After all, someone's got to do it. This person was one of the first to test out a new and major GameSpot-related feature, whether it was the GameSpot message boards, GameSpot community tools or our former game server service, GameCenter. This emblem denotes someone who fearlessly led a charge against the first few bugs of a pre-launched product.
Readers' Choice 2004 Chooser
People's choice representative. All those who participated in GameSpot's 2004 Readers' Choice Awards will share this emblem, and have their collective decisions immortalized in those scarce few games that they rightfully placed among gaming's greatest.
Readers' Choice 2005 Chooser
Voted in 2005 Readers' Choice Awards.Administered to those who sounded off in GameSpot's 10th-annual Readers' Choice Awards, celebrating the best games of 2005.
Virtually There: E3 2006 Nintendo Conference
Virtually There: E3 2006 Nintendo Conference For tuning into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2006 Nintendo press conference on Tuesday, May 9. Super Mario Galaxy and Zelda: Twilight Princess for Wii announced!
Virtually There: E3 2006 Microsoft Conference
Virtually There: E3 2006 Microsoft Conference For tuning into GameSpot's broadcast of the E3 2006 Microsoft press conference on Tuesday, May 9. Halo 3 and Grand Theft Auto IV announced!
Readers' Choice 2007 Chooser
Official Participant in 2007 Readers' Choice Awards. In a year that could only be rivaled by 1998, this user made their voice heard in GameSpot's 12th-annual Readers' Choice Awards. . . Now known as "Best of."
Virtually There: E3 2009 Sony Conference
Virtually There: E3 2009 Sony Conference For tuning into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2009 Sony press conference on Tuesday, June 2.
Readers' Choice 2009 Chooser
Participant in 2009 Readers' Choice Awards. "Sure, that game is good... FOR BABIES!" "That game sucks! It doesn't even have online capture the flag!" "Barbie Horse Adventure: Riding Camp just lost so much of the magic that made Barbie Horse Adventure great." And so on. These intrepid readers braved the chaos of the Readers' Choice process and let their opinions be heard above the cacophony of argumentative commenters. Congratulations, voters!
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