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17th Aug '17 10:55:21 PM JakesBrain
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* TheNineties: Their decade of operation. They're also a major signpost of that era, going crazy over the most bloody and violent games, getting into the start-up of the Anime movement, and using that decade's lack of censorship to make tons of dick and fart jokes.

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* TheNineties: Their decade of operation. They're also a major signpost of that era, going crazy over the most bloody and violent games, getting into the start-up of the writing articles about Anime movement, just as the fandom was kicking off in a big way, and using that decade's lack of censorship to make tons of dick and fart jokes.
11th Jun '17 4:32:42 PM nombretomado
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Its editors and writers moved on elsewhere -- Chris Slate has had the most success of the group; he would eventually become editor in chief of the now-discontinued ''Magazine/NintendoPower'', and is now editor in chief of ''Mac Life''. Bill Donohue, who worked with Slate at ''PSM'', still writes ''Jaded Gamer'' columns (they debuted in the ''Ultra'' era), Frank O'Connor eventually wound up at Microsoff in charge of the ''{{Franchise/Halo}}'' franchise, Chris Charla is running the new XboxOne Independant Developers divsion, Francesca Reyes is editor in chief of ''Official Xbox Magazine'', and Mike Salmon is Director of Research and Planning at 2K Games.

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Its editors and writers moved on elsewhere -- Chris Slate has had the most success of the group; he would eventually become editor in chief of the now-discontinued ''Magazine/NintendoPower'', and is now editor in chief of ''Mac Life''. Bill Donohue, who worked with Slate at ''PSM'', still writes ''Jaded Gamer'' columns (they debuted in the ''Ultra'' era), Frank O'Connor eventually wound up at Microsoff in charge of the ''{{Franchise/Halo}}'' franchise, Chris Charla is running the new XboxOne UsefulNotes/XboxOne Independant Developers divsion, Francesca Reyes is editor in chief of ''Official Xbox Magazine'', and Mike Salmon is Director of Research and Planning at 2K Games.
23rd Jan '17 11:40:13 AM speedyboris
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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.
23rd Jan '17 11:33:18 AM speedyboris
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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!
9th Jan '17 7:16:44 PM speedyboris
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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.
5th Jan '17 2:03:52 PM speedyboris
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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.
5th Jan '17 2:02:00 PM speedyboris
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* HaggisIsHorrible: A RunningGag when it came to Frank O'Connor.
5th Jan '17 11:13:39 AM speedyboris
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* MonsterClown: Bobo.
5th Jan '17 11:02:34 AM speedyboris
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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.
5th Jan '17 11:02:25 AM speedyboris
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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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