Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host this week! The releases just keep coming, and the community doesn't know what to make of it.
- ATTENTION! There's a new video feature on Giant Bomb called "Continue Watching!" Learn more about it over here.
- Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run VII Announcement Thread! The Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run is back, and this year is trying to raise money for Pencils of Promise's WASH Program! Learn more about it now!
Clip Of The Week
YouTube took down samcb's best of Fast Five Film & 40s compilation video from earlier, so he went ahead and uploaded it to vidme. Here are the HILARIOUS results once again!
What happens when you mix Giant Bomb, DayZ, and Mass Effect: Andromeda? This video gives you a good idea of why Andromeda is "ArmA as fuck!"
Best Of Blogs
Check out MooseyMcMan's MASSIVE dissertation on Breath of the Wild, and why Moosey fell in love with the game more than anticipated.
Part 2 of bigevil1987's visually stunning picture travelogue through Horizon Zero Dawn is up! Read about his latest foray into the game.
Sweep uses the latest controversy surrounding Mass Effect: Andromeda to debate patches and troubling release window expectations.
Mento's back with a defence of No Man's Sky, some April musings, and his recurring features The Top Shelf and Indie Game of the Week (which this time features Doki-Doki Universe).
kmfrob discusses why he is avoiding dialogue and text heavy games as he grows older and his video game preferences mature.
Generic_username has started a new blog series which provides a retrospective on Tales of Symphonia. He started it off by "defending" Lloyd Irving.
Join The Discussion
Our official discussion thread for Persona 5 can be found here! Discuss the game which will most likely have the Giant Bomb in a tizzy for over a year.
What are your impressions of the Xbox Scorpio system specs? Is this the beast we were promised many months ago, or a bloated botch waiting to happen?
Have any of you checked out the 1.05 patch for Mass Effect: Andromeda? Join our discussion about it and share if you think it noticeably improved your experience.
Have you played around with Bulletstorm Full Clip Edition? Share your impressions and thoughts of the port job with the rest of the Giant Bomb community.
Which weapons are consistently your "least favorite" to use? Judging from this thread it appears to be the revolver and other guns which require "skill" to effectively use.
bassman2112 welcomes you to share your impressions of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds on this game specific discussion thread.
Do you have formative impressions of Snake Pass? Feel free to join our community discussion about it regardless of which platform you are playing it on.
Do you buy pre-owned games in 2017? Vote and discuss the matter in our community thread NOT endorsed in any way by GameStop.
Capt_Blakhelm took the time to list his favorite roguelikes and roguelites on this highly rewarding list worth checking out.
AndySoryu is working to create a complete list of games which are "Iyashikei" in nature, which is a term used for anime and manga created with the specific purpose of having a healing or soothing effect on the audience. Check it out, and see if you can think of more examples!
Useful User Reviews
- @themist997's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review details why he thinks it is an excellent experience hindered by a few micro-flaws.
- @riostarwind's review for The Last Guardian details why he thinks it is a worthwhile journey for anyone, whether they be young or old.
Just a friendly reminder that we are not providing the "Full Clip Edition" of Bulletstorm its own wiki page. Nonetheless, Bulletstorm proper has a wonderfully detailed wiki page.