Welcome to the most recent version of the Big Bomb Group Highlight! I, @zombiepie, am as soon as once more honored to be your host as we glance again at one of the best group creations from the earlier week.
First off, in case you missed it, it was recently Jan’s birthday! Be at liberty to want him a belated birthday if you have not finished so already by both utilizing the hyperlink to his Tweet or drop a supportive remark right here.
Hopefully you loved the return of Friday Night time Forkin’. For these questioning, the video archive model of debut episode of season three is out there on Twitch, however technical points have prevented a correct add elsewhere. Additionally, attributable to Grubb’s trip, regular programming was delayed or placed on hiatus till subsequent week.
Michael Higham’s mom handed away. In case you have loved his appearances on GB or his work on GameSpot, consider sending Michael your condolences. The hyperlink additionally gives entry to his household’s funeral GoFundMe web page.
Lastly, in response to current occasions, Tamoor is elevating cash for Medical Assist for Palestinians, a British charity that works with NGOs to ship support to Palestinian civilians. It’s a charity group that’s supported by the UK Authorities (DfID), the European Union and different worldwide support organizations and delivers medical provides and companies to civilians.
Big Bomb’s Further Life 2023 Info
Hey, everybody. Because the sub-headline right here suggests, we’re rapidly approaching Further Life 2023’s Sport Day on November 4th. As of proper now, the Big Bomb workers are nonetheless finalizing their plans for the occasion, however that doesn’t imply YOU can not help with the trigger! Proper now, the Big Bomb Workforce, which is linked beneath, is hovering round 24 crew members. The hope is to get to 35 earlier than this time subsequent week! Even should you can solely stream for just a few hours or on a distinct date that isn’t “Sport Day”, please take into account becoming a member of the crew to assist enhance the numbers!
For those who can’t be part of or will not be a streamer, no worries! You’ll be able to nonetheless assist the trouble by donating to the accounts which have already joined the crew! As with earlier years, we at all times attempt to be sure that everybody on the Big Bomb Further Life Workforce has no less than one donation and that we now have ZERO PEOPLE AT $0! For those who can’t donate, no worries, possibly unfold the phrase and share a crew web page at $0 to somebody you understand that may be taken with donating!
Hey, if you are going to be in LA for The Sport Awards — particularly within the couple of days main as much as it — let me know for a doable Big Bomb factor.
— Grubb (@JeffGrubb) October 12, 2023
.@DanRyckert talked about he had a crush on the April O’Neil on the aspect of the TMNT arcade cupboard, so I appeared it up. Okay, (a) I truthfully don’t have any reminiscence of this being the aspect artwork, and (b) WHAT THE HELL IS THAT POSE APRIL IS HOLDING? I am getting osteoarthritis simply taking a look at it. pic.twitter.com/cEIenyROrC
— Cal Skuthorpe (@buzz_clik) October 11, 2023
Gris Is The twenty second Choice Of Yr 2 Of The UUGPGC! End By October 23, 2023!
Gris by Nomada Studio is the twenty second collection of the Big Bomb Sport Cross Sport Membership! Do you will have any early impressions or ideas about this narrative journey recreation a couple of woman restoring the world?
Big Bomb Group Announcement: Quake II Is The twenty first Choice Of Yr 2 Of The UUGPGC! End By October 9, 2023! Spoilers OPEN! (By: @bigsocrates)
Additionally, the Sport Cross Sport Membership’s dialogue for Quake II is now open for spoilers! Within the Quake II thread it’s now time to debate should you just like the Cthulhu-inspired enemies of the primary recreation or The Strogg. The place do you stand?
Grubb x 24 (Season 1) (By: referendaPanda)
Final week, the Highlight was PACKED with memes on the expense of Jeff Grubb. Issues positively have petered off this week, however that does not imply we won’t have yet another enjoyable one by Panda!
Grubb Hiking Photo Edit (By: KONE)
Jeff Grubb posted a photo of him hiking during his much needed vacation and Kone determined to edit the picture to make it “higher.” You must also take a look at the photo Mike posted in reply to Kone on Twitter.
See if you could find what “Easter Egg” cristian has hidden on this photoshop. You may have to squint.
Mitch’s Crush on April O’Neil (By: chucktowski)
Oh, expensive God. Somebody on the Big Bomb Discord challenged themselves to photoshop Mike’s Robo Mitch onto Donatello from the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Here is a hyperlink to the Discord if you would like much more GB nightmare gas!
Giant Bomb Logo x One Punch Man (By: @kone)
Additionally from the Big Bomb Discord comes this crossover between the Big Bomb emblem and One Punch Man by Kone! Once more, you possibly can get pleasure from this and plenty of different Big Bomb inventive group creations by becoming a member of the group Discord!
Ass Do Lurk: Adventures in a Jumbled Lordran +
Indie Sport of the Week 341: Hell Pie (By: @mento)
Hey! Do you know there are randomizers for Darkish Souls? Do you need to know the way it runs and the way you may have a enjoyable time with it? Does it make the sport simpler? For the solutions to these questions, you need to take a look at Mento’s weblog.
