Last Updated: May 6th, 2012

Okay, so maybe you didn't win a Prime in any of our other giveaways. Well, guess what? Here's another chance!

So, what's the occasion? Only the release of one of the best games ever come to Android: The Dark Meadow: The Pact. I'm completely obsessed with this game right now - it's incredible. Don't believe me? Check out my review.

Since NVIDIA and Phosphor Games (the creator of The Dark Meadow) are just as excited about this game as we are, they decided to give us a Prime and dock to give away to one lucky reader, along with a $25 AMEX gift card to go towards purchases in the Play Store (like more gold or sun coins for TDM).

This contest is now over. Here is our winner, selected at random:
  • Johnnyone56 from Amsterdam - his email bounced, moving on to the next guy
  • Jeff Packard from Kansas

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.

Phosphor Games and The Dark Meadow


So, what's this Dark Meadow thing I keep babbling about? It's an ultra-creepy action horror game from Phosphor Games that just landed in the Play Store today. Here's the gist of it: you wake up in an abandoned, dilapidated hospital with no idea of how you got there.

What's more, is that this particular hospital seems to a breeding ground to some pretty terrifying... things. Armed only with a crossbow and a shiv of sorts, you have make your way through this terrifying endeavor to figure out how to get out.

The Tegra Zone


Thanks to NVIDIA's quad-core Tegra 3 '4-plus-1' superchip (four regular cores, one battery-saving ninja core), Phosphor was able to add textures and elements into The Dark Meadow that aren't available in other versions of the game (*cough* iOS *cough*), and it looks fantastic.

Since Tegra-optimized games often offer a better experience over their non-Tegra siblings, NVIDIA put together a nice way to find them all in one place: enter the Tegra Zone.

The Tegra Zone is a site and companion app that makes it easy to find Tegra-optimized games and apps for your device. This is where you'll find The Dark Meadow, along with other favorites like Shadowgun THD and Siegecraft THD.  Make no mistake, though - this isn't another appstore, simply a place to find awesome Tegra-optimized content.

What You Get


I see you there, reading this section - like you don't already know what you get if you win. I mean, honestly, if you didn't see it in the title of the post, would you have clicked? I didn't think so.

It's okay, though - I'll humor you: if you win, you get a 32GB Amethyst Gray ASUS Transformer Prime with dock and a $25 pre-paid AMEX card for use in the Play Store (act surprised or it ruins the fun)!

I'm sure you already have the Prime's specs memorizes, but just in case you don't, here they are:

  • 10.1-inch 1280x800 Super IPS display
  • Quad-core Tegra 3 4-plus-1 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 32GB built-in storage
  • 8MP rear shooter, 1.2MP front camera
  • Android 4.0

And of course, let's not forget about the dock. It basically turns the tablet into an Android-powered netbook and gives it some extra juice.

How to Win


Did you watch the video up there? If not, then go do that now. If you did, good for you. Keep reading.

To enter, simply drop us a line in the comments telling us what from the teaser video makes you the most excited for The Dark Meadow. That's it!

The contest begins immediately and will run until Tuesday, May 1st at 11:59 PM PST, after which the winner will be chosen at random and notified soon thereafter.

This contest is available globally.

Good luck!


2012-04-25 21.47.24

For everyone out there who can't get enough Dark Meadow in their lives, here are a couple of wallpapers for your tablet:

DarkMeadow-1408_2 DarkMeadow-1408a


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.

  • sindri1980

    The graphics look amazing. They sure look great in that tablet :)

  • http://twitter.com/Silentstryder Justin Thompson

    Not only am I excited for The Dark Meadow Game because of its excellent graphics and having the suspense of all kinds of horrors waiting around the next corner, but also because this shows just the tip of the iceberg of what Tablet gaming can be. We have a lot to look forward to.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kevin-Breslin/1584794301 Kevin Breslin

    I watched the trailer with headphones on - great ambient sound!

