Last Updated: November 4th, 2011

Yesterday, we took a look at Riptide GP for Tegra devices with the addition of controller support. To celebrate the update and all the fun that adding a controller to your Tegra tablet can bring, we've once again teamed up with NVIDIA to bring our most massive giveaway yet: The Riptide Gaming Power Pack.

Just take a look of all that is in store for the winner:

  • ASUS Eee Pad Transformer 32GB with keyboard dock.
  • YOUR CHOICE of Tegra powered superphone - Motorola Atrix (AT&T), Motorola Droid X2 (Verizon), LG G2x (T-Mobile), or Motorola Photon 4G (Sprint)
  • Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710
  • $25 AMEX Giftcard for TegraZone games, including Riptide GP

Is this the best giveaway we've done yet, or what? Yeah, that's what I thought. Free phone, tablet, and accessories to go with it -- I'm actually jealous that I can't enter!

Before we get into the details, I want to take this time to give a huge shoutout to NVIDIA -- they've been extremely supportive of Android Police and everything we do. Without them, we wouldn't be able to offer as many giveaways as we have in the past (and will continue to do in the future), so we want to let those guys know how much we appreciate them and their support!

Alright -- let's go over the hardware specs of all the device up for grabs, shall we?

What You Get

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer + Keyboard Dock


The Transformer is one of the most unique Honeycomb tablets on the market due to its one-of-a-kind keyboard dock accessory. The keyboard dock ultimately transforms the... Transformer... into a fully functional Android-powered laptop. That's not all, either -- the dock includes its own battery, which essentially doubles the battery life of the tablet. Win + Win = Win... ing... er?

  • 10.1-inch 1280x800 LCD display
  • 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 32GB built-in storage
  • 5MP rear shooter, 1.3MP front camera
  • Android 3.2 Honeycomb

Keyboard features:

  • Internal battery that charges the tablet
  • 2x full size USB ports
  • SD card reader
  • Laptop-style touchpad

Aside from that, you'll also get to choose one of the following phones (there is one from each US carrier):

Motorola Atrix 4G (AT&T)


While the Atrix has been out for over six months, it's still a powerhouse of a device:

  • 4-inch 540x960 (qHD) PenTile display
  • 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage, microSD card slot
  • 5MP rear shooter
  • VGA front camera
  • Android 2.3.4 with Blur

Motorola Droid X2 (Verizon)


The DX2 was the world's first dual-core Droid:

  • 4.3-inch 540x960 (qHD) PenTile display
  • 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, microSD Card slot
  • 8MP rear shooter
  • Android 2.3.x with Blur

Motorola Photon 4G (Sprint)


The Photon is a lot like the Atrix (only bigger), with a sleek design and powerful specs:

  • 4.3-inch 540x960 (qHD) PenTile display
  • 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage, microSD card slot
  • 8MP rear shooter, VGA front camera
  • Android 2.3.4 with Blur
  • Kickstand

LG G2x (T-Mobile)


The G2x ushered in two-cores to T-Mo:

  • 4-inch 480x800 LCD display
  • 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage, microSD card slot
  • 8MP rear shooter, 1.3MP front cam
  • Android 2.3.3

...Everything Else

Aside from a tablet and a phone, you'll also get the sweet Logitech Wireless Gamepad f710 that we reviewed earlier:


...and to top it all off, a $25 AMEX pre-pad giftcard so you can purchase Riptide GP and other games from the Tegra Zone.

How to Win

This contest is now over. Here is our winner, selected at random:

Congratulations - you will be contacted for your information in the near future!

Everyone else - keep participating and stay tuned to Android Police so that you don't miss our upcoming giveaway announcements. You can follow AP on Twitter,Facebook, Google+, and RSS.

Update: Here's Gabe with the goodies that barely fit on the table:


Entering the giveaway is really simple. There are 2 steps - complete both of them.

Step 1

Complete either one of these to be eligible, two to double, or all 3 to triple your chances of winning.

  • Add this account to at least one circle on Google+, then re-share this message  with the Public circle by clicking Share.


  • Follow @AndroidPolice and @nvidiategra on Twitter, then tweet out a message that starts with the following phrase and ends with something original you can think of to spice it up - it could be anything mentioning the Eee Pad Transformer, ASUS, NVIDIA, Motorola, Atrix, Photon, Android Police, Tegra 2, etc. Just don't forget you only have 140 characters, so make them count:

NVIDIA and @AndroidPolice are giving away a free Riptide Gaming Power Pack http://bit.ly/ap-rtgp. <PUT YOUR OWN MESSAGE HERE>


Step 2

Fill out this brief form so that we know how to get in touch with you in case you win.


The giveaway starts immediately and runs until Tuesday, October 11th at 11:59PM PST, after which the winner will be chosen at random and notified via Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or email.

