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Last Updated: January 12th, 2012

In our first giveaway of the day (there will be another one a bit later, stay tuned), we're handing out the last of our holiday goodies provided by our pals at NVIDIA. Two lucky winners will be selected, one will get the unique ASUS Eee Pad Slider tablet, and another will receive the new Acer Iconia A100. Both winners will also get a Jambox portable speaker and a $25 AMEX gift card. This is a "lightning giveaway," so you'll have until midnight tomorrow (December 24th) to enter.

This contest is now over. Here are our winners, selected at random:
  • Lucas Borntreger
  • Jeff Cole

Congratulations, guys - all of 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: And here's Lucas with his prizes and some awesome wall art!

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NVIDIA Tegra Zone

NVIDIA's Tegra Zone is the only Tegra device game store for Android, and you'll find some of the most awesome games available for Android there, like Shadowgun, or the awesome new free pinball game Zen Pinball THD. You can get NVIDIA's Tegra Zone app on the Android market, available for all Tegra-powered devices (like the Galaxy Tab 8.9):

Zen Pinball also has some awesome new tables to try out, featuring Marvel comic characters like Wolverine, the Fantastic Four, and Captain America (the aforementioned three are on sale for $0.99 each until December 30th, as well):

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The Prizes

First up is the ASUS Eee Pad Slider, the only tablet with a built-in slide-out keyboard:

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The Eee Pad Slider features:

  • NVIDIA Tegra 2 1.0GHz dual-core CPU for excellent multitasking & HD video playback
  • Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS (4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgradable)
  • Full QWERTY slide-out keyboard
  • 10.1" IPS LCD display with Gorilla Glass
  • USB port, MicroSD Card Reader, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, and one year unlimited ASUS WebStorage
  • Supreme SRS Sound with max bass response

Next up is the Acer Iconia A100, a smaller 7" device.

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The Iconia A100 features:

  • 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor
  • 1GB RAM / 8GB internal storage
  • 7" LCD display
  • microHDMI and microUSB ports
  • microSD card slot
  • Android 3.2 Honeycomb operating system

Next up is the Jambox, which both winners will receive:

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The pint-sized wireless speaker produces big sound in a small package. It weighs a mere 12 ounces (that's less than the Tab 8.9), supports Bluetooth audio streaming, charges via microUSB, and has up to ten hours of battery life on continuous playback. The Jambox is no toy, either - this little guy retails for around $200, so you know it's a pretty legit piece of audio kit.

Additionally, each of the winners will receive a $25 AMEX gift card, so you can start making some Tegra Zone purchases to get the most out of your tablet on day one.

How To Win

At the bottom of this post, in the comments section, tell us which Tegra Zone game is your favorite. Check them out here. (Be sure to PUT YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IN THE EMAIL FIELD BELOW THE NAME FIELD - we will use it to contact the winners.)

That's it.

The Terms

The giveaway starts immediately and runs until 11:59PM PST, Saturday, December 24th, after which the winner will be chosen randomly and notified via email.

It is open to all residents of the countries specified in the detailed terms and conditions below.

Good luck, everyone!

ANDROID POLICE EEE PAD SLIDER AND ICONIA A100 GIVEAWAY CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

1. Eligibility

ANDROIDPOLICE.COM, A CALIFORNIA SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP (referred to herein as “Contest Provider”) IS THE PROVIDER OF THIS CONTEST. THIS CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, MEXICO, CHILE, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE, INDIA, FRANCE, BELGIUM, THE UNITED KINGDOM, LUXEMBOURG, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, SWITZERLAND, SWEDEN, FINLAND, DENMARK, NORWAY, SPAIN, IRELAND, RUSSIA, THE NETHERLANDS, SOUTH KOREA, SOUTH AFRICA, TAIWAN, ITALY, PORTUGAL, SLOVENIA, ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, ROMANIA, SLOVAKIA, MALAYSIA, VIETNAM, THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, THE CZECH REPUBLIC, CROATIA, THE UKRAINE, POLAND, BULGARIA, AND HUNGARY WHICH ARE: (i) OVER THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE ON THE DATE REFERENCED BELOW AS THE START DATE FOR THE CONTEST; AND (ii) WHO ARE NOT RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND IN THE UNITED STATES; THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC, CANADA; OR RESIDENTS OF THE AUSTRALIAN STATES OF VICTORIA, QUEENSLAND OR THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY ("ENTRANTS"). If you are under the legal age of majority in your country of residence, but are (i) over the age of 13 years of age and a resident of the United States of America, or a member country of the European Union other than Spain, or the United Kingdom; (ii) who is least 14 years of age and a resident of Spain, the United Kingdom, or Russia; or (iii) who is at least 15 years of age and is a resident of the Republic of Korea; one of your parents or legal guardians must submit a signed, written statement that they have read, understood and agree to these Contest rules with your entry, and that such agreement constitutes acceptance of these Contest rules on behalf of you and themselves. Residents of the State of Rhode Island in the United States, the Province of Quebec in Canada, or Queensland, Victoria, or the Australian Capital Territory in Australia are ineligible for participation in this Contest. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. There is no cost to enter or win. Offer void where prohibited.

