hesel's's Gamespot Rank

Level: 56 (75%)
Rank: Mr. X
Points: 2577135

hesel's Emblems

  • Vote Rocker

    For exercising one's inalienable right to vote. Rock on!

  • Voted Twice

    For exercising one's inalienable right to vote. Not once, but TWICE! Rock on!

  • Tagger Maker

    Tagger Maker Awarded to those who've used the tagging system a good deal, enabling themselves and others to make it easier to find certain content.

  • Public Access

    Public Access For successfully posting a user video. You're on the air! Don't waste it!

  • Video Blogger

    Video Blogger Because literacy is so totally old-fashioned.

  • Speed Runner

    Speed Runner For showing remarkable feats of gaming skill... or at least being shady enough to steal someone else's and uploading them as your own.

  • Walking Commercial

    Walking Commercial For providing access to more commercials that don't necessarily suck.

  • MK Scream It Contest

    MORTAAAAALLLLL KOMBAAAAAAAATTT! Those who voted for the best and the worst videos received an emblem for being vital contributors to the MKA Scream It Contest.

  • I voted

    For casting your vote, here's a brand-new emblem to add to your collection. By exercising your right to vote, you've contributed to the site by letting the whole world know about what GameSpot readers really think. Make your voice heard! Vote early and vote often!

  • Biological Warfare

    Down With the Sickness! This user spreads the GameSpot virus among the masses, infecting the Internet with gaming goodness wherever he travels.

  • Regular Gumshoe

    Elementary, my dear Watson. This aspiring detective went above and beyond the line of duty to provide feedback on Scavenator, GameSpot's scavenger hunt game.

  • Avatar in a bottle!

    Sailing the seas of artistry. This person helped others spice up their forum posts by designing avatars for GameSpot's community. No matter which bottle ye open, there's a treasure in every one!

  • Technosaprotroph

    Look at what we have here... Unlike real world scavengers, these players find and consume tokens. This emblem is awarded for completing the first Scavenator game on GameSpot.

  • Radio Star!

    Video? Pah! This selfless user has added to GameSpot UK by contributing content to the GSUK podcast, and got their name on the air.

  • Virtually There: E3 2007 Nintendo Conference

    Virtually There: E3 2007 Nintendo Conference. Awarded for waking up early/ditching work to tune into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2007 Nintendo press conference on Wednesday, July 11.

  • Virtually There: E3 2007 Sony Conference.

    Virtually There: E3 2007 Sony Conference. Awarded for skipping lunch to tune into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2007 Sony press conference on Wednesday, July 11.

  • Tokyo Game Show 2007

    Virtually There: Tokyo Game Show 2007. For tuning in during GameSpot's live coverage of the 2007 Tokyo Game Show, which took place on September 20-23. We all know you only wanted to see the cosplayers anyway.

  • Competition Welder

    The Arc of welding. This user contributed in helping GameSpot out in some way. Anything from creating graphics all the way to competitive formats for game nights or tournaments. These people were hand selected for their helpful contributions and will forever hold their emblem of a Competitive welder.

  • BlackSite Badge

    Highly classified. Users who tuned in to our BlackSite: Area 51 Live Xbox 360 Demo Preview were awarded this snazzy emblem.

  • 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."

  • Fear the Reaper

    What does this button do? Bearers of this emblem managed to complete the Scavenator session of September '07 with some impressive times. Live long and scavenate!

  • Ticket Holder

    I Wanna Rock This user tuned in for the live broadcast of the Guitar Hero III tournament. Whether they love to watch tournaments or they can't get enough rock, we may never know.

  • Virtually There: E3 2008 The Big Three Conferences

    Virtually There: E3 2008 The Big Three Conferences For tuning into GameSpot's E3 2008 live broadcast of all three of the manufacturer press conferences (Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft) on July 14-15. That's dedication.

  • Virtually There: E3 2008 GameSpot Show Future Outlaw

    Hey Louie, the man is dry. Give him one on the house, OK? These special viewers caught all three days of GameSpot's live stage show at E3 2008. They braved the good and saw the best to be the straightest shooters around. This emblem is on the house.