This contest is open only to to United States residents with a valid US address, so please make sure you can provide one in case you win. (This is because the phone options are for US carriers only - sorry, guys.)

Official rules:

1. Eligibility

ANDROIDPOLICE.COM, A CALIFORNIA SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP (referred to herein as “Contest Provider”) IS THE PROVIDER OF THIS CONTEST. The Contest is open only to entrants who reside in the United States (does not include U.S. Territories or Outlying Islands).

2. Disclaimer

Contest Provider will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, or misrouted transmissions or entries; (b) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Contest Provider; or (c) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.

3. Contest Period

The Contest begins October 4th at 00:01AM Pacific Standard Time and will continue until October 11th at 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time (the "Deadline"). All entries must be received before the Deadline to be eligible to win the Prize.

4. Prizes

One (1) eligible entrant will be chosen by the Contest Provider as the “Winner,” and will receive the “Prize,” one (1) "ASUS Eee Pad Transformer” tablet computing device, estimated retail value $499.99; one (1) "ASUS Transformer keyboard dock," estimated retail value $159.99; One of the following smartphone computing devices: "Motorola Droid X2," estimated retail $559.99; "Motorola Atrix 4G,"estimated retail value $699.99; "Motorola Photon 4G," estimated retail value $599.99; or "LG G2x," estimated retail value $519.99; (1) Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710, estimated retail value $49.99; and (1) $25 AMEX gift card.  No substitutions or exchanges, cash or otherwise, will be allowed. Prize is not transferable.

The winner will be chosen by Android Police at random.

The Prize will be provided “as is,” Contest Provider and Prize Provider provide no warranties of any kind, express or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


Shipment of Prize will be the sole responsibility of Prize Provider. Shipment method and carrier will be selected by Prize Provider. Contest Provider and Prize Provider assume no responsibility for loss of or damage to the prize prior to or during shipment. If the Prize, after shipment, is returned to the Prize Provider as undeliverable or for any other reason, Contest Provider and Prize Provider reserve the right to disqualify the Winner and to designate another Entrant as the Winner.

5. Collection of Information

The Contest entry requires you to submit a first and last name, email address, and shipping address to meet the Contest’s Eligibility requirements.

The Winner consents to allowing Contest Provider to disclose the following information to Prize Provider for the purpose of awarding the Prize: (1) first and last name, (2) email address, and (3) shipping address. Shipping address must be located in the United States. Failure to provide an address in the United States will result in disqualification from the Contest.

6. General Release of Liability

By entering the Contest, you release the Contest Provider and Prize Provider from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use the Prize.

7. Affidavit and Release

As a condition of being awarded the Prize, the Winner will be required to execute and deliver to Contest Provider a signed Affidavit of Eligibility and Release, which includes an acceptance of these Official Rules, and a release of liability. The Affidavit of Eligibility may be submitted by email.

8. Contest and Prize Providers:

Contest provided by Android Police. Prizing provided by NVIDIA. Any questions regarding the Contest should be directed via e-mail to Artem Russakovskii at [email protected].

9. Choice of Law:

The Contest and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the United States.

10. Miscellaneous:

Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Contest Provider, which are final and binding in all respects. Contest Provider reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, at its discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Contest or any entrant's participation in the Contest should any causes beyond Contest Provider’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Contest or Contest Provider otherwise becomes (as determined by its discretion) unable to run the Contest as planned. Contest void where prohibited.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Ashish Raj

    Yippee!!! Now that's what I call a GIVEAWAY!!

    • James L

      Going through a major surgery this month leaving me out of work for several weeks.
      Would be great to have a tablet since ill be stuck in bed recovering!

  • Hugobosslives

    yup, I agree best give-away ever

  • http://gmail debbi rodriguez


  • Matthew Kaufman

    Wow, I don't think I've ever wanted something so much in my life!

  • RBI411

    Wow... just wow... Absolutely, positively incredible. My mind has been so thoroughly blown that my tongue is completely numb.

  • http://creativezane.sg Zane

    Freaking awesome! Entered! Best news ever, even better than iPhone 4S announcement! Siriously! :P

  • BillyC

    Does anyone win?

  • cj_31

    I live in PR. If I win I could cover shipment expenses! :D

  • Jesse Coddington

    Ultimate contest!!!

  • Chris Cook

    Awesome! Quite the giveaway! Wow!

  • http://decodeumangkedia.blogspot.com Umang

    You could have kept just an ASUS Tablet as giveaway for outside U.S readers... Bad Luck

  • http://www.artisanpixel.com Joshua Naylor

    Amazing giveaway - thank you Android Police!!

  • https://plus.google.com/117693715957010111878/posts?hl=en Chris Casey

    This is serious, I've had my eyes on the Transformer for such a long time, one of the greatest innovations by ASUS...yet!

