Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight! I am your host as always, ZombiePie. Some Xbox stuff happened this week. Unless you have been living under a rock you probably know that the Xbox One has been revealed and announced. Well that and the community and staff have been in a perpetual buzz about the console. Prior to the Xbox One reveal Patrick announced that before he moves to Chicago he plans on doing one more Jar Time video, send him any questions you may have to his Comic Vine or Tumblr account. Other madness this week includes Jonny Moseley responding (postively might I add) to Ryan's joshing around about Jonny Moseley's Mad Trix. If you enjoyed the old Behind the Screened Door podcast Alex and Matt Rorie have started a new movie podcast for subscribers! If you were wondering why this is subscriber content or have any other questions about this new project head on over here. With that check out these two Bombcast based videos! One about alcohol based enemas and the other being another great Bombcast animated clip:
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One more thing about the Xbox One. XONE is the official abbreviation of the Xbox One, and not XBONE while that is considered an alias for the platform. Please keep this in mind when editing the wiki. Oh hey the Shin Megami Tensei IV has an amazingly detailed wiki page! It's almost as if there's a significant Shin Megami Tensei sub-community on Giant Bomb...I wonder how and when that happened. What the heck is Word Realms?! Well read all about the game on its surprisingly detailed wiki page.
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Send your comments and thanks to Edderf for providing the "Call Zobeck" banner for this week. ArbitraryWater went old school and contemporary this week with his blog about Baldur's Gate and Resident Evil: Revelations. Video_Game_King learnd how 2 spel with 2 edumacation gamz, and starts a brand spanking new picturelogue blog about Beauty and the Beast. Mento has officially gone mad as he has now gone four weeks of daily game blogs! granderojo had a smashing time with the Game of Thrones mod for Crusader Kings II and discusses why, whereas humanity implores you to play Dragon's Dogma. Oh and people talked about the Xbox One...lots of people. Jensonb, Blazehedgehog, and Gamer_152 (and likely others that I didn't catch!) hold the distinction of being able to share their thoughts and opinions about the Xbox One in a rational and calm manner. Check out what they had to say about the reveal. LawGamer provides the second episode to his video game copyright blog series, simultaneously dankempster shares the fourth episode of his Metal Gear May Madness blog series. Fobwashed has a handful of detailed reviews for soundcards and headsets, and FLStyle keeps you updated on the Fighting Game Community with an event list for UFGT9.
- Call Zobek (Drawing) (By: @eidderf)
- ArbitraryWater vs Sea Zombies (By: @arbitrarywater)
- The King's Attempt to Understand English & The Screenshot Chronicles of a Lonely Bookworm and Her Psychic Rose (By: @video_game_king)
- Mento's May Madness More: #24 - Anodyne [Links to Other Entries] (By: @mento)
- I Am but Mad North/North-West. When the Wind is Southerly, I Know a Hawk from a Handsaw (By: @granderojo)
- Generation Xerox (By: @jensonb)
- A Rebuttal to Ben Kuchera, Re: Xbox One, Used Games, and More (By: @blazehedgehog)
- The Media Men (By: @gamer_152)
- Dragons Dogma and Why you Really Should Play It (By: @humanity)
- It's a-me [Copyrighted Character]! - Part II (By: @lawgamer)
- Metal Gear May Madness - Episode .04 (By: @dankempster)
- My PC Soundcards and Headset Mini-Reviews (By: @fobwashed)
- UFGT9 Preview (May 23-26) DIVEKICK comes home! Injustice goes to EVO ahead of Skullgirls and FGC News! (By: @flstyle)
LackingSaint is the one who provided the latest Bombcast animated clip as seen above send him your thanks and comments about the clip. BeachThunder points out that Vinny is getting incredibly close to finishing BioForge, and asks which DOS game you'd like to see him play next. Rorie wants you to talk about your favorite E3 demo. The Lincolncast wants YOUR questions for their next Giant Bomb Guild Wars 2 community podcast, The Lincolncast, with a special guest from ArenaNet. Finally, if you have been playing the latest Call of Juarez game discuss your impressions and thoughts about, any news about laddergoat?
- GiantBomb Animated: Enjoy Your Massage (By: @lackingsaint)
- Which DOS Game Would you Want to See Played Through Next? (By: @beachthunder)
- What's Your Favorite E3 Demo of All Time? (By: @rorie)
- Possible Lincolncast Interview -> Looking for SPvP Questions (By: @thurbleton)
- Call of Juarez: Gunslinger - Thoughts? (By: @rye256)
Here's a PSA/PIF (freaking British people) about the list feature, the engineers estimate that in the next 2-3 weeks they plan on fixing the bug issues with large lists (i.e. not being able to edit some of your lists at all). With that aside jbrite shares his 10 favorite PS1 era RPGs and Emerald85 has started a list chronicling every single female ninja in video games.