Star Trek Avatar Contest in PlayStation Home
Following the success of competitions run in Second Life, we are today launching the first avatar competition in PlayStation Home, to celebrate the release of Star Trek and our shiny new Starfleet uniforms, available now in the Threads Store.
See below for all the details....
Paramount Pictures International announces a unique in-world competition in Sony PlayStation Home (SCEE only). In the run up to the highly anticipated worldwide release of STAR TREK on May 8th 2009, Home users are invited to create look-alike avatars for leading characters Kirk, Uhura, and Sulu using the character customization tools and the official Starfleet uniforms now available for free in the Threads Store in PlayStation Home.
Three competition winners, one per best avatar likeness of each character (Kirk, Uhura, and Sulu), will be announced on Friday May 8th 2009 on the Silverscreen blog and the SCEE PlayStation Home forum. Each winner will receive an exclusive Star Trek trophy to display in their virtual apartments in PlayStation Home. On Sunday 10th [UPDATED], there will be a celebration at the STAR TREK Party in Home where all attendees wearing the Starfleet uniforms will have a chance to grab some exclusive STAR TREK gifts.
HOW TO ENTER
1. Collect the STAR TREK Starfleet uniforms now available for free in the Threads Store in PlayStation Home.
2. Create a look-alike avatar for only one of the STAR TREK leading characters Kirk, Uhura, or Sulu using the character customization tools in PlayStation Home. Reference images can be downloaded here
3. Using a digital camera, take three pictures of your avatar on screen: one close-up headshot, one side-on headshot and one full length body shot.
4. Upload your three images to Flickr, tag them "Star Trek Avatar Contest", make sure to fill out the picture descriptions with your PSN ID, and submit them to the following Flickr group. Once approved, they will appear in the group pool and you are officially entered into the competition.
5. Entrants are asked to submit one entry (Kirk, Uhura, or Sulu) by the deadline of 7pm GMT, Friday. May 1st 2009. A winner will be chosen for each character and announced on Friday May 8th 2009 on the Silverscreen blog and the SCEE PlayStation Home forum.
Email – silvercreen [at] theppc.com