  • Eivind Del Fierro

    0:19 The graphics aren't really what I expected from a tablet. In fact, they're better than what I expected!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000943574380 Barak Salem

    OMG ! as a gamer , I look forward to play it and get scared , solve riddles and kill monsters ...
    The teaser looks great . good Job Phosphor !

  • http://profiles.google.com/cootang2 Jin Woo Shin

    Definitely console quality graphics!!! 

  • James

    Thrilling scenes and scary monsters everywhere make it really awesome. Thanks.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=45607646 Wade Arenberg

    The games looks amazing I am very excited for a horror action game on an Android tablet I just don't have one that I could play this on :)

    The graphics look amazing but I think what I am most looking forward to is the storyline I have to imagine that "The only thing not trying to kill you is me" just means that in the end something crazy will happen. Thanks for the opportunity AP and Nvidia.

  • Griffin Tran

    Holy Moley, the graphics look sick!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Doina-Stoica/100003316155363 Doina Stoica

    It resembles Left 4 Dead and the graphic seems great! Whats more to ask?

    Oh... yeah... an amazing tegra 3 tablet to delight myself with this amazing game!


  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Chad-Westcott/100002230617874 Chad Westcott

    the graphics :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Robert-Shaw/100002119045713 Robert Shaw

    Has got to be the first 2 seconds of actual footage from 0:06-0:08. Cue pretty scenery and a awesome cool voice over, what's not to love?

  • Vivek Goel

    awesome graphics man playing on my One X simply fantastic

  • ChumbleSpuzz

    No Tegra 2 love. :( Must go console my poor TF101. It's OK little guy. You aren't that old yet.

  • Brian Cowan

    The last line... "The most likely outcome for you is ceaseless torment... I probably should have lied to you.

  • http://twitter.com/mikegauley Mike Gauley

    Looks like a creepy game, time to turn down the lights and put on some headphones.

  • lucus au

    Playing a horror game with a mobile device so close to my face will pretty exhilarating

  • Dave Moore

    I liked the narrator's voice.  The graphics were also really good for a mobile game, looked PC quality.  

  • Johnbprice

    I like the streaming sunlight.  (I would like the Prime better!)

  • Snic Just Snic

    I have to say, between the slick optimized graphics on the game and the creepy atmosphere presented in the video this is one I'm really excited for.

  • ListenToShive

    Very nice for a tablet/phone app. Would love to get my hands on it and try it out. No sound since I'm checking this at work though. Looks excellent, so, good work Phosphor Games!

  • Willisj8

    I love the fact that you don't know what to do in the game. Just figure it out.

  • Eric

    Honestly, that type of game isn't my thing.  I'm not a fan of playing a game and having to constantly look over my RL shoulder.  I'd still like to win the tablet and play other awesome TegraZone games though

  • Willisj8

    Now all I need is a sweet transformer prime with stunning graphics and a quad core monster to play it on.

  • Gailsofly09

    I'm excited to find out who this mystery voice I'm working in tandem with is!

  • Ivanarakovic84

    I think it's cool and scary... Can't wait to try it out!

  • B B

    Graphics and sound are superb.  It will really be a nice addition to my Transformer.  Hope the plot and gameplay are just as engaging

  • Bojana

    Amazing atmosphere, wish I could play it right now! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Daniel-Ferreira/1345053767 Daniel Ferreira

    The scenery looks amazing

  • mgwalk

    The graphics look amazing... Looks like a PC game, this most excites me.

  • Paul Johnson

    Finally, a decent shooter for Android.

  • http://profiles.google.com/pedroren Pedro Pimentel

    I'm glad to see more games that aren't just casual.

  • JamesMoran

    The mind blowing mobile graphics and the intense story line are what have me most exited about this!

  • Billy Kent

    Freaking Sweet, this game reminds me of ...what was F.E.A.R?..Yeah that is it!  Gonna get this game, however it would look great on an ASUS Transformer Prime! *plug*  Just sayin!

  • Kaleb Knightley

    its pretty amazing these games will be better then consoles soon 

  • John_Maher

    Holy cow Batman! What has me most excited......just one look at all those scary ghouls and monsters of course ;-)

  • Benjamin Wu

     just simply the graphics man.....jeez...awesome..

