Namco Bandai Enslaves YouTube for Today Only


As part of a one-day mega-promotion with, Namco Bandai has taken over YouTube’s US homepage with a banner embedded at the top of the page hyping the upcoming release of Ninja Theory’s PS3 and Xbox 360 action/adventure game, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West.

For today — Tuesday, August 31st — only, the promotion is offering loads of exciting exclusive content, including game footage, free downloadable wallpapers and icons, and additional pre-order bonuses on top of the Ninja Monkey character skin currently offered with GameStop reservations. New customers who pre-order today and everyone who has already placed an online pre-order will receive, in addition to Ninja Monkey, a limited edition Enslaved t-shirt and an Enslaved comic book created by Marvel, together valued at $20.


Pre-order customers will receive the added benefit of a second entry into the “Dream Home Entertainment Center” sweepstakes Namco Bandai is also running with GameStop, with a fully furnished home entertainment center (TV, surround sound, choice of PS3 or Xbox 360, a limited edition Enslaved statue and a copy of the game) up for grabs as the grand prize.

The sweepstakes kicked off as of 12:00 AM Eastern today and will run through September 30th. Register your name, phone number shipping and email address here to enter the easy way. Then, should you want to increase your chances, you can always pre-order the game by end of today to get your name tossed into the hat twice.

I’ve registered — now it’s your turn to get Enslaved!

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