Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight! Patrick Klepek wants to do his own Jar Time video series, but he needs more questions! Ask him any video game or horror movie related questions that you have on his Comic Vine account. Are you still having issues with the video player on Giant Bomb? If so file detail your issues on Jeff Tumblr post over here and he'll direct your input the the proper engineers. Finally someone on Tumblr has created this wonderful piece of Patrick Klepek fan art:
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- Dota 2 Game Key Giveaway Thread - If You Have a Dota 2 Key You are Willing to Give to Another User Post Them Over Here!
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- Skullgirls New Matchmaking Thread - Excited for the New Characters? Get Ready for Them By Playing With Other Users Over Here!
- Defiance BombSquad North America PC Clan - Join the "Fun" Over Here!
Now that Brad is drunk on Dota mystery you can join him by checking out the Dota 2 wiki page, and reading the Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (i.e. MOBA) concept page as well. Finally with the release of Age of Empire HD (which we do not have a separate wiki page for) get an idea why there are so many fans for the series by examining the Age of Empires II page.
Best of Blogs
The big highlights of this week come from Gamer_152 who discusses the development of generalizations related to genres in video games and with consumers, and Rmack who went to the Pinball Wizard pinball museum. MAguilera takes the controversial perspective that the ending of BioShock Infinite was slightly disappointing, whereas MetalGearSunny explains why the ending was mind meltingly awesome. RagingLion also joins the BioShock Infinite discussion this week by contemplating upon areas of improvement related to the game and for the industry, simultaneously yeah_write has a series of aweomse BioShock Infinite fan posters worth checking out. gogosox82 provides a comprehensive break down of the recently released Dark Souls 2 trailer, and Nonused decided to go back to his childhood favorites by re-playing Super Metroid. FLStyle shares the last hopes that we all have in regards to good fighting game movies, while mwng shares his recent foray into the Melty Blood fighting game series. Mento gets visual novel on you with a 999 centric blog. EpicSteve provides a rebuttak to the notion that the combat is the worst part to BioShock Infinite and SirOptimusPrime had some fun with Betrayal at Krondow with a fun role play inspired blog. BillytheKid and bishna bought knocked games from their backlog, similarly StarFoxA has defeated most of the Humble Bundle games for Andorid that he has been meaning to play.
- Genrelisation (By: @gamer_152)
- Why I'm Disappointed with BioShock Infinite's Ending [SPOILERS!] (By: @maguilera)
- The Pinball Wizard (By: @rmack)
- Dark Souls 2 Trailer Analysis/Thoughts (By: @gogosox82)
- Video Game Movies - TANG, Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist on Kickstarter & Mortal Kombat Legacy Season 2 Trailer (By: @flstyle)
- Catching Up With My Childhood: Super Metroid (By: @nonused)
- Narrative is Growing Faster Than Gameplay (By: @epicsteve)
- We Need To Go Deeper: A Reflection on the Community's Reaction to Bioshock Infinite (By: @metalgearsunny)
- Adventures in Melty Blood: Actress Again (By: @mwng)
- Get Thee To A Nonary: Another 999 Blog (By: @mento)
- Bundle Backlog - Storm in a Teacup and Offspring Fling & Bundle Backlog - Lume, Postal 2, and Anodyne (By: @starfoxa)
- Bioshock Infinite - Praising Greatness and Searching for the Ways to be Greater (By: @raginglion)
- There's Always a...BioShock Poster Set (By: @yeah_write)
- I Am Going To Beat Games 2013: March Edition (By: @bishna)
- An Autobot in Midkemia - Pt. 1 (By: @siroptimusprime)
- Breaking the Backlog 1: Paper Mario Sticker Star (By: @billythekid)
The poll of the week for this edition of the Spotlight is related to everyone's opinion about in-game purchases for random loot. We have an official Livestream thread for Divekick and an official discussion thread for Guacamelee. Finally if you have an impressive Warframe in Warfarme post pictures on the Warframe bragging thread.
- How Do You Feel About Random Loot Purchases? (By: @vivek)
- Official Divekick Live Streams Thread (By: @flstyle)
- Guacamelee Discussion Thread (By: @daveyo520)
- Show Off Your Warframe in Warframe (By: @i_stay_puft)
We have two lists this week one coming from Taku128 who has created a list of every single "retro" video game that has been quick looked on the site. Boiglenoight on the other hand has created a list detailing the best old school PC games that he has ever played.
- Retro Games That Have Quick Looks (By: @taku128)
- The Top Tier Titles of 640k Gaming (By: @boiglenoight)