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#1 Posted by Barrock (3525 posts) -

Anonymous asked:

If Gamespot and Giant Bomb had to wrestle for CBS money, who would win the title?

I should know the answer to that one in a few months…

#2 Edited by audioBusting (1493 posts) -

Gamespot versus Giant Bomb Professional Wrestling Championship with CBS money as the prize in a few months?

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#3 Edited by Trilogy (2648 posts) -

Gamespot versus Giant Bomb Professional Wrestling Championship with CBS money as the prize in a few months?

Now THAT'S an idea for premium content.

#4 Posted by Krullban (1034 posts) -

GameSpot/GiantBomb merger confirmed.

#5 Posted by TheHT (11102 posts) -

Budget meeting incoming?

#6 Posted by Dethfish (3638 posts) -

Panic mode engaged

#7 Posted by BisonHero (6405 posts) -

That would make for a hell of a ladder match.

#8 Posted by ILikePopCans (748 posts) -

#9 Posted by Korwin (2837 posts) -

Phase 3 is coming.

#10 Posted by John1912 (1855 posts) -

Really fucking hate the new GS site.

#11 Posted by Vuud (1948 posts) -

@krullban said:

GameSpot/GiantBomb merger confirmed.

Arrrrrrrrrrgh, don't even joke about that, man!

#12 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (5375 posts) -

@krullban said:

GameSpot/GiantBomb merger confirmed.

D:

#13 Edited by crusader8463 (14419 posts) -

Sigh... Well we had a good run folks. Here's hoping the next site they make stays up.

#14 Posted by slyspider (1187 posts) -

Wheres our collective bugout bags guys?

#15 Posted by McGhee (6094 posts) -

If GB had more resources and started slowly hiring the right people, it could be the next VICE, just funnier and with less war and drugs and horribleness.

#16 Posted by theveej (824 posts) -

Gamespot versus Giant Bomb Professional Wrestling Championship with CBS money as the prize in a few months?

The only person at Gamespot that could even put up a fight is Kevin Vanord. Drew, Vinny and Jeff would just clean up, Brad would obviously be their conniving evil manager. Alex and Patrick could job to the Gamespot crew to make it interesting.

WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD ORDER OF PROFESSIONAL GAME JOURNALISM BROTHER

#17 Posted by GorillaMoPena (2031 posts) -

Both Gamspot/Giant Bomb are absorbed into Gamefaqs.

All quick looks are now text files.

#18 Posted by PandaBear (1344 posts) -

@theveej said:

@audiobusting said:

Gamespot versus Giant Bomb Professional Wrestling Championship with CBS money as the prize in a few months?

The only person at Gamespot that could even put up a fight is Kevin Vanord. Drew, Vinny and Jeff would just clean up, Brad would obviously be their conniving evil manager. Alex and Patrick could job to the Gamespot crew to make it interesting.

WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD ORDER OF PROFESSIONAL GAME JOURNALISM BROTHER

I'll pay anything to see someone smash a chair over the back of Tom McShea's head.

#19 Posted by pyrodactyl (1963 posts) -

@theveej said:

@audiobusting said:

Gamespot versus Giant Bomb Professional Wrestling Championship with CBS money as the prize in a few months?

The only person at Gamespot that could even put up a fight is Kevin Vanord. Drew, Vinny and Jeff would just clean up, Brad would obviously be their conniving evil manager. Alex and Patrick could job to the Gamespot crew to make it interesting.

WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD ORDER OF PROFESSIONAL GAME JOURNALISM BROTHER

I don't know. Gamespot got a bunch of british guys now. I ear those guys can throw a drunken punch pretty well...

#20 Posted by Korwin (2837 posts) -

Both Gamspot/Giant Bomb are absorbed into Gamefaqs.

All quick looks are now text files.

Performed through emulators 10 years after the games are released.

#21 Edited by ArtisanBreads (3789 posts) -

Lets be honest the writing has been on the wall. Unfortunate though.

Hope I'm wrong and seeing this as something it's not.

#22 Posted by Clonedzero (4198 posts) -

It's probably just additional funding guys. I doubt GB is going down or anything...

#23 Posted by Andorski (5241 posts) -

Jeff already confirmed that he and Vinny are going to have new video content for Gamespot next year. This isn't new.

#24 Edited by TruthTellah (8722 posts) -

I, for one, welcome their eventual synergistic and lucrative merger for great success.

Really looking forward to the new GameBomb dot com.

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#25 Posted by Genfuyung (231 posts) -

...and my premium membership just auto renewed.

#26 Posted by crithon (3111 posts) -

"lets get ready to oil up" Hakan

#27 Posted by Morningstar (2149 posts) -

It's probably just additional funding guys. I doubt GB is going down or anything...

