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Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Community Spotlight! Giant Bomb and the other Whiskey Media sites may be experiencing technical difficulties but that wont stop the! It may be from February but check out Marino's PAX Guide to PAX if that is relevant to you. Dave Snider explained on the Whiskey media site why he wants to do a world tour . A GB user made a pretty slick VVVVVV poster . Finally it looks like everyone loves the Quick Looks because we have a new user creating a compilation of his/her favorite Quick Look moments for you to check out:
Notable Current Events
- Giantbomb Community SC2 EU Tournament #6, March 12th! Sign Up HERE!
- Giant Bomb Ranking Division for StarCraft II -- See Where you stand HERE!
- Official Giant Bomb Trading Hub for Pokemon Black/White -- Trade Pokemon HERE!
- Vito's Game Giveaway #8! Four Games Added! Due Sat. March 12th -- See if you can win free games HERE!
The two big names this week are Dragon Age and PAX. With the much anticipated release of Dragon Age 2 check out both the Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2 wiki entries as well as the Dragon Age Franchise page to brush up on your Dragon Age story and lore. Trust me there's a lot to enjoy! This weeks marks the return of Street Fighter characters...and breasts, because really Giant you need to chillout sometimes.
- Dragon Age (Franchise)
- Dragon Age: Origins & Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening & Dragon Age II
- PAX East 2011
- Penny Arcade Expo
- Mooqi's review of Dragon Age II
- StrongProtector's review of MLB 11: The Show
- Rabalais's review of Pokemon Black/White
- evildeadron's review of Rango: The Video Game
- mzuckerm's review of The Ball
- ahoodedfigure's review of The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon
- Nomin's review of Fallout: New Vegas
- kickinthehead's review of Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
- The Definitive 108 Stars of Destiny (By: Mento )
- Legitimate Wiki Pages That Would Give Certain Users Heartburn (By: Hailinel )
- Great, But Frustrating, Old School Games (By: skrutop )
- Games Featured on "Captain N: The Game Master" (By: KimFidler )
Best of Blog/Fantastic Forums
The real standout this week is the Happy Hour Drinking game created by ThatFrood and another user...check it out at your own risk. ZanzibarBreeze keeps churning out the nostalgia with an 8 hour audio clip of the best HotSpot podcast moments from 2007. Claude also took things back with his blog where he chronicled the past reviews from an old issue of GameInformer. User VisceralBishop defies all odds and has obtained a Gamer Score of 200,000 Game Points for his Xbox Account. Then of course enjoy all of the various blogs about video games and the enjoyment you can have with playing them!
- Happy Hour Drinking Game (By: ThatFrood )
- Misadventures in DOSland: Obscure D&D Type Game Edition (By: ArbitraryWater )
- The Evolution of Video Game Narrative - Part 2 (By: Gamer_152 )
- The Best of The HotSpot (2007) -- The Last Eight Hours (By: ZanzibarBreeze )
- This is TRULY the Age of Sheppa....Dragons! (By: RelentlessKnight )
- Yakuza: Of The End Demo Playthrough Video (By: vidiot )
- Past Expiration Spotlight: Killer 7 (By: Sarumarine )
- Game Informer #105 Jan. 2002: Reviews Look Back (By: Claude )
- 200k GamerScore and Beyond (By: VisceralBishop24 )
- Cloudy With a Chance of Gaming -- 03/06/2011 (By: JJWeatherman )
- With Absolutely No Apologies to Furries (By: Video_Game_King )
- Review: Hyperdimension Neptunia (By: PixelPrinny )
- Game Design for the Uninitiated (By: ahoodedfigure )
User Created Podcasts
Author's Note: How do you get your creations on this? Why it's pretty simple really! Just drop a comment on this article and post a link to the good work that you have done and I'll be sure to showcase it for next week.