Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight! For those of you with issues with the new video player you not only have the ability to stream and select quality settings, but now subscribers can use YouTube versions of all videos. If however you are having slowdown issues when it comes to downloading and buffering videos please file a full report to Dave over here. Engineer Alexis would like for all users to know that they are looking into aliasing videos in full screen with the new video player. With that remember to follow GiantBombSquad over on Twitter to stay updated on all the great works of the Giant Bomb Community.
Community Activities & Game Groups
- Giant Bomb Diablo III Battletag Exchange Thread - Hook Up with Other Giant Bomb Users in Diablo Co-Op Over Here!
- The Diablo III Guest Pass Exchange Thread - If You Want or are Willing to Give Away a Guest Pass Head on Over Here!
- Official Torchlight 2 Beta Thread - Discuss the Beta and Play with Other Users Online Over Here!
- Giant Bomb Community Starhawk Clan - Join the Clan Over Here!
- New Community Minecraft Server - Join the Fun Over Here!
- Golden Duder World Championship - Who is Your Favorite Giant Bomb Guest? Learn About How to Vote for Them Over Here!
Wonderful WikisHey everyone, Diablo III came out this week. As you might suspect check out Giant Bomb's unsurprisingly detailed wiki article for the game to see what changes have happened to the game. Max Payne 3 isn't a slouch either when it comes to good wikis. However once again, the Giant Bomb Fire Emblem community continues to impress in the efforts to make Giant Bomb your go to source on information about Fire Emblem.
Lovable ListsGB user Mento looks at recurring bosses that get a good drubbing. B0nd07 lists his favorite Quick Look moments from 2011. meb looks back at games he'd like to go back and play the co-op in his list, and Bundle85 list games from his childhood he wants to reacquire.
- Dude, You Look Terrible (By: Mento)
- My Favorite Quick Look Moment of 2011 (By: B0nd07)
- Promising Co-Op Video Games (By: meb)
- Older Games I Want to Buy a Physical Copy of (By: Bundle85)
Best of BlogThe true highlight this week is Marino's blog which compiles over seven years of Community achievement stats for your enjoyment. The breadth of information is down right astounding. Mento continues his commitment to get through his indie game back log, while AlexW00d works to get through the 1C Complete Pack. MooseyMcMan talks about wrapping up Xenoblade Chronicles and getting into The Witcher 2. User turbomonkey138 talks about a LAN party he recently attended. Bassman2112 provides some advice on how to make your own music while MajorMitch shares his favorite music themes. Hailinel gives you a history lesson on the Satellaview. Jan continues making fan works with his fan trailer for F-Zero 3DS. Atary77 talks about his issues with multiplayer games while CharlesAlanRatliffe discusses his memories with Mario Bros, and Psycosis about the most recent visual novel he has played.
- By the Numbers: Seven Years of Achievements (By: Marino)
- Mento's May Maadness: #15 - Tobe's Vertical Adventure (By: Mento)
- I Finished Xenoblade, and Started The Witcher 2 (By: MooseyMcMan)
- The Turbo Blog: LAN Gaming Edition (By: turbomonkey138)
- Arranging, Recording, Mixing & Mastering a Song (Part 1) [Part 2] (By: Bassman2112)
- The 1C Complete Pack and Me. Hard Truck Apocalypse (By: AlexW00d)
- Awesome Video Game Music: Quickies 6 (By: MajorMitch)
- Blog #058 - Finished Skyrim, No Diablo, Golden Duder Award (By: AlisterCat)
- A Brief Look at the Satellaview with Fire Emblem (By: Hailinel)
- F-Zero 3DX Teaser Trailer - Fan Made (By: Jan)
- When Winning Matters More Than Fun (Then No One Has Fun) (By: Atary77)
- I Play Porn Games for the Story // 05.13.2012 (By: Psycosis)
- Mario Bros. (By: CharlesAlanRatliffe)
Fantastic ForumsGB user nivi has created his third tribute song to Jeff related to the CBSi merger. User TopSteer asks you to share the most expensive game that you have ever bought. The rest of the fantastic forums this week ask you to share what you have been doing and experiencing in Diablo III, good or bad.
- 'Shelby Smiles' - Part Three of a Trilogy of Songs for Jeff (By: nivi)
- What's the Most You've Paid for an Old Game? (By: TopSteer)
- Post Your (Diablo III) Build (By: stenchlord)
- Death - When Did it Happen to Your (Diablo III) Hero? (By: Seppli)
- Graveyard of Diablo III Heroes - Share Your Hardcore Deaths (By: OmegaPirate)
Useful User Reviews
- DryvBy's user review of Diablo III
- MatthewTheBeast's user review of Mount & Blade Warband: Napoleonic Wars
- SpawnMan's user review of Minecraft (Xbox 360 Edition)
- DrMadHatten's user review of Max Payne 3
- Joelbarnett's user review of Max Payne (iPhone Port)
User Created Podcasts
- The Brewcast - Episode 4 - DIABLO BEER
- The Lincolncast - The Giant Bomb Guild Wars 2 Community Podcast - Episode 3: PvP!