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12/12/04 | | Aaron Stanton
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There are stereotypes in the gaming industry. There's the concept of the nerdy guy that never goes outside, that never plays sports, that weighs too much, and has a pale, colorless complexion. But most of the time, these stereotypes are inaccurate. For starters, you could take the above example and, at least nearly every other time, read it girl? where the guy? is now. And the rest of it? That's just right out. Battling stereotypes is one of the obstacles our industry has to overcome. Are columns like GameSpy's new GirlSpy a way to do that? Aaron doesn't think so. Do you agree with him? Be sure to read and find out.


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12/06/04 | | Chris Martin
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There's nothing like the first solid snowfall of December to bring back memories of the good ˜ol yesteryears. A lot has changed since the days of the Super NES and classic 2D games. With the recent release of the first next generation handheld, the DS, what you might have found under your Christmas tree in the 1990s is looking worse and worse even when compared to today's portable systems, not counting the home consoles. Is that good? Click here to let Chris tell you what there is to miss about the days of yore.


12/02/04 | | Shawn Rider
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People really win here at GF! Case in point: Catherine Cole will be, in a matter of hours, whiling away her time rounding up her homies in Los Santos and putting the smackdown on suckas from the beach to the mountains. And no whining because you didn't win. Enter our Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines contest for some PC lovin'.


11/27/04 | | Aaron Stanton
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This is a sub-section of Part III of "Me Lean Like Persian Prince, You Buff Like Conan", a multi-part series on the KiloWatt gaming controller. The KiloWatt is an exercise machine designed to work as a gaming controller for the Xbox, PS1, PS2, GameCube, or PC.


11/27/04 | | Aaron Stanton
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The KiloWatt is an all-system controller designed to make those best selling games of the season work to shrink our wastline instead of expand it. Can you get fit and play at the same time? Any game you want? The Kilowatt seems to think you can.


This is part III of GF!'s KiloWatt coverage, a humorous and informative series on the effectiveness of the Kilowatt as a gaming device and an exercise machine. Ready in time for the Christmas season, it's a read for everyone who loves games, loves a gamer, or is just worried about the extra bulge.



Make sure to start at the begining:


Part I: Introduction

Part II: E3 Hands-on

Part III: First Impressions

Part IV: Final Review







11/17/04 | | Aaron Stanton
category: archive
We're gearing up to launch the first edition of the GamesFirst! Newsletter here at GF! But before we do that, let its primary editor, Aaron, give you a go on why you should sign up. You don't want to miss out, do you? It's time to read about why you should be a part of our Newsletter in crowd?. And it's not just because Aaron would like you better.


11/07/04 | | Shawn Rider
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On the eve of the GF! 4.0 relaunch, Shawn takes some time out to catch everyone up on the continuing saga of our favorite little indy webzine. This editorial links to articles that discuss GF! history and details the new features of new new GF!


11/07/04 | | Aaron Stanton
category: archive
There's nothing like a new launch, and the launch of GF 4.0 is no exception. There are new things in the offering. Start off the day with a glance back into the times long, long ago, and get a good warm feeling in your heart for the times to come. So grab a controller and pick a spot on the couch; we've got a little co-op going on here.


05/27/04 | | Aaron Stanton
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Aaron gets some hands-on time with the kiloWatt gaming controller down at E3, and reports a whole bunch of new information in this article; part II of his "Me Lean Like Persian Prince, You Buff Like Conan" series.


05/15/04 | | Aaron Stanton
category: archive
It's always hard figuring out who gets to go to E3 each year on our writing team. There are so many elements to consider: endurance, skills, hygiene. Take a look at this not-quite-serious report on getting together our crack team of reporters this year. It's something to chuckle about as the real previews start coming in. Read it here.


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