2013

 

To celebrate the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Origins and Avenged Sevenfold’s “Hail to the King,” we’re giving away some incredible prize packs! Enter now by retweeting one of the daily entry tweets between 8/31 and 9/2. And just for this Labor Day Weekend, “Hail to the King” is on sale for $9.99.

 

 

HOW TO ENTER:

 

 

Retweet one of @CallofDuty’s daily entry tweets with the hashtag #OriginsA7X, in addition to a link to this blog post, for a chance to win.

25 Total Winners

 

 

5 Grand Prizes: One (1) Hail to the King Boxed Set, One (1) Custom Avenged Sevenfold SCUF controller, One (1) Avenged Sevenfold T-shirt (actual T-shirt image may vary), One (1) Black Ops 2 Origins T-shirt, One (1) Black Ops 2 Origins iPhone case

20 First Prizes: One (1) Avenged Sevenfold Deluxe album, One (1) Black Ops 2 Origins T-shirt

 

 

Winners must be following @CallofDuty as they will be notified by Twitter Direct Message (“DM”) and must respond within 24 hours or another winner may be chosen.

 

 

CALL OF DUTY®: BLACK OPS 2

Hail to the Dead #OriginsA7X Retweet to Win Sweepstakes

 

 

PRIZES:

FIVE (5) Grand Prize Winner will receive:

● One (1) Hail to the King Boxed Set

● One (1) Custom Avenged Sevenfold SCUF controller

● One (1) Avenged Sevenfold T-shirt

● One (1) Black Ops 2 Origins T-shirt

● One (1) Black Ops 2 Origins iPhone case (iPhone 4 or iPhone 5)

 

 

Twenty (20) First Prize Winners will receive:

● One (1) Avenged Sevenfold Deluxe record

● One (1) Black Ops 2 Origins T-shirt

 

 

OFFICIAL RULES:

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.  VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

 

1. SWEEPSTAKES TERM AND DEADLINES:  The “CALL OF DUTY®: BLACK OPS 2 “Hail to the Dead Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins August 30, 2013 at 6 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) and ends September 3, 2013 at 12 p.m. PDT (“Sweepstakes Period”).  At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, a random drawing of twenty five (25) Winners will be held. Of those twenty five winners, five random entrants will receive Grand Prizes, twenty will receive First Prizes.  All entries received after September 3, 2013 at 12 p.m. PDT will be ineligible for the chance to win a prize.

 

 

2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories and possessions), 18 years of age or older (except residents of Alabama and Nebraska, who must be 19 years of age or older and residents of Mississippi, who must be 21 years of age or older) at the time of entry.  Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited or restricted by law.  Employees, officers and directors of Activision Publishing, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies and subsidiary companies, and their advertising, promotion, or production agencies, prize providers, Web masters and Web suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, with Sponsor, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and their IRS dependents, immediate families (spouse and parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or members of their households, whether or not related, are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.  By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Sweepstakes.

 

 

3. HOW TO ENTER: To enter this Sweepstakes, entrants must first follow Call of Duty’s Twitter feed by going to the Call of Duty Twitter page located at https://twitter.com/CallofDuty and clicking the “Follow” button while logged into their Twitter account. @CallofDuty will tweet a call-to-action message for followers to re-tweet the message, including the hashtag “#OriginsA7X” in the re-tweet to be eligible to win.  Each entrant has from the time of the call-to-action until the end of the Sweepstakes Period to re-tweet and enter.  At the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period, twenty five (25) winners from the Sweepstakes’ entries will be randomly drawn from the eligible entries received.  Limit of one (1) Entry per person/email address/household, per day regardless of method of entry. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt.  Any attempt at e-mail or other method of entry is void. Any attempt by any person to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email accounts, or any other methods including, without limitation, script, macro or any automated or other means which subverts the entry process, will void all of that person’s entries and that person will be disqualified.  Re-tweets must comply with Twitter terms of use and shall not contain content that is unlawful or inconsistent with Sponsor, Call of Duty: Ghosts or its brand image. Sponsor may disqualify any such Entry at its sole discretion.

 

 

4. DRAWING:  Twenty five (25) potential winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held at the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received.

 

 

 

5. FIRST PRIZE:  One (1) Avenged Sevenfold Deluxe Album (ARV $13.99), (1) Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Origins T-Shirt (ARV $21.99). 20 first prizes will be given out for a total ARV of $719.60. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer Prize, or redeem Prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to substitute Prize (or a portion thereof) with another prize of comparable or greater value. Prize consists of a combination of only those items specifically listed as part of the Prize.  All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Allow six (6) to eight (8) weeks for fulfillment of prize.

 

 

6. GRAND PRIZE:  One (1) Hail to the King Boxed Set (ARV $99.99), one (1) Custom Avenged Sevenfold SCUF Xbox 360 Controller (ARV $140.00), one (1) Avenged Sevenfold T-shirt (ARV $20.50), One (1) Black Ops 2 Origins T-shirt (ARV $21.99), One (1) Black Ops 2 Origins iPhone case (iPhone 4 or iPhone 5) (ARV $22.49). 5 Grand Prizes will be given out for a total ARV of $1,524.85. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer Prize, or redeem Prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to substitute Prize (or a portion thereof) with another prize of comparable or greater value. Prize consists of a combination of only those items specifically listed as part of the Prize.  All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Allow six (6) to eight (8) weeks for fulfillment of prize.

