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The Community Spotlight - 03/11/2017

Everyone's out at PAX, but the Community Spotlight rolls along.

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, ZombiePie, am honored to be your host this week. This is the week of PAX East, and as you can expect there is going to be a bunch of Giant Bomb related tomfoolery to be had. Simultaneously, be aware that video content from the event takes a few days before it is posted on the site. Without further ado, let's get on with the site related housekeeping:

Community Activities

A 2 vs 2 vs 2 vs 2 vs 2 Space Super Showdown (By: UpperDecker)

UpperDecker is trying to host a GB community "Space Super Showdown" for Empyrion: Galactic Survival! Learn how you can join the fun NOW!

Join the fun today!
Join the fun today!

Clips Of The Week

Giant Bomb's Drew Scanlon - Best Of - All the Feels Remix (By: Aaron Bratcher)

Did you want to watch a Drew compilation video set to "My Heart Will Go On" by Céline Dion?

I'm A Fan Of Drew Scanlon - The Cutting Room Floor (By: Mepsipax)

User Mepsipax created a SECOND compilation video highlighting his favorite Drew moments, and as you might expect, this is as good as the previous video.

I'm A Cop? - Giant Bomb: Best Of Film & 40s (By: Mendelson3)

Over on YouTube Mendelson3 decided to have fun with Film & 40s recent dive into Fast and Furious by compiling every time the Beastcast crew asked "I'm a Cop?"

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Feel Old Yet? (By: Kl4rck)

As they sometimes say, why stop at one meme when you can have them all!

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Dan And Goats (By: giantbombquotes)

Don't you love it when Giant Bomb Quick Look quotes are taken out of context and used for posters? I is a glorious thing to behold.

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Best Of Blogs

What drives our nostalgia? That is the question sonatar seeks to answer.
What drives our nostalgia? That is the question sonatar seeks to answer.

Why Do We Play The Old Games That We Play? (By: sonatar)

sonatar directs the rather pointed question "Why do we play the old games that we play" on his latest blog. Check out his answer and feel free to share yours.

The Backlogbook - Weeks Seven, Eight and Nine (By: danielkempster)

This week danielkempster continues to tackle his gaming backlog by checking out Borderlands and The Walking Dead.

Thoughts On Divinity: Original Sin (Enhanced Edition) (By: krummi)

krummi's assessment of Divinity: Original Sin reviews why he thinks the game falls victim to a death spiral in its concluding moments.

Salvaging an Xbox in 2017? Say it ain't so jeffrud!
Salvaging an Xbox in 2017? Say it ain't so jeffrud!

Explain Yourself! Number Two (By: jeffrud)

jeffrud shares his rather dubious attempt to "resurrect" an original Xbox to working condition, and other gaming goings-on in the last week.

Confession: I Don't Enjoy The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild... In Handheld Mode & Fast RMX Is Sort Of An Ideal Launch Game (By: BigSocrates)

BigSocrates discusses why he thinks playing Breath of the Wild in handheld mode does the game a great disservice. BigSocrates also blogs on why Fast RMX is an ideal launch game for the Switch and sets a standard for future games

New Retro Arcade is a Worthy Time Investment (By: BulletStorm)

BulletStorm's review of New Retro Arcade details who benefits the most from buying the package on Steam, and why it may be worth your time.

March Vita Lineup And Upcoming Titles (By: BlackLagoon)

And for reasons that I do not know the Vita made a comeback this week.
And for reasons that I do not know the Vita made a comeback this week.

March is here and that means BlackLagoon is back with a convenient list of every game set to release on the PS Vita.

I Just Bought A Vita (By: Generic_username)

Generic_username defends his recent PlayStation Vita purchase, and articulates his first impressions of the handheld time forgot.

All-New Saturday Summaries 2017-03-11 (By: mento)

Mento returns with a week of new content, including new editions of The Top Shelf and Indie Game of the Week. He's also disappointed by Just Cause 3 and a little put out by games that lecture completionists.

Join The Discussion

The internet seems to have
The internet seems to have "solved" Jeff's problem with the Switch.

Terrified Of Scratching Screen In Dock (By: AlisterCat)

This was a highly entertaining and "creative" discussion thread debating the legitimacy of scratching the screen for the Switch while putting it back into its dock.

PS4 Update 4.5 Discussion Thread (By: pauljeremiah)

Join our community discussion about the 4.5 update for the PS4 by sharing your thoughts and adventures playing around with it thus far.

What Price Does Project Scorpio Need To Be To Succeed? (By: liquiddragon)

What price does Project Scorpio need to be to succeed? Join our community poll and speculation thread by sharing your range and philosophy.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands Discussion Thread (By: JohnLocke)

Where do you stand regarding the rather divisive latest entry in the Ghost Recon franchise? Share your impressions and experiences with it over here.

Disc Jam Discussion Thread (By: Fredchuckdave)

Do you have early impressions of Disc Jam, the disc-based future sport game currently free on PS+? Share if you think it is a legitimate Windjammers replacement.

Necessary or optional? You decide!
Necessary or optional? You decide!

What Accessories Have You Bought For The Switch? (By: LtTibbles)

Have you purchased accessories for the Nintendo Switch? Showcase what you have purchased for Nintendo's latest console, or detail why you have abstained.

Lovable Lists

We all know it is going to release this year, don't lie.
We all know it is going to release this year, don't lie.

StealthRUSH's Top 100 Favorite GGPO Games (By: StealthRUSH)

Check out StealthRUSH's list of "Top 100 Favorite GGPO Games" over here, and feel free to discuss your favorites as well.

10 Games I Want To Get / Play In 2017 (By: Eder)

Eder recently whipped up a list of the ten games he is incredibly excited to play this year over here.

Useful User Reviews