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.

  • ouroborus2012

    Creepy english accents?.. Haunted mental institutions??... and killing monsters?!?!? AND the opportunity to win a killer device to play it on?!?!?!??!  What is there NOT to be excited about!!!!!!!   

  • http://profiles.google.com/chad78 Chad W Smith

    It's hard to believe that is a tablet game!  Looks like it belongs on a home console.  We live in a magical age of miracles and unicorns....  Still want my flying car and robot housekeepers though...

  • http://twitter.com/TakumiDesu1 Takumi Desu

    Hm, interesting game, I'll be waiting it.

  • June

    Great graphics, should do well.

  • Mae

    Dark Meadow looks intriguing- will do well, go Android

  • Alexander

    A hardcore game for dedicated gamers, nice!

  • Sproid

    The most exiting is the continuous suspense atmosphere and awesome graphics.

  • brownfuzzball

    This game looks amazing, the story,graphics and design.Finally a game that I can show off to my Ipad friends and make them jealous that they don't have a android tablet.

  • Ratul

     Hard to believe what I just saw runs on Android !! This is gonna be one epic combo when it releases !!

  • http://www.facebook.com/vaa27 Alexandr Veretennikov

    Graphics is good. ASUS Transformer Prime and Tegra 3 are the best.

  • http://www.facebook.com/eloshakov Evgeniy Loshakov

    Its fantastic video! 

  • Jeremi Durden

    looks amazing!!!

  • Alin Berce

    Remainds me of Call of Chtulhu. I'll definatelly gonna try it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Evgeniy-Petrenko/100002100867608 Evgeniy Petrenko

    Great graphics, should do well.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Evgeniy-Petrenko/100002100867608 Evgeniy Petrenko

    Great graphics, should do well.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Evgeniy-Petrenko/100002100867608 Evgeniy Petrenko

    The graphics look amazing

  • Ilo12

    What is most epic in this game? That ios won't get it with such an amazing graphic. I waited for this game for so long. Now I can get it.

  • Eric Liou

    Nice creepy graphics! And seems like the game has a good plot!

  • http://twitter.com/DrewCPU Drew

    Those graphics look awesome!

  • http://twitter.com/DrewCPU Drew

    Those graphics look awesome and I love a good British accent!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000398701792 Daniel Ermakov

    A great atmosphere of madness is awesome!

  • Nicolas

    thanks for that... after watching this trailer, I'm gonna have nightmares till the rest of my life... unless... I win the Prime. That surely would make me things of happier things!

  • Azix

    Best thing so far is that it seems to have a good story/delivery. The voice over for the video made it much more interesting. Graphics were also impressive

  • Stud Muffler

    The floating chair is awesome.

  • toxi

    Great video , amazing graphics !

  • brainimp

    Graphics are Stunning, I like the Doll in the trolley Tray at 23 seconds small details like set it apart from the crowd and at the same it really creeps me out in a good way lol

  • Cerfer

    Floating chairs. Nice.

  • Manuel Bocchia

    I crap my pants with absolutely every horror game I play, but it's even worse when the game is done beautifully... and Oh, god am I going to crap my pants with this game!

  • William Straton

    The nature of horror story in the game excites me the most.

  • Steph

    I,m s diehard gamer with android. would like this on my Phone.

  • Steph

    I'm an android gamer- i'd like this looks great.

  • Joey Huns

    The graphic looks nice but I am most expecting and excited with the story line and details of this game.

  • James Freeman

    I can play something like that on my Android?

    I'm up for being shown this! =O
    (Yeah, I'm going to say, the whole damn trailer, I didn't know we could get that on something mobile)

  • http://twitter.com/chrisfl1963 Chris Taylor

    Nice I would love to win this and stop using a 4.3" screen phone to surf the net and watch movies/videos. Love your podcasts, keep up the GREAT JOB!!!!

  • http://renegerardo.myopenid.com/ rgerardo

    All the graphics are excellent, the uses of lights are very realistic. Thanks god i have a nvidia chipset

  • http://www.facebook.com/chris.myvarolovillage Chris Sleight

    this has amazing graphics can't wait to play.

  • Matthew

    I like the fact that it looks like a real game, not just a time waster like so many other mobile games.

  • http://twitter.com/creepyfunny Johnson Tran

    Personally, it's the graphics

  • Nicolas L.

    Graphics aside, the atmosphere seems to be spot on.

  • RuinerX

    Wow. Amazing visuals for a tablet!  Hopefully this doesn't mean consoles are reaching their end...

  • J McLaughlin

    graphics, game play, and story look amazing

  • http://www.facebook.com/slugbug55 Gary Smith

    For being a free game it looks pretty damn good. It's a first person shooter so right away I'm sure I'd love it.

