Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, welcome you! Well everyone, there's no denying the truth. We have officially hit the dreaded "Summer Game Drought." While some of you may argue an affiliation to one or two games set to release in the coming weeks, the community is still buzzing about the big news from E3 2017. Without further ado, let's get on with the Community Spotlight.
- Round Three of the Rocket League Tournament has commenced! If you remembered to sign up, post your match results as soon as possible!
- Do you know about the Mario Marathon 2017 charity event coming up? Learn all about the event, and how the Giant Bomb Community is hoping to help it.
Giant Bomb Galleria
Many of you pointed out that my last E3 2017 Galleria did not include any animated .GIFs. While I have a self-professed anti-.GIF agenda, I am beholden to give the people what they want. So without further ado, here we go:
Clips Of The Week
Giant Bomb user Physicalos combined the action film Speed with Giant Bomb, and let's just say the results are excitingly "explosive."
Psychedelic flashbacks and terrible crashes, oh my! Clagnaught has a new edition to his Best of Giant Bomb's Deadly Premonition Endurance Run video series!
Remember when Giant Bomb played Mario Party 9 on a special edition of Thursday Night Throwdown? Don't worry if you have forgotten because Mepsipax combined both of Giant Bomb's playthroughs of Mario Party 9 into one hilarious video!
Here's a fun "exclusive" video from TurboMan's YouTube Account. TurboMan took Justin McElroy's fun story about his tomfoolery in Sea of Thieves and synched it with Polygon's livestream of him showing people his map.
Best Of Blogs
MeatsofEvil played Black Desert Online for 450 hours over twenty-four days. Read what he learned about himself, and Black Desert Online in general.
Giant Bomb moderator ZombiePie has a new 5,000+ word blog detailing his first playthrough of Final Fantasy X. Please send help, this clearly isn't healthy.
FlashFlood_29 closes the book on his blog series detailing his first full run of Dark Souls! Discover how he survived the game's final moments.
How welcoming to fighting game newcomers is Tekken 7? Read PerfidiousSinn's latest "I Suck At Fighting Games" blog to find out.
I KNOW you have been asking for an analytical breakdown of the lyrics to the song from the Mario Odyssey E3 2017 trailer. Rejoice, MajorMitch has you covered on his latest blog.
Whether it be catching up on PlayStation+ games or highlighting events from E3 2017, MooseyMcMan's latest blog is a fun read.
Whilst spending twelve days in London the last week, TheMist997 decided to peruse the services offered at a local GAME store.
BigSocrates articulates why he thinks I Am Setsuna is a "cheaply made" RPG salvaged by charm and heart, and how the game slowly won him over.
Mento's back with another week of content conveniently summarized in one blog post. Read his musings on Headhunter, Lara Croft Go, the upcoming Summer Games Done Quick speedrun event (July 2nd!), and improving the Giant Bomb Wiki.
Join The Discussion
The Steam Summer Sale has officially begun! If you have indulged in the massive PC game firesale feel free to share what you have bought! Just try not to spend money like it is water.
Have you ever seen food in video games you wanted to try? I think we all want to know what wall chicken tastes like. Well... at least I do!
Which games do you plan on buying during the back half of 2017? Discuss the games you think will put an effective end on the year.
What is your "ultimate" loadout in Playerunknown's Battlegrounds? Share which items you think would best allow you to survive "Murder Island."
Would you describe E3 2017 as "It was super dope!" or "It was OK I guess?" Vote and discuss your summative feelings about this year's E3.
In honor of Marino's dedication over E3 2017 to upload every possible game trailer to Giant Bomb, Mento has started a quest to watch and review every E3 2017 trailer on the site.
It sure has been a Hell of a year, and the best is yet to come. Giant Bomb user freedo updated his "Most Anticipated" list for 2017 following the conclusion of E3.
doughnutwarlord shares his fairly long mental list of games he really wants to play in the future. Most are JRPGs, but check out his list and think of what would be on your own list.