The Community Spotlight 2021.04.10 – Giant Bomb

Good evening candy prince.

Hello and welcome to a really charitable-targeted version of the Giant bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am as soon as once more honored to be your host as we glance again at the most effective neighborhood choices from the earlier week. Yup, that is the weekend of the Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run! You will discover a particular part devoted to the Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run, however many due to these of you who’ve donated! As lots of you already identified, I will probably be certainly one of MANY individuals within the Spring charity drive and when you can, here’s a link to my personal donation page. If you can’t donate, please promote and unfold information of the occasion to everybody you recognize! Also, in case you are studying this after the occasion has ended, don’t be concerned, you possibly can donate to any GBCER participant’s web page till the top of the 12 months! With all of that in thoughts, let’s bounce into the positioning-associated housekeeping!

Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run

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

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Giant Bomb Team Donation Page

I’m Playing One Of The Worst Final Fantasy Games Ever Made For Ten Hours… FOR CHARITY! (By: @zombiepie)

PersonZ’s Potentially Swole Inducing and Wallet Emptying Endurance Run (By: @personz)

ArbitraryWater’s 2021 GB Community Endurance Run Poor Life Choices Plan (By: @arbitrarywater)

IT’S HAPPENING! THIS IS THE WEEK when the Giant Bomb spring-time neighborhood charity effort, the Giant Bomb Community Endurance Run occurs! This 12 months, 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 a number of the individuals who will probably be collaborating! Also, I’m going to hyperlink to my donation web page as properly.

If you’re studying this after the charity streams have ended, don’t be concerned, you possibly can nonetheless donate till the top of the 12 months!



Many due to Pat O’Day on the Giant Bomb Discord for making this “Coach McVin” in response to @VinnyCaravella’s starting bit for the Beastcast!

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Giant Bomb – History of DMX Goomba (By: Jake Lunn)

Giant Bombcast 04/07/2015 – DMX’s Recent Legal Issues (By: Myggen Myggen)

In mild of DMX’s passing, it felt applicable to remind everybody of one of many funnier recurring bits on the positioning, “DMX Goomba!” Here are two clips on YouTube highlighting a number of the finest moments, the primary of which paperwork the primary appearances of DMX Goomba on Giant Bomb.


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Star Trek: Legends Community Alliance (By: @bigevil1987)

Are there any customers which have checked out Star Trek: Legends on Apple Arcade? If so, here is a hyperlink to the neighborhood-run alliance within the sport! Give it a click on to hook up with different GB customers!

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

How many customers on the market which might be enjoying Monster Hunter Rise on Switch? If you’re, here is a hyperlink to the neighborhood good friend code sharing thread! Post your Friend Code to hook up with different customers within the sport!

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 at liberty to make use of the hyperlink under to get all the particulars on how one can be a part of


COVID-19 Will Inevitably Affect Game Development In Many More Ways Than Just Delays +

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood Is So Bad It Makes A Case For Robust Backwards Compatibility +

Outriders’ Story Is Messy And Bad And Fits Into The Game Itself Badly (Full Spoilers) (By: @bigsocrates)

This is not the Werewolf game you are looking for....
This is just not the Werewolf sport you’re searching for….

bigsocrates welcomes you to hitch their dialogue on the positioning about how COVID has impacted sport growth and what it may imply for small indie devs and huge studios. How a few years down the highway do you assume we are going to nonetheless be feeling the consequences of the pandemic on sport releases? Second, bigsocrates performed Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood on a whim and shares why it’d go down as one of many worst video games of 2021. Finally, bigsocrates desires you to hitch them of their dialogue about Outriders’ story and why they assume its suits poorly into the sport and its world.

Watching The Dota Netflix “Anime” As Someone Who Doesn’t Play Dota (By: @daavpuke)

Netflix animes sure are hit or miss.
Netflix animes certain are hit and miss.

Daavpuke simply HAD TO KNOW what the Dota anime was like on Netflix, regardless of not enjoying Dota! Use the hyperlink under to learn why they assume its clears the low bar of high quality set by Netflix’s Dragon’s Dogma anime!

Storefront Of The Damned: PS1 & PS2 Edition +

Indie Game of the Week 214: Sydney Hunter and the Curse of the Mayan (By: @mento)

For these of you continue to lamenting the closure of the PS3 on-line retailer, try moderator Mento’s newest weblog on the positioning. They annotated the 20 PS1 and 20 PS2 video games which have solely been rereleased on the PS3 digital storefront. Additionally, Mento continues their “Indie Game of the Week” sequence with a have a look at Sydney Hunter and the Curse of the Mayan and you may learn why why they weren’t tremendous impressed by the 2D motion/journey sport.

What’s the Greatest Video Game: Kickle Cubicle +

What’s the Greatest Video Game: Yakuza Kiwami 2 (By: @imunbeatable80)

I genuinely had never heard of this game until I read imunbeatable80's blog.
I genuinely had by no means heard of this sport till I learn imunbeatable80’s weblog.

imunbeatable80 has a two-for-one deal this week! First, they have a look at Kickle Cubicle for the newest episode of the “What’s the Greatest Video Game” weblog sequence. If, like me, you had by no means heard of Kickle Cubicle till in the present day, give it a learn! Second, they received round to enjoying Yakuza Kiwami 2 and shares why they loved the sport, however wouldn’t rank it above Zero.

