Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am honored to be your host this week. We did it everyone! We basically survived the first month of 2018! Just eleven more where that came from! Pointless fretting aside, the Giant Bomb community was up to its usual creative antics. This week, we have art and videos galore! But before we enjoy either, let's spotlight two Giant Bomb users who are this week's community MVPs for their random, but awesome forum posts!
- Do you consider yourself a patient person? You're probably not as patient as Giant Bomb user kalos!
- Speaking of fun moments with the Giant Bomb community, PixelSoldier thoroughly justified their username.
Clips Of The Week
Vinny fights a monster man, Dan sings Thunder Road, and Alex loves how much the travel agency lady sucks (Parts 13 through 18). What a time to be alive!
Giant Bomb East died 38 times while trying to get the shinesprite in the red coin challenge of "The Hillside Cave Secret," in Super Mario Sunshine. Giant Bomb user Mepsipax compiled each death in this video.
Over on Youtube, JDPoZ "powered-up" Ben in the style of a Super Saiyan in Dragon Ball Z.
The Giant Bomb FGC Discord has been having a blast with Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, and here's the archive of their most recent tournament.
Giant Bomb Galleria
The Giant Bomb community effort to convert staff quotes into a Bayeux Tapestry generator continues to be hilarious! Check out these hilarious examples, and think about creating your own works of "art."
Many thanks to bulby33 for creating this AMAZING Giant Bomb roundel logo! It magnificently merges old and new sensibilities.
Tweets Of The Week
I hear you guys like show promos. How do you like them promos?? pic.twitter.com/ueBTajEutA— abby russell (@ybbaaabby) January 26, 2018
Are any of you going to be playing with the Sea of Thieves closed beta? If so, drop your Gamertag over here, and hopefully, you can enjoy the swashbuckler with other Giant Bomb users.
Best Of Blogs
jeffrud breaks down the long and complicated history of porting Pac-Man to early consoles. Trying to parse out the many NES/Famicom ports of Pac-Man took him literal days.
BooDoug187's effort to make a dent in their backlog is off to a bang with Sleeping Dogs! Read all about their impressions over here.
Moderator Gamer_152's take on the FMV crime thriller, Late Shift, is that it was designed and written by someone in a five-year coma.
TheMist997 muses if the Darwin Project has a shot at becoming the next big battle royal game to set the world on fire on his latest blog.
It is 2018, but Giant Bomb moderator ZombiePie is STILL playing Final Fantasy X-2. This time, read why he thinks its inclusion of J-Pop is the best/worst thing in the game.
If you like a lot of words to read, Mento's got you covered. Up for discussion this week are Operation Logic Bomb, Persona 5, Escape Goat 2, the second season of The Good Place, Chrono Trigger, Kubo and the Two Strings, and dealing with being "that guy on the internet who doesn't like a thing".
Join The Discussion
Many Giant Bomb community members used the 10th anniversary of Burnout Paradise to discuss the evolution of Giant Bomb and open-world racing games. Join this highly nostalgic activity if you haven't already.
It's a question that captivated the Giant Bomb community last week: If there was to be a live action Wolfenstein film, who do you think would be the best fit to play BJ?
Should fans of the Metro video game series give the books a try? That is the crux of this community discussion thread. If you have read the books, join in on the fun.
What's YOUR take on the difficulty for They Are Billions? What tips and tricks do you have for anyone who thinks it is too hard?
Calling all Monster Hunter fans! What is your platform preference for Monster Hunter: World? Do you plan on getting it for consoles, or will you wait for the PC version?
What are YOUR impressions of Iconoclasts? Join our community discussion about the Metroidvania action-adventure game over here!
Have you played the challenging platformer, Celeste? Feel free to share your impressions over here, and join our discussion debating its difficulty.
We have an official Elusive Targets Reactivation community thread over here! Discuss the previous target, and the strategies you used to take them down.
Have any of you played the cyberpunk experience, The Red Strings Club, lately? If so, share your impressions of it over here.