  • Ignacio armijo

    I just drooled over such an amazing contest thanks AP

  • Jason

    Give it to me since its my birthday on the 11th!

    • Ronny

      It's all of our birthdays that day.

      • nick

        actually, mines on the 16th - what a lovely b'day present it would make! I've had my eye on one for ages, and I'd love to win one. this really is the best give-away ever, AP

  • Ronny

    The Transformer...more than meets the eye!

  • feedDunk

    Best. Giveaways. EVER!
    Thanks AP!

  • Ryan

    The contest so nice I entered thrice.

  • Hans-Erik Stegeby (@swehes)

    Looking forward to this one AP. Thanks! :)

  • Kathy Hanley

    This is really a cool prize package!

  • ted

    awesome! hope i win. never had a tablet before

  • tdavis42

    These guys know how to do a giveaway!

  • Xcom923


  • Jake Apperson

    WOW! Talk about an amazing giveaway!!!!

  • Tony

    I just learned something new! How to obtain url for a specific tweet and specific share on g+ thanks to you guys and this contest. I didn't know how to do that before now!

  • Jeff wright

    All this stiff is freakin cool!!!!! I would love to win something

  • william

    Love to have this setup!

  • Alasdair Collinson

    US only? :-(
    Why can't you just offer it without the phones for non-US citizens? The tablet would be an awesome prize just by itself...

    • Wam31

      Exactly what I was gonna say!
      Couldn't care less about the phone, especially a Motorola but I would love to win the transformer.

      Too bad for non us citizens...

    • Franco

      Im with you,not that i wouldn like a free phone but if i did win i would be happy too donate too another comp or just give away myself too an american friend.

      I appreciate thats the way it goes sometimes so good luck too those who do get the chance too enter and win.

      Well done NVidia again for amazing prizes.

  • Matthai

    "This is because the phone options are for US carriers only - sorry, guys"

    You are aware that the at&t atrix is quite happy to work in australia on Telstra nextG right? :P

    Which means it is also happy to work on telecom new zealand's network

    Or is this being offered to promote the four carriers in question as well as tegra?

  • http://www.th3sh4k4.blogspot.com th34n0n

    Epic as ever... the police

    Making a better world, turning the users green

  • https://plus.google.com/118116931297855194476 John

    I'm not sure if I can handle rejection again. If I don't win this time, I'm going to write a Country song.

  • Ezra

    If I could only win one contest ever. (You know, until the next contest that I want to win.)

  • xFKNxWillisx

    wow...thats one awesome giveaway. my girl would be JEALOUS!!

  • bryan

    rageeeee u.s only =(

  • Mark Nguyen

    I pray to the gods of Android Police, NVIDIA and sweet holy Hannah herself to grant me a win on this one. :)

  • Gerardo

    now thats a giveaway
    hope i win this time ive entered a lot of these giveaways and haven't won anything

  • http://www.unwiredmedic.com Christopher Matthews

    OK. Is there anything more you can do to impress me, because I thought Android Police was pure Android awesomeness before this contest! Maybe that's why I retweet you guys so much!

  • Steven

    I accidentally sent a form with my last name in the email position instead of my actual email, but fixed it and sent a new one a few seconds later. Will this affect my chances?

  • Z’ev

    If I win this would be the best birthday ever!

  • http://androidpolice.com josh

    Love the tegra chipset vs iphone A5. .. Tegra wins and its older

  • http://www.facebook.com/markml0528 Mark L

    Android Police always has the best (and most frequent) give aways.

  • David – Malaysia

    Sucks!!! US only. :(((

  • TrogdorsArm

    This is like breaking up with your girlfriend, for her sister.

  • Ahmad Nadeem

    OH COME ON!!!!!!!why is it that the best giveaways are US only.............couldn't just give us everything else other than the phones????????

  • Brock Gast

    OH MY GOD!!! That was my B-Day wish list, the photon 4G and ASUS Transformer! unfortunately, my parents thought I was crazy and only let me have a couple friends over and a little bit of money. I feel like its fait :)

    • pete

      Aparantly i can´t write "second that" because the reply is to short.... Second That!

  • sahir

    Only US again!!! i need to get married toa US citizen and get a green card...any lady interested?

  • Meuk

    Siri, What is my US address? Siri: You don't live there :(

  • Pegger

    Damned, suxs, US only :/

    Wish i knew some TRUSTY person in the US :D

  • brauni

    US only?

    Oh, come on!
    There are people all over the world reading this Blog, reading the Artikles, using Android and the Tegra, and now this Give Away is US only?
    Just because of a branded Phone?

    You must be kidding!

  • majkul

    Hey AP! We want some of these in Europe also! I am so sad this is US only!!

  • Shannon Weirich

    Put my name in the barrel.