  • Halloweenmania Scavenger

    Elementary, my dear pumpkin! Participants in our Halloweenmania scavenger hunt have a sharp eye, a strong knowledge of games, and a real talent for sleuthing. It also helps that they ain't 'fraid of no ghost.

  • The Dread Hallowiener

    Beware the telltale ketchup trail, of weapons you may not avail, the fear casts every face in pale, the Hallowiener comes. There is no appeasing the sausage king, in lederhosen he will bring, terror and out the screams will ring, the Hallowiener comes! So lock yourselves inside a room, while just outside his specter looms, that meaty scent which spells your doom, the Hallowiener comes.

  • Gears of War 2 Marathon

    It's a bloodbath out there. Proud recipients of this emblem immersed themselves in our Gears of War 2 gameplay marathon. The rubber duckie was optional.

  • Quick Change Artist

    Things Change, People Change Awarded for helping to keep a GameSpot review accurate long after it was originally published. This user suggested an After the Fact update that was subsequently checked out and added to the review of the game in question. Proof that people notice when games change.

  • Animal Crossing City Folk Live Gameplay Marathon

    Tom Nook's Still a Crook! This faithful person joined us for our live gameplay marathon of Animal Crossing City Folk. We dug up fossils together, fished together, and delighted in all things Animal Crossing.

  • PoP-o-Matic Emblem

    You're not my donkey Like a hand-drawn helper, these users reached out and helped the prince to have an audience for his big gameplay marathon debut.

  • Delicious Thanksgiving

    What's tastier than a GameSpot Thanksgiving? Nothing, that's what! This emblem signifies a user who consumed our content, helped vote for contest winners, and is still suffering from a turkey coma to this day.

  • Readers' Choice 2008 Chooser

    Participant in 2008 Readers' Choice Awards. This user was caught spray painting GameSpot's wall! Or, maybe he/she voted in GameSpot's 13th-annual Readers' Choice Awards known as Best of 2008.

  • Game Night 2009 Celebration

    FIRST in 2009! Participants in our first game night of 2009 were able to defeat zombies in Left 4 Dead or they picked some zombie brains in the game night 2009 celebration trivia.

  • Webby Awards People's Voice 2009 Voter

    It's all because of you. No, really! Thanks to you, the community, GameSpot took home the 2009 People's Voice Webby Award for Best Games-Related Website. Take that, Internet!

  • Remarkable Member

    GameSpot stamped me as remarkable! GameSpot members who frequently contribute to the site are remarkable! Those featured in the member spotlight are hand picked. Hats off to borninvincible for creating the emblem.

  • Virtually There: E3 2009 Day 1

    In the future, robots have come to dominate humankind. These users tuned in to Day 1 of GameSpot's E3 2009 coverage. They loudly proclaimed, "Show me the future...of gaming!"

  • Virtually There: E3 2009 Day 2

    The great rebellion of human vs robot has begun! These users tuned in to Day 2 of GameSpot's E3 2009 coverage. They've seen glimpses of their gaming future, but they know the battle has only just begun.

  • Virtually There: E3 2009 Day 3

    Humans have triumphed against robots, but it seems we are the greatest monsters of all. These users tuned in to Day 3 of GameSpot's E3 2009 coverage. They've seen their entire gaming future revealed before their eyes...but the long wait to play those games might drive them mad!

  • 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.

  • Virtually There: E3 2009 Nintendo Conference

    Virtually There: E3 2009 Nintendo Conference For tuning into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2009 Nintendo press conference on Tuesday, June 2.

  • Virtually There: E3 2009 Microsoft Conference

    Virtually There: E3 2009 Microsoft Conference For tuning into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2009 Microsoft press conference on Monday, June 1.

  • First espisode of TOTS!

    What? OTS is evolving! OTS evolved into TOTS! This savvy user watched the first episode of our newly transformed On the Spot show called Today On the Spot; short for TOTS.

  • Greatest Game Hero Preliminary Voter

    This emblem shows that you got into GameSpot’s Greatest Game Hero competition on the ground floor by voting for the 10 additional characters added to the main list. Rock the vote!

