Community News Update: Wednesday 8/21

Frances picks a winner for the caption contest, talks about this week's episode of GameCrib, and features our product manager's desk tour.

Hello Gamespot Community, happy Wednesday!GameSpot Staff Desk Tour: Lark AndersonFor this week’s GameSpot staff desk tour, we spotlight Lark Anderson. Lark is a Product Manager who has worked at GameSpot for almost 7 years. His favorite games include Final Fantasy is VI, Zelda: A Link to the Past, and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. Lark doesn’t write many articles, but he does it’s about the biggest changes the GameSpot website has seen in 15 years. I know much of what he said was sensitive, but from here things can only get better. If you would like to ask Lark a question directly, we are starting a weekly Google+ hangout tomorrow Thursday, August 22, at 1pm PDT. Follow our GameSpot Google+ page to alerts when we go live!Team Social Content SpotlightThe Playstation 4 release date was finally announced. The PS4 is coming to the US on November 15th and to the EU on November 29th. I currently have that date noted and circled in my calendar, you should too! Don’t worry; I am not a Sony fan girl. I have the Xbox One preordered as well – Full Story.The eighth episode of GameCrib Season 2 is now live. Team Solo Mid is in their 8th week of LCS, the League of Legends Champion Series. The guys are struggling to stay afloat and are not even sure they can make it to the play-offs. You win some; you lose some. - Watch Now.In this week's episode of the Point, Danny explains why attending public games events like Gamescom and PAX is way more fun than E3. I personally agree with what he is staying. My favorite convention is PAX Prime. The location is perfect, hotels are close, and the overall presence just comes together. I have not missed a PAX Prime since 2010! – Watch Now.Awesomeness that is to come!!!Pax is only a week away and Team Social has an announcement. GameSpot is bringing back Beat the Pros for a second time! Do you think you have what it takes to beat the best eSports players in the world at games like Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Injustice: Gods Among Us, StarCraft II, or Street Fighter IV? Do you want a chance to try new games like Killer Instinct? Special guests include Greg “Idra” Fields, “Filthie” Rich Bantegui, Ryan “The Filipino Champ” Ramirez, Travis Gafford, Ryan “Gootecks” Gutierrez, Evo World Fighting Game Champion for Injustice: Gods Among Us, “EMP KDZ” of Empire Arcadia: Guinness Book of World Record most winning video game team in the world, and more! Join the GameSpot Crew and some of the most recognizable pros on Sunday, September 1st from 12pm-2pm, while they go head to head against brave opponents. Stay tuned for more info!Caption Contest WinnerLast week, we posted a picture of Snake holding Master Chief and asked you to caption it. Thanks to all who commented. It was really difficult, but we could on pick one. So without futher ado, the winner is………@danstg! Please send an email to to get your Halo 4 art book.If you would like to keep up with what I am doing, follow me on twitter and on instagram. Thanks for coming by!

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kitty moderator moderator

lark you have a awesome desk =P
I'm still betting that francy or syn takes the cake though =P

Allicrombie moderator moderator

whoa, was that a tonberry??


That desk XD. very cool stuff he has :)


Ok then :+I Thanks for the desk tour.