 

 

 

7. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Entrants agree (a) that the Sweepstakes Entities will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Prize, or participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity, or for any printing, production, typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any Prize; and (b) except where legally prohibited, each Winner grants (and agrees to confirm such grant in writing) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use Winner’s name, city and state of residence, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising, trade and/or publicity purposes without additional compensation in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the World Wide Web, in perpetuity, in any manner, without notice, review or approval.

 

 

 

8. LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, damaged, destroyed, inaccurate, delayed, incomplete, postage due, unintelligible, non-delivered, misdirected, garbled, or stolen Entries, code requests, codes or mail; or for incomplete, inaccurate, lost, interrupted or unavailable network, satellite, telephone networks or lines, cellular towers or equipment (including handsets), computer on-line systems, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs, servers or providers, or other connections, availability or accessibility; or for unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries or codes; or miscommunications, failed computer, telephone, cellular, satellite, or cable transmissions, lines or other technical failure; or for jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; or for any other errors or problems of any kind, whether typographical, printing, human, technical, mechanical, electronic, network or otherwise, including, without limitation, any errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of codes, code requests or Entries, the announcement of the Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or web site, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified (and all associated codes/Entries will be void), and Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such entrant’s eligibility to participate in this or any other promotion offered by Sponsor. Entries generated by robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from the web site.  Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries or codes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes, and if terminated, randomly select winners from all non-suspect, eligible Entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding Entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules.  Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. Code is void if not obtained from authorized and legitimate channels, or if the code is, in whole or in part, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained via fraud or theft.  Sweepstakes Entities are not liable for printer errors or issuance of any void, misprinted, or irregular code resulting from production or packaging problems or errors. Liability for an irregular code is limited to providing another code, while supplies last, subject to verification of original code irregularity.

 

 

 

9. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES 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 ANY WEB SITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE SWEEPSTAKES SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

 

 

 

10. CHOICE OF LAW: Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Los Angeles, CA. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys' fees or other legal costs; (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. California law, without reference to California choice of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.

 

 

11. WINNERS’ LIST: To obtain a Winners’ List, send a self-addressed stamped envelope in a separate, first class stamped envelope to: CALL OF DUTY®: Black Ops 2 “Hail to the Dead” Sweepstakes, c/o Activision Publishing, 3100 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, CA  90405.  Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.

 

 

12. SPONSOR: Activision Publishing, Inc. 3100 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, CA  90405.  Though Twitter’s terms of use apply to content on and use of Twitter related to this Sweepstakes, Twitter is not a sponsor of, or affiliated with this Sweepstakes.

Can’t get enough of Origins? Four new Origins-themed items are now available at the Call of Duty Jinx online shop!

 

Featuring the amazing key art created by famed comics painter/illustrator Alex Ross, you can pick up a 26.5x33" poster, an Apple iPhone case (available for 4/4S and 5 devices), as well as a Men’s premium tee. Also available is a Men’s premium tee with the Origins logo.

 

Check out all of the new items below:


Call of Duty: Black Ops II Origins Poster

 

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Origins iPhone Case

 

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Origins Key Art Premium Tee

 

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Origins Logo Premium Tee

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Twitter fans of the Australian @CallOfDuty_ANZ handle have the opportunity to win one of three Turtle Beach Tango Headsets. Simply follow the @CallofDuty_ANZ twitter handle and Re-tweet the @CallofDuty_ANZ tweet and hashtag #BlackOps2Tango for the chance to win. The sweepstake will commence at 9:00am (AEST) 27th August 2013 and will close 4:00pm (AEST) 30th August 2013. The three (3) winners will be chosen at random. All winners will be notified by Twitter DM (Direct Message) to confirm eligibility. Winners must respond within 24hours or another winner may be chosen.

 

 

Terms and Conditions

 

 

1.           Information on how to enter & prizes form part of these terms & conditions. Any entry not complying with these terms and conditions is invalid.

 

 

2.           Entry is open to residents of Australia who are following the @CallofDuty_ANZ twitter handle. Employees of the Promoter, the Promoter’s associated companies, the Promoter’s agencies associated with this competition and their immediate families are ineligible to enter.

Entry is open to residents of Australia who are 15 years of age and over (“Eligible Entrant”). Employees of the Promoter, the Promoter’s associated companies, the Promoter’s agencies associated with this competition and their immediate families are ineligible to enter.

 

 

3.           The sweepstake commences at 9:00am Australian Eastern Standard Time (“AEST”) on 27th August 2013 & closes on 30th August 2013 at 4.00pm (AEST) (“Sweepstake Period”).

