The Community Spotlight 2021.04.03 – Giant Bomb

Hello and welcome to the newest version of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight. I, @zombiepie, am as soon as once more honored to be your host as we glance again at one of the best consumer-created choices from the final week! Well, I’m now absolutely vaccinated. As a member of the instructing occupation I used to be in a position to get each doses and whereas there could have been bumps alongside the way in which, I’m eternally grateful to these within the medical occupation that each helped in creating the vaccine and in distributing it. I say all of this as a reminder of everybody’s private obligation to get vaccinated at any time when attainable and with the help of their medical practitioner. Yes, getting the vaccine doesn’t entitle you to now not spend money on social distancing or face masks mandates. However, this pandemic highlights a grave want for everybody to combat towards vaccine hesitancy and stand in help of science. Certainly, extra may be performed to distribute the vaccine equitably and it’s a travesty that communities that almost all want it are struggling to get it. Yet, by working collectively there may be hope and it’s by means of that collective effort that I finish my introduction as we transition to the location-associated housekeeping.

Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run

Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run XI Announcement Thread (By: @thatpinguino)

Giant Bomb Team Donation Page

ZombiePie’s Donation Page

It’s that point of the yr once more! It is time to get excited in regards to the Giant Bomb spring-time group charity effort, the Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run! This yr, the occasion is returning to its earlier charity, Pencils of Promise! Pencils of Promise is an academic charity that works to advertise literacy and entry to wash water in Ghana, Guatemala, Laos and Nicaragua. You can learn extra in regards to the occasion and how one can be a part of or donate utilizing the hyperlink above! Also, I’m going to hyperlink to my donation web page as nicely.

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Jeff Gerstamnn x JC Denton (By: @Mystic_Mile)

What else can I say to this picture aside from I’d wish to see a Steam Workshop mod that permits me to play Deus Ex with this image superimposed on JC Denton’s face. I want it and I believe all of us want it.

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Jeff’s Garage: Quick Look (By: @dr_mel)

Many because of Giant Bomb consumer Dr_Mel for re-enhancing Jeff’s video showcasing their storage into the type of a ten-minute Quick Look! Give the outcomes of their arduous work a watch!


Monster Hunter Rise Friend Code Sharing Thread (By: @zurv)

More Monster Hunter is not a bad thing.
More Monster Hunter just isn’t a nasty factor.

How many customers on the market which can be taking part in Monster Hunter Rise on Switch? If you might be, this is a hyperlink to the group good friend code sharing thread! Post your Friend Code to hook up with different customers within the recreation!

Dedicated Valheim Community Server (By: @orlandodoom)

A handful of customers have arrange a devoted server for Valheim! If you have an interest in becoming a member of the enjoyable, be happy to make use of the hyperlink beneath to get the entire particulars on how one can be a part of


Monster Hunter Saved Me From Depression (By: @dobedobedo)

I hear you can hunt monsters in Monster Hunter.
I hear you may hunt monsters in Monster Hunter.

In mild of the discharge of Monster Hunter Rise, consumer dobedobedo writes about how Monster Hunter has helped them get by means of a variety of tough patches of their life. Warning, this weblog comprises dialogue about anxiousness and despair.

Cyberpunk 2077: A Candle in Sunshine [SPOILERS!] (By: @lapsariangiraff)

LapsarianGiraff lastly completed Cyberpunk 2077 and wrote an exhaustive 6,000+ phrase missive on on why they had been by no means impressed by the sport’s story, and particularly didn’t take pleasure in web favourite, Johnny Silverhand.

The PlayStation Store Closures Are Not As Bad As I Feared, But They Are Still Pretty Awful! (By: @zombiepie)

Remember PS1 Classics on the PS3? Good times....
Remember PS1 Classics on the PS3? Good occasions….

Moderator ZombiePie takes to Giant Bomb to speak in regards to the closure of the PS3, PSP, and Vita on-line shops and feedback in regards to the path ahead and lack of choices for customers in an trade turning into an increasing number of digital.

I Hate Hate Hate That Outriders Is Always Online +

Nothing Anyone Can Say Can Keep Me From Wanting To Play Balan Wonderworld +

Ys: Origin Holds Up As A Fun, Satisfying, Action RPG, Even 15 Years Later (By: @bigsocrates)

bigsocrates understands that Balan Wonderworld is not an awesome recreation, and even agrees with the final sentiment that it’s a “unhealthy recreation.” However, that is not stopping them from taking part in it. Read why they cannot cease themselves from checking it out! bigsocrates has been having fun with their time with Outriders however takes to the location to share why they actively dislike it being all the time on-line on their newest weblog. Finally, bigsocrates continues their retrospective of the Ys sequence on with an exhaustive have a look at Ys: Origins! Use the hyperlink beneath to learn why they discovered it to be each enjoyable and satisfying regardless of its rising age!

The Wheel of Dubious RPGs Episode 31-32: Suikoden IV and Tales of Zestiria (By: @arbitrarywater)


ArbitraryWater has a brand new episode of their “Wheel of Dubious RPGs” sequence on the location! This week, they checked out Suikoden IV and Tales of Zestiria and you may learn all about how one among these video games bored them to tears!