  • Greatest Game Hero Bracket Submitter

    This emblem shows that you’ve submitted a bracket for GameSpot’s Greatest Game Hero competition. Let’s get in there and fight!

  • 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!

  • Box Art Aficionados

    Saving the game boxes from extinction! Box Art Aficionados remember when games only came in boxes. To celebrate packaging while we can, this GameSpot member participates in a monthly activity in the General Games Discussion board called Box Art Hunt!

  • Game Developers Conference 2010

    Virtually There: Game Developers Conference 2010. 'cause you were totally there, but not really. Emblem holders watched and discussed at least 1 of 4 GameSpot GDC shows.

  • Game Night 2010 Celebration

    FIRST in 2010! Participants in our first game night of 2010 were able to frag other GameSpotters in Quake Live on Saint Patrick's day or they picked some Quake Brains by participating in the game night 2010 celebration trivia.

  • Visual Street Team

    Visual Street Team. So you're surfing the internets, and you come across a video or screenshot that you think the world can't live without? You found that random, rare video or screenshot on a game publisher or developer website that you don't think anyone has seen? Are you astounded that these visuals are NOT on GameSpot.com for the world to see? Join the Visual Street Team, and be a part of something bigger than yourself! Be a contributor! Earn an Emblem! Yeah!

  • Valentine's Day Workshop

    Read it and weep! Beware of these GameSpotters who spawned Hallmark moments with their creative Valentine's Day e-cards. Those who participated in creating Valentine's Day e-cards were both naughty and nice, and they certainly aren't afraid to share their feelings with other GameSpotters!

  • TOTS Hashclown

    Gotcha! These brave viewers watched and discussed the April Fools' Day 2010 episode of Today on the Spot. Were they fooled? Did they really think GameSpot had moved into THE THIRD DIMENSION?! Hard to say. But we thank them for their viewership anyway! As a reward, here is a picture of a moderately creepy clown, who is edible. Meet Mr. Hashclown!

  • April Fools!

    You've been spazzed!! You participated in an epic 2010 April Fools joke hosted in GameSpot's Off-Topic forum, involving two moderators spazzx625 & solidruss, whether you thought this prank rocked, or you thought it sucked rocks, you were still involved in the prank of the century! April Fools!

  • Game Expert

    Here to save the day! Game Experts are knowledgeable and skilled masters in at least one game and have proven this by unlocking at least 75% of the achievements available for it. If you've ever got a question, a Game Expert's usually a good person to ask.

  • 100% Club Member

    The best of the best of the best, sir! Unlocking every achievement available for a game is a task that only the most dedicated of players complete, and for that we salute you.

  • E3 2010 Microsoft Conference Attendee

    I was there for Microsoft's E3 2010 press conference! No really, I was. I even saw it live, with the Kinects and the Halos, and I've got this sweet achievement to prove it!

  • E3 2010 Nintendo Conference Attendee

    I was there for Nintendo's E3 2010 press conference! No really, I was. I even saw it live, with the 3DSs and the Metroids, and I've got this sweet achievement to prove it!

  • E3 2010 Sony Conference Attendee

    I was there for Sony's E3 2010 press conference! No really, I was. I even saw it live, with the Moves and the Killzones, and I've got this sweet achievement to prove it!

  • E3 2010 Box Seats

    An undiscriminating press conference viewer. These GameSpot members couldn't get enough of the sales recaps and the new game announcements of the E3 press conferences, and so they watched them all live (and not just the big three either)!

  • E3 2010 Early Bird

    Stays up late--sometimes! These GameSpot members tuned in to a live episode of Tonight on the Spot during E3 2010 to catch some of LA's nightlife.

  • E3 2010 Night Owl

    Because sleep is for the weak. These GameSpot members couldn't get enough of the E3 nightlife and watched three episodes of Tonight on the Spot live.

  • E3 2010 Groupie

    We built it and you came. The GameSpot E3 stage show is where it's at, and these members proved it by showing up for one day of our live broadcast.