  • Chase Gibson

    What I'm excited about this game is the story line, plus the crossbow. It's been awhile since i've played a game that gave me a fright and this looks like a good one to get into.

  • Myhai91

    The fact that for once, the story is actually on-par with some of the big games, and made me very curious; also, the art style is very beautiful too.

  • BlackAce15

    I'll could use one of those.

  • Andres Donoso

    I am MOST EXCITED for the creepyness of the teaser! The wheelchair in the grass, the baby doll on the crib.... Ohh man!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=220401014 Jon Jon Andre Robinson

    I liked the plot and the narration from the trailer. the voice acting seems to be good.

  • Dewid

    The thing that I'm looking forward to the most is the amazing graphics.. and the story seems pretty intriguing too!

  • Molly

    I'm definitely looking forward to playing a well-made horror game on android!

  • Cesar Avalos

    It looks beautiful, I am so excited to pay it!

  • Jesus Rodriguez

    Im most excited for the fact that this is a deluxe edition for android and that the monsters look very cool

  • http://profiles.google.com/anoop.ch.1987 Anoop CH

    NVIDIA + Phosphor Games + The Dark Meadow = Unparalleled Gameplay = WIN! WIN!!
    I would like to play the game. Esp. I like the FPS games a lot. This packs Horror + FPS, it gets my top spot in FPS games..

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Anoop-C-Nair/100000252399777 Anoop C Nair

      All the best Dude..

  • Pedro Vinagre

    Great  MOVIE :D - and thansks that HE didin´t lie on it the game looks amazing

  • Christopher Lee

    Probably the frank narration-- it's simple, driving, and flat out interesting.

  • Antonius Harijanto

    A completely new level of tablet gaming! Magnificent graphics and details! I want to see the capabilities of NVDIA Tegra. I bet it's gonna be super awesome! Go NVIDIA!

  • Rnrlrn

    Looks like the best graphics on any tablet I've seen. Would love one to show off to my fruit-carrying sheeple friends. 

  • LaurentiuAmagdei

    Nice graphics! I can't wait to play it!

  • Shlomi m

    I like the picture of the puuurty Cameron Summerson (technically speaking, it's not from the teaser video so just to keep with the giveaway rules: I stoked about killing stuff w/crossbow).

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Boss-Ofal-Bosses/1679108401 Boss Ofal Bosses

     Seems to be a veeery good nightmare.I'm gonna be pissed if it only runs on tegra 3

  • Daniel Yeun

    Good to see such game in Android.

  • Kiroshiro

    The best part is that the guy should have lied to the main character just so that he would be able to survive and that it tempts you into the world of The Dark Meadow.

    Not to mention, who doesn't loved to be scared out of their wits a la Dead Space.

  • Pablings

    The graphics are amazing, and the atmosphere too... I can't wait..

  • AZBryan

    I wanna know what's in the black pool!!!

  • Belicov Alexei

    It's a magic...

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/IJYVCADO7GII3KGMAGTP6M54TQ Giuseppe Cosentino

    Great video, amazing graphics!

  • Joel

    I'm almost sure that I'll fail all my exams after the release of The Dark Meadow.

  • Ted

    As I sit here... I was wondering just how great the graphics will look and the sounds... coming from my game room.... hope the neighbors don't call the police.. hahaha

  • Vvcat

    Who can stop drug abuse among the creators of the game? ))

  • http://twitter.com/thirdian Thirdian

    Well, fir

  • http://twitter.com/kagdamir Damir

    oh, cool video with great graphics

  • brandon page

    finally gettig the dettail and feel of console gaming i see good things in store for andriod and ill be waiting.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003279938547 Igor Erilin

    The dark meadow is good sketch of his mobs, oppressiveatmosphere. Why then was reminded of TES and Amnesia when viewing trellira is said that this game will be at the same high level.Nsli have an opportunity to win a transformer prime, make sure you'll play on it in the dark meadow.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003279938547 Igor Erilin

    Thank you.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Роман-Запша/100000712801649 Роман Запша

    The fascinating plot, interesting the schedule, the pleasant interface - that else is necessary for good game? We wait for epic continuation)))) This is Dark Meadow!

  • Ive

    Game looks amazing an scary and i like it.

  • nickolaszev

    I love the atmosphere and the amazing graphics that contribute to that atmosphere that Nvidia delivers on that tablet!

  • Ahmad

    the overall graphics and room settings are creepy and awesome

  • http://www.facebook.com/joseph.lizama Joseph Lizama

    I would love to be able to play this game while I spend an hour during my break doing nothing but watch the cooking network in my company break room. I hate the cooking network. This would be a great way to kill some time. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002596899064 Eion Key

    it is the graphic, just like a desktop

  • Ondrej

    I love scary moments, so why don't enjoy it by new tablet? This game looks like the best horror game out there!

