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* MoralGuardians: As the magazine was hitting its stride right in the middle of the controversy surrounding video game violence (which eventually prompted the forming of the ESRB), a lot of letters to the editor were about this topic.
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* {{Turncoat}}: When Patrick Baggetta left UGP for Next Generation, the writers jokingly called him a traitor. They even made a cutout Patrick mask in the subscriber newsletter so now you, too, can look like a traitor!
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** They weren't above calling out their readers, either- though usually it was done tongue-in-cheek. They made fun of a reader for liking ''VideoGame/WarGods'', for example.
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* BackgroundMusic: One of the screens on the demo disc played the stock music piece "Visit to Florida" by Jack Arel and Jean-Claude Petit.
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* HaggisIsHorrible: A RunningGag when it came to Frank O'Connor.
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* MonsterClown: Bobo.
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* BonusMaterial: Starting with the switch to Ultra Game Players, each issue included a demo disc filled with video previews and playable demos for Mac and PC.
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* BonusMaterial: Starting with the switch to Ultra Game Players, each issue included a demo disc filled with video previews and playable demos for Mac and PC.
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* TemptingFate: In one issue, they previewed the final Atari Jaguar game, "Fight for Life", and ended the preview by saying "Hope it's good!" When the game was eventually reviewed, it got a 30%.
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* DenserAndWackier: The format from roughly mid-93 to September 1996.

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* DenserAndWackier: The format from roughly mid-93 to September 1996.1996, and starting up again in mid-1997 after reader complaints that the magazine had gotten too serious.
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