  • DarthPugz

    To be honest, I am most excited for the graphics.  Can't believe mobile devices are beginning to look this good!

  • AnthonyKR

    Shiv to the groin, crossbolts to the face! Hell to the yes.

  • Sebastian Encina

    Best part? "Powered by Nvidia Tegra." Nice!

  • http://www.facebook.com/nguyenbb Brian Bao Nguyen

    I just can't wait for this game and a NEW TEGRA3 tablet to play with ;)

  • Frankie Ian

    That video wants me to just jump into that game. The graphics and how smooth the game can run without any LAG. I like this game because of the creepiness and the intense music which makes me want to play

  • Fitbrian

    Most excited about......that would be downloading and playing this in the dark and with my headphones on!

    • Ajking3

       My favorite part is the crotch stabbing at the end!  Looks like a fun game.  Zombie Crotch Stabbing is always entertaining.

  • Илья Степаненко

    The thing that makes me most excited about The Dark Meadow teaser is real scary atmoshere. The monsters looks and moves very realistically. Always wanted horror game on Android :)

  • Jaintanmay

    The video almost reminds me of my first game 'Silent Hill' only much better graphics... Wonder how can something so beautiful run off a tablet...

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Anthony-Brown/1234207483 Anthony Brown

    Very dark and spooky looking. cant wait to try it when I win.

  • SantinoR

    Awesome, I can't believe those graphics on a tablet. NVIDIA has out done themselves. The guys over at Phosphor are working hard bring the Unreal 3 Engine to mobile gaming. Keep up the great work guys.

  • Matt Bailey

    The graphics obviously, but I'm interested in the transition between ranged and melee weapons, and how all the controls are handled on a touchscreen.

  • Paulo Fidalgo

    A very dark and terrifying title coming to android ;) Nothing could be more fun!

  • Michael Gomersall

    Looks AWESOME. like a combination of HALFLIFE 2 and FEAR. AMAZING!!!

  • Vanilla_Only

    Wow! That video looks great! The most exciting thing is the quality and smoothness of the graphics and the fact that the "deluxe version" is for android only!!!

  • Frankydou

    Lol the best thing with this game easy, i will be able to make my kids jealous :
    Yes mike its only dad console go play with you wii!!! :)

  • Ashish Raj

    The most interesting part HAS to be the graphics... the sun rays, the texture of the leaves and the trees & of course the surprise element of the scary creatures!! Love it.. can't wait for it to be released!

  • Dsolomon1959

    First time ive heard of this gamer..   But I will definately check it out

  • iamnid

    the graphics look great!

  • http://twitter.com/RobTheNext Rob Haney

    The graphics are beautiful! Hard to believe this is on a mobile platform. Looks like an XBOX or PS3 game!

  • DLindsey88

    This game looks SICK!

  • Greenwood1443

    The graphics look great!  Can I have a Transformer Prime please?

  • Asphyx

    I'm excited because this game seems to show just how close we are to having full nVidia graphic experience on our tablets.
    While they may still be a few years behind what my Desktop nVidia VC puts out (most notably the Liquid still looks more like the Blob than Water) the light effects and creature animations are right up there!

    This is one of the first FPS' I have seen that makes me want to play it. I'm not sure if this was a canned promo with some gameplay in it but I did take notice of the camera zoom in it. That would be a great gameplay feature if it actually is in the gameplay!

  • impulse101

    The atomoshphere of the game makes me most excited!

  • Petar Penev

    Wow! This looks amazing! Downloading now! I love horror games:-)

  • Patburk

    graphics like that on a portable device i can never afford? that excites me!

  • Smilin Robin

    This seems to kill witches and iOS alike.
    Loooooooooooooooooooooooove it.

  • Daniel Yeun

    Awesome graphics! good work!!

  • Takano Sama

    Perfection. Worth waiting :D

  • Ana Cash

    The creepy atmosphere is what I am most looking forward too. I love horror games and I especially love the ones that go out of their way to have a good setting to play in. :)

  • Annduhroo

    Actually, what I liked the best, was the possibility that someone with a cool accent will talk to me the whole game...

