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Contest: Darkspore March Beta Key Giveaway

Big Download will be working alongside EA and Maxis all month long to giveaway beta access to Darkspore, the unique sci-fi action role-playing game where players players can completely customize their heroes with creature parts and powers.

We're giving away 3,000 keys throughout the week for the final two beta sessions in March. The first session starts today Friday, March 4th 6pm PST and ends on Saturday, March 5th at 11:59pm PST. The fourth and final beta session starts Friday, March 11th 6pm PST and ends on Saturday, March 12th at 11:59pm PST

Continue after the jump for system requirements and to watch a beta gameplay trailer.

Additional features will be added as the beta period progresses. Darkspore is currently scheduled to release on March 29, 2011 (April 1 in Europe).

Want to get in the beta? Getting a key is easy!

1. Send us an email at contests@bigdownload.com with the subject line "Darkspore Beta Key Request."
2. We will reply with your own personal beta key (supplies limited).
3. Visit beta.darkspore.com and click "Join Beta" to register your key. You will need to create an EA account if you don't already have one.
4. Download and install the game client.

The game will automatically update itself with the latest patches and registered players will be eligible to participate in all upcoming Darkspore beta sessions. System requirements and game description are shown after the jump. A special thanks to EA and Maxis for providing the beta keys.

Contest: Darkspore February 25-26th Beta Key Giveaway [Updated]

UPDATE: All keys have been distributed. Check back for when we provide keys for the next beta session.

Big Download will be working alongside EA and Maxis all month long to giveaway beta access to Darkspore, the unique sci-fi action role-playing game where players players can completely customize their heroes with creature parts and powers.

We're giving away 500 keys for this weekend's beta, which starts on Friday February 25th 6pm PST and ends on the following Saturday February 26th at 11:59pm PST. Continue after the jump for system requirements and to watch a beta gameplay trailer.

More keys will be given away each week until the beta period ends on March 13. Additional features will be added as the beta period progresses. Darkspore is currently scheduled to release on March 29, 2011 (April 1 in Europe).

Want to get in the beta? Getting a key is easy!

1. Send us an email at contests@bigdownload.com with the subject line "Darkspore Beta Key Request."
2. We will reply with your own personal beta key (supplies limited).
3. Visit beta.darkspore.com and click "Join Beta" to register your key. You will need to create an EA account if you don't already have one.
4. Download and install the game client.

The game will automatically update itself with the latest patches and registered players will be eligible to participate in all upcoming Darkspore beta sessions. System requirements and game description are shown after the jump. A special thanks to EA and Maxis for providing the beta keys.

Contest: Darkspore Beta Key Giveaway

Big Download will be working alongside EA and Maxis all month long to giveaway beta access to Darkspore, the unique sci-fi action role-playing game where players players can completely customize their heroes with creature parts and powers.

We're giving away 3,000 keys throughout the week for the final two beta sessions in March. The first session starts today Friday, March 4th 6pm PST and ends on Saturday, March 5th at 11:59pm PST. The fourth and final beta session starts Friday, March 11th 6pm PST and ends on Saturday, March 12th at 11:59pm PST

Continue after the jump for system requirements and to watch a beta gameplay trailer.

Additional features will be added as the beta period progresses. Darkspore is currently scheduled to release on March 29, 2011 (April 1 in Europe).

Want to get in the beta? Getting a key is easy!

1. Send us an email at contests@bigdownload.com with the subject line "Darkspore Beta Key Request."
2. We will reply with your own personal beta key (supplies limited).
3. Visit beta.darkspore.com and click "Join Beta" to register your key. You will need to create an EA account if you don't already have one.
4. Download and install the game client.

The game will automatically update itself with the latest patches and registered players will be eligible to participate in all upcoming Darkspore beta sessions. System requirements and game description are shown after the jump. A special thanks to EA and Maxis for providing the beta keys.

Contest: Win one of four Steam codes for PC version of Monday Night Combat

You may have checked out our interview earlier today with a rep from Uber Entertainment about the upcoming PC port of Monday Night Combat. Now you have a chance to actually win a copy of the cool third person multiplayer action game. We have four Steam codes for the title that we will give away to some lucky readers. The nice thing is that the code can be used to download the beta version of the game immediately

So how do you win? It's pretty easy:

  • To enter, post a comment on this contest page.
  • The comment must be left before 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Friday, January 7
  • You may enter only once.
  • Four winners will be selected in a random drawing.
  • Those four winners will each be sent a Steam code to download Monday Night Combat (valued at $14.99 each)
  • Click Here for complete Official Rules. You must be a resident of the US or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is 18 years or older to enter this contest
Our thanks to Uber Entertainment for sponsoring this giveaway. Good luck.

Contest: Win a SteelSeries Shift Keyboard and Xai Laser Mouse

Today we have a little different contest that we are running here at Big Download. For the next 24 hours only we will have a giveaway where one of your might come away as a winner of both a SteelSeries Shift gaming PC keyboard (pictured above) and a SteelSeries Xai Laser Mouse. This contest is being run with the cooperation of SteelSeries who are running its own giveaway of the same products on its Facebook web page for today only as well. The company is also running a sale on the Shift keyboard for today only on its web site for $69.99 if you put in the code BLNG10 at checkout.

