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[Contest] Phosphor’s Epic Masterpiece Horn Released for Android – Win a Nexus 7 Tablet to Celebrate (Update: Winners Picked!)

Previewed back at Google I/O, Phosphor Game’s Horn has finally arrived for Android. If you didn’t know, Phosphor is the same team that brought us Dark Meadow, which is another epic piece of mobile gaming. Thankfully, Horn is no different. To get an idea of just how epic this game is, the additional download after the 8MB apk is installed is a whopping 1.8GB of data. If you’re on a tiered plan, you might want to find a WiFi spot for this one. 

Horn is set in a beautiful world. You play as a blacksmith’s apprentice who has awoken to find his homeland has been turned upside down and the only creatures you run into are gigantic robotic monsters. Of course, not many of these creatures are friendly and you must defend yourself and destroy the monsters. A little into the game, it becomes clear that these monsters are in fact, people who have been transformed into these abominations from a terrible curse and only you have the power to save them.

It’s been a great experience to play so far and I highly recommend it if that $7 price tag doesn’t scare you away. Either way, let’s get to why you’re really here. Contest rules and instructions on how to enter are down below.

Play Link ($6.99)

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To celebrate the release of Horn for Android, we’re partnering up with NVIDIA’s Tegra team to give away one of three Nexus 7 tablets to three lucky winners. Powered by NVIDIA’s quad-core Tegra 3 processor, mobile gaming is brought to a whole new level with stunning graphics and exceptional speeds on the Nexus 7. Want to win one of your own?

Update – Winners Picked:

Wow! What a huge turnout! With almost 3,000 entries counted, we have our three winners. BbyDol, Scottyb112, and onDroid. They will have 24 hours to claim their prizes. Thanks to everyone for making this a very successful giveaway!

How to enter:

1.  To enter, follow @droid_life and @NVIDIATegra on Twitter.
2.  Tweet out the following message:


Win 1 of 3 Nexus 7 tablets from @droid_life and @NVIDIATegra to celebrate Horn’s release onto Android – http://goo.gl/CxbrX

3.  In the comments below, tell us why you love gaming on your mobile device?



We will choose our three winners from the comments below tomorrow at 3PM PST (8/31/2012). Good luck!

Thanks goes out to NVIDIA for offering up the three Nexus 7 tablets.
  • darensdorff

    Here’s another shot in the dark to try and win something from this site…let’s see how it goes!

    I love mobile gaming, it allows me to do one of the things i love most, which is playing video games; anywhere I want! I dont need to be at home in front of my TV to play xbox, or in front of my PC, just to get my game fix on.

    Makes going shopping with the wife, just that much more bearable! hahaha

  • Jason Brown

    it’s portable, convenient, and easy to play games whenever you are on the go.

  • powerskc

    what’s not to love?

  • I love gaming on my mobile device because it’s a good way to kill my battery at the end of the day. 😛

  • Asimoalex

    well i like gaming on the go because it makes waiting for the bus or ride to work
    much more pleasurable and time consuming ….as long as its not a Freemium game anyway

  • I love to game because my galaxy nexus will sync with a new Nexus 7

  • chris boyer

    gaming on a tablet is nice because of the portability, so you can bring it anywhere

  • Franz

    I love it because it can be played anywhere! Even the bathroom!

  • gaming when I am bored in the airport or in a long line is a gift from the angels

  • Doug Plowden

    I like mobile gaming because of the convenience. When I am bored somewhere without entertainment and need to kill some time, what better way than to play a mobile game!?

  • Love gaming on mobile device because I can game while waiting at boring places like let say … DMV !!

  • Technique_AL

    What’s not to love about gaming anywhere, …anytime!!!

  • woot


  • kimcheequeen

    I love gaming on my phone because it makes the long bus ride home easier.

  • Bryan

    Because it’s Android and I can play anywhere!

  • tim_fjr

    I love gaming on android because I can truly game anywhere! (complete with funny looks from everyone else in the waiting room, in line, or where ever!)

  • Being able to game wherever you want and having something to do is important when theres a lot of downtime in life. It makes it easy to pass the time!

  • Mobile gaming is awesome because I still get to play games when my kids dominate the TV…

  • love the lack of cables when gaming on a mobile device easy to take on the go

  • jammin j

    Winning this and being able to Game on the Go would give me something to do on those car rides where it is scarier to watch the road in front of you (of course while someone else is driving).

  • samfitting

    I think tablet gaming is better than PC harming because it is more portabl

  • Wyveryx

    I love mobile device gaming that way if I’m stuck in the middle of traffic and can’t go anywhere, I can start shooting to all my delight. Of course the sound would be pumped through the car stereo so everyone could enjoy my slaughter!

  • blah

  • Because I can take it anywhere

  • I love gaming on mobile because it gives me a mobile way to neglect my responsibilities

  • MasterEthan

    I enjoy mobile gaming because I can easily play a game anywhere.

  • Timo

    I sit around and watch the phone, but no one’s calling
    Call me a nerd, call me what you will
    My mother says to get a job
    But I work down at the hobby shop
    When fakebook lost its fun
    I F***** GAME! (SG3)

    Bite my lip & close my eyes
    Horn has finality arrived
    powered by Nvidia’s Quad-Core chip
    the game it’s only 1.8gb
    download itttttttt.

    I got no motivation
    Where is my vacation
    No time for education
    Smokin’s my… inspiration


  • Matthew Diluzio

    I love mobile gaming because by definition, I can game anywhere.

  • I <3 mobile gaming because it brings a smile to my face and makes me a happier person

  • Dwe Husani

    Better than reading bad news about Apple’s flawed patent victory and all the ifanboys who have to respond…

  • Bodhiballer

    I love it for the “sit back” aspect, and the portability

  • JT

    I love playing games on my cell phone because it keeps me from having to do work!

  • Because I have nothing else to game on!

  • Because gaming is best when you can get away!

  • dieringer scott

    Because its portable Entertainment at the dullest moment of the day no matter where you are

  • jiro09

    i love gaming on the go and most mobile games are easy to pick up and put down. Very helpful for a busy parent/person.

  • @adammcneil78

    i don’t deserve to win however i would really really REALLY like to win. thank you.

  • Daniel Aceves

    please pick me . I love mobile gaming because you can play games where ever you are. I want to Nexus 7 love. pick me please.

  • Ethan

    I’m starting to really fall in love with touch-control gaming. I’ve been a console enthusiast, then a PC nut, and now I’m loving tablet gaming so much because of the precision!

  • huskerkate

    because i need something to distract me from the constant noise and bickering of my 3 kids! or, alternatively, i need something for my kids to do so they’ll be quiet and stop fighting!

  • Frank M

    I love gaming on my mobile device because sometimes you have to pass the time while waiting around or in bed before falling asleep!

  • I think for me the biggest reason is I can get away with it at work during breaks. Phone battery drains too fast and laptop isn’t inconspicuous enough.

  • Because DROID Does. Love my RAZR.


    Can you define gaming please? I want to be able to give the best answer possible in order to win.

  • SetiroN

    i love gaming on my android because… it’s the best time killer on the toilet.

  • Alex

    I love gaming on my galaxy nexus because I can play my favorite games anytime and anywhere when I’m bored or trying to kill time!

  • Royal2000H

    I love gaming on my mobile because it’s always with me! I whether I’m playing intense shooters or casual puzzles, I can immerse myself no matter where I am.

  • Chad Burton

    Because games rock! Plain and simple.

  • You can do it anywhere!

  • When the mood strikes, it’s good to have a device with you that can itch your scratch.