  • E3 2010 Roadie

    The world's best roadie, and E3's only hope. These dedicated GameSpot members watched all three days of the E3 2010 stage show live, proving that metal never dies.

  • E3 2010 Tourist

    You're a tourist. I saw you at E3. These GameSpot members joined us live for a day as we crawled the E3 show floor with our interactive LiveCam Tour.

  • E3 2010 Vacationer

    Virtually there the whole time. For these GameSpot members, it wasn't enough to see E3--they had to experience it live. With the LiveCam Tour, they were able to do just that for three whole days!

  • E3 2010 Special Agent

    Please, just call me York. That's what everyone calls me. These insatiable GameSpot members saw every press conference, caught three episodes of Tonight on the Spot, and were there for all three days of the LiveCam Tour and E3 Stage Show when they were all live! They're true heroes, right, Zach?

  • E3 2010 Ballot Stuffer

    Because voting once is never enough. These highly dedicated fans led their own successful grassroots campaign of one and voted in every single category of the Best of E3 2010 Awards.

  • Comic-Con 2010 Pixel Watcher

    FACT: Pixels are the building blocks of life. These GameSpot members tuned in to watch all the pixels that collectively made up the faces of our Comic-Con stage show guests and the games that they showed off during at least one-sort-of-live broadcast.

  • Greatest Game Villain Bouncer

    Because we can't just let anyone in. This user voted in the All Time Greatest Game Villain wild card round to help determine the final ten villains to join the battle royale.

  • Greatest Game Villain Henchman

    Hey, everyone's got to start somewhere. These loyal minions created a bracket to guess at who is the most vile of them all. Let's hope they don't get caught betting against their overlords!

  • Greatest Game Villain Malevolent Monet

    Awarded for absolutely terrifying brushwork. These evil artists won the user fan kit competition.

  • Greatest Game Villain Loyal Minion

    Amplifying word of mouth by motivating influencers in the social graphspace. These faithful servants helped to spread the word about the Greatest Game Villain competition by sharing their votes or brackets by Facebook...evilly.

  • PlayStation Move

    The Now Playing Mover For watching and chatting during the live broadcast of GameSpot's Now Playing PlayStation 3 Move marathon weeks before it was released!

  • Crypt Crawler

    I went game hunting in GameSpot's spooky crypt! In celebration of Halloween we remembered numerous spooky games in a monthly Box Art guessing activity held in the General Games Discussion forum.

  • Celebrity Costume Designer

    A celebrity in a costume is the ultimate antidote for laughter. In celebration of Halloween, this GameSpot member designed a costume for a celebrity. The costume was shared among the Off-Topic forum to give everyone the chance to participate in a celebrity guess game!

  • Mind Readers

    Imagining that thou hast discovered a name - thou art a mind reader. In celebration of Halloween, this GameSpot member participated in a celebrity costume guessing game held in the Off-Topic forum!

  • FrankenTOTS

    Mwahahaha! From the dark places at the back of your fridge creeps forth this monster! FrankenTOTS! Thought you’d grab a quick bite while gaming? Well this tater has gone bad. REAL bad. Snack away if you dare! Don’t worry that red stuff all over him is probably ketchup. Probably.

  • Kinect

    The Now Playing Kinector. For watching and discussing GameSpot's Now Playing Kinect marathon nearly a week before it was released!

  • Best of 2010 Readers' Choice Chooser

    Participant in the 2010 Readers' Choice awards. Voting in only a handful of categories is for babies--babies who won't get this achievement! These dedicated not-infants voted in 80% of available categories like a grown-up.

  • Best of 2010 Word Spreader

    Harnessing social currency to drive buzz. These users shared how they voted with their friends on Twitter or Facebook, amplifying the social experience with relevant and engaging content.

  • Best of 2010 Dark Horse Rider

    Underdogs don't always win. That's why they're underdogs. This user voted on every category, and their choices more often than not were not the Readers' Choice winners. They chose...poorly.

