On 25 March 2003, the user blue eyes Meristation leaked in several game forums, including those of the magazine, the first catch of the sequel to ICO, at that time known under the code name Nico. Meristation images had to withdraw hours after the express request of Sony, which he borrowed from his central Japan, but a large number of international journals echoed the event, but few held the catch. Shortly after it was learned that the images were authentic and that the user had obtained by extraction from a promotional DVD for internal use that Sony had used to show your employees the game would later be known as Shadow of the Colossus.On 7 March 2005, a user posted in one forum, a photo that appeared three people. His intention was to modify a forum user with a snapshot photo ing program to remove a cigarette that was holding one of its protagonists. In response, the users performed a multitude of comic versions of the photograph, similarly to the case known as Moshzilla, which appeared in another Internet community a few months before. The central character in the picture was soon recognized by the nickname “Uncle Cigar, acquiring its image and that of the other two men who accompanied him great popularity that went beyond the Gamezone user community. Numerous blogs and forums and the press echoed the story. In September 2006, at the Tokyo Game Show, Pep Sanchez and Nacho Ortiz, director and or of Meristation interviewed Ken Kutaragi, creator PlayStation.Even the magazine readers, a phenomenon similar to that of the uncle’s cigar ‘made numerous caricatures of the retouching photographs collected the meeting. On December 1, 2008, gave its final qualifying Meristation 10/10 to game Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, note that they have obtained only 21 other games in the twelve year history of the magazine: IL-2 Sturmovik, System Shock 2, Deus Ex, Independence War 2: Edge of Chaos, Grand Theft Auto III, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, GoldenEye 007, Super Mario 64, Half-Life, Ultima Online, Shadow of the Colossus, BioShock, Dungeon Keeper, Vagrant Story, Unreal Tournament, Final Fantasy VII, Soul Calibur, Grand Theft Auto IV, Super Mario Galaxy and Halo 3.