msudude211's's Gamespot Rank

Level: 59 (45%)
Rank: Virtual Hustler
Points: 2713687

msudude211's Emblems

  • Top 100 Community Reviewers

    Power and influence. Those who rank amongst this hallowed 100 greatly benefit those searching for critical information about games. These individuals' thoughtful, analytical reviews tend to be much more detailed and sophisticated than most of the so-called professional game reviews you could find elsewhere. Sure enough, the top 100 tend to be prolific writers and avid game players.

  • 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 King

    Tagger King Awarded to those who've exhaustively used the tagging system, enabling themselves and others to make it a whole lot 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!

  • Pin-up Girl

    All hands on deck! For those who participated in the Battlestations: Midway Xbox 360 demo premiere.

  • Derek Jeter's #1 Fan

    Here batter, batter, batter! For those who participated in the Major League Baseball 2K7 demo premiere.

  • 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.

  • Broadcast of Victory

    You'll never get the Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole! Awarded for coming out of the trenches to watch the Hour of Victory live demo preview event.

  • Virtually There: E3 2007 Microsoft Conference.

    Virtually There: E3 2007 Microsoft Conference. Awarded for giving up your evening to tune into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2007 Microsoft press conference on Tuesday, July 10.

  • 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.

  • Virtually There: E3 2007 GameSpot Show Zealot

    My life for Footage! These special viewers caught all three days of GameSpot's live stage show at E3 2007. Now if we only put subliminal messages into our broadcasts, we'd have an army to take over the world...

  • Player's Ball

    It's a treat when famous players meet. This person did it real big with GameSpot and got wild on a Tuesday night at the GameSpot Players' Ball. Whether you saw the action from the confines of your own home or, like a true cross-country mack, stepped out into the spotlight with us live and in person, we sincerely appreciate it. If we could give you all a ride in our snotty-nosed ham sandwich with the brains blown, we totally would. That's a car, by the way.

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • Destructive Bomberman

    Destructive Bomberman Skills - This Bomberman Live player detonated, defenestrated, and otherwise demolished other players in GameSpot's Bombs Away Tournament.

  • Interactive Achievement Awards 2007

    Live, from Vegas, It's Thursday Night! These users tuned in to watch the 11th-annual Interactive Achievement Awards broadcast live in 2008. That Jay Mohr guy looks really familiar.

  • Motorsports Junkie

    A craving for speed! This enthusiastic Forza Motorsports 2 driver played against 191 others in GameSpot's Driven to Win tournament.

  • Uber Destructor

    Uber Destructor - This Team Fortress 2 player competed with other players in GameSpot's Uber Destruction Tournament.

  • Soldiers of Chaos

    Soldiers of Chaos This Call of Duty 4 fantatic competed in GameSpot's Conflict Zone Chaos Tournament.

  • Fly that Flag!

    Flag Flyer with nerves of steel! This Halo 3 player competed in GameSpot's Fly That Flag Tournament.

  • Brain Bust 2

    Totally Gangster From Liberty City to San Andreas, this user competed in GameSpot's GTA-themed trivia tournament. If you think you know GTA, chances are, this person knows it better than you do . . . or lives in the right place to participate.

  • Virtually There: E3 2008 Microsoft Conference

    Virtually There: E3 2008 Microsoft Conference For tuning into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2008 Microsoft press conference on Monday, July 14.

  • 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 Developers Conference 2009

    Virtually There: Game Developers Conference 2009. For watching GameSpot's live broadcast of the OnLive press conference at GDC 2009 and discussing this new technology in comments or in live chat.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • Now Playing: Starcraft II Beta

    Endurance Machine This user discussed and endured nearly 2 hours of GameSpot's Now Playing episode featuring the closed beta version of Starcraft II. With the plans of the live show happening literally 45 minutes after we received the beta code, some users felt they could play better than the hosts.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Greatest Game Sidekick Broter

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

  • 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 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.

  • Sync

    Users with this emblem are totally in Sync with GameSpot.

  • 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.

  • Unobtainium Avatar

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

  • 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 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 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.

  • 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 Microsoft Press Conference

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

  • E3 2013 Sony Press Conference

    Awarded to users who watched the Sony 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.