Robert's's Gamespot Rank
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.
Chip for Brains
Code jockey, development monkey, web slinger, whatever you want to call it... These people have consistently demonstrated superior technical aptitude and a stubborn-minded determination to Get The Job Done. They sweat the details so you don't have to. They make the pages fly like they were born to it. Put your hands together for the programmers. Word.
Sleep is for the weak. The insomniac appreciates that GameSpot is open 24 hours a day, and forgoes the passive activity of sleeping to instead frequently pay us a visit in the wee hours. Those are the good times. They say you're only truly whole at night, after the day's work is done.
Tagger Dabbler Awarded to those who've messed around with the tagging system, enabling themselves and others to make it a little easier to find certain content.
Public Access For successfully posting a user video. You're on the air! Don't waste it!
Everyone could tune in to watch GameSpot After Hours on October 14, 2006, but a highly exclusive group of dedicated GameSpot visitors was cordially invited to be there in person.
Down With the Sickness! This user spreads the GameSpot virus among the masses, infecting the Internet with gaming goodness wherever he travels.
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...
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 2008 Microsoft & Nintendo Conferences
Virtually There: E3 2008 Microsoft & Nintendo Conferences For tuning into GameSpot's E3 2008 live broadcast of the Microsoft press conference on Monday, July 14 and the Nintendo press conference on Tuesday, July 15.
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.