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 doldrums of winter finally besetting the Northern Hemisphere a majority of you are attempting to welcome the frosty abyss with open arms. Who knows, maybe the frost will pitch 2017 into the void allowing us to coast idly along into the darkness. Then we can at least be awash in silence in the cold as bones weather. Oh, and the Giant Bomb Community has been up to some amazing things this week. Here's the housekeeping before we get on with that:
Want to watch three grown men slowly lose their sanity? Here's a video compiling every save screen from Mario Party Party 8.
Mepsipax compiled all of the HILARIOUS moments from the Mario Party Party 8 in which the staff frantically waggle their Wii Remotes.
BANNER - We Eat For The Kids (By: @humanity)
Some people tune in for the games sure, but Humanity is a little different. He tunes in for a specific segment of Extra Life featuring Drew, Alexis, and Mary Kish.
HavocHQ had a smashing time watching Alex's first foray into the sadistically beautiful world of Mega Man. This inspired HavocHQ to whip up this hilarious web comic.
For this week's Bombcast sketch morehandclaps was less "literal." Regardless, it's still a great work of art worth marveling over.
The Giant Bomb Pokemon League is returning for Pokémon Sun/Moon! Help with the planning and rule creating process over here.
Ubisoft And The De-emphasized Game Story (By: @bigsocrates)
BigSocrates responds to Ubisoft's Serge Hascoët, and the company's planned "less scripted narrative" approach to video game storytelling.
Gotta Catch 'Em All! - Parts Four & Five (By: @danielkempster)
danielkempster continues his efforts to amass a complete living "National Pokédex!" Read how Super Training has been providing his efforts with an epic headache.
He may be a bit late this month, but BlackLagoon is finally back with a blog annotating all of the games coming out for the PlayStation Vita.
The Life And Times Of The Wii & The Life and Times of the PlayStation 3 (By: @darth_navster)
Darth_Navster's blog retrospective on the previous generation of consoles and games continues with a fond but critical look at both the Wii and PlayStation 3.
The Beautiful Game: Games As Spectator Sport (By: @dharmabum)
As a fan of previous entries in the franchise, ZZoMBiE13 shares the growing list of concerns he has with Dead Rising 4 based on what he has seen of the game.
Moderator Mento gives you a new update on his weekly goings-on regarding Giant Bomb as well as video gaming.
Games In Which the Lithe AI Companion Squeezes Through a Crack the Protagonist Cannot Fit Through (By: @mrburninator)
This is the greatest forum title I have seen this year. See if you can assist the author in developing a list of games that "fit" the title.
Do you have any impressions of Watch Dogs 2? Has the game's depiction of hacker culture drawn you in, or immediately repulsed you?
Have you had any luck with "the chef" Elusive Target in Hitman? Feel free to share your tips, tricks, and experiences with the latest target with other users.
Did you pick up and/or play around with Planet Coaster? Join our community discussion about the game, and whether or not it scratches the same "itch" as RollerCoaster Tycoon.
Have any of you tinkered around with the Steep open beta? Feel free to share your impressions here if you have.
Which Game Will You Be Picking Of The Two New Pokemon Games? [Poll Included] (By: @naoiko)
Between Pokémon Sun and Moon which do you plan on picking up? Vote and discuss your pick with other "Poke-fanatics" on the site... because I know we have a ton.
I know what you are thinking, I can hear you saying "Oh... it's one of THOSE lists." Well this time shroudofsorrow took the time and attendance to actually explain why every character made his list.
Is there such thing as a "good" mindless FPS? Psykhophear thinks so, and shares this list of sixteen games he thinks fits the bill.
Top 10 Wii U Games If You Don't Like Platformers (By: @darkbeatdk)
In honor of the Wii U ending production DarkbeatDK created this list of his ten favorite non-platformer games on the console.