. Please attach a low resolution JPEG file of your finished art work not exceeding 1MB to an e-mail sent to the above address. DO NOT SEND US YOUR ORIGINAL DIGITAL ARTWORK FILE!

e) You must have master files ready to submit, should your piece be chosen, in the following format(s): PlayStation – 9.25 W x 5.781 H 300 dpi – uncompressed TIFF and Xbox360 – 9.055 W x 7.087 H 300 dpi – uncompressed TIFF

f) The e-mail to which your submission(s) is/are attached must contain your full contact information (phone number, address, and full legal name).

g) Submission deadline is FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010.

7. SELECTION OF WINNERS.   If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to return completed and executed declaration(s) and release(s) as required and in a timely manner, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person or e-mail address that Sponsor determines to be in violation of any term contained in these Rules.

By accepting a Prize, winners also agree to release Sponsors and their agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the Prize.

8. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION.  THE FOLLOWING TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY: Sponsor does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost/delayed/garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void.

9. SPONSORS. Aksys Games Localization Inc., 365 Van Ness Way, Suite #510, Torrance, CA 90501.

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  1.  WildArms
    5.07.10 at 9:22 am

    Aw, but is just a drawing…. if i dont live in the US why cant i participate =(, in other companies’s contests i participated and i even won in one, they send the prize to my aunt’s house that lives in Florida…

  2.  CaptainDoomsday
    5.07.10 at 9:36 am

    I think you should give the winners a free copy of the game as well.

  3.  masuto
    5.07.10 at 10:01 am

    Awesome but no games to the winners? What gives?

  4.  Boomy
    5.07.10 at 10:39 am

    We are going to give out a copy of BBCS for both of the winners ^__^

  5.  Hollow_Ninja
    5.07.10 at 5:19 pm

    I can draw, but I don’t have Photoshop skills… I’ll give this a try.

  6.  Hollow_Ninja
    5.07.10 at 5:20 pm

    Gah, wait, I’m 17! Guess I can’t participate after all.

  7.  WildArms
    5.07.10 at 6:14 pm

    @masuto: @CaptainDoomsday:

    Well, considering myself an artist (i may not be great but i love to draw) i’d be really happy and give me a lot of pride to get my job published, specially in something that so many ppl buy.

  8.  DJ Daishi
    5.07.10 at 7:58 pm

    just send me my prize already

  9.  Triple Break
    5.08.10 at 11:48 am

    Canada block’d again.

  10.  dee
    5.11.10 at 2:20 pm

    I’ll definitely be working on this :D

  11.  Princess-Elincia
    5.26.10 at 6:06 pm

    I take it Canadian people are not allowed to join? I was working on a entry all day and I saw “United States” so….yeah! :(

  12.  eonavyel
    6.04.10 at 7:47 pm

    Woo hoo! got my submission in on time (I hope) I wish I knew about the contest earlier. I had to do some overtime trying to get it finished. Good luck everyone!

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