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GamesRadar is no stranger to the list article. Hell, we've posted at least one every week for nearlytwo years. They're fun to write, easy to read and get the job done in a fraction of the time it'd take you to barf all that information out in non-list form.

But some topics demand a more in-depth touch, and the idea-nauts at GR are more than capable of delivering wordy, researched material for those with enough time to digest it. So, next time someone complains about Top 5 Best SNES Games With Super in the Title (your move, internet), send 'em here for a break from well-organized, easy-to-read mayhem.

Confessions of a game store clerk
Real employees tell their real stories - the good, the bad and the unbelievably horrific

Console codenames: before they were famous
Nintendo Dolphin? Microsoft MARZ? The embarrassing first attempts that almost happened

The death of hardcore gaming?
Is hardcore gaming dead? We grill industry insiders to find out

Does Wii Fit work?
Real life yoga instructor weighs in on Nintendo's next big fad

Every console ever
Our guide to the grandfathers of gaming

Game babes: a history
Ogling through the ages, from Atari to PS3

Portal is the most subversive game ever
This modern masterpiece shakes the FPS genre to the very core

The Unfulfilled Promises of Virtual Reality
What the hell happened to our glistening electronic landcapes?

What does your Gamertag say about you?
Sexual deviant, attention whore or just plain sociopath? Discover what your Xbox Live names says about you

The Evolution of Ken & Ryu
Two of gaming's most iconic fighters dissected, game by game

The History of Music Games
20 years of rhythm-based rocking - from DDR to Guitar Hero

Looking back: The Legend of Zelda
Each and every game in this legendary series

The rise, fall and deafening crash of Sonic the Hedgehog
A teary-eyed examination of gaming's greatest casualty

The ultimate Mega Man retrospective
A massive look back at Capcom's enduring mascot

10 Things Videogames Learned from D&D
Gary Gygax's influence will reverberate through the ages (who cares if there's a number in the title?)

Does Godfather II really need its movie license?
The film's name could actually detract from an otherwise respectable Don sim - here's why

The future according to videogames
Thousands of Earth's future years laid out before your very eyes

Is GTA as clever as it thinks it is?
From stereotypes to outright stupidity, we re-evaluate the series' claim to brilliance

Naked Gun intro done in GTA IV
Our videogame-based homage to the famous opening sequence

Pokemon Compendium
All things Pokemon captured in one location