The first wave of beta invites have been sent out. Some of you will be receiving access to an exclusive group which will allow users a first look at what the new GameSpot has to offer. Didn’t get on the list? A second wave of invites will be set out in September for those who are interested.
GameSpot Popular Pick
The most talked about news article this week was the “Why Grand Theft Auto Online is Crazy Enough to Work". An exclusive and in-depth look at Rockstar's ambitious approach to GTA multiplayer - Full Article.
GameFAQs Character Battle IX
The users of GameFAQs have voted their favorite characters into the tournament. Filled in your bracket predicting which characters will win each battle. Vote for your favorite now!
The Point with Danny O’Dwyer
This week on The Point, Danny explores how hardcore gamers are killing the Xbox One and why Kinect may not be in the box after all. Are the “hard core" the true kings of the console wars or does the key to the fight lay in the hands of the casuals? - Watch Now.
Carolyn Petit’s review of “Gone Home" was also awarded “Editors Choice" for August 2013.
With excellent writing and remarkable attention to period detail, Gone Home turns the process of exploring a house into a captivating and deeply poignant journey of discovery - Full Review.
Borderlands 2, Past, Present, and Future.
Attention Borderlands fans. The team at Gearbox Software recently presented a panel giving an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the series. Check out the footage exclusively on GameSpot Saturday, August 17, 2 p.m. PST - Full Story.
Community Feature: benleslie5 reviews DuckTales Remastered.
According to this user, the games difficulty is "just right" and while it might not be as perfect as the original DuckTales, fans of the series will likely enjoy Remastered more then others - Full Review.
Friday Giveaway GameSpot is giving away a collectors edition of Terraria for the Xbox 360. Entering to win is easy, simply watch and retweet our vine video for your chance to win.
That's all for this week! Remember to check back for Monday for our next Community News Report. What's your community team up to this week? Ohaifrancy will be at the Lanhammer 2013 fighters’ tournament, and DigitalDame is going to be taking it easy and spending some time with her mom (aka BoominGranny). Feel free to follow Ohaifrancy or DigitalDame for quirky community updates. Social Team out!