Giveaway: Gears of War 3 & Xbox 360 250GB Console!

Video Games Blogger and GameStop are teaming up to give you the chance to win an Xbox 360 250GB console and a copy of Gears of War 3 (once it comes out)!

What should you do to win?

To enter, please answer the following question in the comments section below:
“Who is your favorite Gears of War 3 character and why?”

What’s new with Gears of War 3 & GameStop?

To help launch Gear of War 3 exclusively for Xbox 360 on September 20, the final installment in the iconic video game series, GameStop is giving away more than 3,600 prizes now through October 3 in the “Go Commando” sweepstakes created exclusively for GameStop pre-order customers.

Entering the “Go Commando” sweepstakes is simple. Fans can pre-order the game at any local GameStop or online at and use their receipt information or online order information to enter. The code can be entered once a day on the “Go Commando” website, for a chance to win. Even if you pre-ordered early prior to August 11, you can still register.

In addition to the grand prize, a 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (drawing on October 3), participants can also win instant prizes and 41 daily grand prizes, such as: Xbox LIVE memberships, An ATV, MSI WindPads, Flatscreen TVs, and Autographed Gears of War 3 concept art. The entry pool resets every 24 hours, so fans can enter once a day during the sweepstakes period. There is a limit of one prize per person, family or household per day. In addition, Gears of War fans looking to take the game of chance to the next level can spin the COG where there are loads instant prizes to be had.

You can RSVP to the Facebook event to show your support (or lack thereof) or tweet using the #GoCommandoDay hashtag.

For complete rules and additional details, visit a local GameStop retail location or No purchase necessary to participate. Purchase does not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited.

With all that prizes news out of the way, here’s the brand new Gears of War 3 “Dust to Dust” trailer!

What are the rules?

Leave one comment per person on this page with your answer. The winner must be located in the USA, since it’s the American version of the console and game. Winner will be chosen by a random number generator out of the correct answers. Contest ends 11:59PM PT on Sunday, September 11th. For legal reasons, if you’re younger than 18 years you need to get permission from a parent or guardian to enter the contest. The winner will be announced the next week, at which point we’ll update this page with the name.

Fill out your real email in the indicated “Email” field before posting your comment by pressing “Post As”, so we can contact you if you win. Note that in that field your email will be invisible to other readers, only the site staff can see it.

Prizes courtesy of GameStop.

Good luck everyone!


Here’s the lucky winner who we thought had the best answer out of all 106 comments:

Winner: Three Monkeyz

Congratulations to the winner! You’ll be contacted via email soon, enjoy the prizes! 😀

Thanks for a successful giveaway everyone. If you have any suggestions for other games to give away, please leave a comment.