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This Week in Raptr: Grid 2 Q&A, Team Fortress 2 Game Night, Community Highlights

Welcome to This Week in Raptr, your weekly summary of upcoming community events and top discussions happening on Raptr.com!

Raptr Q&A: Grid 2

GRID helmet

This Friday, February 1, Raptr will have a Q&A session with the folks behind Codemaster’s upcoming racer Grid 2. Producer Iain Smith and Senior Games Designer Ross Gowing will be on hand to answer all of your questions regarding this upcoming game, its “TrueFeel” handling system, and anything else that may come to mind.

The best questions will win copies of F1 Race Stars (PS3) and F1 2012 (Steam). The grand prize winner will nab themselves their very own Grid race helmet!

Raptr Game Nights: Blacklight Retribution Recap and Team Fortress 2

This past Friday, Raptr had a Blacklight Retribution Community Game Night that was absolutely jumping. Not only was the room full the whole night with upwards of 25-30 players joining in, but we had some stellar Team Deathmatch and Domination battles. Those who still want to play can join one of Raptr’s premium servers for Blacklight Retribution from now until February 1.

This Friday, February 1, Raptr will have a Team Fortress 2 Community Game Night. Whether you support the Red team or Blue, sign-ups for this F2P FPS will be available soon!

Raptr Contests: Far Cry 3 Gameplay Challenge and Black Ops II Emblem Contest

Raptr’s Far Cry 3 Gameplay Challenge has just ended! Those who reached a “Dedicated” rank or above in Far Cry 3 can get a chance to win one of 300 Deluxe Bundle DLC packs (100 codes for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360, each)! Raptr will be announcing the winners soon.

Those with a creative spark still have time to enter Raptr’s Black Ops II Emblem Contest. Share your emblem designs for a chance to win a Raptr T-shirt and dino plushie! But get your entries in soon — the contest ends Friday, February 1.

Community Highlights

The majority of gamers could be women by the end of 2013 by jordon987
A recent BBC report states that the majority of people who play video games could be women by the end of the year in the United Kingdom. Raptr user jordon987 has simply posted the story, but the topic has sparked a number of different discussions.

Is it just me, or did Borderlands 2 stray away from what made it…Borderlands? by DopeMan420
The Borderlands franchise has legion of fans, but Raptr user DopeMan420 feels like his adventures in Pandora were better the first time around. Which title in the series do you feel reigns supreme?

If you had the chance to pick the perfect DLC pack for Skyrim, what would it contain? by RondoMachete
Previous Skyrim DLC gave us the ability to raise families, ride dragons, and do all manner of cool stuff. The question is, what do you want to see added to the ever-growing world? Raptr user RondoMachete wants to know.

How did you first die in Minecraft? by frozenrazzer
The world of Minecraft is a dangerous one, with death (and Creepers) around every corner. Death might be inevitable, but no two people bite it the same way. Raptr user frozenrazzer wants to know what your first time was like.

Blacklight Retribution Hunger Games by jasonninjaaa
Raptr user jasonninjaaa is looking to channel the spirit of The Hunger Games in Blacklight Retribution. A battle royale where the last man standing wins could be interesting; are there any volunteers?

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