  • Holiday Hunter

    They know when we're sleeping, they know when we're awake. This GameSpot member participated in the 2010 Ornament Scavenger hunt, and checked it twice to see which staff are naughty or nice; combining Yuletide cheer with predatory stalking. Frankly, we’re quite scared. GameSpot editorial and video staff who posted the holiday blogs also received the achievement. Happy Holidays!

  • JokerTOTS

    Caught LIVE! These brave viewers watched and discussed the April Fools' Day 2011 episodes of On the Spot, Start/Select, and Crosshairs. Were they fooled? Hard to say. But we thank them for their viewership anyway! As a reward, here is a picture of an ultimate joker face, who is edible. Meet Mr. JokerTOTS!

  • Forum Pranks of 2011!

    Stalking, Seduction & Name Calling! You participated in GameSpot's 2011 April Fools forum pranks involving an obsessive prank account stalking JodyR, and the GameSpot forum names changes. GabuEx was the driver of this prank account, and we think he made the prank believable! As for the forum name changes, we had Seduce the Mods (Ask the Mods), Mac & Cheese (PC forum), General Lack of Interest (GGD), Zoo Wars (SW), Long-gone Platforms (Legacy), and On-Topic - Religion, Dating, Politics, Proselytizing, Shopping (OT). Happy April Fool's!

  • Mr Riddles

    Riddle me this! Mr. Riddles was no match for you. You managed to correctly deduce his curious conundrums and quizzical questions in the GameSpot Answers challenge!

  • Portal Kombat

    FIRST in 2011! Participants and viewers who discussed our first 2011 game night webcast had the chance to play Mortal Kombat with GameSpot staff, for the most part. Since the PSN debacle occurred during this time we also offered a Mortal Kombat trivia for those who wanted to celebrate the return of game nights for the year!

  • E3 2011 Microsoft Conference Attendee

    E3's just not the same without dudes getting chainsawed in half, amirite? I watched the Microsoft E3 2011 press conference during the week of E3, and am a better person for it.

  • E3 2011 Sony Conference Attendee

    Demystifying rumors and speculation, one E3 at a time. I watched the Sony E3 2011 press conference during the week of E3, and am a better person for it.

  • E3 2011 Nintendo Conference Attendee

    Another E3, another hardware announcement. I watched the Nintendo E3 2011 press conference during the week of E3, and am a better person for it.

  • E3 2011 LiveCam Warrior

    Fear does not exist in this dojo. I watched an episode of the E3 2011 LiveCam Tour during the week of E3, because I'm the best around.

  • E3 2011 Stage Show Samurai

    This achievement brought to you by alliteration! I watched an episode of GameSpot's Live E3 2011 Stage show during the week of E3 and secured my place amongst the samurai elite.

  • E3 2011 New Game Ninja

    Hi, this achievement is all about ninjas, REAL NINJAS. This achievement is awesome. I followed a game announced at E3 2011 during the week of E3 and inherited REAL ULTIMATE POWER.

  • E3 2011 Game Gladiator - Gold

    Are you not entertained? I followed 20 games featured at E3 2011 during the week of E3, and now not even the emperor can touch me.

  • Slither on the Spot

    You found her! That sneaky snake Slithers was being shy on National Snake Day, but you found her anyway, Good Job!

  • Best of E3 2011 Readers' Choice Chooser

    Participant in the Best of E3 2011 Readers' Choice awards. I voted for every category in the Best of E3 2011 awards and made my voice heard.

  • Pretty in Pink

    This user recognized several mere glimpses of video game characters whose physiology or fashion sense incorporate pinkness, and did it all in reverent observance of Pink Day.

  • Quake n' Cake

    Let's sing a song for Quake.. "On the 15th birthday, Gamespot gave to me, an emblem for playing, or watching machinima videos, with a rocket launch full of frags!" This GameSpotter participated in the Quake game night or trivia to celebrate the birthday.

  • Super Secret

    This emblem was awarded to those who used their thinking caps to figure out the Super Secret Identity of GameSpot Staff Members.

  • Comic-Con 2011 Costumed Crusader

    Who wants to go fight some crime? I watched an episode of GameSpot's Live Stage show during Comic-Con and un-did some evil-doers!

