And so, another giveaway is in the books, and we are here to give a heartfelt congratulations to all five of the lucky – and determined – winners.

This Treasure Hunt giveaway contest, which so many of you participated in, absolutely exploded; we just can't believe how many people went searching for that hidden treasure chest. We have thousands upon thousands of articles in our database and the chest could've been in any one of them…it's a testament to the sheer number of people who searched that no chest stayed hidden for more than four or five hours. In fact, one or two were nailed within the first hour, which is downright incredible. You guys always step up to have fun in our giveaways (as evidenced by our MAG beta code giveaway , which resulted in around 750 new wallpapers uploaded to the site), and we appreciate it. And here are your five winners, in no particular order:

Kyle H. from PA

Frank O. from CT

Amy P. from MA

Jose M. from WA

Andre W. from CA

Ah, east and west; nice little representation there. Also, we hear there was some poetic justice involved; the very first member who responded to that contest article (and possibly the very first to start looking) did end up winning one of these coveted Fortune Hunter Editions. Isn't that nice? Anyway, SCEA now has all your information, winners, so you should be hearing from them shortly. As for the rest of you, we're sorry you didn't win but you did us proud. And hey, the more you participate like this, the more likely it is that Sony comes to us with more giveaway ideas, so it's definitely in your best interests to keep checking PSXE.

And by the way, there should be no unhappy gamers out there, not with the likes of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves on store shelves. It's one hell of an experience, and you can look for an editorial from me regarding this project's accomplishment.

Related Game(s): Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

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NoSmokingBandit
NoSmokingBandit
11 years ago

Im just curious, what articles were the chests hidden in?

EddPm6
EddPm6
11 years ago

thats what id like to know. it had to be luck because most people on here searched for over 12-14 hours with nothing. Also there should be a MW2:Prestige Giveaway. Yup whos with me?

yak4life85
yak4life85
11 years ago

The 4th chest was in the ps2 preview for Nobunaga's Ambition: Rise to Power.

@ Ben When do you think SCEA will actually ship them out?


Last edited by yak4life85 on 10/15/2009 3:32:56 PM

godsman
godsman
11 years ago

Im more curious how those damn chests look like.

Evil Incarnate
Evil Incarnate
11 years ago

Congrats to the winners! Now I just need you to send me your prizes to verify their authentic Uncharted 2 Fortune Hunter Editions.


Last edited by Evil Incarnate on 10/15/2009 3:01:26 PM

Zorigo
Zorigo
11 years ago

I too am involved in this complicated process.

JMO_INDY
JMO_INDY
11 years ago

Well I just want to congradulate everyone who won, and applaud the ones who tried. They were nobel efforts, and deserve praise. I saw comments like, "I stayed up 48 hours straight" and "I have a headache from all this searching". By stating these comments you've proven that you're willing to risk your health for a video game, and that shows commitment, and I can respect that.

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
11 years ago

Congratulations to all the winners.

I am very envious.


Last edited by TheHighlander on 10/15/2009 3:25:53 PM

Scarecrow
Scarecrow
11 years ago

Same

VERY VERY JEALOUS!

*psycho laugh*

www
www
11 years ago

Ditto ONLY I'm not jealous btw….

tridon
tridon
11 years ago

Congrats to the winners.

Any chances of Canadians being able to take part in the next contest?

Zorigo
Zorigo
11 years ago

and europeans to that list.

BrillantED
BrillantED
11 years ago

and south americans too!

EddPm6
EddPm6
11 years ago

International shipping is a biotch. At least that would be my reason

Gregory Freeman
Gregory Freeman
11 years ago

yeah… i found the fourth chest… pretty sure i was the first too….. but im canadian, so i didn't bother…

im glad canadians were accepted into the mag giveaway… cuz thats 1 beta i love =D

TEG3SH
TEG3SH
11 years ago

and europeans as well, i said it again cause i want some free stuff

mexgeo86
mexgeo86
11 years ago

nice job to the winners…now back to Uncharted 2 😀

yak4life85
yak4life85
11 years ago

As a winner thanks a lot guys. I did put in my time. As Ben said I was the first to comment on the initial article and that night I spent 5 hours looking for the first chest. The next day I only put in about an hour, just got lucky I guess.

