Xbox Live: Bomberman Live New Year’s Bash Tournament & Sweepstakes

Xbox Live: Bomberman Live New Year's Bash Tournament & Sweepstakes - Image 1Good news for the Xbox Live gamers who enjoy their frequent sessions of Bomberman Live. This XBLA favorite is kicking of the new year with a new online tournament which entitles the champ to 100,000 Microsoft points. Wondering about the 411 on this big event? Check out the details in the full article!

Xbox Live: Bomberman Live New Year's Bash Tournament & Sweepstakes - Image 1

Would you like to have 100,000 Microsoft Points padding up your Xbox Live account for next year? If the answer’s a yes, then you may want to read up on the “Bomberman Live New YearÂ’s Bash Tournament” that’s coming up.

The competition challenges you to rack up kills in ranked matches in the “Friendly Fire” mode, as recorded in the Weekly Ranked Friendly Fire Leaderboard. You’ve got one week to try to place yourself among the leaderboard’s top eight players, where the battle can only intensify given the prizes that are at stake:

  • First Place: 100,000 Microsoft Points
  • Second Place: An Xbox 360 Elite Console
  • Third Place: An Xbox 360 VIP Accessories Kit and Two limited-edition pink Xbox 360 controllers
  • Fourth Place – 8th Place: 1,600 Microsoft Points each

Aside from the Tournament, there’s also the New Year’s Bash Sweepstakes. This contest entitles 25 randomly selected winners to their own set of prizes. Registration for both the sweepstakes and tournament begin 9:00 a.m. PST on December 31, 2007, and end at 8:59 a.m. PST on January 13, 2008. The tournament will start at 5:00 a.m. on January 6, and ends at 8:59 a.m. on January 13. Quoting Hudson Entertainment CEO’s John Greiner regarding the event:

Our goal with Bomberman is to bring the fantastic gameplay to a wider fanbase. We start off the new year with a big tournament in Bomberman LIVE on XBLA, then move into new Bomberman Land releases on the Wii, DS, PSP, and mobile. We have lots more planned to bring even more fans into the community in 2008.

These contests are open only to legal U.S. residents, including those residing in the District of Columbia, of 13 years of age or older. You must also have downloaded the game’s Bomb-Up Pack 3 to take part in the tournament. Full details are available at the Hudson Entertainment site via the source link.

Via Hudson Entertainment

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