  • Comic-Con 2011 Super Stalker

    Not allowed within 100 yards of a known costumed fighter of crime. I watched an episode of GameSpot's LiveCam Tour during Comic-Con and it was almost like I was right there!

  • Greatest Game Sidekick Broter

    Sick voting, bro! This user owned the poll booth and voted for 64 sidekick in the character vote phase.

  • Virtual V.I.P

    Its like you were there! You tuned in to our awesome SDCC 2011 Coverage but you wouldn't just crash a party like this, you were class and signed your RSVP through Face Book.

  • Super Tweet

    These super individuals have this emblem because they tweeted or posted a fuse update about a super power and how they would use it, for good or evil.

  • SDCC Anthem

    Look at you with all that awesome song writing talent! Creating a Comic Con themed parody is hard work.

  • Greatest Game Sidekick Peer Pressure

    What's the matter, bro? You can totally handle that! This user told their friends about the character voting phase by using our Facebook button.

  • Greatest Game Sidekick Bracket Bender

    Have you seen my bracket, bro? It's straight baller! This user predicted the greatest sidekick and created a bracket. Let the bropacalypse begin!

  • Greatest Game Sidekick Pro-gaming Pre-gamer

    Keep an eye on the prize and don't forget the pre-game, bro! This user destroyed the competition in the user signature contest and proved that the pre-game is just as important as the game itself.

  • Greatest Game Sidekick Backup

    You sure you want to do this, bro? I'm with him. This user told their friends how they voted on a match-up by using our Facebook button.

  • Greatest Game Sidekick Pack Leader

    Alpha One of the wolf pack. This user defeated all of their friends on the scoreboard. You must have more than ten friends to qualify.

  • That's How I Roll

    Some times you just have to spread the word, this emblem signifies that this user was so excited about PAX Prime 2011 he just had to share it with everyone.

  • PAX Prime Sharp Shooter

    This user managed to answer at least 10 out of the 20 tricky questions to the PAX Prime 2011 Sharp Shooter Activity!

  • Sync

    Users with this emblem are totally in Sync with GameSpot.

  • 100% Club - Almost a Carmine

    Yeah! Wooo! Bring it on, sucka! This user signed up for the 100% Club Gears of War 3 challenge. Will they make it to the end? Only time will tell!

  • Toy Story

    The tale of a Photo Gallery and a box hunt, what was the result? An emblem for those crafty enough to find all of them. Big thanks to gmax for making this one!

  • I Want to Play a Game

    After long hard searching these GameSpot members found all of those pesky hiding puzzle pieces.

  • SpookyTOTS

    BoooOOOooOOooOooo SpookyTOTS decided to appear on the profiles of anyone who watched and commented during the Halloween 2011 OTS episode.

  • GameSpot-O-Lantern

    This emblem is for those who participated in the pumpkin carving activity for Halloween.

  • Top 10 Spookiest Characters

    Something scary is creeping under your bed... These GameSpotters blogged about their top 10 scariest video game spookies!

  • Readers' Choice Chooser

    Take that, not-democracy! This user took the system into their own hands by voting in at least one category in Best of 2011.

  • Readers' Choice Clairvoyant

    It's just like in that one movie with Nicky Cage. This user voted for a game in a category in which that game also won the Readers' Choice award.

  • The Controller Ep. 1

    "Boot Camp"This user watched episode 1 of The Controller.

  • The Controller Ep. 2

    "Blind Eye" This user watched episode 2 of The Controller.

  • The Controller Ep. 3

    "Bombs Away" This user watched episode 3 of The Controller.

  • The Controller Ep. 4

    "Firefight" This user watched episode 4 of The Controller.

  • The Controller Ep. 5

    "Buried Alive" This user watched episode 5 of The Controller.

  • The Controller Ep. 6

    "Wired" This user watched episode 6 of The Controller.

  • The Controller Ep. 7

    "Leave No Man Behind" This user watched episode 7 of The Controller.

  • The Controller Ep. 8

    "Finale" This user watched episode 8 of The Controller.