Zorigo
Zorigo
11 years ago

well done yak, i wulda put in effort, but when i saw the US resident bit and the over 18 bit, i gave up. im neither.

kevinater321
kevinater321
11 years ago

Same here congrats though.

bOnEs
bOnEs
11 years ago

this is the second little contest i've been involved in (MAG being the other)… i must say ben, this one was quite creative… i didn't dedicate hours upon hours to searching, lol but i did put in a few 10 minute sessions…

i will look forward to any of your future contests, should be fun :)…

godsman
godsman
11 years ago

Now to hope that the Uncharted Beta will give the rest of us some luck.

Gregory Freeman
Gregory Freeman
11 years ago

when will we know about that anyways??

AshT
AshT
11 years ago

congrats guys….

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
11 years ago

You're going to have to change your username. Now.

Wage SLAVES
Wage SLAVES
11 years ago

Wow, douche bags tend to stand out quick. What an eyesore. On any other site this wouldn't bother me. Don't let it slide Ben…

cLoudou
cLoudou
11 years ago

Gratz to the winners

tlpn99
tlpn99
11 years ago

Congrats to the winners. The game is out here tomorrow 🙂

Question is though you win one of those babies do you put it up on ebay like that guy did $3,000+ last time I looked at it on ebay or do you keep it so you can play Uncharted 2 and look at all the goodies you got with it ? It's a hard one folks. What would you do ? Is it gonna get more rarere in the future as only 200 were made ?

TEG3SH
TEG3SH
11 years ago

sell the sucker get the normal one , and a new car 🙂

darthmaul1309
darthmaul1309
11 years ago

Thanks from another winner. The 3rd treasure chest was in the PS2 Transformers review. I must have gotten really lucky cuz I only spent about 1 hour total looking before I found the treasure chest. It is a hard decision, but I plan on keeping mine. I sure could use the money though!!

LegendaryWolfeh
LegendaryWolfeh
11 years ago

indeed, you can easily sell it for 3000$ on ebay ;D

Imagi
Imagi
11 years ago

Well done guys, you just got a slice of gaming history.

Nice one 🙂

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
11 years ago

To the winners: SCEA told me they'll be getting their stock of Fortune Hunter Editions to send out "soon," and they will contact you then.

realmadpuppy
realmadpuppy
11 years ago

I looked around for a little while but, I already have my copy of uncharted 2.

congratulations to all the winners.

NonProphet
NonProphet
11 years ago

Ben:

I would really appreciate an editorial on Uncharted 2. I'm almost done (22nd chapter), but I'm just totally blown away by the game. One of the awesome things about being a console gamer for 20 years or so is that you see is the rapid advancement and quantum leaps that games have taken over that period of time. To me, this game is a perfect representation of one of those leaps and I think it will be remembered as such.

But like I said, I'd enjoy getting your impression of all that, and the effect it will have, etc.

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
11 years ago

Oh, don't worry. It's a-comin'. 🙂

Actually, if you read my MGS4 editorial from last year, it'll be something along those lines.

Perry Katy
Perry Katy
11 years ago

Congratulations… LOL

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

Mmmm Katy.

Qubex
Qubex
11 years ago

Well done to the winners 🙂

From Q!

"i am home"

Solid Fantasy
Solid Fantasy
11 years ago

This hurts so much. I'm trapped in Utah for three weeks and I don't have my PS3 with me. I've been waiting for this game for so long and now I have to sit around and wait till I get home. Hope everyone else out there is having a great time with U2…fml.

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
11 years ago

yes congrats to the winners!

awesome give away i wish i could have gotten my hands on one of these but o-well, guess ill save up and find it on e-bay lol 😉

___________
___________
11 years ago

i still can not believe some one sold theres on ebay for 3.5K
i mean yes only 200 of them were made but you can buy a frigging car for that price.
or a les paul robot guitar

Nynja
Nynja
11 years ago

Congrats to the winners………….

i hate you……….

🙂