DouglasBuffone's's Gamespot Rank

Level: 51 (61%)
Rank: Alien Hominid
Points: 2284382

DouglasBuffone's Emblems

  • +1 Orator of Distinction

    Because while everybody's got an opinion, some are better than others. This illustrious soul has volunteered to grace GameSpot's pages with an unforgettable editorial. It's the very definition of selflessness. Or, in some cases, self-indulgence.

  • Commercial Challenge 2004 / Ballot Puncher

    Your vote really DOES count. These discerning souls exercised their civic duty and rocked the vote in GameSpot's Commercial Challenge 2004. In doing so, they've sifted the commercial wheat from the chaff so that only the best and brightest remain. They've cast their votes for the good of all GameSpot... and they just happened to get entered into a fabulous sweepstakes in the process. What an amazing coincidence!

  • 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.

  • Artistic Genius

    Because you've mastered that Photoshop gradient tool. Awarded to those whose artistic talents have helped beautify gamespaces all across the GameSpot landscape. Head over to the GameSpot GameSpace Banner Union to find out how to submit your own!

  • Vote Rocker

    For exercising one's inalienable right to vote. 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.

  • Virtually There: E3 2006 Sony Conference

    Virtually There: E3 2006 Sony Conference For tuning into GameSpot's live broadcast of the E3 2006 Sony press conference on Monday, May 8. Final Fantasy XIII and Gran Turismo HD announced!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 3rd Place Tournament Winner

    A third place champion from one of GameSpot’s Tournaments.

  • BF2: MC Xbox 360 emblem

    This soldier fought in Battle of the Nations Tournament, GameSpot’s FIRST Xbox 360 tournament with 128 players. A player who competed in this tournament had to endure patience and ensure their team was organized and ready to take on any surprises that came their way.

  • Boss Murder Witness

    Boss Murder Witness For watching in abject horror as the suspect, presumed to be GameSpot guides editor Matthew E. Rorie, ruthlessly executed four different video game bosses in succession at approximately 4:00pm PT on Wednesday, July 5. Police suspect blood money is involved.Watch the premiere of Matt Rorie, Boss of Bosses!

  • Tokyo Game Show 2006

    Virtually There: Tokyo Game Show 2006 For tuning in during GameSpot's three days of live coverage of the 2006 Tokyo Game Show, which took place on September 22-24. Arigatou gozaimashita!"

  • 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.

  • After Hours: Virtually There

    Nightowl. Awarded for tuning into our live broadcast of GameSpot After Hours on the eve of October 14, 2006. Thanks for joining the party!

  • Virtually There: PlayStation 3 Launch

    Virtually There: PlayStation 3 Launch For tuning in to GameSpot's live broadcast of the PlayStation 3 launch on the eve of November 17, 2006, the day on which the PS3 officially hit store shelves in North America. Did you see the lines for that thing?!

  • Virtually There: Wii Launch

    Virtually There: Wii Launch For tuning in to GameSpot's live broadcast of the Wii launch on the eve of November 19, 2006, the day on which the Wii officially hit store shelves in North America (or anywhere in the world, for that matter). How many of those things do you suppose were sold on day one...?

  • Fragalicious

    The things you fear are undefeatable. These users overcame their deepest, darkest, most dismal F.E.A.R.s in our Fragophobia tournament. They never flinched or faltered in the face of frightful, formidable foes, even during forceful firefights amidst the furious fray.

  • Highway Hustler

    May the road rise up to meet you. And if it doesn't, just plow on through, dude. These users participated in GameSpot's Road Rage tournament for Need for Speed: Carbon. Let's hope they keep their aggression limited to the game!

  • 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.

  • Venomous Fangs

    The Snake's finally come out of his hole. This player slithered his way through GameSpot's Snake Wars tournament for Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops, for a shot at $1000 worth of prizes. A strong man doesn't need to read the future--he makes his own.

  • Leading The Crusade

    This is supposed to be a happy occasion. Let's not bicker and argue over who killed who. This user participated in City Under Siege, our Medieval II: Total War tournament. Everyone said he was daft to build a castle on a swamp, but he built in all the same, just to show them. It sank into the swamp. He built a second one. That sank into the swamp. He built a third. That burned down, fell over, then sank into the swamp. But the fourth one stayed up.

  • Enemy Combatant

    Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle hardened. He will fight savagely. This fine soldier fought valiantly in Normandy Breakout, GameSpot's Call of Duty 3 tournament for the Xbox 360. Hell was on him, yet our citizens can now rejoice that a momentous victory was made.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Bounty Hunter

    He's no good to me dead. This user not only took part in GameSpot's Community Game Night, but proved his additional worth by raining ownage upon the GameSpot staff. We also pass many thanks to 123Dan123 for creating this beautiful emblem. Congrats!