  • http://www.the404s.com/ Impromark

    Oh , easy - it's the final line: "I probably should have lied to you... Shouldn't I?". Great way to wrap up a teaser. I would like my Transformer Prime in the AWESOME color, thank you!

  • Jason

    I'm excited to see how The Dark Meadow will show case the power of the Android and the Tegra Quad Core processors. That mixed with a good game with a fun and interesting story line are making me excited.

  • http://twitter.com/zealotonastick zealotonastick

    So many elements of this game look enticing.  Creepy setting, getting to slaughter demonic-looking creatures.  I can just imagine killing time sitting in the dark somewhere, my face lit only by the light coming from the screen of a tablet as I play this, turning my face into some grotesque visage from the interplay of light and shadow . . . then completely ruining it as something scares the crap out of me and I shriek in alarm.

    Maybe I should just play in the bathroom, and just remove the middle step.

  • pouxonu

    I hope I win this tabelt and game. It's been a while since a good survivor-horror game that I've been interested in playing(mobile or console), so this definatley get's me excited. Also not to mention I get to shoot things with a cross-bow that doesn't hurt either.
    PICK ME!!!!!!

  • Nodanero

    The graphics look amazing and I think the story has a good start.

  • Sainath A

    i would love to play any game that reminds of doom and this may well do that.....

  • Shafton Thomas

    The graphics are absolutely stunning! I wish I had a tegra device to play this on :(!!

  • M to the R

    Lighting looks great

  • https://steamcommunity.com/id/m-p-3 m-p{3}

    The graphic quality is impressive for a tablet-based game.

  • Wayne

    The creepy storyline with great graphics that gives me hours of fun enjoying the game on an android tegra 3 tablet.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Scott-Christenson/729237410 Scott Christenson

    Technology and graghics just keeps getting better and better!!

  • Eoin

    The creepy old man! He's in my head!

  • rtg3000

    that creepy baby doll... for sure the creepy baby doll

  • Whitemike358

    Gamer looks amazing and i'm excited about seeing console quality games on a tablet. Gots to get one of these!

  • JamisonFrady

    Most exciting: the quality of the graphics and the potential for getting even better mobile games in the future!

  • Yuri_florencio

    This game have all that I want in a tablet nowadays. It has a really epic graphics, seems to be a really nice storie, and it s a RPG. That's all

  • Guitarskoota

    What makes me most excited is the graphics.  It is amazing how far the graphics technology is coming along on a tiny tablet with no fans, heatsinks, ran by a battery.  I really like the Tegra 3 additional details, and the whole atmosphere of the game is sweet.  I would love to try this game.  Especially on a nice tablet.

  • Russell Waterson

    This looks awesome, I loved the part at 0:39 in the video because it gets me excited to play a jumpy and scary game on the go with such good graphics

  • cabbott9

     Those graphics are crazy good.

  • Laurencejk

    Been looking forward to a game like amnesia to play on the go, now I just need a tegra 3 tablet to play it on :P

  • Greennaith

    i want one please?

  • Greennaith

    I mean....this game is cool :)

  • Greennaith

    I mean like very cool!

  • Larkhillv

    I want to experience an excellent gaming experience on a tablet. Most mobile games for phones and tablets look watered down, but this game looks quite good with relatively good gaming mechanics for all touch controls.

  • GazaIan

    I'll be honest, I'm actually quite amazed at the graphics on this game. Android only been around for 5 years,  and already we've hit some amazing graphic quality with some great gameplay. Plus, with an ASUS Transformer Prime you're given a whole keyboard and a trackpad (if you game with a trackpad, that is... I like to use it, not many do), so you pretty much got yourself an almost professional gaming set. 

    Gotta love ASUS and nVidia. Best collaboration in Android history, the Transformer line of devices with Tegra 2 and 3 are outstanding. 

    But am the only one that appreciates those awesome graphics?!