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 December 23rd, 2011 at 12:00PM Pacific Time and will continue until December 24th, 2011 at 11:59PM Pacific Time (the "Deadline"). All entries must be received before the Deadline to be eligible to win the Prize.

4. Prizes

Two (2) eligible entrants will be chosen by the Contest Provider at random as “Winners,” and each will receive a “Prize,” either, at the sole discretion of the Contest Provider, one (1) ASUS "Eee Pad Slider 16GB" Wi-Fi tablet computing device, estimated retail value $479.99, or one (1) Acer "Iconia A100 8GB" Wi-Fi tablet computing device, estimated retail value $329.99. Each Winner will also receive one (1) Jambox wireless Bluetooth speaker, estimated retail value $199.99, and one (1) $25 American Express gift card. No substitutions or exchanges, cash or otherwise, will be allowed. Prize is not transferable.

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.

ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

Shipment of The 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.

If you are a citizen of France and/or any of the other countries whose citizens are eligible for this Contest, and pursuant to French law pertaining to data collection and processing, you are informed that the data collector is AndroidPolice.com, and the data collected will be transferred to the United States of America. Upon request, you will be provided with access to your personal data. To exercise this right, please contact giveaways@androidpolice.com.

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 one of the countries or regions listed in the Eligibility section. Failure to provide an address in one of the countries or regions listed in the Eligibility section 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, 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 and Logitech. Any questions regarding the Contest should be directed via e-mail to Artem Russakovskii at giveaways@androidpolice.com.

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.

David Ruddock
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  • Josh Wilson

    Fruit Ninja THD FTW!!

  • Lavi

    "Shine Runner" already instaled on my android device.

  • Brian L

    GTA 3, it brings a classic to current kick ass devices. Long live digital crime!

  • Prasad Khomne

    Fruit Ninja THD is my favorite because it is so realistic that we feel as if we are slicing the fruits in reality.

  • http://x4arms.blogspot.com X4arms

    Zen Pinball THD, for its replay value.

  • Crawford

    Come on guys, Shadowgun, no contest.

  • Lucas Borntreger

    I really want to be able to play me some GTA III I loved that game on the computer but my phone isn't compatible, perhaps I could win one that would work. ;)

  • Dag Gebauer

    Riptide of corse :-)

  • Pesegato

    Shadowgun pwns all!

  • Navid Salimian

    Dungeon Defenders: Second Wave -

  • Pesegato

    Shadowgun is the best!

  • Gary Ameling

    Riptide is my favorite with lots of great action.

  • Juan G. Ovalles B.

    Shine Runner

    I have to say shine runner was way more fun than I expected.

  • James

    I gotta go with the classic GTA3

  • http://www.twitter.com/keithwoo Keith

    Dungeon Defenders for sure. Worthy of some tegra 2 battery blitzing and definitely only on a tablet! XD

  • Cheng

    My favorite game is Shadowgun THD...
    bring realistic & high-end console like gaming experience to my tablet

  • Alex W

    Sprinkle is the best game!!!!

    Merry Christmas Eve everyone.

  • alisandrio

    Siegecraft THD is an new entry, but it's simply amazing.

  • Jon Winter

    Grand Theft Auto 3

  • LTCanine

    Shadowgun all the way baby!

  • http://sensation-devs.com W4lth3r

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • Daryl Greenwood

    Shadowgun is my fav!

  • Lizard

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • http://gplus.to/crisguerrero Cristin Guerrero

    Owning a Tegra 2 device (Atrix 4G) I have played plenty of games from the Tegra Zone. My favorite game was Galaxy on Fire, that was until Siegecraft THD came out.

  • David Merten

    Shine Runner is prolly my current fave. Got to make that money!

  • Matt

    Siegecraft. Love it.

  • Matt

    I love the fact that I can play GTAIII on my phone. I use to love that game. Still do, but I use to too.

  • Andrew G

    Grand Theft Auto III. Brings me back to being a kid

  • brad.

    Sprinkle. It such a play on words. Its a small dude, using this long hose, and sprinkling on the fires. Beyond that, lets look at the game. Its a great, dynamics game, the visuals are smooth, colors pop, and the levels of play are balances. Out of all the tegra games, this brings many hours of fun and continued entertainment. At any age level.