Here's hoping you are right!

#28 Posted by e30bmw (356 posts) -

It's probably just additional funding guys. I doubt GB is going down or anything...

He's clearly just talking about budget meetings. Nothing to get worried about.

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#29 Edited by Jimbo (9799 posts) -

Srsly, how fucking perfect would it be if it ended up being called GameBomb?

#30 Edited by Demoskinos (14733 posts) -

I doubt its anything serious as them shutting down / merging but as said most likely budget meetings for who gets what money to do stuff with.

#31 Posted by Korwin (2837 posts) -

I doubt its anything serious as them shutting down / merging but as said most likely budget meetings for who gets what money to do stuff with.

I assume they didn't get the venture capital Vinny needed for VinnCo's next world rocking innovation.

#32 Posted by Sin4profit (2921 posts) -

As someone who despised Gamespot during the fall i've been watching their live stream coverage of the new consoles with Danny O'Dwyer and it's actually pretty good.

#33 Edited by Crembaw (358 posts) -

Panic over vague tweets is my native state.

#34 Posted by ThunderSlash (1650 posts) -

@jimbo said:

Srsly, how fucking perfect would it be if it ended up being called GameBomb?

The U.S. branch of the insanely popular Russian games site?

#35 Posted by Krullban (1034 posts) -

@jimbo said:

Srsly, how fucking perfect would it be if it ended up being called GameBomb?

And then GameBomb.ru sues GameBomb.com and wins and GameBomb.com closes and GameBomb.ru becomes one of the most popular video game websites. BAM!

#36 Posted by tourgen (4461 posts) -

crazy. Hopefully that means more funds for the GB crew.

#37 Posted by Milkman (16619 posts) -

Well, you said panic and the people have certainly complied.

#38 Posted by Omega (831 posts) -

I learned a long time ago that Giant Bomb will never stay the same for long. The site has always been changing, sometimes good changes sometimes bad changes, but one thing that has always been consistent is that through all the changes Giant Bomb always ends up becoming better than it was before. So I've stopped freaking out about every little comment or curtain pull and just enjoy the site and the guys who work here.

Thanks Cialis.

#39 Posted by VeggiesBro (120 posts) -
@e30bmw said:

@clonedzero said:

It's probably just additional funding guys. I doubt GB is going down or anything...

He's clearly just talking about budget meetings. Nothing to get worried about.


Totally this.

#40 Edited by billymagnum (777 posts) -

new year = new budget. the side who spent the most of last years budget without going over will likely secure the same amount if not more for the next year. the side who did better business will probably "win" a slightly larger budget. for more info on how budgets really work, watch the office: surplus lol

#41 Edited by jeffrud (382 posts) -

Both Gamspot/Giant Bomb are absorbed into Gamefaqs.

All quick looks are now text files.

#42 Posted by soulcake (263 posts) -

@gorillamopena: That is probably the best idea i heard in ages the future is text files after the Ethernet wars of 2020

#43 Posted by Capum15 (4857 posts) -
@omega said:

I learned a long time ago that Giant Bomb will never stay the same for long. The site has always been changing, sometimes good changes sometimes bad changes, but one thing that has always been consistent is that through all the changes Giant Bomb always ends up becoming better than it was before. So I've stopped freaking out about every little comment or curtain pull and just enjoy the site and the guys who work here.

Thanks Cialis.

Oh god, you just reminded me of the Rodeo QL thing. That whole bit Vinny and Jeff did, and then "Thanks Viagra" was probably one of the most hilarious things I've seen.

Anyway, I'm ready for the CBSI Wrestling Tournaments. Put this membership to good use.

#44 Posted by chrissedoff (2079 posts) -

I must be cursed. This is going to be like that time I bought a subscription to EGM two months before it was shut down.

#45 Posted by Nodima (1157 posts) -

Well, during Jeff's Mixlr this evening he said that Vinny has a new green screen budgeted for either Q1 or Q2, so let's see what other nuggets we can find that suggest you all are quite insane!

#46 Posted by JJOR64 (18941 posts) -

I bet it's nothing to worry about for us.

#47 Posted by Hailinel (24286 posts) -

This isn't any different than other companies with departments jockeying for budget at the start of every year. It's really nothing to worry about.

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#48 Edited by The_Nubster (2090 posts) -

All this means is that he's in budget meetings and he's yet to find out how much annual budget they're getting granted.

#49 Posted by Korwin (2837 posts) -

I heard that Jeff totally hit Chris Waters with a bat during that meeting.

#50 Posted by forteexe21 (343 posts) -

Brad is going to win the ladder match by pretending to be injured but suddenly run from backstage and get the briefcase!