  • hoan

    Awesome giveaway (=´∀`)人(´∀`=)

  • Spiderman

    Wow! Awesome giveaway

  • Danimal

    sweet giveaway i want it!!!!!

  • Bazar6

    Holy S*.. AP is awesome with all of these giveaways!

  • http://aestfire.com Clint

    This is the best give-a-way i've ever seen! I could -really- use this!

  • CrCruz

    Each contest gets better than the previous one

  • Jonathan

    I hope I win!! Please pick mee!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/richard.s.cannon Shane Cannon

    Just once in my lifetime I would like to win one of these and if there was one to win I would love for it to be this giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity at least Android Police!

  • Robotman

    AP has given me quality phone and app reviews, the knowledge needed to root my phone, and generally entertained me.

    Now, I must ask just one more thing. One more time I must go to that well, and draw. Just once more, AP can save me.

    PICK ME!!!

  • Robotman

    That's totally a lie.

    Even if I win, I'd still be looking here for insight and info on Android. I mean, how else will I learn how to best use my new G2x?

  • jonathan3579

    This is probably the best contest I've seen yet. Here's to hoping!

  • Rodney

    im worried im already disqualified since the form didnt ask for my address :-(

    5. Collection of Information
    The Contest entry requires you to submit a first and last name, email address, and shipping address to meet the Contest’s Eligibility requirements.
    The Winner consents to allowing Contest Provider to disclose the following information to Prize Provider for the purpose of awarding the Prize: (1) first and last name, (2) email address, and (3) shipping address. Shipping address must be located in the United States. Failure to provide an address in the United States will result in disqualification from the Contest.

    • Franco

      The form will not ask for address input.When and if you have been picked too be the winner you will be asked in private proabably via email too provide an address from someone working for android police.

      Android police will notify you if you win and you will see it here also.

      Dont worry you will of been entered.

  • Me

    This is an AWESOME giveaway!! sure would make a great birthday present for me..I will be lucky to receive a card this year, from anyone!! That's sad I guess but that's my life! ;^}

  • Chris Aby Antony

    I cant bear this guyz.I am again disappointed about the eligibility criteria.Please conduct one giant giveaway open to all.Still u guyz are the best.

  • Sherree

    ZOMG -- the most awesome of gaming packages AND a phone. Pick me, pick me!!!

  • http://www.neoteccomputer.com Neotec Computer

    This is a great way for Android Police to get the word out and market the website. If we all tell a few people the site can practically double overnight

  • Ryan Wallace


  • kalil stoudmire

    Woot pick me, this giveaway looks good

  • Oris

    this is sweeeeeeeeetttttt!!!!

  • http://tantrajnaan.com Robert Dunn

    I love Android Police for doing this. As usual, I'm going to step aside for this one. Let the people that "need" (aka don't already have a tablet or awesome phone) enter the giveaway.

  • palmer nyako

    Ahhh i hid all my likes on facebook(i liked big booty hoes). but trust me do i do like android police and Nvidia ;)
    lemme win plz D: but seriously, thanks for the great chances at winning free stuff ;)

  • Randy

    darn... after completing every step, i saw that it's meant for USA only.
    Can't you put it on the top, and warn us first???

    Could it be an exception that non-USA winners win ONLY the transformer?

    It's pretty disheartening because completing all the steps and later realise it's USA only has happened numerous times to me on this site already.

  • Matthew

    The phones could be a separate prize or something, it sucks seeing cool prizes and not being able to enter.
    Or you could include an international GSM phone like the Galaxy S2.

  • Bastiaan

    Waiting for the day there will be a 'rest of the world only' giveaway ;)

  • Shannon Weirich

    Wow, since about 40% (off the cuff guesstimate) of the comments are people ticked it isn't for where they live, I MIGHT have a chance. YAY! ... hurry up 11th!

  • Jorge

    I'm crossing my fingers, no doubt this is the best nvidia give away yet.

  • http://@ErwinCarrington Erwin Carrington Jr


  • Caleb B

    I can has please? <3

  • Jay

    Epic giveaway. I hope I can win this one!

  • http://gplus.to/sybrandy Paul

    Good luck everyone :)

  • Shane

    The suspense is killing me just let me know I once again did not win

  • Abdulelah

    So... is there any winner yet?

  • Hans-Erik (@swehes)

    And the winner is... *drum rolls* ...

  • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

    Winner is posted! Congrats!

  • http://geekprison.com sim

    i hopw to win the next giveaway..

  • Ankur Agrawal

    Android Police followers from around the world are being left out from thw last 3-4 giveaways, why so???????

    • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

      Any giveaway involving a U.S. phone will likely be U.S.-only. The current #10 giveaway is not limited to U.S.

  • Shane

    Congrats but now I'm bummed oh well guess I got to try for the slider now! Keep em coming AP!

  • franco

    Well done Gabe Stover.