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 holidays officially behind us that means that the onslaught of Game of the Year content is nigh, or already upon us. As with any year understand that any guests that provide Giant Bomb with their own personal Game of the Year lists should always be treated with the civility and respect that we expect when interacting with users and staff.
- Voting for the 2015 Giant Bomb GOTY Community List is now OPEN! Head over here to find out how to cast your vote!
User Created Game of the Year Stuff
2015 GOTY Lists
- My Games of the Year 2015 (By: @vampire_chibi)
- Best of 2015 (By: @themasterds)
- Frybird's 25 Most Favorite Games of 2015 (Because There Were So Many) (By: @frybird)
- Game of The Year 2015 Users Choice (By: @thechadster789)
- 2015 Top 10 Games of the Year (By: @demonsoul)
- My First GOTY: 2015 (By: @z3wpk)
- 2015 GOTY!(By: @mittt)
- Games of 2015 Wot I Liked More Than The Other Games of 2015 (By: @macka1080)
- GOTY 2015 (Games That are Good and Good For You) (By: @xtrafries)
- My 2015 GOTY List (By: @milesthewolfman)
- GOTY 2015 (By: @wemibelec90)
- Top 10 Games of 2015 (By: @big_denim)
- Game of The Year 2015 (By: @gendergenerator)
- Game of the Year 2015 & Another Arbitrary Accolades List: 2015 Edition (By: @blzzzrrttt)
- GOTY 2015 (By: @majormitch)
- GOTY 2015 (By: @climax)
- GOTY 2015 (By: @mento)
- Best of 2015 (By: @draugen)
- Best of 2015 (By: @lackingsaint)
- GOTY 2015 (By: @cfilipec )
- GOTY 2015 (By: @jaypb08)
- The Top Ten Games I Played in 2015 (By: @cornbredx)
- Veektarius' Top 10 of 2015 (By: @veektarius)
- GOTY 2015 (By: @falconer)
- My Favorite Ten Games of 2015 (By: @mezmero)
2015 GOTY Blogs
- GOTY 2015: Some Games Great, Other Games Greater(By: @thelastgunslinger)
- My Top Ten GOTY 2015 Edition (By: @shota00)
- 2015 GOTY #5-1 & 2015 GOTY #10-6 (By: @theht)
- RecSpec's Game of the Year 2015 (By: @recspec)
- The 2015 Mento Game Awards (By: @mento)
- GOTY 2015: Top 6 (By: @mikey2d)
- Some Stuff I Liked in 2015 (By: @xpgamer7)
- My 2015 GOTY Thing (By: @zzombie13)
- 2015's Quick and Easy Dump Games and More (GOTY 2015) (By: @ltsquigs)
- I Played These Games and Liked Them This Year (By: @jazz)
Clip(s) of the Week
- Best of Giant Bomb 90 - Sweepin' The Floor (By: @turboman) - TurboMan ends the year the best way possible, by making another GREAT entry in his "Best of Giant Bomb" series.
- Giant Bomb Animated: The Worst Feeling in the World(By: @bottledbacon) - Tell BottledBacon that he did a "job well done" on his first attempt at animating a Giant Bomb clip, over here.
Giant Bomb Galleria
- BANNER - Happy Holidays from Team GFB (By: Colton Daniels) - Even Team GFB wishes you a safe and happy holidays this year!
- Jeff Gerstmann's Video Game Box Fort (By: helloitsdan) helloitsdan has an idea for a new video series hosted by Jeff! Here's the poster for it!
- Project B.E.A.S.T. Doodle (By: @shivoa) - Shivoa made this doodle of Giant Bomb East as KSP astronauts.
- A Thing for Kerbal Project B.E.A.S.T. (By: @jdp83) - JDP83 made this work of KSP art featuring Giant Bomb East.
Best of Blogs
- Rec's Video Game Song of the Year 2015 (By: @recspec) - RecSpec compiles his ten favorite musical tracks from video games released in 2015, and welcomes you to share your favorite tracks, on his latest blog over here.
- Playing My First Final Fantasy - Parts 116-134: It's Over...It's Finally Over! I Am Finally Free! (By: @zombiepie) - ZombiePie finally finished the abomination known as "Final Fantasy VIII!" Read the last blog THAT HE WILL EVER WRITE about this game on his latest blog.
- Stepping Out Of The Commonwealth (By: @dankempster) - dankempster has walked away from, and deleted all his save data for, Fallout 4. Read why he went to such extreme measures on his blog.
- Dirty Dan Returns (By: @natto) - natto witnessed "Dirty" Dan Ryckert at All Pro Wrestling's Kristmas Kaos event, and has pictures to prove it!
- ST-urday #026: Night Shift& The Comic Commish: Nuclear Throne (By: @mento) - To honor the release of The Force Awakens, Mento built Star Wars toys in LucasArts Entertainment's Night Shift. He also tried out the finished version of Vlambeer's post-apocalyptic roguelite.
Join the Discussion
- Winter Sales: Targets, Deals, and Your Best Buys (By: @hypnotoadbrwowrowrow) - What have been the most impressive Winter Deals/Sales that you have found for video games? Post and discuss the big deals you have found over here!
- Predict the Giant Bomb Community's 2015 Game of the Year (By: @mike) Which game do YOU think will top the Giant Bomb Community Lists the most? Vote and discuss your choice on this forum topic!
- Characters I Would Like to See As Playable in Smash Bros (By: @misterbananafoam) - MisterBananaFoam put a lot of thought and care into this list of characters that he would like to see in the next Super Smash Bros. game.
- Top 10 Most Anticipated Releases of 2016 (By: @darkbeatdk) - There are ten big gaming related things that DarkbeatDK is excited for in 2016! Find out what they are on this list.
- Best Re-releases of 2015 (By @themasterds) - "Re-releases" are a category in and of themselves, and TheMasterDS ranked his ten favorite re-releases of 2015 right here.
- English Games with Mandarin Voice Acting (By: @audiobusting) - audioBusting is working on a list of games that have Mandarin voice acting! Help him think of more examples over here.
Useful User Reviews
- @jaypb08 shares why the issues he has with Fallout 4 stem from issues that he has had with Bethesda games for a while.
- @riostarwind continues his retrospective on classic Star Wars games with a review on Star Wars: Shadows of the Empireand Star Wars: Rogue Squadron.
- "Aggressive Mediocrity" is how @arbitrarywater describes Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. on his review over here.
- Check out our detailed wiki page on the obscure post-apocalyptic vehicular combat game Clutch a.k.a. Armageddon Riders. This page has convinced me: ah'm a gettin' my copy today.