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The Community Spotlight - 04/29/2017

In this week's Community Spotlight, we discuss very important topics.

If you have yet to watch GBeast's video series on Tender Loving Care, boy are you missing out!
If you have yet to watch GBeast's video series on Tender Loving Care, boy are you missing out!

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. With the Summer months right around the corner and E3 2017 beckoning, the Giant Bomb community continues to turn out some amazing things worth talking about! The Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run has one week to go, and there are some great videos to watch this week. With that, let's go over the site related housekeeping for posterity sake.

Clips Of The Week

Is. This. The. Run?? (By: @rmanthorp)

The "true" clip of the week comes from moderator Rmanthorp:

Giant Bomb Logo Animation (B: Luke D)

Over on YouTube, Luke D created this AMAZING Giant Bomb logo animation!

Giant Bomb Plays Squad Except The Camera Zooms In Whenever "Squad" Is Said (By: Zach)

Also on YouTube, someone took a clip of the GB staff playing Squad, except the camera zooms in whenever "SQUAD" is said.

Community Activities

It can only get better with MORE Giant Bomb users!
It can only get better with MORE Giant Bomb users!

Unofficial Giant Bomb PUBG Group (By: @squidc00kie)

squiDc00kiE created an unofficial Giant Bomb Playerunknown's Battlegrounds community group you can join NOW!

Battlefield 1 PS4 Platoon: Giant Bomb Squad (By: @natetodamax)

Platoons have just been added to Battlefield 1! Learn how you can join our PS4 squad as we speak!

Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run VII (By: @thatpinguino)

The Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run is ONE WEEK AWAY! This year it is trying to raise money for Pencils of Promise's WASH Program!

Best Of Blogs

I have heard zombies hate fast food.
I have heard zombies hate fast food.

My Interview with Dan Ryckert on Giant Bomb East, Creating New Content, and Taco Bell Weddings (By: @lionheart377)

Lionheart377 had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Dan Ryckert and talked to him about a number of issues and current events, most of all, how much Dan appreciates the Giant Bomb Community.

My Experience With Call of Duty Zombies (By: @themist997)

TheMist997 shares his love for Call of Duty Zombies, and why he looks forward to it whenever a new Call of Duty game comes out.

Rock Band 5 - The Impossible Dream (By: @kamikawa4)

Pokemon and charity go together like peanut butter and jelly!
Pokemon and charity go together like peanut butter and jelly!

kamikawa4 dreams an impossible dream in theorizing how Rock Band 5 could work in today's market, and why he wants it so much on his latest blog.

Playing Pokémon for Pencils of Promise (By: @danielkempster)

Giant Bomb user danielkempster is playing Pokémon Gold/Silver for Pencils of Promise! Help him raise money for charity and discover what a "Randomizer Nuzlocke Challenge" is.

Enuma Elish: An Analysis of ABZÛ (By: @gamer_152)

Check out moderator Gamer_152's exhaustive look at Abzû, and read how it uses "implicit storytelling" and beautiful art design to its benefit.

All-New Saturday Summaries 2017-04-29 (By: @mento)

On moderator Mento's chopping block this week: his mild disappointment with Dishonored 2, his oft-insane May blogging plans, more deep dives on Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands, and another edition of the PS2-focused The Top Shelf.

A Bunch Of Videos For Beast In The East - Yakuza 0 (By: @worksgondo)

WorksGONDO even gives you more about
WorksGONDO even gives you more about "Mr.Libido"

WorksGONDO has another helpful instructional video/blog for Beast in the East's Yakuza 0 series. Check it out if you have been enjoying the series, or are interested in playing the Yakuza games yourself!

Join The Discussion

Please tell me you didn't yell into your computer screen.
Please tell me you didn't yell into your computer screen.

Outlast 2: Early Impressions Sharing Thread (By: @do_the_manta_ray)

What are your early impressions of Outlast 2? Hopefully less dramatic than your average YouTube personality. Feel free to share them with the rest of the Giant Bomb community.

What Remains of Edith Finch Discussion Thread (By: @glots)

How have you been finding Giant Sparrow's latest outing? Whether it be the PS4 or PC version of the game, share your impressions and interpretation of the game's story.

Best Persona 5 Builds (By: @alistercat)

Hopefully, Edith Finch is all in one piece.
Hopefully, Edith Finch is all in one piece.

What do you think are the best and most powerful builds in Persona 5? Share and defend your favorite character set-ups over here.

Prime Eras For Different Video Game Genres? (By: @viking_funeral)

Can you think of distinct eras for different game genres? Join our community in nailing down when Adventure, RTS, and JRPGs had their respective "Golden Ages."

The New 2DS XL Discussion Thread (By: @re_player1)

It came out of nowhere, but what do you think of the 2DS XL? Feel free to share your "gut reactions" to Nintendo's latest handheld folly.

Little Nightmares Impression Sharing Thread (By: @glots)

Sylvain Chomet called, and he wants his artstyle back.
Sylvain Chomet called, and he wants his artstyle back.

Have you checked out the platformer, Little Nightmares? If so, share your impressions of it on our community discussion thread.

Worst Companions (By: @acidbrandon18)

What is your least favorite video game companion? Share and discuss the sidekick which drove you crazy the quickest. I am caught between Resident Evil 4 and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

Horror Stories Of Lost Saves (By: @nicksmi56)

What is your worst experience in losing a save file? Share your lost save horror stories over here. For me, a certain SOMEONE played half of Final Fantasy VIII after I lost my save file for the game.

Lovable Lists

A Perfect World's SNES Classic Game List (If Everyone Was DevourerOfTime) (By: @devoureroftime)

DevourerOfTime drafted a list of games he most would want to see in the SNES Classic, but this time just for his own benefit.

Useful User Reviews

Wonderful Wikis

If only....
If only....

Prey

The new Prey game is set to release next week, but why not take the time to look back on the game which "technically" started the franchise. Our wiki page for the first shooting game to bear the name "Prey" is massive and worth examining.

Prey 2

Now it is time for a depressing exercise in "what could have been." If you check out our wiki page for Prey 2, you will learn all about its troubled history and ultimate demise.