  • Unobtainium Avatar

    The holder of this emblem contributed some wildly exotic and awesome avatar ideas.

  • The Controller - Early Bird Sign-Ups

    These users were super excited to sign up for The Controller leader board, doing so before the rest.

  • The Controller - Sign Up

    Atten.. HUT! These users got their bums into gear and signed up for The Controller Leader Board.

  • Special Moments

    This Legendary Emblem goes to those who took the time to share their their special memories of Sophia Tong and her time as a member of the GameSpot team.

  • Dark and Stormy Night

    OooooooooOOOOOooooohhh These users participated in the Halloween story telling activity on Fuse.

  • Trick or Treat - Off Topic

    This emblem goes to the Off Topic members who WON the Trick or Treat activity for Halloween 2011. -Emblem created by Chicknfeet

  • Scary Book Box Art Hunt

    This emblem is for the GameSpotters who participated in the Scary Book Box Art Hunt in the Off Topic Forum. -Emblem By Chicknfeet

  • Umbrella Employee

    Obedience Breeds Discipline, Discipline Breeds Unity, Unity Breeds Power, Power is Life This user demonstrated knowledge of the inner workings of the Umbrella Corporation. -Created by GS user Deershadow

  • Game Night 2012 Celebration

    Game ON! Players gathered in small collective teams of 4 to celebrate and participate in the first community game night for 2012. GameSpotters got some to spend some time with their community managers as they played Mass Effect 3 on the X360. For those who were unable to get in on the fun we tested their trivia skills with some Mass Effect lore.

  • E3 2012 Microsoft Conference Attendee

    This viewer saved up all their Ballmer Buxx to buy a new Windows-compatible PC so they could log onto Internet Explorer and watch the Microsoft press conference and bear witness to all the Better-With-Kinect titles coming to their Xbox Entertainment Systems in the upcoming future.

  • E3 2012 Sony Conference Attendee

    This viewer knows that the PlayStation Move isn't dead, it's just gone to that special place in the sky where the SNES Super Scope and the Tony Hawk Ride skateboard live. So while this viewer waits for the Move to make its triumphant return to glory, they figured they'd tune in and see what sharp business slacks Kaz Hirai has added to his wardrobe this past year.

  • E3 2012 Nintendo Conference Attendee

    This viewer proudly exclaimed, "My body is ready!" and tuned into this year's Nintendo press conference hoping to see what wonderful turns of phrase Reggie Fils-Aime would add to the popular lexicon this year. Oh, and they probably wanted to see the Wii U as well.

  • E3 2012 Ubisoft Conference Attendee

    In Ubisoft's home of Paris, France, there's an expression that goes "Je ne sais quoi." This phrase literally translates to "Listen up, Tom Clancy, you'll either get in this time chamber and let us harvest your life essence for all eternity or you'll regret ever being born. Your call." Tom Clancy visited Paris once. Once.

  • E3 2012 EA Conference Attendee

    This viewer took an hour out of their daily routine of sobbing uncontrollably over the lack of a Mirror's Edge sequel in order to watch the EA press conference and confirm that EA still isn't making a Mirror's Edge sequel. But, hey, at least there's a new Medal of Honor game. So there's that.

  • E3 2012 Connoisseur of the Arts

    E3 is about a lot of things (exhaustion, hot dogs, etc.) but if you can boil it down to its absolute purest form, it's a about the art. So that's why this viewer tuned into GameSpot's live stage show--so they could see the art live as it happened.

  • E3 2012 Safari Documentarian

    The only thing better than being at E3 live and in person is taking direct control over a GameSpot employee lugging around a camera and a live-streaming backpack that weighs as much as a small house. This viewer helped guide our live floor cam, going from booth to booth documenting all the wonderful sights and sounds of E3 2012.

  • E3 2012 Literature Enthusiast - Day 1

    Taking a break from watching YouTube videos of kittens playing with a ball of yarn, this viewer made the excellent decision to read the fine E3 coverage on GameSpot's official E3 site on day one of E3.