  • Temasek

    The graphics is just so amazing. What can i say...

  • AmericanScum

    Tablet gaming looks to be getting better by the month. Gotta get me some of that action. Plus, who doesn't like crossbows?

  • http://twitter.com/chadmd23 chadmd23

    I can't wait to show the quality of the graphics to all of those fanbois!

  • http://twitter.com/Punkscat Eker Wong

    think is good terror game 

  • http://twitter.com/jbkk13 Jenny Ann

    Wow, the graphics are unreal, even more so for a mobile device...I can't wait!

  • Dereck

    first-person Medieval weapons in a hospital simulator? I'm sold already.

  • http://www.facebook.com/augustine.correa Augustine Correa

    I should have lied to you but I love that its coming onto Android

  • Edwin

    Wow this game looks amazing. The story-line looks like it will be intriguing 

  • WMSoft

    Scary game! I must have it! I want it! I will have it! )

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/C32TSUNNTKYI7N2BSGDLLI47GA Lazy

    what a creepy game. it's like you enter a 'nightmare'. and i hope i won't meet freddy neither jason when playing this game :P
    At least i found a game that can makes me goosebumps but feels so curious in same time. Cos the character of this game (as i see in the trailer) is sooo cool. i called it artistic creepy creatures. it's damn cool.

  • ana3mic

    I'm most exited to see such awesome graphics on a mobile platform!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=5101314 Brad Bowermaster

    Awesome environments!

  • JoeRedPA

    Graphics look great, storyline is intriguing.

  • Sara Bressan

    The graphics are beautiful and it looks real.. I'm waiting for  the release of the game =)

  • http://www.magmadev.net/giorgio Giorgio Labs

    Graphic is wonderful, it's incredible to see things like this in a mobile device.. And also the story seems interesting! =)

  • http://twitter.com/fofunecember Олег

    It's beautiful!

  • http://twitter.com/BoazKE Boaz Nyaranga

    Terrifying? Maybe, though I'm excited about the graphics on a tablet, I can't wait. 

  • Sjoehest

    Like the amazing graphics. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tyler-MacPherson/100000951887023 Tyler MacPherson

    Fantastic graphics and art-direction, would love to have a Transformer Prime to play it on!

  • http://www.facebook.com/kenneth.heitmann Kenneth Heitmann

    The most exiting thing in The Dark Meadow teaser video is that it really shows what the 
    NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip is capable of. The graphics is amazing and the game runs smoothly. 
     Dark Meadow will definitely give a completly new gaming experience. The darkness in between the scenes to increase the horror creates a lot of tension, and it is definitely worth a try.     
    The Tegra chip has some real power, and maybe in a few years it will be able to defeat other high quality consoles.  

  • rizcool

    The graphic is very beautiful and the animation is stunning. I feel like i'm playing this game on my pc :D

  • Alexander

    good video and good game

  • Zemfira

    Excellent video. let's hope for new videos

  • Sergey

    More videos will soon be well, I played in it.

  • http://twitter.com/bradenbest Braden Bunce

    The video is about this awesome upcoming thriller of a FPS by Phospor Games, on the Android platform, available to people using the new NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor.

  • Executioner

    its like amnesia, wihch makes me very curious, i'd like to see this 

  • Franc

    Seriously, I got excited with the game after seeing the trailer, especially on how the game's narrative will turn out. I mean it's a sort of supernatural zombie game, and anything zombie excites my G-spot, with the gamer having the "narrator" as a partner. Now that may seem dull, until you realize that you don't know anything about your partner. And I think it's one of the great aspects of this game, that you are practically alone in that world, and then the only living creature you have access to has unknown and (which might-be) questionable motives. I think it's a #win! :D

  • adamryb

    That was pretty awesome. I'm most excited for the dark overtones of this game, looks like it will be an awesome game to play in the dark before bedtime!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001785523382 Steve Toes

    Looks pretty boss for an Android game. Would be nice for some proper horror games to come out on the platform.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jpospina8 Juan Pablo Ospina Arboleda

    In the teaser he didn't lie to me, so we can kick some asses now!

  • roweini

    Story line EPIC!
    LUV IT!!!
    WANT IT!!!
    DREAM IT!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/max.chen2 Max Chen

    I'm excited for the crazy graphics and I need something scary to keep me up for the summer break! :)

  • ob2012

    Makes it all worthwhile.

  • another581

    Yet, another chance to beat the crap out of that evil teddy bear from my nightmare...well at least with the latest technology in my hands

  • Juan Arroyo Flores

    Got to love supense, more so supenseful games like this one. I'll be waiting to get the s%*t scared out of me late at night with a brand new Prime :)

  • Frankie

    the graphics seem so smooth! What a wonderful job Nvidia and Phosphor.. can't wait to play it.