  • Jared

    Shadowgun by far!

    Crazy fun!

  • james hull

    I play ALOT of Fruit Ninja

  • Shadab

    As much as I love seeing the vibrant colours Fruit Ninja on a large device I have to go with Shadowgun.The complexity of the game on a tablet really makes it really stand out.

  • BBlack

    Best Game: Grand Theft Auto III

  • Jonathan

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • Gaurav Bhattacharjee

    Grand Theft Auto 3

  • Ali

    Fruit Ninja; I love to put a knife in a watermelon! Feels so good, even on a screen.

  • Gaurav Bhattacharjee

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • ChumbleSpuzz

    Shine Runner! YEEEE HAAAAWWW!!!!!

  • Juljan Avale

    They are all awesome but Shadowgun has an edge on the rest. I used to play GTA alot too.

  • Zlajo

    Grand Theft Auto 3

  • http://bencemeszaros.com Bence

    Siegecraft THD!
    Strategy at its best!

  • Chao huang

    definitely Shadowgun, period

  • Kris Linville

    Zen Pinball THD because...

    Ever since I was a young boy,
    I've played the silver ball.

    :-D

  • Scott

    GTA3, duh. Who wouldnt wanna play that?

  • Erin Lawrence

    Fruit Ninja THD

  • Damir

    Grand Theft Auto 3

  • Steve Goehre

    Grand Theft Auto III!!! Always loved the series.

  • steve

    Grand Theft Auto, You can't beat a classic that keeps going and going and going

  • Chao huang

    Grand Theft Auto 3, duh!

  • Md Ahmd Ejaz

    GTA 3 . love it . period.

  • flego

    Shadowgun. Hands-down.

  • Kyoga

    I would say shadowgun.

  • Javier

    Grand Theft Auto 3 is awesome!

  • Micah Springer

    I would definitely say Shadowgun, the fast FPS action with online or LAN capabilities is a big step for android gaming, especially in the tablet department. Hopefully next year we can get games of this caliber on the new tegra processors in quad core phones... *drools*

  • Ranjan

    Definitely ShadowGun.

    Why? Because it has got awesome graphics, awesome gameplay, and the upcoming ShadowGun's even more awesome (by looking at the trailer)

  • Many Many

    Siegecraft since I have kids and don't have time to play any games...

  • Will Nelson

    Elder Scrolls, oh yeah.

  • Marissa G

    Shadowgun, but granted I haven't played very many of their games

  • JinRoh

    Fruit Ninja THD! The "regular" version is amazing. I can't wait to see it on HD!

  • Manuel

    Shadowgun is my fav, I own it !! :0)

  • http://www.facebook.com/ruby888 Sakura

    I <3 Shadowgun!!!!!^^!

  • Maulik

    Sprinkle is the one I like the most.

  • Droid4Life

    shadowgun rocks

  • Zel G

    Grand Theft Auto III!

  • SAM

    I like the Siegecraft THD

  • Graham

    Zen pinball all the way. Pinball is still alive and kicking!

  • Angie

    Grand Theft Auto 3; GTA never gets old :)

  • maxwei

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • Larry94

    Shadowgun! Its freaking Gears of War for Android!

  • Cliff

    Haven't played it but shadowgun looks straight up awesome!

  • http://twitter.com/GazaIan Ian Stephenson

    Grand Theft Auto III ! Gotta love that game, it's great to have a full fledged GTA Game on our devices!

  • Andrew

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • Graydon Morel

    Sadowgun is definitely number one!

  • ewoks

    Shadowgun is the one for real players!!! My vote!

  • http://gplus.to/mlordmistress Jessie

    Zen Pinball! i love playing pinball, and would love to play on a tablet in the new year!

  • Alyssa

    Grand Theft Auto III no doubt!

  • Terry

    Fruit Ninja! By far the funiest!

  • Lynn

    Definately shadow gun! very funn!

  • Greg

    Grand Theft Auto, of course. Just like driving should be.

  • Mike

    Has to be Sprinkle!!! Hands down the best game!

  • Gerardo

    my favorite has to be Samurai II

  • ssj4Gogeta

    Definitely Sprinkle.

  • P Tran

    The Shadowgun which I will play on my TFPrime is my favorite, duh!

  • Maiku

    Galaxy on Fire 2, deep and immersive gameplay. Great graphics too.

  • Lahcen

    Meltdown on Mars

  • Carl

    Zen Pinball THD. I'm a sucker for a good pinball game, and the Sorcerer's Lair table is really good.

  • Eric

    Grand Theft Auto 3

  • Doug

    GTA III. I find it exciting 10 years ago you had to have a pumped up PC to play this game and now we are playing it on our phones.

