Enter our contest and get in on the cyberpunk bartending action by winning VA-11 HALL-A for Switch!

Kick back with a stiff drink for today’s contest for VA-11 HALL-A on Switch!

Hey, I’ve been waiting for this one for a long time! I’ve missed all of its prior releases, but now that it’s finally coming to Switch I think it’s time to pony up and get in on the cyberpunk bartender action.

You can get in on it now by winning your own copy of VA-11 HALL-A!

VA-11 HALL-A

Read an official synopsis because I’m too drunk to write one myself:

It’s 207X in Glitch City, a city boasting unparalleled technological advancements. However, residents suffer the effects of unethical nanomachine experiments and a corrupt government. To escape this sad reality, residents seek solace through android lovers, supersonic drone racing, or the bottom of a boozy glass.

Enter Jill, resident bartender at VA-11 HALL-A, Glitch City’s preeminent dive bar. She’ll pour drinks for a humanoid robot popstar, the editor-in-chief of a beloved magazine and his interns, law enforcement officials, and even a boy-crazy hacker. Meanwhile, they’ll pour out their souls.

VA-11 HALL-A  mixes alcohol with a dash of simple syrup and a hefty pour of point-and-click adventures: characters react to drinks served, with customers’ level of inebriation affecting the flow of the story. Serving drinks that suit patrons’ tastes gets Jill tips to pay her bills, but dissatisfied patrons may leave her to drown in her own sorrows.

Set the tone for the adventure by curating infectious electronic synthpop playlists for the jukebox. A dark, pixelated anime art style frames the laid back experience, adding to VA-11 HALL-A‘s immersive atmosphere.

If you haven’t played this one yet, you’ve at least heard about it. I’m getting thirsty just thinking about it!

How To Win

To enter to win your copy, make me a drink. Tell me the ingredients, how to make it, and what it’s called. I always draw winners at random, but today I’ll pick the best response as a winner and randomize the other one. Because I make the rules, and I’ve been drinking since 10 am!

We have two NA Switch copies to give out. Winners will be drawn on Thursday, May 9.

VA-11 HALL-A is available now for Nintendo Switch, and basically everything else. Head over to Destructoid for more chances to win!

Wes Tacos
I am Wes, and I like tacos. Community Manager for Enthusiast Gaming. Inventor of three different types of cheeses.

    19 Comments

    1. Alright here’s a drink. Although I do not drink alcohol im gonna make this one up. Take this drink in shot form for maximum effects.

      The Ultimate Victory Royal:

      You Need:

      1.) 3/4 SPIRYTUS Vodka (or any 90%+ proof vodka)
      2.) 1/4 Sprite
      3.) Squeeze a half a lemon and half a lime into the drink.
      4.) 1/2 a teaspoon of sugar
      5.) Mix it all up
      6.) Have fun and good luck!

    2. It’s called the horsefeather. 1 1/2
      ounces of rye whiskey, little bit of bitters, ginger beer, and some lemon. An ancient guy in a bar told me about it and it’s awesome.

    3. I have a drink called a WifePleaser, and it’s all done in an 8oz glass! You take half a glass of ice, 1/4 glass of your favorite vodka, and 3/4 glass of strawberry perrier (please note YOU MUST use perrier! If any other carbonated flavor water is used, get ready for an earfull from your one and only). Give the glass a quick stir and serve it up! Expect a happy spouse in your house 🙂

    4. Gin and Tonic with Cucumber
      Take a glass. Fill it with ice. Add muddled cucumber, 2 ounces of gin, and 2 ounces of tonic.

      Learned about adding cucumber from an old English recipe. Blew my mind.

    5. Name: chocolate milk

      Ingredients:
      •your favorite milk
      •Hershey’s(TM) brand chocolate syrup

      1.) pick your favorite glass (silly straw optional)
      2.) pour desired amount of milk
      3.) pour desired amount of syrup
      4.) stir until the milk turns brown
      5.) enjoy your chocolate milk 🙂

    6. Simple Fruity Cocktail

      Ingredients:
      1 1/2 Cups Pineapple juice
      1 Cup Apple juice
      1/2 Cup Orange juice
      Little bit of Lemon juice
      1/2 Cup Rum, divided

      Instructions:
      1. Mix everything up
      2. Chill
      3. Serve when ready in a cold glass

    7. the “champagne margarita i make occasionally”

      ingredients:
      1/3 cup tequila
      splash of citrus liquor of choice and lime juice
      1 cup champagne
      lime slices and sugar for rim

      directions:
      stir all the ingredients together
      rim glasses with sugar
      serve drinks with the lime slices

    8. The Melee Experience

      – 1 can of Monster Energy Drink
      – 1 can of Old Spice spray deodorant
      – 1 oz of parental dissapointment
      – 1 cup of refusing to move on
      – 1 shot of EVO drama
      – A dash of grassroots origins
      – A ton of elitism

      Blend all the ingredients except for the Old Spice spray, since you will willfully ignore it.

