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Splinter Cell: Conviction Giveaways

March 26, 2010

Splinter Cell: Conviction Giveaways

Ubisoft and GameZone have partnered up for several giveaways

In effort to build up to Splinter Cell: Conviction’s release on April 13 here in US, we are reaching out to our loyal readers to inform everyone of amazing offers and giveaways on Ubisoft’s behalf.

First off, let’s speak about the ability to play Splinter Cell: Conviction before it hits store shelves. At participating GameStop locations (see below), Ubisoft is giving gamers a chance to play Conviction’s co-op mode and have a snake peak at the in-game SPAS-12 gun that is exclusive to GameStop pre-orders. For any of our readers that attend, the following prizes are being given away to those who are lucky enough to win.

  • Splinter Cell Conviction Beanies

  • GameStop Certificates ($50 and $100)

  • Xbox 360 Wireless Network Adapters

  • Official Xbox 360 Wireless Headsets

  • Xbox Live Gold subscriptions

  • Splinter Cell Conviction Limited Edition Xbox 360 (exclusive to the Los Angeles, California location)


To entice all of our dedicated readers to attend the activities, we want to give away four standard retail copies of Splinter Cell: Conviction. Here are the methods of winning a copy of Splinter Cell: Conviction:


1 – Take a picture of you attending any of the 11 Splinter Cell: Conviction launch events. Post the photo on Twitter (@Real_SamFisher or @GameZoneOnline) and you’ll be automatically qualified.

2 – The same rules apply for Facebook, but you’ll have to post them on GameZone’s official Facebook page or Splinter Cell’s Third Echelon page.

3 – To win a copy via our home page, you’ll need to send a picture of yourself to our community manager, Dakota Grabowski ( He’ll be attending the Los Angeles, California launch event if readers are interested in meeting up and having a good time in Splinter Cell: Conviction.

4 – The last way to win is by sending us an 80 second video on why you deserve a copy via our YouTube channel. The best video will be selected as the winner.


The giveaways are open to all of our worldwide readers. The YouTube video contest ends on April 9 while the three picture submissions must be turned in by April 10. Runner-up prizes are still in the process of being determined.


The locations of the events are as follow:

  • Los Angeles, California

  • San Jose, California

  • San Francisco, California

  • New York, New York

  • Bronx, New York

  • Boston, Massachusetts

  • Chicago, Illinois

  • Orlando, Florida

  • Denver, Colorado

  • West Paterson, New Jersey

  • Plano, Texas


For more details on the launch events, here is a rundown from the official press release.


Ubisoft and partners Microsoft and GameStop are pleased to announce the official Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction debut on April 1, 2010. Celebrating the upcoming launch of this highly-anticipated game, releasing exclusively on the Xbox 360, the Premiere event will be held at Les Deux Nightclub in Hollywood, California while ten other first-to-plays will take place in GameStop locations across the country. Featuring first-to-play co-op gaming sessions for Splinter Cell fans and celebrities alike, these events are the perfect time and place for Splinter Cell fans to get their Sam Fisher fix before the game hits store shelves on April 13, 2010.


Splinter Cell fans in the Los Angeles area are invited to participate in first-to-play sessions from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. PST prior to the celebrity red carpet Premiere event beginning at 8 p.m PST. The Premiere will feature the “Search for Sam Fisher,” a live interactive game pitting attendees against each other in the search for Sam himself. Fifteen attendees (21+) at the L.A. co-op gaming event will be chosen to participate in the search and one lucky grand prize winner will win the ultimate gaming grand prize featuring the Xbox 360 Splinter Cell Conviction Special Edition Bundle and a library of Ubisoft Xbox 360 games.


Concurrent with the Premiere, GameStop is hosting first-to-play co-op demo events at 10 store locations nationwide from 9:00 p.m. to midnight on April 1, 2010, in Boston, Orlando, New York City (two locations), Denver, Chicago, San Francisco, San Jose, Dallas and New Jersey. Attendees will be the first-to-play with the GameStop exclusive in-game SPAS-12 suppressor shotgun and have the opportunity to win Xbox and Ubisoft prizes, including Xbox Live Gold memberships and copies of Splinter Cell Conviction. The first 100 attendees at each location will also receive a free Splinter Cell Conviction beanie.


Participants must be 17 years old to attend any debut event. For more information on the GameStop event nearest you please visit or


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