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Contest: A Wii for you and a Wii for me

By Spencer . November 27, 2006 . 1:53am

01.02.07: Contest is CLOSED. Thanks for playing!   By now you probably noticed our “Clicks for Charity” banner. It’s a new part of Siliconera where we are going to be using the site to help make the world a better place. Right now all of the proceeds are going to the Mercy Corps. They provide […]

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Status: Server back online!

By Spencer . November 26, 2006 . 1:00am

Sorry for the downtime, but we have successfully migrated to our new server. Things might be a little spotty today (Sunday) while we iron out new features, but we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming! Also remember that surprise? It’s coming on Monday…

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Status: Server Maintenance

By Spencer . November 23, 2006 . 7:47pm

Hey everyone we’re going to be moving to a new server this weekend. Server permitting, new stories should be up by Sunday. On Monday we’re going to have a pretty big surprise and “Wii” know you’re going to like it. Hmm… did we make that too obvious? Until then, Happy Thanksgiving from all of us […]

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Join us on MySpace

By Spencer . October 22, 2006 . 12:15am

Hey loyal Siliconera readers! We started up a little MySpace group and want you and your friends to join. Over MySpace we’re going to post special announcements on how readers can participate in Siliconera events, get their thoughts posted online and get a first look at what we’re preparing for the future. We’re also going […]

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The after contest announcement: Siliconera Spotlight

By Spencer . June 21, 2006 . 7:01am

  All the clues on the site were leading up to Siliconera Spotlight, a brand new channel that will air every Friday. Spotlight is all about showcasing people’s creative talents like indie video game designers, people who spend hours on making an awesome costume, pro gamers and the people behind all of those interesting YouTube […]

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Mystery Contest! Can you figure out what we’re doing?

By Spencer . June 11, 2006 . 12:10pm

Hey there Siliconera crew! In less than two weeks we’re going to announce something big, but we aren’t going to tell you guys and gals just yet. We want to see if you guys can figure out what is going on. Everyday until we present the surprise we are going to place a clue on […]

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Auto Assault charity results, some kids are going to be happy

By Spencer . May 28, 2006 . 3:21pm

Remember that Auto Assault charity we were talking about a few weeks back? Thanks to all of you guys that read Siliconera we were able to pick up a Gamecube, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Naruto: Clash of Ninja, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, 1080 Avalanche, Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny and a couple more […]

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Auto Assault charity ending this weekend

By Spencer . May 19, 2006 . 1:27pm

Hey everyone this is our last weekend to raise money for Get Well Gamers and buy a bunch of games (hopefully systems) for children in hospitals. All you have to do to help out is click on this link. If you’ve enjoyed our E3 coverage, love our contests or just want to do something good […]

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Help us bring games to children in hospitals

By Spencer . May 1, 2006 . 10:32am

This month we’re teaming up with Get Well Gamers to bring video game goodies to kids in hospitals. We are taking all our proceeds from running Auto Assault ads and using the cash to buy new gaming gear for Get Well Gamers. You can help us out, just check out Auto Assault from this link […]

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2005: Schwag in review

By Spencer . January 2, 2006 . 11:00am

Instead of giving a top ten list of games that we liked this year, we thought we’d do something different. Each year game journalists are given tons of bonus goodies at events like E3 and directly from companies. I looked through my pile of schwag this year and picked out ten hip items I was […]

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Matrix / Prince of Persia Contest Winners

By Spencer . January 1, 2006 . 5:15pm

Drum Roll please! The two winners of the contest are…  

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Roll out the Red Carpet! Here comes 2006!

By Spencer . January 1, 2006 . 12:00am

Happy news to everyone out there! This year has brought us a bunch of killer games, with even more to look forward to in the future. Coming in 2006 are Final Fantasy VII: Dirge of Cerberus, Disgaea 2, Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha Raidou, DJ Max Portable, Bleach DS, Metroid Prime Hunters and the long awaited Final […]

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Happy holidays everyone!

By Spencer . December 25, 2005 . 10:19am

Right now we’re checking under the tree to see if we got that copy of Radiant Silvergun that Santa forgot all these years ago. Argh… it seems he forgot again. Oh well enjoy this holiday themed Final Fantasy XII wallpaper. We hope that everyone got what they wanted this holiday season (read: plenty of games) […]

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Siliconera is back online

By Spencer . December 23, 2005 . 1:08am

On 12.20.05 our goomba that runs on a little wheel to power our server died. It was a sad day for all of us here. Then we decided that goombas weren’t an efficient power source so we got a brand new dedicated server that we plug into a wall. Watch out world our new system […]

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Slime Claus gets his sleigh loaded up with toys

By Spencer . December 14, 2005 . 2:22pm

Thanks to everyone who helped out on our “Be a real hero with Dragon Quest VIII” toy drive. We managed to snag a lot of toys, which are going directly to Toys for Tots so a few more kids will wake up with something new hidden under their tree. Maybe you had a chance to […]