Happy Halloween! The spookiest most cavity-inducing holiday of the year, you probably haven’t gone half an hour today without hearing about some sort of ghost, goblin or undead fiend. It makes sense then that, Secret Base, the developer of the arcade-y, zombie slaying beat ’em up Devil’s Dare has launched a Halloween-y competition that gives gamers a chance to win $666. There’s also the chance to be featured in the game, immortalised forever. Read on to find out how to nab some extra cash and a place in history.
Devil’s Dare Competition: Terms, Conditions Etc., Etc.
As per the competition’s official page, to enter you actually have to own a copy of Devil’s Dare. The game is all about trying to stave off perma-death with upgrades and revives and racking up a stonking great high score so naturally, that’s what you have to do to win.
There are four leaderboards for you to rank on (single player, 2 player co-op, 3 player co-op, 4 player co-op) and your position is determined by the amount of in-game money you have when the game ends. It’s automatically submitted to the leaderboards (which have been reset today to give everyone a shot at winning) and the person who is #1 by the challenge’s end nabs themselves $166.50 to do whatever the hell they want with. You can even win more than once (including the full $666) if you rank on multiple leaderboards, which is pretty nifty.
The top spot also sees winners appear as a statue in the final Devil’s Dare level, while 2nd placers appear as a living character, 3rd placers appear as a dead one and 4th-10th placers win another copy of the game. You could probably pass that last one off as an early Christmas present.
The competition runs from the 31st of October (right now) until the 9th of November, 23:59:59 Pacific Time. Click here for Ts, Cs and legal gubbins.
Devil’s Demo Out Now
Not played the game? Still deciding on whether you should buy a copy or not? Fret no longer! Secret Base have also put out a free Devil’s Dare demo for you to get your mitts on.
In the demo (available from the game’s Steam page) an entire level is available, along with all four characters each available to play in up to 4 player co-op. That includes mech-suited badass Queenie (my personal favourite) if you’re up for a powerful female character to play as, but her axe, sword and sai-wielding counterparts can make light work of enemies too.
Devil’s Dare is available on PC now.