I Guess I Still Have A PS5 And An RTX 2080 But The Switch Tho? (By: @hunkadunkodon)

Hunkadunkodon has a PC with a 2080 and a PS5 and makes use of their newest weblog on Giant Bomb to share why the Switch is the platform they consider using essentially the most!

Money Troubles: Multiple Currencies in MMOs (By: @gamer_152)

Why do MMOs have so many currencies? How can their financial techniques be improved? And what are the options to them? These are the questions on the heart of Gamer_152’s weblog!

Magic Legends Isn’t Very Good (By: @rorie)

It’s not day by day whenever you see a employees member submit a weblog on the positioning, however I’ll take it contemplating solely Rorie is the one prone to speak about or focus on Magic Legends on the positioning. Unfortunately, they make it look like the sport is just not what they had been hoping for.

Discussion Threads

RIP DMX (1970-2021) (By: @nickm)

I know you know exactly how this scene sounds like.
I do know you recognize precisely how this scene appears like.

Join the remainder of the Giant Bomb neighborhood in mourning the dying of DMX, a legendary determine in music that had quite a lot of “cameos” on Giant Bomb.

MMOs In 2021: What Are You Playing, And Would You Recommend Anyone Start Now? (By: @zimzamfromspace)

As the title suggests, which MMOs are you continue to enjoying? Which “at all times on-line” or video games as a service titles are you continue to investing time into in 2021? Share your video games utilizing the hyperlink above!

Hitman 3 – Elusive Targets Thread (April 9th – The Collector) (By: @glots)

It's time to talk about Elusive Targets in a Hitman game again!
It’s time to speak about Elusive Targets in a Hitman sport once more!

The first Elusive Target for Hitman 3 particularly has arrived! Join the remainder of the neighborhood in sharing ideas and tips in addition to success or failure tales with “The Collector!”

What Genre Do You Associate With Different Consoles? (By: @finaldasa)

Here’s a very enjoyable dialogue thread on the Giant Bomb boards! Which genres do you affiliate with the consoles you’ve performed or owned when you concentrate on them?

Best Game Of 2021 So Far? (By: @ramone)

It’s exhausting to assume, however we’re nearing the midway level of the 12 months. As such, it appear apt to speak about your present GOTY on the positioning! Which sport, whether or not massive or small, is presently in you #1 spot? Are there any future releases you assume may match or exceed that?

PAC-MAN 99 Discussion Thread (By: @shades846)

How many Pac-Mans is too many?
How many Pac-Mans is just too many?

PAC-MAN 99 has lately launched! Do you assume it’s a “should play” title on the Switch? How do you are feeling about the way it has utilized the design of Tetris 99 utilizing the core of Pac-Man?

How Do You Feel About Twitch Bounties (Payment For Streaming Certain Games) (By: @topcyclist)

To these of you which might be getting a rising quantity of your leisure from streaming, particularly Twitch, what do you make about Twitch Bounties? Do you’ve any ethical/moral objections to streamers getting paid to cowl video games?

Oddworld: Soulstorm – General Discussion (By: @glots)

This game sure did come out this week.
This sport certain did come out this week.

Are there any customers on the market enjoying Oddworld: Soulstorm? How is it treating you? Are you content the way it picks up the place Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty left off? How does it play in comparison with the earlier Oddworld video games?

Deathloop Delay Discussion Thread (By: @bigsocrates)

What is YOUR response to the Deathloop delay? Were you excited to get your arms on the sport? Do you are concerned that one thing may be up relating to the sport’s PS5 exclusivity and Microsoft’s buy of Bethesda/Arkane?

What’s Your Favorite Modern 2D Brawler/Beat-Em-Up? (By: @liquiddragon)

Can you consider any fashionable brawlers/beat-em-ups which might be value enjoying? What makes them good fashionable renditions of the style? Some neighborhood strategies embrace Fight’N Rage, Streets of Rage 4, and River City Girls!

User Reviews

Anime werewolf? SIGN ME UP!
Anime werewolf? SIGN ME UP!
  • @yyninja‘s XCOM: Chimera Squad evaluate on the positioning shares why the sport wasn’t in a position to curiosity them as somebody who beloved XCOM 2 attributable to gameplay flaws and bugs.
  • @vert_vermillion‘s Gnosia evaluate on Giant Bomb particulars how it’s a single-participant model of Werewolf combined with looping sport components and the way that results in a extremely compelling expertise!
  • @chlomo purchased Hollow on the Nintendo Switch for about £2 and shares on their evaluate of the sport why that also appears like a waste of cash. Read all about it!


Castlevania: Resurrection

The Tim Curry comparison is on point.
The Tim Curry comparability is on level.

A replica of the E3 1999 demo of Castlevania: Resurrection on Dreamcast has mysteriously surfaced. However, in case you had been inquisitive about studying extra in regards to the sport, now we have an incredibly detailed wiki web page for the undertaking!

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