  • Jason Card

    This trailer gave me the jitters!  I love zombie/demon games.  The graphics are impressive and have always wanted a bigger screen to play mobile games on.  I also Love Asus, I recently got an asus laptop with a Nvidia graphics card in it and it is amazing.  I Have always wanted the Transformer Prime.  It is definately my first pick to for a tablet for its versatility and high end specs.  I am going to college and my laptop (17in) is a little too bulky for my needs. My b-day is May first too 0.o

  • Jontcons

    The setting is incredible - I love exploring creepy abandoned places.

  • http://twitter.com/Ulrye812 Ulrye812

    The excellent graphics

  • Momo

    The graphics look amazing; I look forward to being scared silly once I can actually get a suitable tablet to play it on! ;)

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  • Hiram Lester

    The graphics in the trailer look awesome. I'd love to have a Tegra 3 and the Transformer Prime looks like the way to get it. My Tegra 2 devices are awesomely fast, so I'm sure the Tegra 3 is that much better and the trailer seems to bear that out. :)

  • Quang Tran

    Logo is trippy.

  • Daniel L

    i like the graphics!  

  • Ryan O’Malley

    I'm excited to see the amazing graphics this game is gonna throw at me!

  • Tib02

    The graphics look awesome.

  • http://www.facebook.com/beverlylett Beverly Regina L

    Who wouldn't want to own a Asus Transformer Prime tablet w/dock included and if such a person exists they are only lying to themselves.  I am Asus #1 Fan . This company has really when out of there way to give consumers a Quality tablet that beats all competition, especially Apple...  The Tegra zones Games are the best there is only one way to describe Crisp No one comes close to there gaming capability , gaming can only get better the graphics speaks for itself AWESOME .Dark meadow welcome aboard ,this games kind of looks like residential evil can wait to play it graphics are full with color and leads the imagination to wonder this is what gaming should do leave your mind wondering , They always say you gotta be in it to win it so on that note , IM' in it so my finger's are crossed and i hope i win it

  • http://twitter.com/invalidbassist Miles Mabry

    I'm digging the creepy vibe

  • http://www.facebook.com/untcodegeek Phil Fernandez

    The graphics are amazing.  Specifically the sunlight.  Really cool!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=516208906 Kevin Jones

    Those graphics look AMAZING! I'm excited to play a game that looks that good on my new Transformer Prime. :D

  • Kyle Johnson

    looks damn good.. about time a game I can look forward to on a mobile platform.

  • David Mendívil

    the most exciting thing is that shows everybody (the unnameable) that there are really great game titles for ANDROID, the fruits legends are false!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/aatzeni2 Andrea Atzeni

    First of all I would like to try the game because in the device (HTC Desidre HD) obviously I can not install it. Then, I love so much horror games, how nice to play them with headphones and in the dark of evening: O
    Not to mention that this game offers a different experience, with touch controls .. and finally, excellent graphics performance thanks to Tegra3! : Q___

  • Schiff Mi

    The graphics most excite me, looks incredible. Love that tablet graphics are getting this good.

  • Jay

    Love the graphics very nice would love to have the game & tablet


    i am most excited about the visual on the device. While it may not going to compete against desktop, it's quite nice and it is quie comparable to the console.

  • Greamlive

    The fact that it's optimized for my Tegra device and that it seem like a kind of horror 3d shooter with limited weapons seem very interresting to me.

  • http://twitter.com/Rosefildo Rosefildo

    Oh... Endless nights of horror, fear and blood in a "dark meadow" never sounded so fun!

  • jacinto1234

    Awesome graphics!

  • http://www.facebook.com/GasStationCowboy Zach Prichard

    I'm most interested in being able to show this off!

  • Alex

     The Unreal Engine. It looks fantastic and the art for the game looks pretty awesome. Can't wait to see how the story unfolds.

  • Twill

    The graphics don't hurt, but the atmosphere/scenery is what seems most interesting to me.

  • StudWonderful

    What about it makes me the most excited? The fact that someone finally bothered to bring what seems to be a full-fledged game to Android. I feel like I just watched a trailer for a game I'd be playing on my Xbox, not an Android device. They joy was on the level of ohgodthisisamazing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jeremy-J-Nelson/136904021 Jeremy J. Nelson

     Im excited to run around with that sword and stab people with it.