  • E3 2012 Literature Enthusiast - Day 3

    Taking a break from watching YouTube videos of kittens playing with a ball of yarn, this viewer made the excellent decision to read the fine E3 coverage on GameSpot's official E3 site on day three of E3.

  • E3 2012 Literature Enthusiast - Day 2

    Taking a break from watching YouTube videos of kittens playing with a ball of yarn, this viewer made the excellent decision to read the fine E3 coverage on GameSpot's official E3 site on day two of E3.

  • E3 2012 Literature Enthusiast - Day 4

    Taking a break from watching YouTube videos of kittens playing with a ball of yarn, this viewer made the excellent decision to read the fine E3 coverage on GameSpot's official E3 site on day four of E3.

  • E3 2012 Esteemed Scholar

    Oh, is that a E3 2012 emblem you have there? Oh, that's cute. Which one is it? Oh yeah? How lovely. Oh, which ones do I have? Well, funny you should ask. ALL OF THEM. I have ALL OF THE EMBLEMS.

  • 2012 E3 Scavenger Hunt

    Do you see what I see? This user managed to correctly match tricky clues with the games of E3 2012.

  • Comic-Con 2012 Stage Show

    Comic-Con is a place of dreams and magic, much like the GameSpot live stage show. For example, by watching our live show, you'll magically get this emblem, something that (almost) everyone dreams of!

  • Comic-Con 2012 LiveCam Tour

    With a world population of upwards of seven billion people, it's fair to say that the vast majority will never get to experience Comic-Con firsthand, so the GameSpot LiveCam Tour may be your only chance!

  • Comic-Con 2012 - Day 2

    There are many things to do with the internet, from watching videos of pop-tart cats in space to sending requests for help minding your farm. This user chose to spend some time on GameSpot's official Comic-Con site on day two, and for this we salute you.

  • Comic-Con 2012 - Day 3

    There are many things to do with the internet, from watching videos of people replying to videos that they don't know anything about to conspiring to send rappers to Alaska. This user chose to spend some time on GameSpot's official Comic-Con site on day three, and for this we salute you.

  • Comic-Con 2012 - Day 4

    There are many things to do with the internet, from watching videos of people screaming about video games to sending and receiving friend requests. This user chose to spend some time on GameSpot's official Comic-Con site on day four, and for this we salute you.

  • Comic-Con Celeb Guessing Game

    Paparazzi Photoshop Party The holders of this emblem took part in the Celeb Guessing Game activity during San Diego Comic-Con 2012. Created by GameSpot Member gmax

  • Retro World

    Totally Retro These emblem holders contributed to the massive list of retro classics for GameSpot's Gaming History Show. Emblem Created by tmaclabi

  • QuakeCon Frag Finder

    Move it! Haul ass or die! These emblem holders participated in the QuakeCon 2012 Puzzler activity! Emblem created by Stevo_the_gamer.

  • Mass Effect Pixel Art

    We are legion. The time of our return is coming. Our numbers will darken the sky of every world. This emblem is for those awesome pixel poets who took the time to participate in the Mass Effect Pixel Art contest. By GameSpotter tmaclabi

  • Blinded by the Light

    This emblem is for those who participated in the Lighthouse activity. ~Created by tmaclabi

  • Robocorn

    Hey look, it's a totally original dude wearing armor. With a huge gun and a helmet (a visor?). And he's riding a unicorn. This user was granted this magical emblem for not having any of their user profile images hosted on untrusted websites during The Great Purge of March 2013.

  • E3 2013 EA Press Conference

    Awarded to users who watched the EA press conference during E3 2013.

  • E3 2013 Ubisoft Press Conference

    Awarded to users who watched the Ubisoft press conference during E3 2013.

  • E3 2013 Microsoft Press Conference

    Awarded to users who watched the Microsoft press conference during E3 2013.

  • E3 2013 Stage 1

    Awarded to users who watched Stage 1 of GameSpot's live show during E3 2013.

  • E3 2013 Stage 2

    Awarded to users who watched Stage 2 of GameSpot's live show during E3 2013.

  • E3 2013 LiveCam

    Awarded to users who watched GameSpot's live show floor camera during E3 2013.