What is the Best Video Sport: Vampire Survivors (By: IMUNBEATABLE80)
imunbeatable80 is again with a brand new version of their “What is the Best Video Sport” characteristic on Big Bomb! This week, they determined to deal with the shock hit of 2022, Vampire Survivors! Learn what they thought by clicking the hyperlink above!
Unhealthy Licensed Video games Quietly Made A Comeback And They’re Worse Than They Ever Had been
Virtually a enjoyable post-script response to Mike Minotti’s RoboCop: Rogue Metropolis and Robo Mitch content material, bigsocrates posits that we’re within the midst of a return/comeback of unhealthy licensed video games after they utterly petered off final console technology. Do you agree?
Schlocktober ’23: The Medievil Remake Is Fairly And Trendy However Would not Repair The Authentic Sport’s Flaws +
Schlocktober ’23: I By no means Favored The Authentic Castlevania A lot And I Nonetheless Do not. I Will Flip In My Gamer Card (By: @bigsocrates)
Additionally, bigsocrates’ “Schlocktober ’23” sequence continues with a take a look at the MediEvil remake and the unique Castlevania.
In An Try To Fight Apathy, I am Going To Be Reviewing Once more! (By: @sombre)
Sombre, one of many frequent posters on the boards, has introduced they’re planning to make use of recreation and anime opinions on the positioning to assist them work by their struggles with apathy and procrastination. Assist them out right here!
Wake Up The President: Nuclear Struggle In COLDLINE (By: @gamer_152)
Have any of you heard about COLDLINE, the indie recreation that offers you 600 seconds to forestall a 50 megaton nuclear warhead from detonating on New York Metropolis?
Xbox Formally Acquires Activision Blizzard (By: @bigsocrates)
Now that the deal is “official,” it is time to revive the thread discussing Microsoft’s buy of Activision-Blizzard. Do you anticipate repercussions to competitors? Does it transfer the needle for Xbox’s fortunes?
Are Unfavorable Critiques Extra Helpful To You Than Optimistic Critiques When Shopping for A Sport/Film/Music/And so forth.? (By: @topcyclist)
When was the final time you possibly can bear in mind when a detrimental evaluate of a recreation was extra useful than a constructive one? Additionally, what’s your recommendation for locating the “proper” crucial voices in gaming? What are your crimson flags when assessing crucial voices within the fashionable gaming editorial world?
Forza Motorsport (2023) Dialogue Thread (By: @bigsocrates)
What are your ideas concerning the new Forza Motorsport? Do you suppose it’s a refreshing “again to fundamentals” endeavor or do you suppose the mainline franchise continues to battle in a post-Horizon racing world?
Do You Assume Actual World Animals Exist In The Pokémon World? (By: @sombre)
In a dialogue that might make Jan proud, we now have a brand new thread debating if there are actual world animals (i.e., canine, birds, and so on.) on the earth of Pokémon. What do you suppose? Do you take into account the anime canon or a goof?
PS5 Slim Introduced. Exterior Blu-Ray Drive For Digital Version Introduced (By: @bigsocrates)
Sony has confirmed that there’s certainly a PS5 Slim coming for this vacation season! Is there anybody right here that plans to get one when it goes on sale? Do you suppose there can be provide points?
Finest Purchase Will Finish Gross sales Of DVDs and Blu-Ray Films in 2024; Early Rumblings Bodily Sport Media Is Subsequent With Retailers (By: @zombiepie)
Just lately, Finest Purchase introduced that they might stop all gross sales of Blu-ray and DVDs each in-store and on-line. For these of you which are movie buffs, the place will you go now for discs?
Wario64 has confirmed that Finest Purchase will proceed to promote video games… for now.
Riccitiello Out At Unity, Efficient Instantly (By: @bigsocrates)
Riccitiello is out at Unity and the brand new licensing deal is not a whole catastrophe, however what else do you suppose Unity must do to construct again goodwill, particularly with indie devs?
Most Epic Video games Of All Time (By: @redfoxbennaton)
redfoxbennaton tried to deal with the difficulty of the phrase “epic” when used to explain video video games and that resulted in an inventory of video games they suppose deserve the label.
@infantpipoc’s Policenauts begins off their evaluate and weblog protection on Big Bomb associated to the twenty fifth anniversary of Metallic Gear Stable’s English launch. Learn why they do not suppose Policenauts stands as a recreation that justifies its fame.
@pauljeremiah’s Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom evaluate seems on the recreation’s deserves as a wealthy storytelling piece in addition to a follow-up to a recreation most individuals loved as a standalone expertise.
Wiki Of The Week
Forza Motorsport 4
With the discharge of the brand new Forza Motorsport, let’s throw issues again to a venerable traditional within the sequence with this week’s Wiki of the Week with Forza Motorsport 4! Get a complete clarification about the entire recreation’s mechanics and DLC all through the years on a single useful web page!