 

 

4.           To enter the sweepstake, participants must follow the following instructions:

I.          Follow @CallOfDuty_ANZ on twitter

II.          Retweet the @CallOfDuty_ANZ tweet which will include a clear call to action for followers to re-tweet the message and include the hashtag #BlackOps2Tango

III.          Followers are limited to only one entry throughout competition period

 

 

5.           The Promoter reserves the right to require an entrant to provide proof of entry in order to claim a prize.

 

 

6.           The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of all entries and reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for tampering with the entry process or for submitting an entry that is not otherwise in accordance with these terms and conditions. Any breach of any one or more of these terms or condition of the Competition will lead to disqualification and ineligibility to be awarded any prize or prizes.

 

 

7.           Entrants will be responsible for all content posted by them in their entries and must not post, and will be fully liable for, any illegal, inappropriate, obscene or offensive content.

 

 

8.           Users must not make multiple accounts in order to enter the sweepstakes more than once. Anyone found to be using multiple accounts will be ineligible to win the prize.

 

 

9.           Prizes. The following prizes will be awarded:

a)          3 x Turtle Beach Tango Headsets valued at AUD$369.95 incl. GST.

b)          Total value of giveaway approximately $1,109.85

 

 

10.           This sweepstake is a game of chance and skill plays no part in determining the identity of the winners. All valid entries received during the Sweepstake Period will be randomly chosen where winners will be drawn.

 

 

11.           The Sweepstake will be completed at Level 2, 72 Christie Street, St Leonards, 2065, NSW by 5pm 2nd September 2013 (AEST). The winners will be notified by DM by 12pm 3rd September 2013 (AEST) via Twitter. Winners have 24hrs to verify their details (date of birth, full name, postal address) otherwise they will forfeit their prize.

 

 

12.           An unclaimed prize draw will be conducted on the 3rd December 2013 at 3:00pm (AEST) for any unclaimed prize. Those winners who are drawn in the re-draw will have the same conditions imposed whereas they need to verify their details within 24hrs via Direct Message on twitter.

 

 

13.           Prizes are not transferable & cannot be taken as cash, unless otherwise stipulated.

 

 

14.           Prize values are correct at time of printing but no responsibility is accepted for any variation in the value of the prizes.

 

 

15.           The Promoter is not liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered, including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss, or for personal injury suffered or sustained during the course of accepting or using the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.

 

 

16.           Each entry becomes the property of the Promoter.

 

 

17.           The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

 

 

18.           In the event that any prize item is unavailable despite the Promoter’s reasonable endeavours to procure within Australia, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute a different prize item of equal or greater value.

 

 

19.           The Promoter reserves the right to refuse to allow a winner (and companions) to take part in any or all aspects of a prize, if the Promoter determines, in its absolute discretion, that a winner (and/or companions) are not in the mental or physical condition necessary to be able to safely participate.

 

 

 

 

20.           By entering the competition, the prize winner agrees to the use of their name, image and photograph/s for publicity and promotion purposes, without compensation, and agrees that the Promoter will own copyright in any such images and photograph/s and in all material incorporating the photograph/s.

 

 

21.           By entering the competition, each entrant agrees to the use of their entry and photograph for printing, broadcast, publicity and promotional purposes, including but not limited to Activision and the Promoter’s website/s without compensation, and agrees that the Promoter will own all intellectual property rights, including copyright, in any such material. It is a condition of accepting any prize that the winner acknowledges that the Promoter acquires the word statement and any photographs for use for its commercial purposes and agrees not to object to any such use on the basis of any moral right.

 

 

22.           Prizes will be delivered via Registered Post and each winner should allow 14 working days approximately from confirming entry until delivery of their prize.

 

 

23.           If for any reason this Competition is not capable of running as planned, whether caused by infection by computer virus, mobile phone failure, line drop out, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or integrity of the Competition, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion, (subject to any written direction given by a relevant Regulatory Authority), to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. The Promoter may in its sole discretion disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process.

 

 

24.           Entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt into the Promoter’s database. The Promoter is not responsible for receipt of incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information caused by an entrant or occurring during transmission. The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, telephone or computer network, or lines, servers, or telephone or internet providers, traffic congestion on any phone or computer network, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s handset or computer related to or resulting from participation or sending or receiving of any communication or of any materials in this Competition.

 

 

25.           Permit numbers ACT Only: ACT TP 13/01731

 

 

26.           The Promoter is Activision Blizzard, Wharf 10, Suite 2, Level 2, 50-52 Pyrmont Road, Pyrmont, NSW, 2009 Australia ABN

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The fourth and final DLC Map Pack from Treyarch, "Apocalypse" marks the thrilling conclusion of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC season. Apocalypse introduces four Multiplayer maps: Pod, Frost, Takeoff, and Dig.

 

Also included is Origins, Treyarch's deepest and most imaginative Zombies experience to date. Taking place in a Dieselpunk-themed First World War, Origins reunites players with the four original Zombies heroes as they team up to fight off hordes of the undead.

 

Apocalypse arrives first on Xbox LIVE on August 27th, with other platforms to follow.

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