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[UPDATE] Giant Bomb Premium Accounts On Sale

Oh, and all active premium members get GameSpot Total Access for free next week.

[UPDATE]: Monthly users who have been active for over six-months will get the email from GameSpot later this week as well. We can't open this up to all monthlies for the obvious reason that then non-cool duders (known simply as "dudes") could exploit our system and just buy for a month.

Hey duders. Just a quick note to let you know we've moved our login system from auth.whiskeymedia.com to auth.giantbomb.com. Update those bookmarks or something!

We're also approaching the deadline we set during our pancakes talk to give away free GameSpot Total Access plans for all Giant Bomb premium members who are still active on April 15th April 19th (I added a couple extra days for this promotion). It's our way of saying thanks, and giving you the opportunity to check out GameSpot ad-free for the rest of the year. For those of you who want to still get in on that action, we've set up a $35 sale that lasts till Wednesday night that will still get you the GS coupon as long as you sign up before Wednesday 11:59PM PDT. If you're already an active member, you might want to pick it up to extend your membership another year at a cheaper price.

In any case, here are the major details you need to know.

  • If you're already an active premium member of Giant Bomb, there's nothing you need to do. You'll get an email later this week (prolly Thursday or Friday) from GameSpot with a coupon code. You can apply that code to any account you have over there, or set up a new one.
  • For those grabbing a Giant Bomb subscription this week for the first time, you'll get an email immediately to give you access to Giant Bomb and Comic Vine. Then, later this week you'll get another email from GameSpot with a separate coupon code for use there. Again, it's optional and you can apply it to any GameSpot account you have, or set up a new one.
  • Lastly, this deal does not come with a T-Shirt coupon. If you really want one of those, you can still sign up for a normal subscription at the regular $50 price. You'll still get the GameSpot code later this week as well.

Have no idea what a GameSpot is? These two guys sure do!

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Posted by snide

[UPDATE]: Monthly users who have been active for over six-months will get the email from GameSpot later this week as well. We can't open this up to all monthlies for the obvious reason that then non-cool duders (known simply as "dudes") could exploit our system and just buy for a month.

Hey duders. Just a quick note to let you know we've moved our login system from auth.whiskeymedia.com to auth.giantbomb.com. Update those bookmarks or something!

We're also approaching the deadline we set during our pancakes talk to give away free GameSpot Total Access plans for all Giant Bomb premium members who are still active on April 15th April 19th (I added a couple extra days for this promotion). It's our way of saying thanks, and giving you the opportunity to check out GameSpot ad-free for the rest of the year. For those of you who want to still get in on that action, we've set up a $35 sale that lasts till Wednesday night that will still get you the GS coupon as long as you sign up before Wednesday 11:59PM PDT. If you're already an active member, you might want to pick it up to extend your membership another year at a cheaper price.

In any case, here are the major details you need to know.

  • If you're already an active premium member of Giant Bomb, there's nothing you need to do. You'll get an email later this week (prolly Thursday or Friday) from GameSpot with a coupon code. You can apply that code to any account you have over there, or set up a new one.
  • For those grabbing a Giant Bomb subscription this week for the first time, you'll get an email immediately to give you access to Giant Bomb and Comic Vine. Then, later this week you'll get another email from GameSpot with a separate coupon code for use there. Again, it's optional and you can apply it to any GameSpot account you have, or set up a new one.
  • Lastly, this deal does not come with a T-Shirt coupon. If you really want one of those, you can still sign up for a normal subscription at the regular $50 price. You'll still get the GameSpot code later this week as well.

Have no idea what a GameSpot is? These two guys sure do!

Posted by Rafaelfc

yay

Posted by damnboyadvance

Didn't know they were doing this. Sounds to me like a pretty good deal, except for the part about not getting a Giant Bomb t-shirt.

Edited by WilltheMagicAsian

Blonde Ryan!

Posted by SamFo

Sweet. Can you still gift memberships?

Posted by pcguy2

GOOD TIMES!!!!!

Posted by Zacagawea

Pull the trigger already, you poor fucks. It's totally worth it!

Posted by AxleBro

ryans hair is blonder than gokus hahahaha!!!

Posted by pcguy2

Ryan- You should dye you hair blonde if you get enough subs!!!!

Posted by moomoomashoo

Fucks sake, a sale three days after I finally get a membership here...

>_<

Posted by Tan

Wow that video really bummed me out.