  • Execution Style

    We're not here to sell cookies. This talented player participated in Capital Punishment, GameSpot's Gears of War tournament. Rev up your chainsaw and arm your boomshot, because you wouldn't want to meet this user in a dark sewer.

  • Tolkien's Token

    One broadcast to rule them all. For watching the Lord of the Rings Online live marathon with Kevin VanOrd.

  • 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.

  • Dust Rider

    Bikes, Buggies, and Mud Pluggers--OH MY! This speed demon took part in the MotorStorm Tournament Challenge, where the racers weren't afraid to get a little dirty.

  • 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.

  • Know-It-All

    I'll take "All Your Base Are Belong To Us" for $600, Rich. This user demonstrated vast gaming knowledge by participating in Brain Bust, GameSpot's first trivia challenge. And knowing is half the battle!

  • 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.

  • Kane Lives!

    Missile squad, ready for action. This user boldly (and baldly) participated in Tiberium Troopers, GameSpot's Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars tournament. Now come, my son. Let us bask in this glorious new world that Tiberium has brought us...

  • 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 Addict

    Thank you, sir, may I have another? Like Lay's potato chips, these viewers couldn't just have one day of GameSpot's live stage show at E3 2007.

  • Execution Style II

    We're not here to sell lemonade. This talented player participated in Capital Punishment II, GameSpot's second Gears of War tournament. Rev up your chainsaw and arm your boomshot, because you wouldn't want to meet this user in a dark alley.

  • Vegas Lives Again

    There is no such thing as luck. We gave this emblem to the participants of Stride's Saving Vegas Mission 2 tournament, which was a Rainbow Six: Vegas tournament on the Xbox 360.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Halo 3 Fever

    Grenade slinging, mongoose whipping and mAYLAY madness. This console shooter player participated in GameSpot's Halo 3 Crush the Convenant Tournament.

  • Airstrike Stampede

    Airstrikes will succeed. This strategy fanatic participated in GameSpot's World in Conflict Tournament called Soviet Showdown.

  • Under Siege!

    Nothing but hog whipping and sniper snipping madness! This user participated in GameSpot's Enemy Territory: Quake Wars tournament called Earth Under Siege. Participation required patience and the talent to beat every team in order to move on to the next round.

  • 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.

  • Humanity's Last Hope

    A seemingly unstoppable evil band of ferocious Chimera have spread a deadly plague. This console shooter fanatic participated in GameSpot's Humanity's Last Hope Tournament, where 128 teams battled it out to find the best Resistance: Fall of Man teams in North America.

  • Mad About Mutilation

    Who touched Sasha! This user enlisted in the insanity that was our Team Fortress 2 Mutilation Madness Tournament.

  • Fires of Liberation

    Jump in the cockpit, don your goggles, and get ready to take to the skies! This pilot participated in GameSpot's Fly for Freedom Tournament, where 196 players commanded aerial, naval, and ground combat units to find the top Ace Combat 6 player in North America.

  • The evolution of warfare

    Taking destruction to the road! This shooter fanatic participated in GameSpot's Unreal Tournament 3 on the PC platform.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Arena of Brawlers!

    Arena of Brawlers! The stage was set to hold an arena with the biggest, baddest, nastiest, Super Smash Brothers brawlers of all time. The participants of this the Fight or Flight tournament were crowned with this emblem.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • E3 Electric Sheep

    Deep thunder rolled around their shores ... burning with the fires of Orc. This grizzled veteran of cyberspace hunted down all of GameSpot's E3 2008 coverage to be the truly elite apprehender of information. No video went unwatched, no story went unread, and no conference went unstreamed. Truly, this person is ready to own a flying car.

  • 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.

  • A Winner is Me!

    Shine Get! Bearers of this emblem get a gold star for turning in an award-worthy homework assignment to GameSpot's The HotSpot podcast.

  • LittleBigPlanet BigLittleEmblem

    Virtual Sackboy This person tuned in for GameSpot's live gameplay marathon of LittleBigPlanet. While bearers of this emblem are not quite as cute, cuddly, or pixilated as Media Molecule's sackboys, we love them more. *HUGS!*

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Delicious Director

    Thanksgiving is a holiday of reflection, and this user created an awesome video on behalf of his or her love for gaming. Step aside, Spielberg!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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 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!

  • 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.

  • 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 Popularist

    Just go with the flow. These users voted on every category, and their choices more often than not were the Readers' Choice winners. Omniscience? Nah, they probably just voted for the ones that were already winning.

  • 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 - Silver

    Are you not entertained? I followed 10 games featured at E3 2011 during the week of E3, and have won my freedom.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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

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  • E3 2013 Sony Press Conference

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