  • http://twitter.com/DeltaFiveNine Eric Prewitt

    Excited at the console quality of this game on Android.. Looks very nice. Lighting especially.

  • Joshua Barta

    The monsters are some serious nightmare fuel. I hope the narrator from the video plays a large part in the game, he seems like a great character. Can't wait to play!

  • Korrektor Foto

    I'm most exited to see such awesome hhgraphics on a mobile platform!

  • Primetime34

    The sweetest graphics on a tablet game that I have seen.  Sweet graphics make me want this for sure!!

  • Leslie

    The game overall looks amazing!

  • Julian

    I like that android games are becoming more like real console/PC games. Would love to win a Prime, so that I can play this game. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XNHPTPFTKWYN4UCWBSMCLLHRCI Kevin

    From the preview, it looks like the graphic looks most exciting to be honest. It will be more exciting to play with Tegra 3 processor tablet!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XXC4OULGR33R6AA57EU5BCF7EM Allen

    I am most excited about the details and clarity of this game. It is nice that android games are becoming like PC games like The Dark Meadow.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000590717897 Graham Healy

    What I like best about this game? Plenty of things. It's amazing how far gaming has come on the mobile platform. Look at them graphics, 3-4 years ago that would of been considered witchcraft! Also, it's a FPS horror. It's taken up a nice niche of the gaming market as there isn't many games on not just a good gameplay level but also on a beautiful graphics level. Harnessing all 4 of those tegra cores! (That thing has more cores than my damn desktop! Haha!)

  • Migs Calleja

    "I probably should've lied to you, shouldn't I?"

    Niiiiice. The narration really makes the video.

  • Dave C

    Love the trailer. Finally bringing back gaming to the hardcore fans (none of that angry-birds nonsense!)

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  • Kevin

    man this game looks great. I love crossbows. FPS games are the best. The gameplay will be amazing with these companies working together

  • Justiny9

    ... what i am exicted about the game: nothing. i can not just choose one part of the game. i need to choose ALL OF IT CAUSE IT'S SO AWESOMLY AWESOME!!!!!!!

  • Chris Miller

    Great graphics, free game, Prime Tablet.  Enough said.  

  • kazryv

    The graphics for this game look phenomenal... nice to see real games being made for Android.

  • http://www.facebook.com/josephgfx Joseph Exorcist

    Crossbow/Shiv style FPS is the way to go! Bring on the Undead? =]

  • Melissa Rideough

    I just can't wait to get into a hardcore game such as this. I haven't played a game in ages. The graphics look great. I think it's time to start playing some games again... but first I'll start with Diablo 3. This will be second. ;) Hahaha.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ricky-Hall/100003765709168 Ricky Hall

    The Graphics are amazing and finally they bring in a epic FPS with an Horror aspect.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Eric-Pilote/100000639416470 Eric Pilote

    Great graphics. Well done.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ncall87 Nathan Call

     Oddly enough I enjoyed the scene with the Wheelchair the most.  Beautiful graphics on a android device. 

  • ajm531

    Just the storyline itself from this less than a minute teaser really makes me want to play it. I really like the mystery type game(with a bit of horror in it).

  • Masterminded

    The gorgeous yet haunting scenery makes me wish I had Transformer Prime right now  

  • jdomann

    Killing everything with a shiv and a crossbow? yes please!

  • http://twitter.com/rbyrnes Rob Byrnes

    Yup, not sure if I'm excited in a good way, or excited at being creeped out, but the graphics have got me goin! Gameplay should be pretty sweet as well!

  • SK Tan

    The graphics looks as good as on my PC.... 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001486186649 Todd Roper

    Decent gameplay on an Android device, my twin 580's spoil me to the pc..

  • batye1

    graphics looks as good - I most liked the monsters - interesting and great characters design. I do like the narrator from the video teaser I hope he  is big part of  the game, he seems like cool dude :) . Can't wait to play!Hope to win

  • Marcbsilverman

    I'm excited to see The Dark Meadow using the full potential of the Tegra 3!

  • Chill4291

    The graphics in the video get me excited for the game! they are great. It would be awesome to win

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XSCQX6O7VJT7L5HJ4Z53UHIS64 Thomas

    I am most excite about playing The Dark Meadow on Tegra 3 Tablet!!!!

  • PetenMi

    Love the POV graphics on Dark Meadows which would look great on the Transformer Prime's ICS screen powered by the quad core Tegra 3.

  • sgo00usa

    I liked the narration most. Plus the look and feel of the game. Reminds me of the old Unreal days... :)

  • Waimee

    I don't normally play games on my tablet, but after watching the trailer I want play this game. The graphics are pretty sharp and the sound is good. It looks like will have which of twists that will make the game fun to play.