Hello and Welcome!Hello, hello, hello, and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight! All of you who enjoy the Bomcast should be happy to note that the guest for the next Bombcast will be none other than Adam Sessler himself. GB user Qodot has made an audio recording of all the funny sounds Brad makes when playing Trials Evolution and wants your advice as to what to do with it. Still waiting for a new shipment of Cards Against Humanity? Well check out the online edition for Cards Against humanity that members of the community are creating rooms for. GB user soup_menu has created an iOS app for users to stream non-member video content on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. Finally does anyone know where Patrick is going?
Community Activities & Game Groups
- Hybrid US Beta Code Giveaway - Join the Beta By Heading Over Here!
- E3 Best of Show Giant Bomb Community Listapalooza - Join the Effort to Determine Which Game the Community Thinks is the Best This E3 Over Here!
- Golden Duder World Championship - Who Do You Think is the All Time Best Guest on Giant Bomb? Vote to Determine the Community Favorite Here!
- The DOTA 2 Hero Build Advice Thread - Have Expert Advice or Need Help With a Hero in DOTA 2? Post Over Here!
Great GuideGB user skrutop has created a guide on how to build an effective mage in Skyrim after countless hours of research and hands-on experience. So please do check out his findings.
Wonderful WikisBox in Box Art is in the running for the best new concept page this year. The image gallery, especially the default image, are definitely worth checking out for a good laugh. This week the wiki editors for the fire Emblem wiki pages really hit it out of the park.
Best of Blogs/Fantastic ForumsThe Lantern Run is back for one last crack at the S-Rank, but check out PsEG's stats breakdown of the last attempt to see how well they did last time. ArbitraryWater and MattyFTM both wrote blogs about the Mass Effect franchise from different perspectives. Sparky_Buzzsaw played through Kingdoms of Amalur and talks about why it's worth it despite its problems. DrRandle discusses the future of Super Smash Bros while RelentlessKnight discusses the future for the Call of Duty: Black Ops. Mento has begun a concerted effort to make a dent at the games in his backlog. dankempster is awash with Final Fantasy games this week between completing FinalFantasy XIII-2 and continuing his Final Fantasy VII endurance run. jakob187 talks about why he doesn't like Tribes Ascend's free to play model. onan looks at games that beat Fez to the punch at having cryptography as a part of their gameplay. astrodoggy discusses the limitations of video games and how they can embrace them better. Finally we have all of the weekly updates and gaming related blogs from all of your favorite users.
- Lantern Run Stats, Day 2 (By: PsEG)
- A Write Up About Mass Effect and Other Things (By: ArbitraryWater)
- Sparky's Update - Kingdoms of Amalur, Jolly Rover Revisited (By: Sparky_Buzzsaw)
- I'm Commander Shepard & This is My Favorite Blog on the Citadel (By: MattyFTM)
- April Game Roundup (By: Apocralyptic)
- Smash Bros.: TNG - Day 3 [Day 2] [Day 1] (By: DrRandle)
- The Future of BLOPS and Tangents (By: RelentlessKnight)
- Mento's May Madness: #3 - Capsized [Game #2: Blocks That Matter] [Game #1: Amnesia](By: Mento)
- Final Fantasy XIII-2 - My Final Verdict (By: dankemspter)
- Enduring Final Fantasy VII - Episode Twenty Six (By: dankempster)
- Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers Performed By Humperdinck & Lambesis (By: jakob187)
- Does Fez Deserve so Much Praise for Its Cryptographic Depth? (By: onan)
- Weekly Roundup 04/29/2012 (By: MajorMitch)
- The Limitations of Our Medium (By: astrodoggy)
- I Play Porn Games for the Story // 04.29.2012 (By: Psycosis)
- A Week of Gaming - 04/28/2012 (By: AdzPearson)
- Playing All the Video Games - Part 000005 (By: F1000003)
- [insert title] 4-28-12 (By: Alaska_Gamer)
Lovable ListsMarino and TehRYNOL both have ideas of who should be in the PlaySTation All-Stars game and share them on their lists. Mento talks about the best "Cool Old Guys" in video games and Giant Bomb. Psykhophear has a list of his favorite scary games and lists (spoilers!) the most memorable moments from them.
- Character Wishlist: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (By: Marino)
- PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Character Wish-list (By: TehRYNOL)
- The Cool Old Guy (By: Mento)
- Scary Games - Favorites & Recommends (By: Psykhophear)
Useful User Reviews
- Master_Prophet's user review of The Walking Dead Episode 1
- Mystyr_E's user review of The Walking Dead: Episode 1
- ryanrulez's user review of The Walking Dead: Episode 1
- Humanity's user review of The Witcher 2 (360 edition)
- zDarkHerald's user review of Silent Hill: Downpour
- Count_Zero's user review of Rayman: Origins