Hi and welcome to the current edition of the Giant Bomb Neighborhood Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am honored to be your host as we recall at the best neighborhood offerings from the previous week. Goodness, this was certainly a week. I will prevent repeating what has actually currently been stated by the staff. Nevertheless, please be aware that the personnel and moderation group endeavor to listen, reflect, and get better as a result of what has come to light. You have our most sincere promise to continue to make this website a safe place worth coming back to years upon end. With that in mind, let’s delve into the site-related house cleaning.
- Jeff’s statement on current events.
- Abby will be taking the week off and when they return they will log off from social networks completely. Please respect their choice to do so on the website.
- If you are one of the many users still drooling over Cyberpunk 2077, then you need to take a look at the video Jeff Bakalar tape-recorded with the GameSpot crew detailing his impressions of what he played of the video game.
Tweets Of The Week
Author’s Note: So … it appears Jeff saying “BIGGER” has become a meme, and the majority of individuals creating videos like the last two you will discover have no idea Giant Bomb is even the source. Do not you like the web?
Did you see what Sheikh Zanzibar did? That man is fucking crazy!
– Jeff Gerstmann, 2016
— Huge Bomb Out of Context (@giantbomb_ooc) June 22, 2020
Galleria Of Art
Over on Twitter, Digital Logjam chose to whip up a work of photoshop genius. However, I will offer special commendations to anybody who can @me with the origin of this reference.
Clips Of The Week
Some of you may remember Alex mentionining he was on a music podcast recently, and here’s a link and clip to get you interested in case you were not able to discover the podcast!
It appears like the new Giant Bomb Minecraft Community Server got some much needed attention this week from the personnel! Check out all about how you can sign up with the fun using the link above and do not forget to get the word out!
Moderator ZombiePie requires to Huge Bomb to discuss why PogChamps is “the best thing to occur to chess in years” and why more individuals ought to be playing and taking in competitive chess.
imunbeatable80 shares on their most current blog why Super Dodgeball is a video game with a great deal of style, but is doing not have on a lot of functions you desire out of an “alternate sports” video game title.
Gundato is not a big fan of online shooters, however shares their attempts to delve into a range of online FPS video games just recently on their most current blog site! Utilize the link below to see which online neighborhood proved to be the most welcoming.
Moderator Mento is starting a new series where they look at the video games from Itch.io’s current Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality! Offer it a read and see if they have any early suggestions! Next, their “Indie Game of the Week” series continues with a take a look at Tangrams Deluxe! Check out their blog to see why they wished to delight in the puzzler more than they did.
Giant Bomb Mankind shares why Huntdown from Easy Trigger Games ended up being a sentimental trip they really took pleasure in.
crunchyflies blogged about The Last of Us Part II and why they appreciated the game as a character research study on lying and forgiveness.
bigsocrates utilizes their most current blog site to go over why they believe the mechanical trappings and trademarks of The Last of Us Part II position a substantial ludonarrative harshness problem. Bigsocrates played Days Gone, and humorous marvels if it is the “jankiest” PS4 unique made therefore far.
Moderator Gamer _152 didn’t let the cancellation of E3 stop them from talking about the state of video game consoles and expose occasions that revealed of the PS5 and Xbox Series X.
SuperJoe took a look at the 2020 Steam Video game Festival demo scene on their most current blog site on Giant Bomb! Read all about the games that impressed them the most and which games they recommend you to prevent.
Discussions & Threads
If you wish to go over The Last of Us Part II spoilers, consisting of the ending, do not hesitate to comment in the thread listed below. Know, this main spoiler discussion thread is the only location where unmarked spoilers about the game should be posted!
Numerous neighborhood members are still delighted for Cyberpunk 2077, however what system do you plan on playing Cyberpunk 2077 on first? Choose your platform of option and share why.
Hey, Giant Bomb Neighborhood, are you there? Why exists a thread asking Vinny to play Castlevania 64?
Do not injure Vinny like that
Here’s a “FUN” discussion thread on the site for anybody with a PS4: do you ever look at the screenshots the PS4 takes when you earn a trophy? Seriously, do you actually use or look at those screenshots at all?
In the age of Steam and lots of other digital marketplaces, what was the video game that rekindled or began your love for PC gaming? Share which video game or market persuaded you to invest in PC video gaming.
Here’s a discussion the has the community divided: are AAA games starting to get too long? Share and discuss your stance utilizing the link and here are the poll choices to choose!
A lot of Giant Bomb neighborhood members are still in shock at the recently announced shutdown of Mixer. Sign up with the conversation about the announcement and share how you feel utilizing the link above!
There was a demonstration for Baldur’s Gate 3 during D&D Live 2020! Provide it a watch and sign up with the community conversation thread about the excellent and bad of the instructions Larian Studios is taking with the video game!
Here’s a link to the community conversation about the level of violence portrayed in The Last of Us Part II. Did the violence make you feel uneasy? Share your ideas regardless of what they may be.
If you are in need of a great laugh, then check out MooseyMcMan’s list on Giant Bomb ranking the very best computer game characters whose first name is “Goro!”
Hellscream reviews and ranks all of the Local Evil video games they have played. See which video games topped their list, and consider making a list of your own!
LCom approached their 2020 GOTY list a little differently than many: they had their list be a joint-agreement with their partner. Offer it a read and check out the 3 hour deliberation they tape-recorded
@willin shares in their evaluation of The Last of Us Part II to detail why they discovered the video game to be physically and emotionally tiring in a way that they did not take pleasure in even the smallest.
- @riostarwind information why they think Kid Of Morta is among those rogue-lite games that puts all the different pieces together in a fun way.
As seen in the Tweets area, this is the 6,969 th page @marino has actually produced on the website and I believe we can all concur that it is … NICE!