      Serve in a martini glass.

      Decorate with a crab from Maryland.

      Enjoy!

      Please don’t kill me, Melee fans

    9. The Weird Taco: juice a whole taco in the blender. Add vodka 50-50. Pass through a sieve. Sprinkle with lemon, salt and onion tears. Serve with ice.

    10. the London Jackass

      it’s a London Mule with a small splash of absinthe:
      – 2 oz. gin (barrel-aged gin works nicely if you’re more of a brown-liquor person)
      – 3 oz. ginger beer
      – juice from half a lime
      – small splash of absinthe (or more if that’s your thing)

    11. The OG Fourloko

      Ingredients:
      1. One can of Fourloko (Any flavor will do, but Fourloko Gold gives more respect points).
      2. One five-hour energy drink
      Steps:
      1. Open the can of Fourloko. Pour in the five-hour energy drink.
      2. Swirl the can to properly mix the concoction.
      3. Enjoy!

    12. Frozen Mind Flayer

      – 1 Giant Mug
      – 1 bottle Orange Soda
      – vanilla ice cream
      – 1 bottle of rum (or Volka)
      – whipped cream
      – bag of frozen mixed berries

      Take the mixed berries and toss them in a blender and blend them till it’s a purple goo. Suggest letting them thaw for a bit for better effect

      mix the orange soda and the rum in the mug (Best option would be 3 parts rum 5 parts soda). Add the ice cream and Whipped Cream, make an orange float.

      Take the now Purple Goo of the mixed barriers and pour it onto the float. Let it infect the drink and take it over.

    13. The “Get Up and Go”. Tequila will be used as the base, Mix and mash some shaved Habanero peppers, sliced figs and prunes, onions and garlic and a spoonful of baked beans. Add the ingredients to the tequila and dance the “Macarena” until they’re all mixed. You may “Get Up” when mixing it but you certainly won’t stay down for long.

    14. The “Get Up and Go”. Tequila will be used as the base, Mix and mash some shaved Habanero peppers, sliced figs and prunes, onions and garlic and a spoonful of baked beans. Add the ingredients to the tequila and dance the “Macarena” until they’re all mixed. You may “Get Up” when mixing it but you certainly won’t stay down for long.

    15. Peppermint Patty
      Ingredients
      6oz (180ml) whole milk
      2 tablespoons dark hot cocoa
      1oz (30ml) peppermint schnapps
      1/2oz (15ml) creme de cacao
      1/2 barspoon of creme de menthe
      Boozy enhancement: 1.5oz (45ml) of brandy
      Steps
      Step 1: Combine milk and cocoa, stir and bring to a boil
      Step 2: Immediately remove from heat and add to a mug
      Step 3: Add in the rest of the ingredients, stir, and serve

    16. Strawberry Coke
      Fill drink cup up 3 fingers with ice.
      Cover with strawberry drink of your choice.
      Fill the rest with Coke.

      Alternatively, here’s an alcoholic favorite brought to my attention via Man down Under, and MASH:
      The zombie

      Zombie glass
      1 1/2 oz Puerto Rican golden rum
      1 1/2 oz Jamaican rum
      1 oz demerara 151 rum
      1/2 oz Donn’s Mix (2:1 mix of grapefruit juice & cinnamon syrup)
      1/2 oz velvet falernum
      3/4 oz lime juice
      1/4 oz grenadine
      2 dashes absinthe
      1 dash angostura bitters
      Preparation
      Mix ingredients in a shaker with ice. Pour into tiki mug filled with crushed ice.
      Notes
      Because of the high proof rum, this cocktail could be lit if desired.

      1. Yo, shoot me an email at [email protected] with a screen shot of your Disqus notification of this response. You won!

    17. Tears and Beers: 1. Open beer. 2. Spill said beer. 3. Add tears.

    18. Enhanced Rum & Cola

      Ingredients
      1oz (30ml) of light rum
      75oz (22.5ml) of cola syrup -Simmer cola in saucepan until it is reduced to 1/6 volume-
      -Or purchase some cola syrup-
      1 barspoon of fernet
      4oz (120ml) of sparkling wine
      1 dash of angostura bitters
      1 lemon

      Steps
      1. Add all ingredients except sparkling wine to a double old fashioned glass with a large ice cube
      2. Stir in the glass while topping with champagne
      3. Express the lemon oils over the top
      4. Enjoy!

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