So how do you enter our latest giveaway? It's pretty simple:

  • To enter, post a comment on this contest page.
  • The comment must be left before 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 22
  • You may enter only once.
  • 1 winner will be selected in a random drawing.
  • The winner will be sent a SteelSeries Shift keyboard (valued at $89.99) and a SteelSeries Xai Laser Mouse (valued at $89.99)
  • Click Here for complete Official Rules. You must be a resident of the US or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is 18 years or older to enter this contest
Our thanks again to SteelSeries for sponsoring this contest and being a part of its holiday giveaway promotion. Good luck.

Contest: Dreamland Online Alpha Test Giveaway

The alpha test for the anime themed online action game, Dreamland Online, officially launched recently you have a chance to join in the fun! With the Premium Alpha Test Key provided here, your character will be given $30 USD dollars worth of in-game currency after reaching level 10 to buy items from the Item Mall. The developers will be keeping an eye out and will award an ultra rare Pink Piggy mount to a select group of the most active players.

"Dreamland Online is a beautifully made 3D side-scrolling MMORPG brought to you by IGG Online features attractive anime-style graphics in a world that you can easily immerse yourself in. With attractive anime-style graphics and an incredible line-up of stylishly cute and cartoonish characters, this game focuses on being fun for every audience. Introduce yourself to an incredible storyline filled with magic and adventure..."

Getting a free alpha test key is easy. Here's how:
1. Download the game client
2. Login or Create an IGG Online account
3. Go to the key activation page and enter your alpha key
4. Install the game and login

That's all! Get in the game, get to playing and have fun.
Giveaway ends on November 16, 2010.

Download the Dreamland Online Alpha Test Client
Register for an Alpha Key

Contest: Luna Online Level Up Giveaway

Luna Online is teaming up with Big Download to give away exclusive packages that will make leveling a breeze! With over 5 hours of 50% more EXP and powerful buff candies, the Big Download Level Up Package is the perfect perk you need to level up in the Blue Land! The giveaway package includes: 5x 1 hour EXP scrolls (50%); 5x warrior form candy (Phys Atk +20%); 5x blessed mind candy (+20% Mana Regen)

Getting into the game and redeeming the level up package is easy. Just follow these easy steps:
1. Download the Luna Online install file
2. Register for an account at the official website
3. Login to the account page
4. Under Pin Code Redemption, select "gPotato coupon"
5. Enter in this code to redeem your package: FRTC-CYPD-SO00-0001

That's it! Have fun in Luna Online and enjoy the gift.

Download the Luna Online Install Client (599 MB)
Create a new Luna Online Account

Enter the redemption Code

Reminder: Last day to win one of 10 Steam codes for Blade Kitten

Everyone likes something for free and for 10 lucky readers here at Big Download they will be getting, well, a free something. The something in question is a Steam code to download the recently released comic book-based platformer action game Blade Kitten from developer Krome Studios and publisher Atari.

If you are interested in having a chance to win a download code for the game (and if you are eligible to win in the first place of course) then head over to our official contest web page and enter a comment. You have until 11:59 pm tonight to accomplish this. As always good luck,

Download Blade Kitten Demo (237 MB)

Reminder: Last day for Civilization V giveaway

If you have a aching for some turn-based strategy game playing, Civilization V should be the cure for your needs. Two of our readers here at Big Download will be winning the Digital Deluxe version (via Steam) of Firaxis Games' latest efforts in our latest giveaway contest.

Today's the final day for people to enter the giveaway (if they are eligible of course). You have until 11:59 pm Eastern standard time tonight to head to our official contest page, read the rules and then post a comment to win the download code. If you are one of the two lucky winners you will soon be nuking city states with the best of them.

Civilization V Contest: Win one of two Steam codes for Digital Deluxe version

Today's the day a lot of gamers will be losing tons of work time as they play Sid Meier's Civilization V. The latest game in the turn based strategy series from developer Firaxis Games and publisher 2K Games shipped to stores today and was also released via Steam.

But we also know that some of you might lack the money to purchase the full game on your own. That's why we at Big Download want to give two of our readers a Steam code to download the Digital Deluxe version of Civilization V. Yes, soon two of you will be able to raise your civilization, fight off and take over other nations and blow stuff up with nukes. It's fun. :)

How do you win? It's very simple
  • To enter, post a comment on this contest page.
  • The comment must be left before 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Sunday, September 26
  • You may enter only once.
  • Two winners will be selected in a random drawing.
  • The winners will be sent a Steam code to download the Digital Deluxe version of Sid Meier's Civilization V (valued at approximately $59.99)
  • Click Here for complete Official Rules. You must be a resident of the US or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is 18 years or older to enter this contest
Our thanks to 2K Games for providing the codes for this contest. Good luck to all who enter our latest giveaway.

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