  • Nathan Curtis

    GTA3, it brings back a lot of good memories for me, loved (and miss) my PS2. Thank God for Tegra devices!

  • pastadude

    I wish my OG Inc could handle shadowgun, but I'm a big ZenPinball fan. Once I put CM on my touchpad though, its GTA time!

  • Mercury

    GTA 3, it brings a classic to current mobile devices. Love the GTA series!

  • DeathWalker

    GTA3, GTA series has always been my favorite crime game of all time.

  • Scott Mallette

    Galaxy on Fire is excellent.

  • Jamal Adam

    Shadow Gun is my favorite. Graphics wise it is amazing and its just an all around fun, intense and great game to play.

  • Joey Hain

    Zen Pinball THD!

  • Shannon johlic

    Shadow fun is amazing!

  • John Hohlic

    GTA looks intense! Would love to play it

  • Michael

    GTAIII!

    10char

  • http://www.meetraghav.co.in Raghav Tomar

    Grand Theft Auto III, the all time favourite!

  • Zache

    GTA3, all the way!

  • Rob S.

    Zen Pinball THD, ftw.

  • noway2win

    I'm a pinball wizard.

  • oldmanjim

    Zen Pinball - looks great.

  • jeffb

    shadowgun - all future shooter games on android should use this game as a benchmark!

  • Jatovi

    I hate to do the easy one but Shadowgun for me.

  • Elden

    Shadowgun, love it!

  • Daniel

    Shadowgun the real shooting

  • L. Hurst

    Fruit Ninja THD

  • Bob

    This is bull..... you all never include your neighbours in the Caribbean.

  • Sebastian D

    Grand Theft Auto III, because it makes me feel young!

  • Hans-Erik

    I have to say Dungeon Defenders. It is my favorite!

  • Josh

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • Jennie

    Fruit Ninja THD

  • Luis Coelho

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • Greg Siegel

    I love Siegecraft!! Always my favorite way to kill time at work!

  • JMart

    GTA3 - classic!

  • PJ

    Grand Theft Auto III hands down B)

  • Eric

    It's obviously... Glowball
    FTW!

  • gideonskeep

    Trendy Entertainment
    Dungeon Defenders: Second Wave

    RPG all the way!

  • https://twitter.com/#!/adpharaoh AD Pharaoh

    Course Zen Pinball...anything with Marvel is the bomb!!!

  • J.L.

    Zen Pinball THD. Pinball rules.

  • K. LEUNG

    Grand Theft Auto III FTW

  • Quan

    Shadowgun for the win. No competition.

  • Nematoad20

    Grand Theft Auto III Takes the cake

  • Paul Bradley

    Siegecraft THD is my kind of game! Looking forward to The Dark Meadow though...

  • FB

    Shadowgun

    Merry Christmas!

  • Vu Luu

    My favorite tegra zone game is Shadowgun. The game's graphic is so stunning : ) and the storyline is great!

  • Chad D

    GTA3 of course!!

  • Andres F

    Dungeon Defenders

  • http://blog.rabidaudio.com Charles K

    GTA III wherever!? heck yes!

  • Lim

    GTA III !
    Merry Christmas !!!

  • KARTHIK217

    PIN BALL THD.... It's A real Advanture Game.. Ossum.... I love'n it...

  • Sean A

    Jumping on the bandwagon with GTA III. Yeehah!

  • jordan

    Sprinkle, ftw, just like my dog.

  • Gary

    Grand Theft Auto III

  • Ignacio armijo

    Shadowgun tops them all, although gta is not far from it

  • ST

    Have to go with Shadowgun, its too fun!

  • JD

    GTA III, there's no question!

  • Dharmin Kansara

    Grand Theft Auto III... Merry Christmas!!

  • http://www.ritaelkhoury.com Rita El Khoury

    Sprinkle.
    I like simple games that I can pick and play even for a 5-minute break.

  • Ashraf

    Grand Theft Auto III, NVIDIA Tegra Zone brought one of the best games in history back to life!

  • Vladimir

    Grand Theft Auto III - Rockstar Games FTW :) !

  • http://social-catalog.com/ aatif

    GTA 3 is my favorite .. I love it ..

  • mins68

    Zen Pinball THD

  • Stefan Janic

    Shadowgun :) love it

  • mjp

    sgadowgun with a ps3 controller from all the reviews i have seen. Would love toplay it

  • pallmallka

    Fruit Ninja THD

  • Kradog

    Fruit Ninja THD, because everyone play it and you can compare your records with your friends. It's a friends challenge!!

  • hin

    I love Sprinkle, it's the best game of the tegra zone, I think.

  • aForest

    Zen Pinball THD - great adventure