Edited by ThePickle
do these guys even still work at gamespot lol
narutovegetaDboy 5 months ago 33

From the video comments. The "33" signifies thumbs up. Easily the worst YouTube comment I have ever seen, and it's the top voted.

On topic, the whole GSpot total access thing might be well intentioned, but dude I could not get less of a fuck what Gamespot does ever.

Posted by Dalai

Is blonde Ryan part of the premium membership?

Posted by stinky

These two guys no longer work at Gamespot. Jeff got fired for his review on Kane and Lynch. Soon after Ryan left and then they started up the website GiantBomb, which is very popular now.

Edited by TadThuggish

No thanks. For all the good John Davison is apparently doing, that site is still atrocious.

Posted by Shurelock

That video is more likely to convince me to sign up than the sale.

Posted by Daveyo520

Bleached hair is coming back.

Posted by TheCreamFilling

No PayPal? No deal.

Posted by icytower38

I honestly think this is the first time I've seen Ryan with blonde hair... weird

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Edited by Bwast

Christ. "Just say no to ass games. Don't let them do this to us. Please.". That brought back some memories. Ryan freaks me out in that video, he looks like a completely different person.

Posted by fusrodah

EVERYONE IS BLONDE NOW

Posted by Yummylee

Oh man, that was the first ever video of Jeff and/or Ryan I saw on Gamespot!

Posted by Sil3n7

That has always been my favorite video game review ever.

Posted by Xeirus

@Tan said:

Wow that video really bummed me out.

It actually scared me, hah, emotional roller-coaster!

Posted by CaLe

I'm solid until like 2014 or something so I'll wait for the next one!

Posted by Animasta

oh even if you have a premium account click that link!

Posted by Xeirus

@CaLe said:

I'm solid until like 2014 or something so I'll wait for the next one!

Same :P

Posted by MrKlorox

I think I'll just wait for my current sub to run out and renew later once they reveal the next set of member's shirts. The coupon idea was my suggestion to Daniel a while back, so I kinda feel obligated to use that method.

Posted by Sparkleen

Oh my god. Ryan Davis with bleach-blonde hair...

Posted by Nuck

justsaynotoassgames.com

Posted by hardindr

Wow, I guess those two still thought it was the 90s or something, in 2003. Jeff and Ryan look a lot better today...

Posted by Halberdierv2

what is with their hair?

Posted by Rudeboy217

I am glad I waited to resubscribe.

Posted by snide

@SamFo said:

Sweet. Can you still gift memberships?

Yes. Through the same sale.

Posted by CornishRocker

Bleach that shit.

Posted by heavymetalwaffle

Times like these are when I wish I had a credit card instead of only Paypal.

Posted by ComradeCrash

I say no to ass games.

Posted by SilenceUK

well i am now subbed up till sept 2014 :P

Posted by Milkman

I'm already a member to September 2013. Would it be ridiculous to up it to 2014?

Posted by SilenceUK

@Milkman: i just did lol

Posted by Simplexity

YES A GAMESPOT TOTAL ACCESS ACCOUNT FINALLY MY LIFE IS COMPLETE.

Edited by Shaanyboi

God damnit. Couldn't do this a month ago when I actually had to renew the subscription?

Though I do like my new t-shirt... Nevermind then.

Posted by Grixxel

This is ... oh god, this is scary.

Posted by Summoboomo

And who has a gold medal now? This guy. This one right here. 8)

Posted by RoyaleWifCheese

I'm gonna hit Gamespot for the first time in five years and find me some more old ass videos of Jeff and Slim Shady.

Posted by RE_Player1

Can you give away the Gamespot code we get e-mailed or will it be tied to our e-mail? I have no desire to visit that site so I might as well give it to someone if I can.

Posted by Makoto_Mizuhara_Sakamoto

Hmm... why can't GB just absorb GS wholesale and get it over with?

Edited by Ben_H

Thanks to me being lazy and not doing tax returns for 3 years, I'm currently floating in dat scrilla, so I am now not going to be a not-member until 2014 (until the next sale, where it will probably increase another year. It's a vicious cycle.)  I spend almost no money nowadays so might as well re-up for this since it's on cheap. 
 
Edit: Dave you should add turkey gobbles like the thanksgiving sale for when people successfully pay. 
 
Double Edit: Does this mean I now will have 2 years of GS premium as well?

Posted by Blackmoore

Now I can enter those contests on On the Spot!