Summer E Games 2010
2010 Summer E Games "Legacy Battle"

Jeff Palumbo | 16 Aug 2010 16:00
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Some games are so good they are given one sequel (or two, or three), while others have such an amazing story, only a spin-off will quench the thirst for more. Either way, these series of games become legacies for developers, publishers and more importantly, us, the fans. There is only one way to decide who the favorite is ... Legacy Battle!

The Legacies

From a list of 100 of the greatest series of all time, members of The Escapist community have chosen their top 32 to be part of this event.

Half-LifeFalloutZeldaMario
PokemonMass EffectBioshockLeft 4 Dead
The Elder ScrollsStar WarsAssassin's CreedGrand Theft Auto
Team FortressHaloFinal FantasyDragon Age
StarcraftDiabloSmash BrothersMetroid
WarCraftCivilizationAge of EmpireFable
God of WarMetal GearCommand & ConquerCall of Duty
Resident EvilGears of WarDoomStar Fox

The Rules


You must be a member of The Escapist to participate. If you aren't already, please sign up HERE

We are going to have 5 rounds of voting.

  • Round 1: August 16th through 18th (around noon EST)
  • Round 2: August 19th and 20th (around noon EST)
  • Quarterfinal Round: August 23rd and 25th (around noon EST) See the brackets and begin your voting here
  • Semifinal Round: August 25th and 27th (around noon EST)
  • Final Round: August 27th through 29th at 11:59 EDT

You are allowed to cast your vote for your favorite legacy only ONCE, so choose wisely. The round match-ups will be posted in the Summer E Games Forums, where you will also be able to chat and root for your favorite legacy! You can now also vote directly from the bracket itself by clicking here.

There is also going to be a badge given out for this event for voting in EVERY MATCH-UP. So, keep coming back and make sure you vote in them all! And please remember, this is for fun!.

Warning ... Please Read


While we want you to support your favorite legacy, we WILL NOT accept bashing of other people or who they support. A good rule of thumb to go by: If you are thinking about saying something negative, step away from the keyboard. Debate is fine, but some people don't understand HOW to debate, so better to just leave it alone. Failure to follow this simple rule will get you banned from EVERY SUMMER E GAMES EVENT and ALL MEDALS WILL BE STRIPPED.

Legal

By participating in this contest, contestants grant Themis Group, Inc. the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including, without limitation, the World Wide Web, at any time or times, the contestant's name, as news or for public information and education without additional consideration or compensation. Any entry becomes the property of Themis Group, Inc. and will not be returned. Entrants surrender copyright and all interests therein of their submissions to Themis Group, Inc. with the understanding that the materials may be used for promotional purposes.

By participating in the contest, you acknowledge that you have reviewed and agree to Themis Group, Inc.'s privacy policy.

Employees of Themis Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries or affiliates, and any family members and/or household members of these employees, are excluded from the contest.

Entrants release Themis Group, Inc. and its respective parent divisions, affiliates, officers, subsidiaries, agents, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of this giveaway from and against any liability with respect to or in any way arising from this contest and the awarding and use of the prizes.

Tampering with the giveaway in any manner is prohibited. Themis Group, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether the contest has been tampered with. Themis Group, Inc. reserves the right to disqualify any entrant it suspects or has determined, in its sole discretion, has tampered with the promotion or submitted multiple entries. If Themis Group, Inc. determines that the contest has been tampered with, it reserves the right to terminate the contest without awarding any prizes. Themis Group, Inc. shall not be responsible for any entry not received due to network outages; failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; online failures; hardware, software or other technical malfunctions or disturbances; or any other communications or transmission failure.

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