What’s the Greatest Video Game: X-COM 2 (War of the Chosen) (By: @imunbeatable80)

imunbeatable80 makes use of their newest weblog on Giant Bomb to speak about X-COM 2 (War of the Chosen) and why they assume the sport provides distinctive narrative hooks to the components Firaxis pioneered within the earlier reboot recreation.

All That Glitters: Currency in Video Games (By: @gamer_152)

What is the function of forex in video games? Where is it superior to different types of rewarding the participant? Why are we killing all these crabs? These are the types of questions you may count on in Gamer_152’s newest weblog on the location!

The Dredge of Seventeen: March +

Indie Game of the Week 213: Golf Peaks (By: @mento)

First, Mento shares why they assume 2017 is a criminally underrated yr for video video games. As such, they proceed their weblog sequence wherein they play 2017 backlog video games!. Additionally, Mento has a brand new episode of their “Indie Game of the Week” up on your enjoyment and this episode is all about Golf Peaks! Use the hyperlink beneath to learn in the event that they had been impressed by the golf-primarily based puzzler from developer Afterburn!

Discussion Threads

How Has The 1.2 Update of Cyberpunk 2077 Been Treating You? (By: @sahalarious)


To everybody at present taking part in Cyberpunk 2077, what are your impressions of the 1.2 replace? Which platform are you taking part in it on? Share your ideas in regards to the replace with the remainder of the group!

MLB The Show 21 Coming To Game Pass Day One (By: @cubbielover)

The Giant Bomb group remains to be in shock in regards to the information of MLB The Show 21 coming to Game Pass on day one! What do you make of the revelation? Does this sign an actual “finish” of the console wars? Join the dialogue utilizing the hyperlink!

Do You Ever Get Anxious Or Scared Of Heights In Video Games (Including VR) (By: @topcyclist)

Here’s a enjoyable dialogue thread and ballot for everybody locally to hitch! Do you ever get anxious or afraid of heights in video video games? If you embody VR, does that change issues?

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut Is Out On Playstation… And It Doesn’t Feel Great (By: @nodima)

Where do you stand regarding Narita Boy's divisive art style?
Where do you stand relating to Narita Boy’s divisive artwork model?

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut is out on PlayStation and it feels like some group members are NOT impressed on the high quality of the port. Read in regards to the points and be a part of the group dialogue as quickly as you may!

Narita Boy Discussion Thread (By: @nateandrews)

Are there any group members which have picked up Narita Boy? What do you make of its artwork model in addition to its mixture of puzzles and hack’n slash gameplay? Join the dialogue utilizing the hyperlink above!

Fantasian Discussion Thread (By: @j_unit2008)

Does anyone else miss the MotorStorm franchise?
Does anybody else miss the MotorStorm franchise?

Fantasian is lastly out and group members need to speak about it! If you’ve gotten any impressions of the sport and Final Fantasy creator Sakaguchi’s return to gaming, this is the hyperlink to our group dialogue!

Which Game Franchise/IP Do You Miss The Most? (By: @gtxforza)

Inspired by the introduced shutdown of the PS3, PSP, and Vita shops, what are some franchises or exclusives from that period of consoles and handhelds that you simply miss probably the most? Current group picks embody Motorstorm and Lumines!


Games Where You Turn Demons Into Diamonds +

Video Games That Have Made Jeff Gerstmann Say, “Look At That Corn!” (By: @mooseymcman)

Exceptional work all around.
Exceptional work throughout.

Friend of the location, MooseyMcMan whipped some new lists on the location which can be sure to make you giggle. The first one annotates video games wherein you “flip demons into diamonds.” Likewise, MooseyMcMan additionally made one other extremely humorous record that chronicles each online game that has triggered Jeff to say “Look at that corn!

The 3DS Games I Loved The Most (By: @bowl-of-lentils)

Remember when Creepers were everywhere?
Remember when Creepers had been all over the place?

The 3DS is close to the highest of Bowl-of-Lentils’ record of all-time favourite handheld consoles. As such, they took the time to annotate all of their favourite releases on the platform with this consumer-created record!

Mascot Species From Worst To Best (By: @franzlska)

FRANZlSKA appears to be like at fictional online game species that grew to become “mascots” and ranks them from worst to greatest! Use the hyperlink above to go to their record and see the place you favorites rank!

Chill Games To Play While Listening To Music (By: @xymox)

Here’s an inventory I believe we are able to all relate to: chill video games which can be nice to play whereas listening to music! User xymox was in a position to think about six titles, however if you happen to can consider extra, be happy to make your personal record!

User Reviews

Where do you rank 6 compared to the rest of the franchise?
Where do you rank 6 in comparison with the remainder of the franchise?
  • @doomocrat‘s Yakuza 6: The Song of Life overview offer you an replace on their progress with the sequence in addition to their causes for viewing the sixth recreation as one of many extra “awkward” entries within the franchise.


How good are you at drawing Goku?
How good are you at drawing Goku?

Do in regards to the Bandai Design Master Denshi Mangajuku? I certain as hell did not till just a few days in the past. But, we now have a wiki web page for it and all 4 of its video games, which embody DBZ, Sailor Moon, and Mega Man X.

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