Beat This Indie Reflex Game, Win US$10,000

It unlocks in the next couple of hours and it's got one, big, meaty hook. US$10,000.

That money could be transferred to your PayPal account. You just have to beat 60 challenges. Easy, right?

It's called Zero Reflex, and it's a game available on mobiles and Steam that unlocks in the next couple of hours. It's basically a bullet-hell game, except you're just tasked with evading the bullets and various projectiles that come flying in for as long as possible.

"Zero Reflex is a psychedelic evader which tests both your dexterity and your nerves in a fast-paced punishing environment that keeps pushing your limits. Zero Reflex puts 60 challenges in front of you. You have no save points and no excuses," the description shouts.

The trailer communicates precisely what we're dealing with, especially the basis for the whole "psychedelic" tag.

Throwing up US$10,000 is really the main appeal of this, however. I'm sure the developers know most people -- press included -- probably wouldn't take notice if something flashy wasn't on offer. Naturally, putting up prizes like that means there has to be a set of terms and conditions.

The T&C's only state that "you must be a resident of countries in which it is legal to organize such contest and win prizes based on such contests," meaning that Australians should be eligible. There is another note that "additional eligibility requirements" could apply to "a specific Contest", however. "A valid passport, visas and/or driver's licence will be required if the Contest prize includes travel outside the United Kingdom and/or car hire," clause 7 states.

Here's the part dictating how you win the US$10,000 though:

The first global player to finish the game in all its 60 challenges without cheating or hacking will be given the option to contact Adminde. Each entry of a finished game will be examined by Adminde. When Adminde establishes that the entry of a finished game was achieved without any cheating or hacking the winner will be announced and contacted.

The game's available for free on mobiles right now; we won't know whether that's the case on Steam until it unlocks. The T&C's are the same on mobiles as well, although I couldn't see any other information about what the contests in particular might be. (That might not pop up until the Steam version of the game is available, since the platform is listed in the T&C's.

Either way, there are plenty of people out there who like contests and like testing their reflexes. So why not give this a go? Would certainly make the daily commute go a little faster.


Comments

    A close look at their description on iTunes, where the game costs $4.49, suggests the prize is in fact $10.000 as opposed to $10,000.
    Even the video on the store has a full stop and not a comma

      Yep, it's written everywhere as "$10.000", I call shenanigans.

        T&C section on steam states "14. One grand prize winner will receive $10,000 transferred to his PayPal account." They do actually use a comma there.

      You do realise that in certain European countries, the comma and decimal point that separate out the digits in a large number are reversed to the UK system that Australia uses?

        That's fine, when you are advertising in a different region, you comply to their standards. If was to advertise in America about my marvelous colours, I would call them my marvelous colors because that's their standard

          But it is a world wide competition, not just limited to the US.

    Beat This Indie Reflex Game

    Do you even know the difference between 'reflex' and 'reaction'? Video games such as this requires fast reactions, and nothing to do with reflexes. Just because the title of the game includes the word 'reflex' does not mean that it has anything to do with reflexes.

    I already know I'm going to suck at this. For that much it must be bloody hard lol

    Why do i need good quality paper for this game? Can some one enwhiten me?

    Hey guys, @greenlego is actually right, we are not trying to fool you.

    In the promo images of the game you can see that it's written like this "$ 10 000" - so yes, we are absolutely giving out ten thousand US dollars to the first global player to complete the game.

    Good luck :)

      Your game is broken. Just left a Google Play review with the issues I encountered.

      So, Do we just complete 20 challenges on each mode?

      how can I contact you after I beat the game?

    There is much comments about comma or full stop... what about game? Is it fun game?

    @John C - I don't play too many mobile games, but it's not bad. Definitely addictive.

    Last edited 06/11/15 12:57 pm

    oooo I'm down to 10th place but I think someone already won :(

    Last edited 06/11/15 5:57 pm

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