  • Jeffrey Hewitt

    I love the creepy horror genre, and having a tegra enhanced game like this will only make it better!

  • Michal Trabka

    It reminds me good old days and "alone in the dark"...................

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/John-H/48908002 John H

    excited for the 1st person play of view

  • Eric Archer

    The graphics look awesome!

  • John

    The graphics look  absolutely gorgeous, I'd probably be wanting to get the game even without the Prime.  I also like the sound of the narrator, right dark character.  It looks like it'll be one of the first true good survival-horror games on Android.

    • Roman

      For the future system, Android, and that says it all

  • MD_Monster

    I saw the creature come out of that purple goo/blood like stuff and was like "MUST PLAY!!" I love horror movies, games, etc. :D

  • http://twitter.com/iontab iontab

    The immersive graphics thanks to Tegra 3 and the story have me excited, tablet games are truly evolving into great games.

  • Abe O

     It's gonna be a good game to pay to bad I have a tegra 2 deviice. Tegra 3 will show that  nvidia can make good cpu/ Gpu for mobile devices. The thing I can anticipate is staving monster in the groin :)

  • mbentley311

    Assuming I win the contest and am able to play this game (nudge nudge, haha!) I'm definitely looking forward to the crazy good graphics.  I like dark, horror-ish themed games and this one definitely looks like it will do very well!

  • mbentley311

    Assuming I win the contest and am able to play this game (nudge nudge, haha!) I'm definitely looking forward to the crazy good graphics.  I like dark, horror-ish themed games and this one definitely looks like it will do very well!

  • reef419

    The graphics on this are amazing, thats what I like the most about it

  • Josh

    The graphics look amazing, but I don't have a Tegra device to play it on.

  • analogmonster

    im most excited about that wheelchair, if it's rideable

  • http://twitter.com/zaraki921 zaraki921

    just from the trailer narration i can tell the story will be creepy and intriguing, those graphics look awesome too, and of course: Crossbow.

  • http://twitter.com/roshogula D C

    I really want to kill those creepy monsters!

  • Timothy Bracken

    The graphics look better than anything i have seen on a mobile device. That's what i am looking forward to.

  • Lasse Elgaard

    A couple of good beers, a bowl of candy and The Dark Meadow. Can't wait.

  • Grant Angel

    Very nice! I love a good horror game. Now I can have the creepy feeling on the go. Can't wait to play it.

  • Bluewr

    An Horror based FPS in the spirit of Silent Hill that uses atmosphere instead of twitch horror.

  • giahung la

    The graphics look amazing and I love the horror theme of the game.

  • MB

    The game looks very scary and the graphics are sharp!

  • Kevin Ready

    The graphics look great for a tablet/phone game. Its creepy looking and you can never go wrong with a crossbow as a weapon

  • Jesus Guajardo

    Looks like a cool dark game...

  • Tibor Kovács

     I looked up some other videos and screenshots and I have to say this game is very beautiful with Tegra 3. The looks add a lot to the adventure feel. The trailer also suggests it will be story driven which is always a good point for me.

  • http://www.facebook.com/cristisilaghi Cristi Silaghi

    My God, the graphics + story + horror setting are a winning trio. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/saramon123 Jeremy Lowry

    Looks like it will be fantastic, graphically, and story wise

  • danasince1979

    f***ing monsters that s what

  • Danysan95

    Watching this preview, the thing that makes me most excited is the fact that finally we will have on our Android tablet a game with almost realistic graphics, like on PC or consoles,and that is a big change, remembering that until a few months ago we were still at Angry Birds or Fruit Ninja ;-)

  • Ferdy Kwee

    Look at those 3D rendered environments! WOW! Look how far technology has developed, it's unbelievable if you think 8 bits Super Mario Bros was just 27 years ago.

  • Sonia Cullen

    love survival horror games!! the place is really creepy (a mental institution) and the narrator voice is very deep!